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White House to brief Democrats on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill US tr...

06 June, 2020 9:39 am 9:39 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House sought to play down reports it knew Russia had paid the Taliban bounties to kill US troops, promising to brief Democrats on Tuesday after being accused of only sharing information with President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans. Trump administration officials said there was no consensus on the underlying intelligence among … Read More

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Trump suspends entry of certain foreign workers despite business opposition

06 June, 2020 8:43 am 8:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose. Trump issued a presidential proclamation that temporarily blocks foreign workers entering on H-1B visas for skilled employees, and L visas, … Read More

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Fires burn near White House in violent US protests

06 June, 2020 5:56 pm 5:56 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Fires burned near the White House, stores were looted in New York City and Southern California, and a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing. National Guard troops were deployed in 15 states and Washington, D.C. in an attempt … Read More

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Zuckerberg distances Facebook from Twitter in Trump fight

05 May, 2020 12:32 pm 12:32 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg took pains to distance his company from Twitter and its fight with US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the White House moved to scrap a law protecting social media companies. Republican Trump, who accuses social media firms of bias against conservatives, without evidence, stepped up … Read More

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Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday: White House

05 May, 2020 2:39 pm 2:39 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices. The officials gave no further details. It was unclear how Trump could follow through on the threat of shutting down … Read More

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Pence not in quarantine, to be at White House Monday, after aide tests posi...

05 May, 2020 8:32 am 8:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence is not in quarantine and plans to be at the White House on Monday, a spokesman said on Sunday, despite media reports that Pence was self-isolating after a staffer tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “Vice President Pence will continue to follow the advice of the White House … Read More

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White House to wind down coronavirus task force as focus shifts to aftermat...

05 May, 2020 8:29 am 8:29 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said. Trump confirmed the plans after Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the group, told reporters the White House may start moving coordination of … Read More

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Half of US states easing coronavirus restrictions as jobless numbers grow

05 May, 2020 9:29 am 9:29 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The White House let its 2-week-old economic reopening guidelines expire as half of all US states forged ahead with their own strategies for easing restrictions on restaurants, retail and other businesses shuttered by the coronavirus crisis. The enormous pressure on states to reopen, despite a lack of wide-scale virus testing and … Read More

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White House touts coronavirus testing capacity in face of criticism

04 April, 2020 9:50 am 9:50 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday rejected criticism that the country has not ramped up its testing capacity enough to begin safely reopening state economies shuttered to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The remarks came a day after President Donald Trump unveiled new guidelines for US states to emerge from the … Read More

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Warren ends White House bid, leaving Biden and Sanders to fight for Democra...

03 March, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

(Reuters) – Elizabeth Warren ended her presidential campaign  after concluding she had no realistic path to the Democratic nomination, leaving behind a two-man battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders. Warren, a liberal senator who won plaudits for her robust policy plans and focused her campaign on fighting the corrupting influence … Read More

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UK court told Assange tried to call White House, Hillary Clinton over data ...

02 February, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange tried to contact Hillary Clinton and the White House when he realised that unredacted US diplomatic cables given to WikiLeaks were about to be dumped on the internet, his lawyer told his London extradition hearing. Assange is being sought by the United States on 18 counts of hacking US government … Read More

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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