Tag: Washington (DC)

In Presidential First, Trump Will Attend Anti-Abortion March for Life

WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to address an annual rally of anti-abortion demonstrators in Washington on Friday, in what would be the first appearance by a sitting president at the March for Life, one of the movement’s marquee events. Mr. Trump’s surprise announcement, made on Twitter on Wednesday as the Senate began hearing opening arguments […]

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Local Prosecutor in Washington Sues Trump Inaugural Committee

WASHINGTON — The attorney general for the District of Columbia filed suit on Wednesday against President Trump’s inaugural committee, accusing the organization of wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars in violation of a local law prohibiting self-dealing by nonprofit organizations. The attorney general, Karl A. Racine, said the committee, which organized Mr. Trump’s January 2017 […]

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Live Impeachment Trial Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageSenator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, arriving Wednesday on Capitol Hill.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The White House ceded a chance to try to swiftly dismiss the case. The White House on Wednesday passed up a chance to force a vote to dismiss the impeachment charges against President Trump […]

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From Washington state to Washington DC, lawmakers rush to regulate facial recognition

Amid the start of an impeachment trial; talk of mounting hostility with Iran; new trade deals with China, Canada, and Mexico; and the final presidential debate before the start of the Democratic presidential primary season, you might’ve missed it, but it was also a momentous week for facial recognition regulation. A bipartisan group in Congress […]

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NAACP Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Blasts Amtrak Conductor for Asking Her to Give Up Seat

Amtrak had NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherrilyn Ifill all @#$%ed up when she was asked to move her seat to accommodate someone else. Photo: Cliff Owen (Associated Press) They got the right one on the wrong day! The head of the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund went off on social media about […]

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Issues Abound at 4th Women’s March, ‘But It All Ties Into Trump’

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of demonstrators staged a boisterous fourth Women’s March here on Saturday, a noisy, frigid, drizzly rally where demands for equal rights competed with an inescapable subtext: President Trump had to go. The march, a reboot of sorts for an event that has been dogged by internal strife, was intended to […]

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