Trump's business advisory councils disband as CEOs abandon president over Charlottesville views – Washington Post

Washington Post Trump's business advisory councils disband as CEOs abandon president over Charlottesville viewsWashington PostPresident Trump's relationship with the American business community suffered a major setback on Wednesday as the president was forced to shut down his major business advisory councils after corporate leaders repudiated his comments on the violence in …Trump cuts ties with business Read More …

Pence is Trump's global translator, spinning his pronouncements to soothe allies – Washington Post

Washington Post Pence is Trump's global translator, spinning his pronouncements to soothe alliesWashington PostSANTIAGO, Chile — Throughout his tour of Latin America, Vice President Pence has cast himself to his hosts as a dutiful, even earnest messenger for President Trump. But in visits this week to Colombia, Argentina and Chile, Pence has acted more like …Pence Read More …

Cleverly: Jack bout the 'real fight' on Mayweather-McGregor card – ESPN

ESPN Cleverly: Jack bout the 'real fight' on Mayweather-McGregor cardESPNNathan Cleverly insists his world title defence against Badou Jack on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor will prove the "real, real fight" amid next week's "freak event". The Welshman makes the first defence of his WBA …Nevada commission approves 8-ounce gloves for Mayweather vs. Read More …

How statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederates got into the US Capitol – Washington Post

Washington Post How statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederates got into the US CapitolWashington PostIn a solidarity march on Sunday to protest the deadly violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, Washington-area protesters gathered at the District's single monument to a Confederate leader. Albert Pike was a brigadier general in the Civil War, but Read More …

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies – ABC News

Washington Post Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidiesABC NewsFILE – In this July 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. People buying individual health care policies would face sharply higher premiums, and some may be left with no …How Donald Trump Read More …

Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protest – Washington Post

Washington Post Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protestWashington PostNEW YORK — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed “both sides” for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests …Trump Again Drags GOP Onto Dangerous Ground, This Time Over RaceBloombergAfter Read More …

Texas Legislature ends special session without passing property tax measure – Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune Texas Legislature ends special session without passing property tax measureTexas TribuneThe Texas Legislature closed out the special session Tuesday night amid a stalemate on property tax reform, leaving unfinished Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority. by Morgan Smith and Patrick Svitek Aug. 15, 2017 Updated: 10:48 PM. 9. The Texas House …Texas bathroom bill dies Read More …

Roy Moore and Luther Strange Head for GOP Runoff in Alabama Senate Race – New York Times

New York Times Roy Moore and Luther Strange Head for GOP Runoff in Alabama Senate RaceNew York TimesRoy S. Moore, a former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, and his wife, Kayla Moore, appeared at a campaign event in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday night. Credit Brynn Anderson/Associated Press. HOMEWOOD, Ala. — Roy S. Moore, Read More …