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Bolton says he hopes book is not ‘suppressed’ by White House

02 February, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – John Bolton, the former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, raised concern on Monday about his unpublished book being “suppressed” by the White House and suggested he should be able to respond to the president’s tweets about him. “I hope, ultimately, I can get the book published,” Bolton told a Duke … Read More

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Trump eyes White House changes after impeachment acquittal

02 February, 2020 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is eyeing a series of staff changes days after securing an acquittal in his impeachment trial, including ousting a national security official who testified against him and replacing his acting chief of staff, a source familiar with the situation and media reports said on Friday. Trump emerged victorious … Read More

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US not to issue visas to pregnant women in a bid to control ‘birth to...

01 January, 2020 2:38 pm 2:38 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – President Donald Trump opened a new front in his battle against immigration on Thursday, barring the issuing of visas to pregnant women seeking to enter the United States for so-called birth tourism. In announcing the move, which takes effect on Friday, the White House said foreigners were using the visas “to … Read More

Trump to unveil long-stalled Middle East peace plan ahead of Israeli leader...

01 January, 2020 11:20 am 11:20 am

MIAMI/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his long-delayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week. The political aspects of the peace initiative have been closely guarded. Only the economic … Read More

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Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine

01 January, 2020 9:01 am 9:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove US President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress. The assessment from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) was a setback … Read More

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Battle lines harden over Trump impeachment trial witnesses

12 December, 2019 12:13 pm 12:13 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday signalled comfort with plans by Senate Republicans to avoid new witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, while a top Democrat seized on a newly released email on the withholding of U.S. aid to Ukraine to press his case for testimony. The Democratic-led House of Representatives approved … Read More

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Trump invites Johnson to the White House in new year

12 December, 2019 8:39 am 8:39 am

LONDON (Reuters)  – U.S. President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year, Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper reported bit.ly/35N97uI. The report added that Trump’s invitation to Johnson was made after the British prime minister’s recent election win. Formal discussions on the exact timing … 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

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White House considered kicking Huawei out of US banking system

12 December, 2019 5:43 pm 5:43 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration considered banning China’s Huawei from the US financial system earlier this year as part of a host of policy options to thwart the blacklisted telecoms equipment giant, according to three people familiar with the matter. The plan, which was ultimately shelved, called for placing Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], … Read More

White House says it won’t participate in Wednesday’s Trump impe...

12 December, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that US President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, citing a lack of “fundamental fairness.” Trump’s aides responded defiantly to the first of two crucial deadlines he faces in Congress this week as Democrats prepare … Read More

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Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

11 November, 2019 10:22 am 10:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Appeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. McGahn, who left his post in October 2018, last May defied a House Judiciary Committee subpoena … Read More

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‘Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face US sanctions’

11 November, 2019 10:33 am 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US is very upset about Turkey’s purchase of Russian missile defence systems and could impose sanctions on Ankara if it does not “get rid” of them, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said. “Turkey will feel the impact of those sanctions,” O’Brien told CBS’s “Face the Nation” in an interview, … Read More

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White House will refuse to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

10 October, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said it would refuse to cooperate with an “illegitimate, unconstitutional” congressional impeachment inquiry, setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democratic-led US House of Representatives. Hours after the administration abruptly blocked a key witness in the Ukraine scandal from testifying to congressional panels, White House … Read More

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Trump takes steps to bar some senior Iranian officials from US

09 September, 2019 4:52 am 4:52 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday gave the State Department the authority to bar senior Iranian officials and their family members from entering the United States as immigrants or nonimmigrants, the White House said in a proclamation. The proclamation, posted on the White House website and bearing Wednesday’s date, repeated US accusations that … Read More


White House says Trump may meet Rouhani despite Saudi oil attacks

09 September, 2019 2:58 am 2:58 am

WASHINGTON – The White House said on Sunday President Donald Trump may still meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, despite the US accusing Iran of masterminding drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway did not rule out the possibility in a television interview broadcast as Saudi Arabia raced to restart … Read More