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U.S. senators expect Congress to reinstate aid for Ukraine even if Trump cuts it

Republican and Democratic senators said on Tuesday they expected the U.S. Congress would pass legislation restoring $250 million in military aid for Ukraine if President Donald Tru...

U.S. senators expect Congress to reinstate aid for Ukraine even if Trump cuts it

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Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diploma...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a...
10:14, 09/09/2019

Reinstate India's Preferred Trade Status, 44 Top US Lawmakers Urge Trump A bipartisan group of 44 influential lawmakers has urged the Trump administration to reinstate India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Reporter's Notebook: What to expect from Congress as lawmakers return from recess If you’re going to pay attention to Congress, do it now. Lawmakers are on the verge of returning to Washington after a lengthy recess. But the 2020 p...
04:28, 09/06/2019

Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress As Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power cuts, officials of the state electricity company are holding bats responsibl...
11:28, 06/22/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against...
15:28, 05/10/2019

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “...
00:42, 09/15/2019

Senators remark on Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign....
21:28, 06/13/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $1...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia in...
19:28, 07/08/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)       ...
22:42, 05/09/2019

Trump considering blocking military aid to Ukraine: CNN President Donald Trump is heavily considering blocking $250 million of dollars in military aid to Ukraine that is intended to help fight invading for...
17:42, 08/29/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House...
22:28, 05/14/2019

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the...
07:14, 06/05/2019

Senators make last-ditch plea to Trump on guns President Donald Trump spoke for 40 minutes with three leading senators Wednesday about expanding background checks during gun sales, keeping alive t...
11:14, 09/12/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issue...
01:56, 07/17/2019

Trump talks gun safety with bipartisan trio of senators President Trump on Wednesday said he was making progress negotiating with senators from both sides of the aisle on a measure he proposed calling the ...
02:14, 09/12/2019

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's e...
21:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: GOP senators oppose Trump’s Mexico tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Republican senators are declaring deep oppo...
08:28, 06/05/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said...
07:14, 05/15/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat ...
00:14, 06/05/2019

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign....
23:14, 06/13/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all cost...
23:14, 05/12/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natu...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Poll: 63% expect Trump reelection, up from 43% A growing number of Americans, now a substantial majority, believe that President Trump is at least “somewhat likely” to win reelection, according to...
13:28, 08/21/2019

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that...
20:28, 08/29/2019

Trump administration reinstates military aid for Ukraine President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from b...
23:14, 09/12/2019

US: Trump won’t trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won’t cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Po...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skill...
02:42, 05/08/2019

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the preside...
22:28, 06/04/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are ch...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonparti...
04:14, 07/30/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. ...
01:14, 05/15/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support t...
01:56, 06/10/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump weighs up Senators gun background check bill President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and ...
10:28, 09/12/2019

Bipartisan senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control A bipartisan group of three U.S. senators on Wednesday said they were attempting to revive legislation that failed in 2013 to close loopholes on the ...
19:42, 09/11/2019

Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has soug...
17:56, 06/03/2019

US avows support for Ukraine after Trump backs Russia in G7 Vice President Mike Pence has assured Ukraine’s president he can count on U.S. support after President Donald Trump advocated for letting Russia re-j...
21:00, 09/01/2019

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying...
17:28, 08/22/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months b...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Trump congratulates Ukraine's Zelenskiy on parliamentary elections U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on holding parliamentary elections which Zelenskiy's party won,...
21:00, 07/25/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democratic senators, including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-launderin...
18:56, 06/06/2019

Republican senators split from Trump, oppose Mexico tariff threat Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the econ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has soug...
21:28, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has soug...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win ap...
23:28, 04/30/2019

Senators say Trump will back gun control bills after El Paso, Dayton shootings WASHINGTON — There are signs of life in the Senate. After double mass shootings this weekend, two bipartisan gun safety bills in the Senate hav...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jo...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Trump's move to put military money toward the border wall could hurt GOP senators Sens. McSally, Gardner and Tillis, facing competitive 2020 elections, will have to defend their votes not to stop Trump from diverting military funds...
19:14, 09/06/2019

