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Ivanka Trump booed after defending her father's remarks about women

Seeking to allay ethics concerns, she said last month she would serve in the White House in an unpaid, informal role. "Certainly not the latter", Ivanka answered. "But I know from personal experience". Another paper, Tagesspiegel, was more sniffy about her credentials, opining that Trump's dependence on family members - also including her husband Jared Kushner, a chief presidential adviser - was like a "vote of no confidence" in everyone else he was surrounded by.


Rajnath chairs meet to review J&K situation

Rajnath chairs meet to review J&K situation

Madhav is in charge of the BJP affairs in Jammu and Kashmir. Senior officers of CRPF and BSF were also present in the meeting. Madhav told CNN-News18 . "The Sstate government was told that SPOs should not be recruited on the basis of political recommendations and they should not be used for VIP duties", said an official.



Conservative House group says ready to back latest U.S. healthcare bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, in a statement , said of President Trump dropping his health care threat, "Like the withdrawal of money for the wall, this decision brings us closer to a bipartisan agreement to fund the government and is good news for the American people".



Short-Term Funding Bill May Avert Shutdown

U.S. House Republicans introduced a stopgap spending resolution late Wednesday to avert a partial government shutdown through May 5 as leadership continues negotiations on a larger budget deal. Cummings, D-Md., Clark and others, says that Trump has broken a series of pledges. A new wrinkle emerged as Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer , the second-ranking Democrat in the House, threatened to withhold votes for the short-term spending bill if Republicans tried to push for a vote this week on a ...



Congress to consider one-week budget extension to avert shutdown

One of the biggest hangups in the negotiations has come over Obamacare, the law formally known as the Affordable Care Act. US lawmakers are putting the final touches on a $1.1 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown, after the White House appeared to satisfy Democrats' demands that President Donald Trump and Republicans protect a key piece of Obamacare.