Politics

Former Starbucks CEO considering independent White House bid

Former Starbucks CEO considering independent White House bid

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said Sunday he was considering a bid for U.S. president as an independent, upsetting some Democrats who [more…]

Kamala Harris launches White House bid, hits Trump’s ‘medieval’ wall

Kamala Harris launches White House bid, hits Trump’s ‘medieval’ wall

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kamala Harris launched her 2020 White House campaign on Sunday with attacks on President Donald Trump’s policies at a rally [more…]

Roger Stone open to talking with Mueller in Russia probe

Roger Stone open to talking with Mueller in Russia probe

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative, did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special [more…]

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Minutes after President Donald Trump announced an end to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history on Friday, Yvette Hicks’ phone started [more…]

Trump wounded by border wall retreat in deal to end shutdown

Trump wounded by border wall retreat in deal to end shutdown

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who famously vowed to negotiate big deals in the White House, came out of a government shutdown battle on [more…]

Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

Published 26/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure on Friday to end a 35-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion [more…]

Trump says he will declare an emergency if he doesn’t reach a…

Trump says he will declare an emergency if he doesn’t reach a…

Published 26/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he would declare a national emergency if he doesn’t eventually reach a deal with Democrats on [more…]

‘Broken man’: Right wing rips Trump over no-wall shutdown deal

‘Broken man’: Right wing rips Trump over no-wall shutdown deal

Published 26/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s deal to end the U.S. government shutdown without getting money for his border wall drew immediate scorn from some [more…]

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…]