Politics

Trump’s China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election

Trump’s China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election

Published 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election [more…]

U.S. presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking…

U.S. presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking…

Published 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world’s largest social media [more…]

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

Published 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress’ efforts [more…]

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border

Published 11/05/2019

MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to [more…]

Democrat Warren confronts 2020 electability question head-on in Ohio

Democrat Warren confronts 2020 electability question head-on in Ohio

Published 11/05/2019

CHILLICOTHE, OHIO (Reuters) - At a veterans hall in the mostly white, working-class town of Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to about 200 [more…]

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

Published 11/05/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, [more…]

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller…

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller…

Published 06/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt [more…]

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on…

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on…

Published 05/05/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural [more…]

Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russia probe

Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russia probe

Published 05/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian [more…]

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank…

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank…

Published 04/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald [more…]