Official and lawmakers have revealed that the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration which would enable the US to make an arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without Congress approval.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was hanging by a string. In her latest setback, May was forced to back down from her fourth attempt at seeking parliamentary support for a new Brexit bill that was already rejected by most of her conservative party.
You’d think that Labor’s leadership would have walked away from Saturday’s trouncing election loss somewhat the wiser. You’d think they might have taken the hint that aside from a vocal minority of urban elite and the climate fanatics at GetUp,…
Have you ever heard a cat laugh? Your best bet, according to Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, is to tell it that Joe Biden believes he’s the most popular US presidential candidate.
It’s been more than two months since the New South Wales Labor Party has had a leader. Two months since the party was defeated by the Coalition in the state election. Not that they didn’t want a leader. Or don’t need one.
Having been returned to power with a resounding majority, the Morrison government is wasting no time digging into its core concerns. Chief among these is ensuring Australians have unfettered access to affordable and reliable energy.
Balancing Australians’ rights to freely practice the religion they believe in while protecting other Aussies with essential anti-discrimination policies is no easy feat. And as the federal election recently highlighted, getting the balance wrong can see voters turn against you.
If the potential ramifications weren’t so dangerous, the political circus playing out between the White House and US President Donald Trump’s far-left opponents would be entertaining. Unfortunately both sides are playing with fire.
Trump, a fan of the ancient sport, plans to attend a tournament during his state visit to Japan on 26 May. But plans for Trump to check out the sumo-wrestling event are raising security issues for organisers.
Key Morrison government advisor, Arthur Sinodinos, believes Australia’s economy will be better off under Liberal leadership. And if they can approve the tax cuts before the end of this financial year, he says Australians will have an extra $1,080 for people earning up to $90,000.
May called for support in her new deal in a speech at the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) headquarters yesterday, as AP reports. ‘I say with conviction to every MP or every party: I have compromised, now I ask you to compromise,’ she said.
Di Natale is shouting ‘failure’ to Labor, who were unable to flip government in this ‘climate change election’ despite having a stronger focus on renewables.
Unfortunately, politicians in some of the world’s newer democracies are still struggling to come to grips with what it means when you lose the vote. Take Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy, for example. Retired general Prabowo Subianto, refuses to accept to his defeat and has resorted to claims of cheating.
Just hours after the coalition was declared victorious, the Coal Council set to work urging Morrison to show his support for coal through brand-new coal power plants, and reduced barriers to new mines.
Huawei smartphone users will still be able to access the latest services of the Android mobile phone operating system. Their ability to access services like Gmail and YouTube apps had been thrown into doubt by new directives from US President Donald Trump, intended to safeguard national security.
What may upset many disappointed voters is that the issue of climate change is not one of the first to be sent through Parliament, as many considered this the ‘climate election’.
The Justice Department declared that former White House counsel Don McGahn has ‘immunity from testifying’ in front of congress regarding matters relating to his office duties, Reuters reports.
In a sign that the US, under President Donald Trump, is increasingly willing to stand up to China’s sabre rattling, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad is scheduled to visit Tibet this week.
The general response from non-Liberal voters this election has been one of incredible disappointment and sadness when it comes to their concerns about the climate. Their first choices promised them immediate action, not the calm and steady reassurance from the Coalition of ‘we’re doing okay’.
Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk has denied suggestions that her government’s failure to fast track the approval of the Adani coalmine hurt Labor in the federal election.
It seems likely that Scott Morrison’s Liberal–National Coalition will win a majority after Saturday’s federal election. The Coalition appeared to have 75 seats on Monday morning, and on track for a lower house majority.
The threats of impeachment are only growing stronger, with Justin Amash saying that the President has engaged in actions that would allow for his removal.
Australia has voted in favour of getting the job done. An outstanding achievement for Scott Morrison. And he’s wasting no time delivering on his promises, prioritising tax cuts after he fills the vacant positions in his ministry line up.
Morrison is confident that the ‘climate wars’ that hamstrung the Liberal Party are history. And he says his government can deliver emissions reductions of 26–28%…without costing you your job.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes that with more Aussies finding jobs the follow through will be that companies increase pay, according to AAP.
Democrats had high hopes for the Mueller report to provide sure evidence against Trump that would kick him out of office. The ‘upcoming’ report was their rallying mouth-piece that fuelled their ‘just you wait’ mentality.
The untimely death of an Aussie political legend may convince voters it will be worthwhile having Morrison stick around…or it may reignite a love for the Labor party.
Using Australia and New Zealand as ideal models, Trump has announced a proposal to overhaul America’s current immigration system in place of a merit-based process to acquire more highly skilled migrants.
With the upcoming election set to be held this Saturday, the PM is confident of regaining the seat of Indi. ‘I’m confident because I believe people here in Indi so want to see a government member here in Indi that can be part of the plans that we continue to roll out.’
The House Judiciary panel was notified by the White House on the crackdown of requests for documents and witness testimony on Wednesday, AP reports. The White House also declared that the legislative branch have no right to a ‘do-over’ of the Mueller investigation.