Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid a repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
29

Shutdown cost economy $11B, $3B of which won't be recovered, report estimates

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the longest-running government shutdown in U.S. history came at a price. It cost the economy $11 billion, with $3 billion that will never be recovered,...
'19Jan
29

Trump accepts Pelosi invitation to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5

President Donald Trump accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday – bringing to a likely close a tense chapter between the two leaders. Interested in...
'19Jan
29

Trump, Pelosi agree on Feb. 5 for State of the Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver his State of the Union speech on Feb. 5, a week later than originally scheduled because of the partial...
'19Jan
28

AP analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
28

Trump tracker: How his first two years have gone - in eight graphics

The first two years of the Trump White House have been eventful, to say the least. But let's ignore the drama and instead focus on the numbers.We're tracking the president's progress on his agenda and how it is...
'19Jan
28

Rig elections in Akwa Ibom, risk your head – Secondus warns opponents

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has warned that any one who has intention of rigging the 2019 elections in Akwa Ibom State risks losing his/her life. Secondus stated this on...
'19Jan
28

Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan Supports ‘Strategic Fencing’

Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan said on Monday that she supports “strategic fencing” on the southern border based on the opinions of experts on the ground.“Last Thursday we had a bipartisan discussion...
'19Jan
28

What is Dems’ quest to unseat Collins missing? A candidate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats champing at the bit to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins are organizing, raising money and going on the attack. All they need is a strong candidate.Behind the scenes, the...
'19Jan
28

Cost of US shutdown more than wall price — S&P

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — S&P Global Ratings has said that the US government shutdown cost “is likely worse than what we had previously expected”. Based on the analysis, “the US economy lost at least US...

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