Politics

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Published 20/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank’s own anti-money laundering specialists and [more…]

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town…

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town…

Published 20/05/2019

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he [more…]

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New [more…]

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s [more…]

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president [more…]

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic ‘anger’ and pledges unity

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic ‘anger’ and pledges unity

Published 18/05/2019

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned “anger” within [more…]

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Published 18/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools [more…]

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Published 18/05/2019

(Reuters) - Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama [more…]

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon…

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon…

Published 14/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down payment” [more…]