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Attorney General Barr considering quitting over Trump tweets – Washin...

02 February, 2020 9:56 am 9:56 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Barr has told people close to Trump about his concerns, but it was not immediately clear if Barr has told Trump directly, according to the Post. “He has … Read More

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US Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

02 February, 2020 8:44 am 8:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate passed legislation to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict. Eight of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to pass the war powers resolution by 55-45. The … Read More

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Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attac...

01 January, 2020 11:32 pm 11:32 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state’s gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally. Trump doubled down with his support of gun enthusiasts in the … Read More

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White House tells Democrats it will not participate in Trump impeachment he...

12 December, 2019 8:09 am 8:09 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said it would refuse to take part in hearings in the US House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against President Donald Trump. In a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, White House counsel Pat Cipollone called the Democrats’ … Read More


US fight deepens as Biden calls for impeachment, Trump lashes out at whistl...

10 October, 2019 6:23 am 6:23 am

ROCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – US Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of his potential 2020 election foe Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday, in a deepening partisan fight over a congressional investigation of the Republican president. Biden, who is at the centre of a controversy over Trump’s dealings with Ukraine … Read More

White House pressed for files as impeachment probe against Trump intensifie...

10 October, 2019 4:54 am 4:54 am

WASHINGTON – The White House has been asked by the Democratic lawmakers to provide turn over documents related to allegations that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine for political favors, as the explosive impeachment investigation against the US leader intensified. The congressional committees leading the probe cranked up the heat on the White House as evidence … Read More


Saudi crown prince warns of escalation with Iran, but prefers political sol...

09 September, 2019 5:32 am 5:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to “unimaginably high numbers” if the world does not come together to deter Iran, but said he would prefer a political solution to a military one. Speaking to the CBS program “60 Minutes,” Mohammed bin Salman, … Read More


Former Ukrainian prosecutor says no reason to probe Joe Biden

09 September, 2019 3:28 am 3:28 am

KYIV –  There is no reason for Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump’s political rival Joe Biden, a Ukrainian ex-prosecutor general has told the BBC. Yuriy Lutsenko said any investigation into Mr Biden and his son would have to start in the US. “I don’t know any reason to investigate Joe Biden or Hunter Biden according … Read More

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US rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot ‘brain’

05 May, 2019 8:18 am 8:18 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US trade officials rejected Tesla Inc’s bid for relief from President Donald Trump’s 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot “brain” of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China’s industrial development plans. According to documents filed by the US Trade Representative’s office (USTR) … Read More

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US House panel escalates probe into disputed White House security clearance...

04 April, 2019 11:36 pm 11:36 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings on Monday threatened to begin subpoenaing current and former White House officials as part of an investigation into two dozen disputed security clearances issued under President Donald Trump, including that of his son-in-law Jared Kushner. In a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone on … Read More

New US, China tariffs set to take effect, no compromise in sight

09 September, 2018 8:58 am 8:58 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China are set to impose new tit-for-tat tariffs against each other’s goods on Monday, the latest escalation in a heated trade war between the world’s two largest economies. US tariffs on $200 billion (£153 billion) worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory tariffs by Beijing on $60 billion worth … Read More