On March 24, the signature legislative goal of the Trump administration and the Republican Congress went down to defeat. The American Health Care Act was pulled from the floor and it was decided to forget about the Republican pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare for the foreseeable future. The Trump administration and speaker Paul Ryan have both suffered a major defeat. For his part, Trump has moved on and washed his hands of health care.
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A Mexico City Archdiocese editorial also called on authorities to castigate any company that provides services for fencing off the frontier.
President Trump will give the commencement address this spring at Liberty University, the university confirmed Wednesday morning.
With his anti-Muslim rhetoric and planned travel bans, you’d think President Trump would be a favorite target for Islamic State’s propaganda. The jihadist caliphate in Syria and Iraq must be pulling out all the stops to slam him as the epitome of Islamophobia.
Well, think again. The extremist group that Trump vows to “totally obliterate” has hardly printed or broadcast a word about him since before the November election. The caliphate’s Ministry of Media acts almost as if he didn’t exist.
President Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Nashville, vowed to fight the latest court ruling blocking his executive order temporarily suspending immigration from six Muslim-majority countries and refugee resettlement all the way to the Supreme Court.
"We're going to fight this terrible ruling," the president told a crowd of cheering supporters in Nashville's Municipal Auditorium March 15. "The danger is clear. The law is clear. The need for my executive order is clear."
Despite opposing views on some issues, the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will still look for common ground on global issues, the interim leader of the embassy said.
Federal judges may find the President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last.
But many religious groups and faith leaders see no meaningful difference in the new measure, which Trump signed privately March 6.
"Make no mistake, this is the Muslim ban that President Trump and his aides have been promising," Farhana Khera, president of Muslim Advocates, said in a statement. "The administration is just rearranging the chairs at the same table."
After months of intense debate, the University of Notre Dame announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be the main graduation speaker this spring.
According to two extensive recent opinion polls, majorities across Europe are deeply concerned about Muslim immigration and support an immediate end to it, even as Europeans vastly overestimate the actual Muslim populations of their countries.