GOP's farm belt Senators back Trump as China takes aim at U.S. agriculture Republican lawmakers in the farm belt are standing with President Donald Trump in the wake of an escalating trade war with China, which retaliated on...
23:28, 05/13/2019

Rockies reinstate All-Star Story from IL The Colorado Rockies reinstated All-Star shortstop Trevor Story from the 10-day injured list before Tuesday night's game against the visiting Houston...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Rays reinstate OF Austin Meadows from IL ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays reinstated outfielder Austin Meadows on Friday from the 10-day injured list for the start of a three-g...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Giuliani will travel to Ukraine, saying country's probes may be 'very, very helpful' for Trump Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said in an interview Thursday that he plans to travel to Ukraine to push the country's leadership on several probes that...
13:14, 05/10/2019

Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump The president’s personal lawyer is stepping up efforts to urge the Ukrainian government to wade into United States politics by pursuing investigation...
03:56, 05/10/2019

Ukraine embassy says DNC operative reached out for dirt on Trump in 2016 Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's team, according to a...
06:42, 05/03/2019

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump,...
19:42, 09/09/2019

Russia and Ukraine swap prisoners, drawing praise from Trump While the exchange of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow them to start talking seriously...
03:14, 09/08/2019

Trump administration lifts hold on $250M in military aid for Ukraine The Trump administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, lawmakers announced Thursday as they were set to rebuke the administr...
00:00, 09/13/2019

Giuliani’s remarkable admission about seeking Ukraine’s assistance for Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign countr...
22:56, 05/10/2019

Here's all the military hardware you can expect to see in Trump's 'Salute to America' President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" will feature an amped-up fireworks show, a wide range of military hardware, and a speech from th...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Cramer: Don't expect the Fed to bow to Trump's interest rates demands Jim Cramer on Thursday called it a "lunatic theory" to think that Fed Chair Jerome Powell should have gone along with President Donald Trump's c...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition T...
06:14, 06/05/2019

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies t...
22:28, 07/20/2019

Defying Trump, U.S. senators renew pressure on Saudis with focus on Yemen: letter Republican and Democratic U.S. senators revived an effort to pressure Saudi Arabia over human rights, by pushing the country to fulfill its commitmen...
02:14, 09/12/2019

Trump meets with senators from key farm states, touts biofuel deal progress U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after he met with U.S. senators from key farm state...
03:28, 09/13/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congre...
21:28, 05/24/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President...
17:42, 06/05/2019

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs...
05:42, 06/05/2019

Diamondbacks reinstate Lamb from IL, in lineup vs Dodgers PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated one-time All-Star infielder Jake Lamb from the 10-day injured list in time for the game against th...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Cramer's game plan: Expect the unexpected from both Powell and Trump After a "monster good week" for the market, Jim Cramer warns investors to have their guards up ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated...
05:28, 09/14/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration...
18:56, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump meets with senators from key farm states, touts biofuel deal progress U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after he met with U.S. senators from key farm state...
03:28, 09/13/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s v...
23:42, 07/06/2019

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at bloc...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Nationals reinstate Sean Doolittle, Ryan Zimmerman from IL Washington Nationals reinstate closer Sean Doolittle and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 10-day injured list      ...
22:14, 09/01/2019

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK Transport Minister tells Autocar full electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a gran...
13:56, 05/17/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes ...
16:28, 05/11/2019

Trump praises Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap as ‘first giant step to peace’ President Trump tweeted praise to Russia and Ukraine for Saturday’s prisoner swap that could herald an easing of tensions between the neighboring nat...
22:00, 09/07/2019

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foe...
05:42, 09/10/2019

Ukraine Is Struggling to Make Sense of Trump and Bolton’s Conflicting Messages on Russia Like many of Ukraine’s political leaders, Oleksandr Danyliuk, the head of the National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine, had trouble mak...
22:14, 08/30/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign countr...
14:14, 05/11/2019

