Stepping up feud, Trump assails Cummings as ‘racist’

WASHINGTON (AP and The Golden Hammer) — Facing growing accusations of racism over his incendiary comments, Representative Elijah Cummings, d-Maryland has now received criticism from the President to the United States. President Donald Trump on Sunday accused the congressman as himself racist and accusing democrats of trying to “play the race card.” President Trump assailed […]

As clock ticks, new hurdle emerges in border security talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn’t rule out a renewed partial government shutdown if an agreement isn’t reached. With the […]

Trump’s next budget hopes to eliminate some federal agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration aims to further tighten its grip on spending, issuing a memo Friday that calls for eliminating some federal agencies and cutting government jobs as part of the upcoming fiscal 2019 budget. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney wrote in the memo to agency and department heads that […]