U.S. House of Reps approves new minimum wage

The U.S. House of Reps has struck again. Barely a day after addressing two hot-button issues, the legislative body voted Thursday to increase the US minimum wage to $15 by 2025. The 231-199 vote fell mostly on party lines and showed that centrist and liberal Democrats can still compromise, the Hill reports. Liberals won by getting the wage … Continue reading U.S. House of Reps approves new minimum wage

U.S. House of Reps to vote against Trump’s tweets against women

The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen, despite protestations by the President that he has not got “a racist bone in my body”. Two days after Mr Trump tweeted that four Democratic politicians should “go back” to their home countries – although all are citizens and three were born in the … Continue reading U.S. House of Reps to vote against Trump’s tweets against women