CBS showed clips from its show Entertainment Tonight in 1992 with Trump addressing a group of 10-year-old girls, telling them he would be dating one of them in 10 years. He was 46 at the time.
Just four years ago, Republican leaders, coming off a presidential election in which their candidate received barely a quarter of the Hispanic vote, made a concerted push to reach a compromise on immigration reform. President Obama, too, elevated it as one of the top issues of his second term.
Following a meeting with presumptive party nominee Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., top Republican politicians appear to be cautiously embracing Trump, while those already supporting him are now even more unequivocal in their support.
Rep. Peter King of New York said Thursday on CNN that maybe Boehner “gives Lucifer a bad name by comparing him to Ted Cruz.”
Immigration watchdogs say the significant uptick in the number of unaccompanied minors and families apprehended along the Southwest border late last year underscores how dire the situation has become in Central America.
Paul Ryan was chosen by fellow Republicans on Wednesday as their nominee to be the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, with the party uniting around the former vice presidential candidate ahead of a tough vote on a budget deal.
Boehner’s rhetoric was fine at the beginning, “but his rhetoric did not match his actions,” according to one Congressional Tea Partier.
The $80 billion, two-year budget accord would increase spending somewhat on defense and domestic programs, rolling back some of the automatic cuts known as sequesters that Obama repeatedly has denounced.
If it were under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show — with pratfalls, wild posturing, tumbling, juggling and a cacophony of comic chaos. But alas, it’s under the Capitol dome.
Past votes and positions he’s taken on key social and fiscal issues could rankle conservatives who still want to see change in their party’s leadership.
Republicans are no closer to replacing Boehner thanks to the Freedom Caucus, a ragtag bunch of “revolutionaries” who want to hijack the speakership in order to achieve their aims.
The “Freedom Caucus” not only can’t govern, they don’t appear to believe in governance. If they understood the first thing about the U.S. Constitution they profess to revere, they’d recognize that it was purposely crafted to frustrate radicals like them.
The House of Representatives is in a state of total chaos, after the sudden withdrawal of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy from the race to become Speaker. Who will get the job now? Who would even want it? Here are just a few possibilities.
In a stunning turn of events, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced that he would not seek election for the position of Speaker of the House.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday that discussions were under way to deal with a looming Nov. 5 deadline to raise the federal debt limit but no decisions have been made.
House Republicans will meet this Thursday to choose their party’s nominee for the post, but the speaker is elected by the entire House of Representatives.
Outgoing House Speaker Johnson Boehner needed support from Democrats to keep the government open, as a majority of Republicans voted against it.
Republicans will choose their candidate to be Boehner’s replacement, plus elect other party positions. Sometime later in October, the full House is expected to vote on the new speaker.