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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…]

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…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional report called for sanctions against China over human rights abuses, and for U.S. officials to keep rights concerns in [more…]

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress predicted on Wednesday that the House of Representatives and Senate would agree on a [more…]

Trump administration casts doubt on women’s rights amendment push

Trump administration casts doubt on women’s rights amendment push

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it was too late to renew the effort to push through a decades-old proposed amendment to [more…]

Trump to deliver State of the Union address on Feb. 4

Trump to deliver State of the Union address on Feb. 4

Published 21/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver his annual State of the Union speech on Feb. 4 after accepting an invitation from House [more…]

Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat – sources

Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat – sources

Published 21/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is expected to nominate Caroline Crenshaw, a Democratic attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to fill an [more…]