Day: February 12, 2019

Trump condemns assaults on media

Trump condemns assaults on media

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Trump supporter shoves a BBC cameraman at the El Paso rally Donald Trump has condemned attacks on the media after an incident involving a BBC cameraman at the US president’s rally in Texas on Monday. A White House statement did not refer to the specific incident.…

Nationwide debt tops $22 trillion for the main time as consultants warn of ripple outcomes

Nationwide debt tops $22 trillion for the main time as consultants warn of ripple outcomes

Michael Collins USA TODAY Published 5:48 PM EST Feb 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – The national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time on Tuesday, a milestone that experts warned is further proof the country is on an unsustainable financial path that could jeopardize the economic security of every American. The Treasury Department reported the…

Federal jury finds drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán guilty of all counts

Federal jury finds drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán guilty of all counts

Kevin McCoy USA TODAY Published 6:02 PM EST Feb 12, 2019 NEW YORK – A federal jury slammed the door on a final escape bid by Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera on Tuesday, convicting the former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel of drug trafficking, weapons charges and operating a criminal enterprise – a verdict that means he faces…

Green Fresh Deal: McConnell needs Democrats to drag ‘on file’ about AOC’s climate exchange conception

Green Fresh Deal: McConnell needs Democrats to drag ‘on file’ about AOC’s climate exchange conception

Ledyard King USA TODAY Published 4:34 PM EST Feb 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is anxious to corner Senate Democrats – including several running for president in 2020 – on the Green New Deal, an ambitious plan to combat climate change and promote social justice that conservatives denounce as radical. McConnell told reporters Tuesday he plans…