Archive for February 16th, 2019

Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration For U.N. Ambassador

US & World | | February 16 2019, 9:00 PM

The State Department spokesperson says "it is in the best interest of my family to withdraw." In the two months since her nomination was announced, Nauert's credentials have been questioned.

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Cuts Payouts By As Much As 70 Percent

US & World | | February 16 2019, 5:20 PM

The fund is reducing awards as it faces a surge in claims before the fund's 2020 expiration date.

Trump's National Emergency Sets Up Legal Fight Over Spending Authority | | February 16 2019, 7:00 AM

Does Trump have the constitutional power to ignore a congressional vote that did not provide him all the money he wanted for a Southern border wall? That issue could be decided by the Supreme Court.

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