Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump’s appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday, as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional. Trump on Wednesday named Matthew Whitaker to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced out after months of attacks
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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a news conference following Tuesday’s midterm congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has signed an immigration proclamation, an order that would help effectively ban migrants who cross the U.S. border with
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FILE PHOTO: Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn was elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee on Tuesday, defeating the state’s former governor, Democrat Phil Bredesen, to help her party’s efforts
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. November 4, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – John James, running
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(Reuters) – The Republican candidate in Georgia’s governor’s race, who also oversees the state’s elections, accused Democrats on Sunday of trying to hack voter registration systems, a move analysts said highlighted the inherent conflict between his twin roles. FILE PHOTO: Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp speaks with visitors to the state capitol about the
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at Huntington Tri-State Airport in Huntington, West Virginia, U.S., November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump :
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood celebrities will make a push next week to urge young people to the polls in Tuesday’s U.S. elections, when control of Congress and many state governorships are at stake. Netflix show host Chelsea Handler appears on stage at Politicon, “the unconventional political convention”, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena,
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, who spoke by telephone on Thursday, expressed optimism about resolving their trade dispute ahead of a high-stakes meeting at the end of November in Argentina. FILE PHOTO: Trucks transport containers next to a container ship at a port in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, China
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