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Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. [more…]

As militant threats shift, U.S. Senate revives war authorization debate

As militant threats shift, U.S. Senate revives war authorization debate

Published 30/10/2017

U.S. lawmakers will grill top Trump administration officials on Monday about a new authorization for the use of military force for the campaign against Islamic State and other militant groups, Congress' most significant step in years toward taking back control of its constitutional right to authorize war. [more…]

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Published 25/09/2017

The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration. [more…]

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

Published 24/09/2017

A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered serious new setbacks within the party on Sunday, when Senator Ted Cruz expressed his opposition and Senator Susan Collins dug in with strong criticism of the legislation. [more…]

Senator Cruz opposes Republican healthcare bill, casting doubt on vote: Politico

Senator Cruz opposes Republican healthcare bill, casting doubt on vote: Politico

Published 24/09/2017

Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Sunday said he opposes the latest version of a Senate attempt to repeal Obamacare, casting doubt on the healthcare bill's chances of passage, Politico reported. [more…]

Latest Republican assault on healthcare would punish older Americans

Latest Republican assault on healthcare would punish older Americans

Published 21/09/2017

The Republicans’ battle to repeal Obamacare is starting to look less like warfare and more like a game of whack-a-mole. [more…]

Trump DACA decision followed months of meetings involving senior Democrat

Trump DACA decision followed months of meetings involving senior Democrat

Published 08/09/2017

No. 2 Senate Democrat Dick Durbin has had multiple conversations with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials about how to protect young immigrants known as “Dreamers” from deportation, the lawmaker said on Thursday. [more…]

Trump poised to rescind Dreamer program, pressure Congress to fix

Trump poised to rescind Dreamer program, pressure Congress to fix

Published 05/09/2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday is expected to rescind a program shielding from deportation some immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, throwing their fate to Congress, which would have six months to find a fix. [more…]

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

Published 12/08/2017

China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions. [more…]

Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Published 12/07/2017

Part of an email conversation between Donald Trump Jr and publicist Rob Goldstone is seen in a Twitter message posted by Trump Jr. on July 11, 2017. @DonaldJTrumpJR/Handout via REUTERS

President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father, according to emails released on Tuesday.

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