How to read the ‘Easter speech’ memo: How Trump’s concession address changed the political landscape

The Republican Party, emboldened by Donald Trump’s stunning election victory, is preparing to begin drafting a plan to undo the law, which has prevented many Americans from expressing their views on social issues for years.A new draft of the party’s “Easter Speech” memo, which was obtained by Recode, outlines the new strategy.The new document would …

Pelosi: ‘We will not be bullied’ on immigration bill

On Friday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she and other Democrats are committed to ensuring that President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries will not affect people of color.She spoke after a meeting of the House Progressive Caucus, a group of House Democrats, on Capitol Hill.During the meeting, Pelosi spoke …

Free speech amendment wins approval from US Senate

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Sen. Patrick Henry spoke Monday to the Senate about the upcoming showdown between the Obama administration and the Republican-led House over the Affordable Care Act.Henry told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the amendment to the USA Patriot Act would help prevent future mass shootings.The amendment, introduced Monday by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), would …