September 27, 2023

Mark Meadows files motion to duck arrest in Georgia election fraud case ahead of surrender deadline

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows filed an emergency motion in federal court on Tuesday demanding that he be protected from arrest in Georgia on charges that he conspired with former President Donald Trump to overturn the stateā€™s 2020 election results.Ā  Meadows, 64, faces a Friday deadline to voluntarily surrender to authorities in […]

West African bloc seeks solution to Niger coup as deadline nears

West African defense chiefs were set to wrap up discussions about possible intervention in Niger on Friday, as mediators from the regional bloc push coup leaders in Niamey to restore constitutional order before an approaching deadline. The military junta in Niger is locked in a standoff with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), […]

White House Correspondents’ Association slams Biden admin for not holding briefings as default deadline looms

The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) is calling out the Biden administration for stalling press briefings ahead of Memorial Day weekend as the country’s default deadline looms.Ā  As President Biden and lawmakers are set to leave town amid tense negotiations, WHCA President and NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith revealed the organization’s own talks with […]

Debt ceiling talks break down and attacks escalate as deadline approaches

With the deadline for a potential default less than two weeks away, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said talks would likely not resume until President Joe Biden returned from Asia late Sunday night. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Debt ceiling negotiations deteriorated after Republican negotiators rejected a White House offer to limit spending on both defense and a

Biden, House GOP refuse to budge as key debt ceiling deadline looms

The White House is already working behind the scenes to work around Speaker Kevin McCarthy. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The Biden administration and House Republicans are heading toward an initial Thursday debt ceiling deadline without even a hint of an endgame, ensuring a months-long standoff thatā€™s poised to rattle financial markets amid worries about a

National Archives Skips Deadline to Disclose Biden Classified Scandal Docs

The National Archives has missed the House Oversight Committeeā€™s deadline to comply with requested documents related to President Joe Bidenā€™s classified document scandal, according to the committeeā€™s spokesperson. On January 1src, the committee demanded the National Archives hand over records detailing the interactions between Bidenā€™s attorneys and the Justice Department on or before January 24.

Senate kicks government funding drama closer to shutdown deadline

Senate Appropriations ranking member Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), left, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the Capitol on Tuesday. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Senators left the Capitol on Wednesday night without a critical deal allowing for votes on a $1.7 trillion government funding package, kicking the bill into Thursday and closer to a shutdown deadline. Lawmakers are

Over 100 Lawmakers Call for 2020 Tax Filing Deadline Extension

Over 100 House members have signed a bipartisan letter asking the IRS on Tuesday to delay the April 15 tax filing date. ā€œMillions of stressed-out taxpayers, businesses and preparers would appreciate an extension of the deadline to file their 2020 tax returns,ā€ members of Congress said in a letter addressed to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig…

Newsom Responds to Recall Attempt as Campaign Deadline ApproachesĀ 

California Gov.Ā Gavin Newsom hasĀ responded to a recall campaign against him after avoiding the subject for months. During aĀ radioĀ interview with KQED on MarchĀ 12, he saidĀ the recall has more to do with hisĀ political opponents than with his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. His opponents have more concern with his broad progressive agenda, he said. ā€œItā€™s about immigration,ā€…

Trump Delivers: U.S., Canada Strike Deal to Replace NAFTA Hours Before U.S.-Mexico Deadline.

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada came to a late-hours agreement Sunday to create a trilateral trade deal to replace NAFTA that is being deemed the USMCA, U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Senior Trump administration officials briefed reporters late Sunday night on the new deal, just one hour before the deadline set to send a U.S.-Mexico deal to Congress. […]

GOP posts text of $1.3T spending bill with shutdown deadline days away.

Congressional Republican leaders released the final version of a proposed $1.3 trillion spending bill Wednesday evening, approximately 52 hours before the deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown. The 2,232 page “omnibus” bill was made public hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dashed through a Washington snowstorm to meet with President Trump at the […]