McCarthy Slams Dems for Passing Minimum Wage Bill

GOP leader says Dems are jeopardizing economy to fulfill 'unpopular partisan pledge'

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour on Thursday, earning sharp criticism from House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), who says the bill jeopardizes the current economic success the country is enjoying.

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U.S. Navy ‘Destroyed’ Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz

'This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident in the Gulf.

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