House GOP chooses new leadership despite undecided races

While the recounts in Florida continue, Republicans in Congress voted for new leadership on Wednesday. CBS News’ Manuel Bojorquez reports from Florida and Gabe Debenedetti, national correspondent for New York Magazine, joins CBSN to discuss all of Wednesday’s political news. View at DailyMotion

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Kim Kardashian Will Meet With Trump At The White House Today

On Wednesday, Kim Kardashian will travel to D.C. to meet with President Trump at the White House.She intends to discuss Alice Johnson, a first-time offender sentenced to life in prison for nonviolent drug conviction.Kardashian has been advocating for Johnson, hiring lawyers and paying their legal bills.“I’ve been in communication with the White House and trying to bring [Johnson’s] case to the president’s desk and figure out how we can get her out.” Kardashian to Mic. View at DailyMotion

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Ted Cruz wins tough election against Beto O’Rourke for Texas Senate seat

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz won his bid for reelection Tuesday night, fending off a strong challenge from Democrat Beto O’Rourke. O’Rourke energized Democrats in the state, but Cruz got backing from President Trump in the red state. CBS News’ Omar Villafranca has the latest from Cruz’s election night celebration. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Has the Worst Approval Rating of Any President In Modern US History

According to Business Insider, data from Gallup shows that US President Donald Trump is historically unpopular, heading in the 2018 midterm elections, with an approval rating of 40%. Based on data from Gallup, no other president in modern US history had such a low approval rating heading into their first midterm election. Former President Barack Obama, whom Trump frequently criticizes and compares himself to, had a 46% approval rating heading into his first midterm elections. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Signs Sanctions Order Targeting Venezuela’s Gold Exports

According to Reuters, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said that Washington has ramped up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, with new measures aimed at disrupting the South American country’s gold exports. Bolton promised a tough stance by the Trump administration toward “dictators and despots near our shores.” Bolton said President Donald Trump had signed an executive order to ban U.S. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Comes Down On Venezuela With New Sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump increased economic pressure on Venezuela’s leftist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday with new sanctions aimed at disrupting the South American country’s gold exports. FILE PHOTO – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro touches a gold bar as he speaks during a meeting with the ministers responsible for the economic sector at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela March 22, 2018. View at DailyMotion

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