Politics

FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts /File Photo/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not testify before Congress next
0 Comments
U.S. Donald Trump attends an event to celebrate the anniversary of first lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” initiative in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report from Congress
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring “case closed” after a two-year probe of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections, even as House Democrats’ war with the White House intensified. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens
0 Comments
(Reuters) – U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communities. FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders participates in a moderated discussion at
0 Comments
FIL PHOTO: Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA) questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell as he delivers the Federal Reserve’s Semiannual Monetary Policy Report on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief. FILE PHOTO: House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) chairs a House Judiciary
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare display of bipartisan consensus is starting to show signs of strain as the crisis in the OPEC nation drags on. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a rally in
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York’s Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments clause. The 90-story Manhattan building, part of the real
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. congressional Democrat on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for resisting demands for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report on the Russia inquiry, and accused President Donald Trump’s administration of a “growing attack” on democracy. A House Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Justice
0 Comments