Politics

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health [more…]

Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence…

Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he plans to ask the FBI about a report it [more…]

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day [more…]

Schumer to force vote on U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Russia…

Schumer to force vote on U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Russia…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Saturday he will force a vote soon on a resolution to disapprove the Trump [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a newspaper report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been [more…]

Texas tent city that holds migrant teens to close

Texas tent city that holds migrant teens to close

Published 13/01/2019

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - A tent city in Texas for migrant teens will close, the U.S. government said on Friday, and the children held [more…]

Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Published 13/01/2019

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended the local sheriff criticized for the police response to last year’s mass shooting that [more…]

Trump’s attorney general nominee to recuse from AT&T-Time Warner…

Trump’s attorney general nominee to recuse from AT&T-Time Warner…

Published 11/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - William Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump to become U.S. attorney general, plans to recuse himself from a major antitrust case, according [more…]