Trump Will Be First US President to Attend Anti-Abortion March President Donald Trump announced he would be attending March for Life via Twitter. President Donald Trump, via Twitter The Washington, D.C. march has been themed, "Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman." The president of the March for Life, Jeanne Mancini, said she was "deeply honored" that the president will attend. The Trump administration has actively worked to curtail reproductive rights in the U.S. Trump has stated his opposition to later term abortions and appointed anti-abortion judges. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) slammed the announcement via Twitter. PPAF, via Twitter PPAF, via Twitter
Reacting to an opening in a border wall, the Border Patrol gave activists no warning when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden that they had tended to since 2007 on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean
Trump Says 'A Few Countries' Will Be Added to Travel Ban President Donald Trump made the comments about the controversial travel ban in Davos, Switzerland. The president is attending the World Economic Forum. President Trump, via NPR News Politico reports the administration is considering adding seven more countries to the ban. Nigeria, Sudan, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania and Myanmar are reported to be the countries in consideration. The third version of Presidential Proclamation 9645 was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. The travel ban bars almost all immigrants or travelers from Iran, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, Venezuela and North Korea. Five of the seven countries named in the travel ban are Muslim-majority nations.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of the president’s favorite phrases to tweet: “read the transcript!” It was the first day of defense arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial, and the Senate gathered for two quick hours in a rare Saturday session
Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died
Sanders Surges to the Top With Biden in Democratic Presidential Bid The results of a new CNN poll show the Vermont Senator at the top of the pack of hopefuls. The poll marks the first time Sanders' numbers have surpassed Biden in the bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. It shows that 27% of registered Democrat voters — and left-leaning independents — support Sanders. Biden remains in the top tier with 24% of Democrat voter support. With a 2% poll margin of error, neither candidate currently has a clear lead over the other. The results are a 7 point improvement for Sanders since the Dec. CNN poll. The same poll shows that Biden, Sanders, Warren and Bloomberg are supported by registered voters significantly more than President Trump.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lashed out in anger at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she had asked him in an interview about Ukraine