Donald Trump Pays Respects to George H.W. Bush at US Capitol

Former president H.W. Bush, who died last Friday at the age of 94, now lies at U.S. Capitol. His body will stay underneath the dome of the Rotunda for several days. A state funeral will be held on Wednesday at the National Cathedral. After the event, the body will return to Texas where another funeral will take place. Until then, everyone in Washington D.C. can pay their respects to the 41st president of the United States. Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House…

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Former President George H.W. Bush Passes Away at Age 94

Late on Friday night, it was announced by George W. Bush via Twitter that his father, George H.W. Bush passed away at the age of 94. Statement by President George W. Bush on the death of his father, President George H.W. Bush https://t.co/wDD0vnlN8U pic.twitter.com/t7UsDYSKY8 — George W. Bush Presidential Center (@TheBushCenter) December 1, 2018 Geroge H.W. Bush, born on June 12, 1924, was the 41st President of the United States and left a lasting legacy and a political dynasty including his sons the 43rd President of the United States, George…

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Midterm Elections: Democrats Capture House as Republicans Hold Senate

As expected, Democrats won the House but lost the Senate. While votes in some races are still being counted, here is where the elections stand now: In the House of Representatives, Democrats have picked up 31 seats. In the meantime, 11 races—in California, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, etc.— are still undecided. In total, Democrats currently occupy 225 seats and Republican 199.     As for the Senate, Republicans control 51 seats, holding a significant advantage over Democrats who only have 46 seats. There are two outstanding races. In Arizona, Republican…

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Likely to Get Death Penalty

Robert Bowers, the suspect gunman of the devastating Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, was on trial today for the murder of 11 congregants. Handcuffed and surrounded by marshals, Bowers entered the federal court in downtown Pittsburgh in a wheelchair. Magistrate Judge Robert read a list of 29 criminal charges against him including the obstruction of the free exercise of religious beliefs, or hate crime, which itself could justify a death penalty. When asked if he understood the charges, Bowers replied “yes.” Prosecutors successfully argued that “no condition or combination of conditions will…

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Condo Owners Can’t Wait to Strip the “Trump” Name from Their Buildings

After more than 20 years under the Trump brand, Manhattan condominium “Trump Place” is dropping the president’s last name. Instead, it will simply be known as “200 Riverside Boulevard.” Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the 46-story building stands proudly between 69th and 70th Streets. Along with a number of residential units, hotels, casinos and golf courses, the building used to enjoy the Trump brand and the glamorous lifestyle it implies. Since Trump’s campaign and presidency, however, the building has attracted public scrutiny for its overt affiliation with the…

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