This week could decide whether Republicans salvage one of President Donald Trump’s major agenda items during his first year in office or head into a midterm election year with no landmark legislative accomplishments to tout. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, in coming days, Senate Republicans hope to pass a bill overhauling America’s tax code, but it is not clear they have the votes from their caucus to do so, given unified Democratic opposition.
It's not just women who are a part of the viral #metoo social media campaign against sexual harassment. Men are coming forward, too. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission statistics show that about 16 percent of all sexual misconduct complaints are coming from male employees. It seems men prefer to stay silent about these encounters and are less likely to report the incidents. VOA's Daria Dieguts has more.