Congress

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…]

U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself

U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook [more…]

As Congress taps leaders, House’s McCarthy fends off rival

As Congress taps leaders, House’s McCarthy fends off rival

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday chose Kevin McCarthy as their party’s leader for the new Congress that will [more…]

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

Published 14/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional commission said on Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and called on [more…]

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke [more…]

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…]