Parliament passes Conservative motion to create committee on Canada-China relations – National

Conservatives on Tuesday continued their push for the federal Liberal government to take a harder line in dealing with China. Members of Parliament voted 171 to 148 in favour of a creating a special committee to re-evaluate virtually all aspects of Canada’s relationship with China. The motion, which was presented earlier in the day by […]

Michael Bloomberg Offering Field Staffers $6,000 Per Month

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg (D) is offering to pay campaign field staffers $6,000 per month, a job application for the position shows. A field organizer application for Bloomberg’s campaign has piqued interest after it was revealed that he is offering to compensate the applicant with a $6,000 monthly salary, which comes to $72,000 annually, should his […]

DOJ watchdog finds Russia investigation not improper, despite missteps

The report contradicts claims by Trump that the investigation was unlawful. December 9, 2019, 7:31 PM 6 min read A major Department of Justice inspector general report released Monday has determined the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election was launched with an authorized purpose, despite significant allegations of wrongdoing in how […]

Trump: Some ‘Great’ American Jews ‘Don’t Love Israel Enough’

He vowed tough action on Iran, saying U.S. sanctions have crippled the nation’s economy. He also took a shot at predecessor Barack Obama’s administration, saying, “I don’t think they liked Israel too much.” He said the U.S. Israeli-American relationship is now “stronger than ever before,” but work needs to be done to get Americans “to […]

Expert, working groups created in Azerbaijan’s CEC for early parliamentary elections (UPDATE)

Details added (first version posted at 14:51) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7 Trend: Expert and working groups have been created in Azerbaijan for the early parliamentary elections in the country, Trend reports. The issue was discussed on Dec. 7 during Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) meeting. First, the meeting considered the creation of an expert group […]

General election: Boris Johnson refuses to accept evidence that tax burden would rise under Tories – live news | Politics

The most awkward questions for Boris Johnson today came on the subject of tax. Overnight the Conservatives briefed out a story about how they would hold a budget in February “which will cut taxes for hardworking families” and this morning the Daily Telegraph and the Times both splashed on stories about the Tories offering tax […]