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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…]

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Published 10/11/2017

A woman has accused Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old and he was 32, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, prompting top Republicans to say he should step aside if the allegations prove true. [more…]

Trump keeping options open as Republican feud rages

Trump keeping options open as Republican feud rages

Published 17/10/2017

Like the deal-maker he says he is, U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be keeping his options open as his Republican Party threatens to erupt into full-scale war. [more…]

Blackwater founder Prince weighing U.S. Senate run: New York Times

Blackwater founder Prince weighing U.S. Senate run: New York Times

Published 08/10/2017

Erik Prince, who founded a private military contractor that has faced lawsuits for shootings and other misconduct in Iraq, is considering challenging a Republican Senator from Wyoming in a primary next year, the New York Times reported on Sunday. [more…]

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

Published 29/09/2017

The White House has launched an internal investigation into the use of private email by senior aides, pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from their private accounts, Politico reported on Thursday. [more…]

Kushner used private email account for White House business: Politico

Kushner used private email account for White House business: Politico

Published 24/09/2017

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has used a private email account alongside his official White House account to exchange messages with other administration officials, Politico reported on Sunday. [more…]

Republicans could lose U.S. House in 2018 over immigration fight: Bannon

Republicans could lose U.S. House in 2018 over immigration fight: Bannon

Published 10/09/2017

Republican infighting over the fate of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children could be so vitriolic that the party loses control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, said in an interview airing on Sunday. [more…]

Gorka, a Trump adviser and Bannon ally, is out: White House

Gorka, a Trump adviser and Bannon ally, is out: White House

Published 26/08/2017

White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, who was closely aligned with a nationalist faction led by ousted senior strategist Steve Bannon, no longer works for President Donald Trump, the White House said on Friday. [more…]

Asian shares fragile as Trump turmoil, Korea tensions weigh

Asian shares fragile as Trump turmoil, Korea tensions weigh

Published 21/08/2017

Asian shares were fragile on Monday as investors remained unconvinced about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda, even as the departure of his controversial policy strategist raised hopes of some progress. [more…]

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Published 21/08/2017

It will be President Donald Trump's turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, America's longest military conflict. [more…]