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Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a [more…]

Ex-lawyer says he told Trump about Kremlin contact: court filing

Ex-lawyer says he told Trump about Kremlin contact: court filing

Published 01/12/2018

(Reuters) - Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, informed Trump about a conversation he had with the Kremlin seeking help to build a [more…]

U.S. Senate’s Flake takes a stand on protecting Mueller probe

U.S. Senate’s Flake takes a stand on protecting Mueller probe

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lone Republican lawmaker on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S. Senate until Republican leader Mitch McConnell agrees to [more…]

Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump endorsed a bipartisan U.S. House bill on Wednesday intended to reform the federal prison system and help inmates prepare [more…]

As Congress taps leaders, House’s McCarthy fends off rival

As Congress taps leaders, House’s McCarthy fends off rival

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday chose Kevin McCarthy as their party’s leader for the new Congress that will [more…]

Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful

Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful

Published 14/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace [more…]

U.S. senators introduce bill to rein-in proxy advisers

U.S. senators introduce bill to rein-in proxy advisers

Published 14/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require the U.S. securities watchdog to directly regulate firms such as Glass, [more…]

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Published 05/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buy the dollar but sell FAANGs, buy real estate and machinery, but sell the overall market. Or, do nothing at all. [more…]

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump’s presidency could [more…]

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke [more…]