Worries about 2020 census’ accuracy grow with cut schedule

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short as legislation that would have extended the national head count’s deadlines stalls in Congress. The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and […]

Worried about virus, US House won’t return — for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the stark, startling reality that Congress may not be able to fully resume for a year, House leaders are desperately reaching for work-from-home options after a revolt from the ranks over the health risks of convening during the coronavirus pandemic. House Democratic leaders abruptly reversed course Tuesday, shelving plans for the […]

Montgomery County has 282 active Chinese Coronavirus cases, 104 recoveries, while Congressional talks on second stimulus package for small businesses, hospitals drag

Montgomery County has 282 active Chinese Coronavirus cases, 104 recoveries, while Congressional talks on second stimulus package for small businesses, hospitals drag

Image: President Donald Trump holds up a news article as speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Austin, and Washington, D.C., April 21 – With 282 active cases of Chinese Coronavirus and […]

Chinese coronavirus seizes American direction: 41 positive Montgomery County test results, $2.2 trillion federal spending bill to pass

Chinese coronavirus seizes American direction: 41 positive Montgomery County test results, $2.2 trillion federal spending bill to pass

Image: President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Austin, and Washington, D.C., March 27 – Montgomery County, Texas, has had 41 positive test results for Chinese coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 or the Kung […]

With 31 cases of Chinese coronavirus in Montgomery County, Judge Keough, Governor sign additional orders, Congressional quagmire reduces stock market rally as $2 Trillion Relief Package heads to passage

Image: United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, pledged at mid-day Wednesday, March 26, 2020, that Congress would pass a $2 trillion Chinese coronavirus federal relief package, the largest relief package in American history, by the end of the day on Wednesday. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Austin, and […]

Tensions rise as $2 trillion virus aid stalls in Washington as a result of Democrat posturing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions flared Monday as Washington strained to respond to the worsening coronavirus outbreak, with Congress arguing over a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package and an impatient President Donald Trump musing openly about letting the 15-day shutdown expire. As the U.S. braces for an onslaught of sick Americans, and millions are forced […]

Battle lines harden as Trump impeachment goes public

WASHINGTON (AP) — With historic impeachment hearings underway, Democrats and Republicans are hardening their arguments over the actions of President Donald Trump as they set out to win over a deeply polarized American public. Democrats say Wednesday’s extraordinary public session in the House revealed a striking account of Trump abusing his office by pressing the […]

China condemns US lawmakers’ support for Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, as more protests were planned Sunday following a day of dueling rallies that highlighted the political divide in the Chinese territory. You Wenze called the lawmakers’ comments “a gross violation of the spirit of […]

House GOP says it’s time to move on from probe

WASHINGTON (AP), July 25 – House Republicans say Robert Mueller’s testimony Wednesday uncovered no meaningful new information and that it’s time to move on. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that “this should be the end of the chapter that we put America through.” The former special counsel testified before two democrat-led committees that his two-year probe […]

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue. President Trump’s victory is muted by a federal ruling in California last month that blocked construction of key sections of […]