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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…]

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. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

Published 30/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence [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…]

Senior Democrat says next step underway in Trump impeachment probe

Senior Democrat says next step underway in Trump impeachment probe

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. lawmakers have begun the next step in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump - writing a report on their [more…]

Legal experts say U.S. court ruling on White House counsel could encourage witnesses to talk in impeachment probe

Legal experts say U.S. court ruling on White House counsel could encourage witnesses to talk in impeachment probe

Published 24/11/2019

(Reuters) - A court ruling expected on Monday could give cover to former national security advisor John Bolton and other administration officials to cooperate in [more…]