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The blockade of Ukrainian military aid affected members of Congress for months

At the end of August there was growing speculation. Leaders of the Congress, their advisors, and members of key committees-including committees on resources, military, and foreign affairs-sought to discover why money spent months before by congress had not yet been disbursed. The legislature's contact with key authorities left few indications, except that the delay came from the White House and …

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New blockade concerns the Peñasquito Mine of Newmont Goldcorp

The Peñasquito mine was part of Goldcorp's portfolio, which Newmont acquired in April to become the world's largest gold producer. Courtesy of Newmont Goldcorp on Flickr Just three months after the last 80-day blockade that hit Newmont-Goldcorp (NYSE: NEM) (TSX: NGT). Employees of the truck entrepreneur, who led the protest along with some members of the Cedros community, are barring …

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Mitch McConnell's blockade on House Legislation is about to face the toughest test

McConnell is the immovable object: he is frustrated because he systematically blocks Senate votes on the list of passed bills, from gun control to extra protection for patients with pre-existing health problems. However, McConnell's blockade faces a new challenge as Parliament turns to a series of bills designed to combat foreign interference in the 2020 elections. These measures, aimed at …

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Trump's congressional blockade undermined by court ruling

He pointed to the power of Congress to hold a president to account – an argument that will reflect Trump's attempt to fend off an oversight offensive. Trump appeals to the ruling and threatens long legal disputes – Monday's decision was a setback in a much longer war, a factor that gave Trump a significant political advantage. As a rule, …

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House democrats vote for blockade of Trump's Obamacare ideas for states

House Democrats voted Thursday to prevent the Trump administration from making changes to their health programs. The first of several bills for a vote this month in which they attack the Republican efforts against Obamacare. The Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act by Member of Parliament Ann Kuster, DN.H., would block the Trump administration of programs designated as 1332 disclaimers …

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Trump reportedly offered the head of the Homeland Security Department a pardon if he had violated the blockade of migrants.

President Donald Trump travels the boundary wall between the United States and Mexico on April 5, 2019 in Calexico, California. SAUL LOEB / Getty Images William Barr has repealed the DOJ standard for defense laws because Donald Trump asked Pete "Buttigieg" does not "fake" Mike Pence. He reminds everyone of the Vice President's cruelty. Democratic leaders are absolutely sure that …

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Amazon's Second Headquarters clears up blockade on Virginia blockades

People are moving in front of the podium before a press conference announces that Crystal City will be the location for Amazon's new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia US, November 13, 2018. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque 17. March 2019 By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc's planned second headquarters in Northern Virginia completed a key test on Saturday Local officials …

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How Senate Republicans can overcome Dems' nominations blockade

R epublicans are wisely considering a Senate rules change to speed confirmation of presidential nomination. But that move should be unprecedented Democratic obstructionism. On almost every judicial nominee presented by President Trump, and thus on many of his executive branch nominations, Democrats are demanding the full 30-hour of allowable (post-clutter) debate even if they have no actual objection to the …

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