Friday, September 20, 2019

Politics

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Move Forward With Asylum Restrictions

The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. Th...

Legislation That Would Allow Cameras At Israeli Polling Places Fails In Knesset

Jerusalem - Proposed legislation to place cameras in Israeli polling stations failed to pass a first reading in the Knesset, essentially rendering it dead. Fifty-eight Knesset m...

What Does John Bolton’s Departure Mean For Israel?

Washington - Benjamin Netanyahu had quite a Tuesday. One week before Israelis go to the polls in their country’s second election this year, the Israeli prime minister went on li...

UK Opposition Rages At Johnson After He Suspends Parliament

London - Opposition politicians raged Tuesday at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament before the deadline for Brexit, which drew angry and unprecedente...

Democrats Will Try To Block Trump’s Border Wall Maneuver

Washington - Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction project...

US Steps Up Anti-Iran Campaign Ahead Of UN General Assembly

Washington - The Trump administration is stepping up its campaign to get other nations to boost pressure on Iran as world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations this month. ...

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

Washington - President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer need...

The ‘First Jewish’ President’s Anti-Semitic Surrogate

Washington - Will Bernie Sanders be America’s first Jewish president? That’s up to Democratic primary voters and then the rest of the electorate should he receive his party’s nomin...

Breaking Down War, Peace And Ideas Behind Middle East Conflict

Jerusalem - Speaking on the sidelines of this week’s Middle East Forum “Israel Victory Project” conference near Tel Aviv on Sunday, titled “Moving From Concessions to Victory,” for...

Trump (Again) Says He Could Meet With Iranian President Rouhani [VIDEO]

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, which wasn’t the first time he has invited talks with Tehran. “...

Joe Biden Visited A ‘Shiva’ House In 2006, Writes Rabbi

Washington - A Delaware rabbi wrote a fundraising endorsement for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign citing Biden’s appearance at the shiva for a constituent of modest means. Rab...

Echoing Trump, PM Netanyahu Pushes For Election Cameras

Jerusalem - In a strategy reminiscent of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Israel's prime minister is preemptively claiming to be a victim of electoral fraud as the country p...

Alan Dershowitz: “Obama Broke His Promises To Me On Israel” [VIDEO]

Cambridge, MA - Professor emeritus of Harvard University Law School and noted Israel advocate Alan Dershowitz claimed last week that former president Barack Obama lied to him about...

Linda Sarsour: “I Would Be Proud To Elect America’s First Jewish President” [VIDEO]

Washington - Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Saturday tweeted an excerpt from a speech by American political activist Linda Sarsour in which Sarsou...

Trump Calls Off Secret Meeting With Taliban, Afghan Leaders

Washington - President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul ...

After Opposition, Netanyahu Acknowledges Possible Trump-Rouhani Meeting

Jerusalem - After expressing initial opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian...

Blue And White, Likud Turn Sights On Smaller Parties As Elections Near

Jerusalem - As the election campaign heads into its final week, the two largest parties—Likud, and Blue and White—are appearing to focus on a familiar campaign strategy to drain su...

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz Rules Out Independent 2020 Bid

Washington - Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, "I have ...

O’Rourke: Trump Turning Israel Into Partisan Issue

Washington - Former Texas representative and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has turned the U.S.-Israel rela...

Analysis: Black Votes Will Define Electability For Democrats

Washington - For all the strategic calculations, sophisticated voter targeting and relentless talk about electability in Iowa and New Hampshire, the Democratic presidential nominat...