WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate, which is controlled by Republicans, voted in a final vote on Wednesday to remove a new US state of emergency imposed by US President Donald Trump, dismissing emergency funding for the wall he wants to build on the border with Mexico. The Senate voted 59 to 41 to end […]

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The Democrat-controlled House followed the Senate yesterday in passing legislation forbidding the president from withdrawing from NATO and affirming undying US support for the outdated Cold War alliance. Is NATO really about defense? Or is it a jobs program for the military industrial complex? Original Youtube video here.

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Former Florida Democratic party chairman Mitch Ceasar and conservative talk radio host Wayne Dupree join News.Views.Hughes to discuss outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan’s departure from Congress and his legacy, or lack thereof, and what it means for the future of the GOP. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like […]

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According to a new study by experts at the University of Sussex, the death toll in Yemen after years of Saudi aggression may be eight times more than estimated. Will the whispers of concern in Congress over the US role in these massacres begin to be more audible? Will more Senators and House Members join […]

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After three years of US-supported Saudi and United Arab Emirates war on Yemen – with thousands of civilians dead and millions facing starvation – some Members of Congress are looking to curb US facilitation of the genocide. Will new measures taken in Congress result in an end to the US participation? Original Youtube video here.

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The new, bi-partisan authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) introduced by Senators Kaine and Corker is billed as evidence that Congress is finally taking its Constitutional war-making authority seriously. This could not be further from the truth. Congress is about to grant the president “forever war” power and return to its slumber. Bad […]

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The Defense Department has sent Senate Majority Leader McConnell a letter informing him that even if Congress passes legislation limiting US military action in Yemen, the Pentagon will ignore it. Will Congress finally wake up on Afghanistan and Yemen and return to its Constitutional obligations? Time to smack down an out-of-control Executive Branch? Original Youtube […]

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President Trump has unveiled to Congress how many US troops are stationed abroad, only the biannual White House report ommitted some key figures: in the paragraphs talking about Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria – not a single number was given. Troop numbers were disclosed, though, for Jordan and Lebanon. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8ulo RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe […]

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Who knew that the US had 1,000 troops in Niger? What are they doing there? The Pentagon won’t tell us, but Sen. Lindsay Graham assures us they are fighting for our freedom. Will Congress bother to notice as the war expands to Africa? Or will it continue to roll over for the Executive Branch and […]

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