Congress

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Published 04/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election [more…]

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) [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…]

Injured South Carolina candidate plans July return to campaign:…

Injured South Carolina candidate plans July return to campaign:…

Published 26/06/2018

(Reuters) - South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington is expected to recover from injuries sustained in a car crash on Friday and plans to [more…]

Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a sweeping $867 billion farm bill on Friday after Republican leaders failed to appease conservative lawmakers [more…]

U.S. lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE

U.S. lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE

Published 16/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday rejected any plan by President Donald Trump to ease restrictions on China’s ZTE Corp (000063.SZ), calling the telecommunications [more…]

Congressional chaplain can stay in job: House Speaker

Congressional chaplain can stay in job: House Speaker

Published 04/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said late on Thursday that the chamber’s chaplain will remain in his position, after he [more…]

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

Published 28/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan, who used taxpayer money to settle a former staffer’s sexual harassment claim, resigned on Friday from the [more…]

U.S. lawmakers bicker over chaplain’s ouster

U.S. lawmakers bicker over chaplain’s ouster

Published 28/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress find little to agree on these days, not even who should lead them in prayer. Democrats protested [more…]

Senate confirms first Trump picks for Federal Trade Commission

Senate confirms first Trump picks for Federal Trade Commission

Published 26/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to confirm five nominees for the Federal Trade Commission, the first commissioners chosen by President Donald [more…]