Politics

Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden

Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden

Published 17/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a pardon for Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor [more…]

Explainer: The purpose of U.S. presidential nominating conventions

Explainer: The purpose of U.S. presidential nominating conventions

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has held presidential nominating conventions for almost 200 years, and they have served in recent decades as an important [more…]

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that she is recalling the chamber later this week to vote on legislation to [more…]

Pelosi considering recalling Congress over Post Office woes

Pelosi considering recalling Congress over Post Office woes

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may recall lawmakers from a summer recess to address changes at the Postal Service that have prompted [more…]

Protesters slam U.S. postmaster outside his home amid mail-in worries

Protesters slam U.S. postmaster outside his home amid mail-in worries

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small group of demonstrators held a noisy protest outside the Washington condo of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy amid growing concerns that [more…]

Trump campaign plans digital ad campaign during Democratic convention

Trump campaign plans digital ad campaign during Democratic convention

Published 15/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign will sink millions of dollars into a digital ad campaign next week during the Democratic presidential [more…]

U.S. Attorney General Barr says the left wants to tear down system

U.S. Attorney General Barr says the left wants to tear down system

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr mounted a partisan attack on the Democratic Party in an interview that aired Sunday, claiming the left believes [more…]

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Published 10/08/2020

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who [more…]

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - After failing to reach a deal with the U.S. Congress for a fresh round of coronavirus pandemic relief, President Donald Trump signed a [more…]

Fed’s Evans says another coronavirus aid package ‘incredibly important’: interview

Fed’s Evans says another coronavirus aid package ‘incredibly important’: interview

Published 09/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States should implement another support package to ensure workers can stay safely at home while the novel coronavirus continues [more…]