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As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at a press conference at the Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. BernsteinWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Published 14/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speak at a joint [more…]

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Published 04/12/2017

A series of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump about the investigation into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia prompted concerns on Sunday among both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying Trump could be wading into "peril" by commenting on the probe. [more…]

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Published 03/12/2017

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his [more…]

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

Published 03/12/2017

On the eve of his trip to Europe, Rex Tillerson gave a speech last week that European allies had waited months to hear: an "ironclad" promise of U.S. support to its oldest allies. [more…]

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Published 01/12/2017

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the Republican tax plan as it works through the Senate in Washington November 30, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler [more…]

Trump weighs recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: officials

Trump weighs recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: officials

Published 01/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]

Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean menace, working on trade

Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean menace, working on trade

Published 06/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said America stood with ally Japan against the North Korean "menace" and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems on trade between the world's biggest and third-largest economies. [more…]

House weighing `host of ideas` in tax bill revision, Ryan says

House weighing `host of ideas` in tax bill revision, Ryan says

Published 06/11/2017

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday that Republican lawmakers are weighing a "host of ideas" as the House tax-writing committee begins revising a tax bill this week, though he expects the broad outlines to remain the same. [more…]

Special counsel`s Russia probe entering new phase with first charges

Special counsel`s Russia probe entering new phase with first charges

Published 29/10/2017

The investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will enter a new phase as early as Monday, when the first charges resulting from the probe could be unsealed and a target taken into custody. [more…]