Politics

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional [more…]

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said in a letter on Sunday to the chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that President Donald [more…]

Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates vying to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next November’s U.S. election got [more…]

Biden to blitz Iowa back roads by bus in 800-mile hunt for support

Biden to blitz Iowa back roads by bus in 800-mile hunt for support

Published 02/12/2019

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will crisscross Iowa by bus for eight days starting on Saturday, the longest trek of [more…]

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

Published 01/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say [more…]

Trump off to London for NATO summit, under pressure to steer clear of British election

Trump off to London for NATO summit, under pressure to steer clear of British election

Published 01/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump leaves on Monday for a NATO summit in London and he is under pressure from British Prime Minister [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court weighs challenge to New York gun transport limits

U.S. Supreme Court weighs challenge to New York gun transport limits

Published 01/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first major gun rights case in nearly a decade on Monday in a challenge [more…]

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Published 28/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to [more…]

William Ruckelshaus, who resigned in Watergate’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87: U.S. media

William Ruckelshaus, who resigned in Watergate’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87: U.S. media

Published 27/11/2019

(Reuters) - William Ruckelshaus, picked by Richard Nixon as the first head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and as deputy attorney general before being [more…]

Media mogul Bloomberg enters U.S. presidential race, takes aim at Trump

Media mogul Bloomberg enters U.S. presidential race, takes aim at Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of America’s largest city, jumped into the race for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination [more…]