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Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a sweeping $867 billion farm bill on Friday after Republican leaders failed to appease conservative lawmakers [more…]

U.S. lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE

U.S. lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE

Published 16/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday rejected any plan by President Donald Trump to ease restrictions on China’s ZTE Corp (000063.SZ), calling the telecommunications [more…]

Ex-Senate Democratic leader Reid has surgery for pancreatic tumor:…

Ex-Senate Democratic leader Reid has surgery for pancreatic tumor:…

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had surgery on Monday to remove a tumor from his pancreas, according to a [more…]

McCain, in new memoir, chides Trump for undermining U.S. values

McCain, in new memoir, chides Trump for undermining U.S. values

Published 03/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain rebukes President Donald Trump in a new memoir, accusing his fellow Republican of failing to uphold U.S. values [more…]

White House campaigns to win Senate confirmation of CIA nominee

White House campaigns to win Senate confirmation of CIA nominee

Published 03/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up efforts to win Senate confirmation of career CIA officer Gina Haspel to become the intelligence [more…]

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

Published 28/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan, who used taxpayer money to settle a former staffer’s sexual harassment claim, resigned on Friday from the [more…]

Russia ran U.S. election interference, no Trump collusion: panel…

Russia ran U.S. election interference, no Trump collusion: panel…

Published 28/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia ran an information warfare campaign to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but there is no evidence that President Donald Trump’s [more…]

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East…

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East…

Published 27/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Thursday, and the former CIA director set off [more…]

Grilled by U.S. lawmakers, Trump’s EPA chief calls ethics scandals…

Grilled by U.S. lawmakers, Trump’s EPA chief calls ethics scandals…

Published 27/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday rejected a litany of ethics complaints against him as lies intended to derail [more…]

House Republican says ‘open’ to compromise on Dodd-Frank reforms

House Republican says ‘open’ to compromise on Dodd-Frank reforms

Published 26/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday he was open to passing a Senate bill easing bank [more…]