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Trump floats idea of delaying election, congressional Republicans reject id...

07 July, 2020 10:17 pm 10:17 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the idea of delaying the Nov 3 US elections, an idea immediately rejected by both Democrats and his fellow Republicans in Congress – the sole branch of government with the authority to make such a change. Critics and even Trump’s allies dismissed the notion as unserious … Read More

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US lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals to boost profits

07 July, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of America’s most prominent tech CEOs in the hot seat. The chairman of the US House of Representatives antitrust panel holding the hearing said … Read More

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Most Americans support sweeping Democratic police reform proposals

06 June, 2020 9:22 am 9:22 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most Americans, including a majority of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, support sweeping law enforcement reforms such as a ban on chokeholds and racial profiling after the latest death of an African American while in police custody, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released. The national survey on June 9-10, shows … Read More

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US Senate acquits Trump in historic vote as re-election campaign looms

02 February, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term. The businessman-turned-politician, 73, survived only the third presidential impeachment trial in … Read More

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Democrats try to persuade reluctant Republicans to join push to remove Trum...

01 January, 2020 8:54 pm 8:54 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats were poised on Thursday to press forward at US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case. The seven House Democratic “managers” serving as prosecutors in the trial were due at … Read More

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