Politics

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

Published 09/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien [more…]

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Published 08/08/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine’s national security to stay out of U.S. internal [more…]

Trump says he is signing executive order for payroll tax holiday

Trump says he is signing executive order for payroll tax holiday

Published 08/08/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is signing an executive order providing a payroll tax holiday for Americans earning less than [more…]

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Published 08/08/2020

WASHINGTON/BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to unilaterally suspend payroll taxes and extend expired coronavirus unemployment benefits after negotiations with congressional Democrats [more…]

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

U.S. coronavirus ‘extraordinarily widespread,’ White House experts say

U.S. coronavirus ‘extraordinarily widespread,’ White House experts say

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well [more…]

U.S. election will be Nov. 3 as planned, Trump advisers say

U.S. election will be Nov. 3 as planned, Trump advisers say

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House and Donald Trump’s campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president’s musings on delaying the 2020 vote, [more…]

Divisive Trump nominee gets new Pentagon post, despite snub by Congress

Divisive Trump nominee gets new Pentagon post, despite snub by Congress

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After failing to secure a Senate confirmation hearing, U.S. President Donald Trump’s most divisive nominee for a Pentagon position so far has [more…]

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for [more…]

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she does not have confidence in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah [more…]