As immigrant children go without soap and toothbrushes, Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame

As immigrant children go without soap and toothbrushes, Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame

Lawyers visiting a detention center in Texas found children there lacked basic necessities. Trump and Pence blame Congress. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence responded separately to criticism over reports that the government is not providing detained immigrant children with adequate food, water, soap, toothbrushes, or blankets. In three interviews that aired Sunday, both men blamed Democrats for the conditions at detention facilities. Questions about the conditions detained minors are in began to…

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NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey

NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year. Powered by WPeMatico

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NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey: report

NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey: report

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year. Powered by WPeMatico

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Oregon Republicans are still on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill

Oregon Republicans are still on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill

“Send bachelors and come heavily armed,” one Republican state senator warned police. Eleven Oregon Republican lawmakers are on the run from the law, having fled the state Senate in Salem on Thursday to deny quorum for a vote on a major climate change bill. On Friday, state lawmakers announced they were shutting down the state capitol after receiving threats from militia groups who support the Republicans in hiding. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown authorized state police…

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