Theresa May warned she cannot hold another vote on same Brexit deal

Speaker John Bercow has warned Theresa May he will veto a third vote on her Brexit deal unless it is “substantially” different from the previous two versions. He cited an over 400-year-old Commons rule that blocks parliament being forced to vote on the same issue repeatedly in a short space of time. Mrs May suffered the largest-ever parliamentary defeat on […]

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Ocasio-Cortez again proves she's clueless on economics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez taken to task by fellow progressives Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., exposed her economic ignorance again this week when she argued that bankers should be liable for borrowers' mistakes. During Capitol Hill testimony from Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan, Ocasio-Cortez contended that if in the event of an oil spill on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which Wells Fargo […]

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‘She was just unhinged’: Kellyanne Conway says she was assaulted in front of her daughter

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A Maryland woman faces charges that she assaulted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in front of her teenage daughter during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a Washington suburb. Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was charged in November with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct and has a trial tentatively scheduled to start March […]

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Meghan McCain says she no longer calls herself a Republican, cites Trump’s influence on party

Behar vs. McCain: ‘The View’ co-hosts erupt over praising ’41’, not trashing Trump Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, said Saturday that she no longer calls herself a Republican because the party is "so tied up with being for" President Donald Trump. McCain, 34, made the comments during an appearance on CNN's "The Van Jones Show." She […]

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Stacey Abrams says she can’t defeat Brian Kemp in Georgia governor race; will sue over mismanagement of state's election

Stacey Abrams says she can’t win Georgia governor race Democrat Stacey Abrams effectively ends her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp; Steve Harrigan reports from Atlanta. Stacey Abrams, the Democrat in Georgia’s governor race, acknowledged Friday that she cannot defeat her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, but she vowed to file a federal lawsuit challenging the “gross mismanagement” of the state’s elections. […]

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Canadian envoy says she is 'encouraged' by NAFTA talks

Canada's top trade negotiator says she's "encouraged" by urgent discussions that are intended to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. Leaving a morning session with U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland tells reporters, "We continue to be encouraged by the constructive atmosphere that I think both countries are bringing to the table." Continue Reading Below […]

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Buzzfeed’s China reporter says she was forced to leave the country

Buzzfeed’s China bureau chief is leaving the country — but not by choice. Megha Rajagopalan revealed this week that she is relocating to the Middle East after being unable to renew her journalist visa to remain in Beijing. “It is bittersweet to leave Beijing after spending six wonderful and eye-opening years as a journalist there,” Rajagopalan tweeted Wednesday. “In May, […]

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