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After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

Published 19/08/2017

With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within. [more…]

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Published 14/06/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as a "detestable lie" the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal to detail his conversations with President Donald Trump.

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Ex-FBI chief Comey tells U.S. senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Ex-FBI chief Comey tells U.S. senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Published 08/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - FBI Director James Comey waits to testify to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on 'Russia's intelligence activities' on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Former FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump picks white-collar crime lawyer to replace Comey at FBI

Trump picks white-collar crime lawyer to replace Comey at FBI

Published 07/06/2017

Christopher Wray is seen in an undated photo released by King and Spalding, New York, U.S., on June 7, 2017. King and Spalding/Handout via REUTERS 


President Donald Trump on Wednesday ended a fraught month-long search for an FBI chief after firing James Comey by selecting Christopher Wray, who has prosecuted and defended white-collar crime cases and represented New Jersey's governor in a political scandal.

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White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall

White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall

Published 06/06/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends a healthcare listening session with Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The White House is hoping to kick-start its stalled legislative agenda with congressional action on healthcare reform this summer that will clear the way for lawmakers to begin work on a major tax bill after the Sept. 4 Labor Day holiday, an administration official said on Monday.

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Comey had pushed for more resources for Russia probe before being fired by Trump: source

Comey had pushed for more resources for Russia probe before being fired by Trump: source

Published 11/05/2017

FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) in the House of Representatives in Washington, U.S., on February 28, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey in Washington U.S. on July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool, Gary Cameron/File Photo

FBI Director James Comey, days before President Donald Trump fired him, told lawmakers he sought more resources for his agency's probe into possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia to sway the 2016 U.S. election, a congressional source said on Wednesday.

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Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Published 27/04/2017

U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin end their breifing after unveiling the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.

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Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan

Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan

Published 21/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: Protesters demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump and his plans to end Obamacare outside the White House in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again.

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North Korea says `don`t mess with us` as U.S. plans next move

North Korea says `don`t mess with us` as U.S. plans next move

Published 20/04/2017

A man walks in front of portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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