Politics

Trump appoints trade negotiator Lighthizer to oversee China talks:…

Trump appoints trade negotiator Lighthizer to oversee China talks:…

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has appointed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to oversee a new round of trade talks with China aimed [more…]

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a challenge by three conservation groups to the authority of President Donald Trump’s administration to [more…]

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a [more…]

Trump to notify Congress in ‘near future’ he will terminate NAFTA

Trump to notify Congress in ‘near future’ he will terminate NAFTA

Published 03/12/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will give formal notice to the U.S. Congress in the near [more…]

Ex-FBI head Comey drops challenge to House panel subpoena

Ex-FBI head Comey drops challenge to House panel subpoena

Published 02/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday withdrew his bid to quash a congressional subpoena compelling him to testify in secret about [more…]

Google CEO hearing in U.S. House likely to be postponed: Goodlatte

Google CEO hearing in U.S. House likely to be postponed: Goodlatte

Published 02/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the [more…]

Trump likely to agree to two-week government funding extension

Trump likely to agree to two-week government funding extension

Published 02/12/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday he expects to agree to a two-week [more…]

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Published 01/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of [more…]

Ex-lawyer says he told Trump about Kremlin contact: court filing

Ex-lawyer says he told Trump about Kremlin contact: court filing

Published 01/12/2018

(Reuters) - Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, informed Trump about a conversation he had with the Kremlin seeking help to build a [more…]

N.Y. judge strikes down policy tying funds to immigration compliance

N.Y. judge strikes down policy tying funds to immigration compliance

Published 01/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration cannot compel states and cities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities as a condition for receiving millions of [more…]