Politics

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under…

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under…

Published 08/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a [more…]

U.S. seeks court guidance on deadlines to reunite migrant families

U.S. seeks court guidance on deadlines to reunite migrant families

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is seeking guidance from a federal court over its efforts to reunite migrant parents and their children before court-imposed [more…]

Japan’s GPIF posts $50 billion loss in first-quarter as trade…

Japan’s GPIF posts $50 billion loss in first-quarter as trade…

Published 06/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s largest pension fund, lost 5.5 trillion yen ($49.7 billion) on its investments in the first [more…]

Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns

Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who had been lauded by President Donald Trump for his aggressive efforts to roll back environmental [more…]

As Pompeo heads to North Korea, State Department denies softening

As Pompeo heads to North Korea, State Department denies softening

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department on Thursday denied that the United States had softened its approach toward North Korea’s denuclearization, as U.S. Secretary of [more…]

Pompeo says Trump believes Kim wants ‘brighter future’ for North Korea

Pompeo says Trump believes Kim wants ‘brighter future’ for North Korea

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants a “different, brighter future” for North Koreans, U.S. Secretary of [more…]

Trump on Twitter (July 5): Immigration, Scott Pruitt, EPA

Trump on Twitter (July 5): Immigration, Scott Pruitt, EPA

Published 06/07/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters [more…]

Immigration top issue for U.S. voters, economy a close second:…

Immigration top issue for U.S. voters, economy a close second:…

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - Immigration tops the economy and healthcare as the most important issue determining Americans’ vote ahead of the midterm elections in November, a new [more…]

Trump lawyer Cohen adds ex-Clinton special counsel to legal team

Trump lawyer Cohen adds ex-Clinton special counsel to legal team

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired Lanny Davis, a crisis manager and former special counsel to President Bill [more…]

Trump says he believes U.S. Representative Jordan’s denial of…

Trump says he believes U.S. Representative Jordan’s denial of…

Published 05/07/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe allegations by several former wrestlers at Ohio State [more…]