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# republicans - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'
# Primetime Speech
# Primetime Speech

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'

Feb 6th 2019, 7:09 AM 14,826 Views 42 Comments

Trump told Congress that the ‘politics of revenge’ must be rejected but Democrats are sceptical.

# republicans - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
# No Deal
# No Deal

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:40 AM 8,111 Views 12 Comments

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

# republicans - Monday 31 December, 2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
# Democrats
# Democrats

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid

Dec 31st 2018, 3:11 PM 17,323 Views 53 Comments

Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.

# republicans - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances

Nov 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 7,827 Views 17 Comments

Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.

# republicans - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?
# The Midterms
# The Midterms

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?

Nov 7th 2018, 6:55 AM 23,264 Views 19 Comments

The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.

# republicans - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
# Bitterly Divided
# Bitterly Divided

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Nov 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 11,641 Views 33 Comments

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# republicans - Friday 2 November, 2018

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms
# Red Vs Blue
# Red Vs Blue

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:14 PM 6,615 Views 6 Comments

Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.

# republicans - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections
# Antifa
# Antifa

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections

Aug 29th 2018, 11:41 AM 33,413 Views 87 Comments

He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.

# republicans - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations
# Reversing Policy
# Reversing Policy

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

Jun 20th 2018, 9:25 PM 20,714 Views 105 Comments

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

# republicans - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Mar 14th 2018, 9:47 PM 14,173 Views 29 Comments

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

# republicans - Friday 9 February, 2018

Trump White House admits it could have 'done better' over allegations of domestic abuse against senior aide
# Washington
# Washington

Trump White House admits it could have 'done better' over allegations of domestic abuse against senior aide

Feb 9th 2018, 7:25 AM 9,719 Views 14 Comments

Rob Porter left his post as senior aide to Donald Trump on Wednesday after multiple accusations of domestic abuse were made by his two ex-wives.

# republicans - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
# Filibustering
# Filibustering

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

Feb 8th 2018, 8:18 AM 17,787 Views 107 Comments

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# republicans - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo
# Declassified
# Declassified

US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo

Feb 6th 2018, 7:24 AM 10,227 Views 33 Comments

The panel voted unanimously in favour of the release.

# republicans - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Donald Trump heralds 'a new American moment' in his first State of the Union address
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Donald Trump heralds 'a new American moment' in his first State of the Union address

Jan 31st 2018, 7:10 AM 15,163 Views 48 Comments

Trump said the United States’ immigration policies were the cause of a number of social ills.

# republicans - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown
# US Politics
# US Politics

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:05 AM 19,303 Views 38 Comments

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

# republicans - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

Jan 21st 2018, 7:45 PM 27,810 Views 73 Comments

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# republicans - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress
# Tax
# Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Dec 20th 2017, 9:52 PM 12,401 Views 74 Comments

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# republicans - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

Oct 7th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,670 Views 136 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# republicans - Monday 2 October, 2017

Riot officers deployed at Portlaoise Prison after dissident republicans 'protest living conditions'
# Republican Stand Off
# Republican Stand Off

Riot officers deployed at Portlaoise Prison after dissident republicans 'protest living conditions'

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:20 PM 23,209 Views 33 Comments

The protest started at around midday today.

# republicans - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Could a fellow Republican beat Donald Trump in 2020?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Could a fellow Republican beat Donald Trump in 2020?

Sep 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,076 Views 65 Comments

There is a plausible scenario in which Trump could be vanquished by someone from his own party, Larry Donnelly writes.

# republicans - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
# Not Messing Around
# Not Messing Around

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US

Jun 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 55,425 Views 0 Comments

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.

# republicans - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Two men arrested as part of investigation into dissident Republicanism
# Meath And Dublin
# Meath And Dublin

Two men arrested as part of investigation into dissident Republicanism

May 18th 2017, 8:44 PM 12,701 Views 19 Comments

Both men are aged in their 30s.

# republicans - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI
# United States
# United States

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI

May 10th 2017, 7:05 AM 20,045 Views 104 Comments

James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.

# republicans - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'
# 100 Days Of Trump
# 100 Days Of Trump

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'

Apr 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,664 Views 41 Comments

TheJournal.ie revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

# republicans - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through
# Filibuster
# Filibuster

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

Apr 6th 2017, 10:58 PM 13,322 Views 26 Comments

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

# republicans - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat
# I Don't Care
# I Don't Care

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat

Mar 25th 2017, 9:05 AM 27,761 Views 40 Comments

“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.

# republicans - Friday 24 March, 2017

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on
# The Art Of The Deal
# The Art Of The Deal

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

Mar 24th 2017, 7:16 AM 36,588 Views 53 Comments

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

# republicans - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals
# The New Obamacare
# The New Obamacare

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Mar 9th 2017, 5:56 PM 18,900 Views 50 Comments

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

# republicans - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
# Three Week Deadline
# Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

Mar 6th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,644 Views 33 Comments

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# republicans - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair
# Tom Perez
# Tom Perez

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair

Feb 26th 2017, 3:27 PM 32,092 Views 76 Comments

The Democratic party is struggling to figure out how to progress in the wake of Trump’s spectacular win last November.

# republicans - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Republicans are getting shouted at by constituents (even kids) angry about Donald Trump
# Town Halls
# Town Halls

Republicans are getting shouted at by constituents (even kids) angry about Donald Trump

Feb 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 23,716 Views 42 Comments

Town hall meetings across the US are getting testy.

# republicans - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General
# Controversial Pick
# Controversial Pick

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General

Feb 9th 2017, 3:23 PM 14,595 Views 60 Comments

Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.

# republicans - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'So much for draining the swamp': Republicans take independence from independent ethics body
# We Know Best
# We Know Best

'So much for draining the swamp': Republicans take independence from independent ethics body

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:20 AM 18,110 Views 64 Comments

“Evidently, ethics are the first casualty of the new Republican Congress,” said Democrat Nancy Pelosi.

# republicans - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
# Transgender
# Transgender

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,889 Views 41 Comments

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# republicans - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Republicans look set to hold House of Representatives and Senate
# Holding Power
# Holding Power

Republicans look set to hold House of Representatives and Senate

Nov 9th 2016, 6:26 AM 11,334 Views 30 Comments

While the final numbers aren’t in, it looks like yet more good news for the Republican Party.

# republicans - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"Stop whining" - Obama tells Trump to stop talking and focus on getting votes instead
# Quiet You
# Quiet You

"Stop whining" - Obama tells Trump to stop talking and focus on getting votes instead

Oct 18th 2016, 8:10 PM 18,269 Views 94 Comments

“If, whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else? Then you don’t have what it takes to be in this job,” the US president said.

# republicans - Monday 19 September, 2016

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils
# The Rust Vote
# The Rust Vote

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Sep 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,318 Views 54 Comments

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

# republicans - Monday 1 August, 2016

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq
# John McCain
# John McCain

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

Aug 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 27,875 Views 155 Comments

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

# republicans - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off
# Not Helping
# Not Helping

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off

Jul 24th 2016, 9:10 AM 32,145 Views 113 Comments

Emails from senior Democrat figures appearing to disparage Bernie Sanders have given Donald Trump an easy target.

# republicans - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency
# Tim Kaine
# Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 25,137 Views 61 Comments

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.