Politics

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Published 20/01/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump sought on Sunday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that [more…]

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Published 20/01/2020

DES MOINES, IOWA/CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders struggled to move past a weeklong controversy over whether he told U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren [more…]

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of [more…]

Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here are highlights from the 111-page House Impeachment Brief filed Saturday afternoon. ON IMPEACHMENT: “President Trump has demonstrated his continued willingness to [more…]

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Published 19/01/2020

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders doubled down on criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden’s record on Social Security on Sunday, as [more…]

Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Published 19/01/2020

(Reuters) - The White House on Friday named members of President Trump’s defense team for his impeachment trial, which will begin in earnest next week. [more…]

Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

Published 19/01/2020

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday pledged to narrow the wealth gap between black and white Americans by boosting black ownership of [more…]

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Published 18/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing [more…]

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Published 13/01/2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was endorsed by veteran Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack on Sunday, a high-profile boost for the [more…]

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Published 13/01/2020

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday [more…]