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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 03:57 PM CST

Governor Greg Abbott Delivers 2019 Texas Inaugural Speech

Governor Greg Abbott Delivers 2019 Texas Inaugural Speech

The speech below was delivered by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott during his second inauguration on Jan. 15, 2019. ** Abbott often deviates from prepared remarks. It’s an honor to take the oath as Governor of the...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 02:43 PM CST

British Parliament Strikes Down May's Brexit Deal

British Parliament Strikes Down May's Brexit Deal

British lawmakers rejected a Brexit deal put forth by British Prime Minister Theresa May by a record margin on Jan. 15, with 432 MPs voting against her deal at the House of Commons. 

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 02:06 PM CST

42,000 Coast Guard Members Miss 1st Paycheck Due to Shutdown

42,000 Coast Guard Members Miss 1st Paycheck Due to Shutdown

The nation's 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday, as the only military branch to work without pay during the government shutdown, NBC News reported. Because the Coast...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 01:40 PM CST

Delta CEO: Government Shutdown Will Cost the Airline $25 Million This Month

Delta CEO: Government Shutdown Will Cost the Airline $25 Million This Month

The partial U.S. government shutdown will cost Delta Air Lines about $25 million in revenue this month as fewer government contractors and employees are traveling, the airline’s CEO Ed Bastian said Tuesday....

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 12:21 PM CST

Klobuchar Presses Barr on Government Shutdown

Klobuchar Presses Barr on Government Shutdown

The Minnesota senator called the government shutdown an 'outrage,' and asked Barr what he would say to furloughed Justice Dept. employees.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 05:10 PM CST

High Drama, Few Results as Trump Warns of 'Long' Shutdown

High Drama, Few Results as Trump Warns of 'Long' Shutdown

Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:34 AM CST

Barr Insists He Will ‘Faithfully Enforce’ Criminal Justice Reform

Barr Insists He Will ‘Faithfully Enforce’ Criminal Justice Reform

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will enforce the First Step Act if he is confirmed for the position. The law focused on criminal justice reform cleared Congress...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:30 AM CST

Barr: 'I Will Not Be Bullied Into Anything'

Barr: 'I Will Not Be Bullied Into Anything'

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says he “will not be bullied into anything” by Trump, Congress or newspaper editorial boards.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:11 AM CST

Barr Won’t Commit to Releasing Full Mueller Report to Public

Barr Won’t Commit to Releasing Full Mueller Report to Public

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will make special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings public in accordance with the law.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:54 PM CST

Gov. Greg Abbott Sworn-In For Second Term

Gov. Greg Abbott Sworn-In For Second Term

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn in Tuesday for their second terms in office.

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