Vox Sentences: Another Trump veto

Vox Sentences: Another Trump veto

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Trump vetoes a resolution that would end US participation in Yemen’s civil war; Afghanistan will hold its first talks…
Small donors rally to Ilhan Omar after Trump’s attacks

Small donors rally to Ilhan Omar after Trump’s attacks

Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women in Congress, has drawn a lot of controversy in her first few months in office — moments that Democratic donors seem to want to support her through. According to Omar’s Federal Election Commission report filed Monday, donors have rushed to show their support for the Minnesota…
The Anti-Abortion Movement Is Giving Trump His Path To Re-Election

The Anti-Abortion Movement Is Giving Trump His Path To Re-Election

Listening to the president and other anti-abortion advocates, it would seem like there’s an epidemic of women terminating their pregnancies at a later stage for the sake of it. But the reality is only 1.3% of all abortions nationwide take place after 20 weeks of gestation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…
Ivanka Trump Has A Big Tax Day Announcement

Ivanka Trump Has A Big Tax Day Announcement

The policy was introduced under her dad's controversial $1.5 trillion tax reform package, which included large tax cuts for corporations and wealthy Americans. In a big victory for Ivanka and Sen. Marco Rubio, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 also increases the child tax credit from $1,000 to $2,000 per qualifying child and…
Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba sell tons of counterfeits. Trump wants them to stop.

Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba sell tons of counterfeits. Trump wants them to stop.

You can buy a fake version of just about anything. From counterfeit olive oil and wine to fake Yeezy sneakers and Kylie beauty products, virtually whatever knockoff you could want is available, thanks to the giant $1.2 trillion global counterfeit industry. This shadowy industry used to thrive mainly in alleyways in certain cities, but these…
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Trump rage continues

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Trump rage continues

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen submitted her resignation to President Donald Trump Sunday night, in an unexpected move that appears related to the president’s ongoing rage over the number of Central American families and asylum seekers coming into the United States. Kevin McAleenan, the head of Customs and Border Protection, will serve as acting DHS…
The intriguing reason Democrats used to demand Trump’s tax returns

The intriguing reason Democrats used to demand Trump’s tax returns

President Donald Trump keeps saying he can’t release his tax returns because he’s under audit — but the audit is actually one of the reasons Democrats want his returns in the first place. Trump has offered multiple excuses for why he won’t release his tax returns, a norm his predecessors followed for 40 years. One…
A key House Democrat just officially demanded Trump’s tax returns

A key House Democrat just officially demanded Trump’s tax returns

The congressional Democrat who has the power to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns has made his move. On Wednesday, Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee, sent a letter to the IRS commissioner demanding Trump’s federal income tax returns for the past six tax years. Neal’s letter asks for…
Robert Mueller was never going to end Donald Trump’s presidency

Robert Mueller was never going to end Donald Trump’s presidency

Special counsel Robert Mueller will not be recommending the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He will not be indicting Donald Trump Jr. or Jared Kushner. He will not provide startling proof that the president has actually been a Russian asset since the 1980s. And if Attorney General Bill Barr’s summary of the Mueller report is…
Mueller is done. Trump’s legal woes aren’t.

Mueller is done. Trump’s legal woes aren’t.

No matter what special counsel Robert Mueller found, it won’t be the end of the president’s legal woes — because he, his business, and his family are in jeopardy from many other investigations and lawsuits. The Justice Department is digging into the Trump Organization’s role in hush money payments and the Trump inaugural committee’s finances.…

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