Tag Archives: Republicans


Republicans lawmakers disrupt Democratic-led Trump impeachment inquiry

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting the impeachment inquiry against him, on Wednesday disrupted the Democratic-led US House of Representatives probe as a Pentagon official was about to testify. The Republicans stormed into a hearing room where Pentagon official Laura Cooper was due to testify behind … Read More


Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of US as elections near

11 November, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Barack Obama made duelling election appearances , offering sharply different views on the country’s problems but agreeing on the high stakes for voters in the final 48 hours of a tight campaign. With opinion polls showing dozens of tight US congressional and gubernatorial races in Tuesday’s election, … Read More


Trump says Congress will be involved in US response to Khashoggi case

10 October, 2018 8:33 am 8:33 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said that the US Congress will be involved in determining the US response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “I’m going to have very much Congress involved in determining what to do,” Trump told reporters in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I will very much listen to what Congress … Read More


Republicans plan to confirm Kavanaugh on weekend; protesters arrested

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans gained confidence on Thursday that his US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, could win Senate confirmation after two wavering lawmakers responded positively to an FBI report on accusations of sexual misconduct against the judge. The report, sent by the White House to the Senate Judiciary Committee in … Read More


Obama blasts Trump and Republicans, urges Democrats to vote

09 September, 2018 8:10 am 8:10 am

(Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections. In an unusually blistering attack on his successor, Obama said Americans were living in dangerous … Read More


Trump accuses Twitter of stifling Republicans, offers no evidence

07 July, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent US Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate. Trump accused the company of targeting fellow Republicans with a practice dubbed “shadow banning,” limiting the visibility of a Twitter user … Read More