U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

World Apr 29, 2019

U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

U.S. military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Worldwide military spending also rose by 2.6 percent to $1.8 trillion overall last year, SIPRI ...

Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

World / Politics Feb 23, 2019

Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump's first veto. The Democrats ...

'Broken man': Right wing rips Trump over no-wall U.S. shutdown deal

World / Politics Jan 26, 2019

'Broken man': Right wing rips Trump over no-wall U.S. shutdown deal

President Donald Trump's deal to end the U.S. government shutdown without getting money for his border wall drew immediate scorn from some of the prominent conservative figures whose support may be crucial to his 2020 re-election bid. Throughout the monthlong standoff with congressional Democrats, Trump ...