Trump offers to join in French overtures to resolve Russia-Ukraine crisis US president hails Sunday’s Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap and pledges support for Normandy format talksA French-led initiative to restore Europe’s rel...
19:28, 09/10/2019

Expect pricier toys this Christmas as Trump boosts China tariffs In the toy industry, President Donald Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time, as September is a peak holiday shipping mont...
17:56, 08/02/2019

Pelosi urged to act on Trump impeachment: 'We expect moral leadership' – live Progressive groups demand Democrats move ahead with hearingsHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and g...
16:56, 06/04/2019

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being...
02:14, 08/01/2019

Screen time manager OurPact wants Apple to reinstate its removed app OurPact disputes Apple's claim that it removed its screen time and parental control app over security concerns.       ...
00:14, 05/02/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term ele...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Court hears appeal to reinstate lawsuit in church massacre RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Survivors and relatives of nine people killed in a racist attack at a South Carolina church have asked a federal appeals court t...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Marlins reinstate 3 players including closer José Ureña Miami Marlins reinstate RHPs Jose Urena and Tayron Guerrero, IF Miguel Rojas from injured list as rosters expand for September    ...
22:14, 09/01/2019

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son's involvement with a com...
20:00, 09/09/2019

Kudlow does not expect China to retaliate against Trump's latest tariffs despite Beijing's warning Despite Kudlow's expectations, China said on Saturday that it strongly opposes Trump's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion ...
23:14, 08/25/2019

Judge rejects suit to reinstate North Dakota women's hockey A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women's hockey players seeking to reinstate a program that at...
13:42, 06/21/2019

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Repub...
02:42, 06/04/2019

Maximum Security owners ask judge to reinstate Kentucky Derby victory The owners of the horse that was named winner of the Kentucky Derby only to have the title taken back minutes later have asked a federal judge to rei...
16:14, 06/01/2019

NYPD declined to reinstate cop cleared in sex assault case: court docs A former NYPD deputy inspector cleared of sexually assaulting a fellow cop says the pressure to plead guilty in the case was so intense, he checked h...
03:14, 06/09/2019

Suit seeking to reinstate North Dakota women’s hockey tossed FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women’s hockey players seeking to ha...
23:56, 06/20/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, w...
04:28, 05/21/2019

Russia, Ukraine release 70 in major prisoner exchange, Trump calls it a 'first giant step to peace' A trade of some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff between Ukraine and Russia were released Saturday during a major pris...
21:14, 09/07/2019

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not t...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with ...
03:42, 05/11/2019

Judge Orders White House Reinstate Press Pass of Reporter Who Feuded With Sebastian Gorka A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the White House’s decision to revoke Playboy White House correspondent Brian Karem’s press pass, a decision whic...
16:42, 09/04/2019

Kentucky Derby loser Maximum Security's owners: 'Proper hearing' will reinstate horse as winner The owners of Maximum Security – who finished first but was later disqualified from the Kentucky Derby over the weekend – continued to fight back on ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Trump moves haphazardly toward Tax Cuts 2.0 President Trump is putting together a proposal for a second round of tax cuts to fortify his reelection platform, but the effort is coming together o...
07:14, 09/15/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies in...
03:00, 07/03/2019

'SNL' spoofs loyal GOP senators who support Trump no matter what The opening sketch on "Saturday Night Live" featured a parody of "Meet the Press" with Republican senators who can't quit their President Trump ...
01:56, 05/13/2019

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis. &...
19:28, 06/05/2019

Trump Again Mulls Capital Gains Tax Cuts President Trump is planning to meet with his economic advisers on Wednesday to discuss whether his administration should lower capital-gains taxes by...
16:42, 09/11/2019

Trump Examining Various Tax Cuts to Bolster the Economy President Trump said the White House is examining proposals to bolster the economy, including reducing capital-gains taxes, while maintaining that gr...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Trump Again Weighs Capital-Gains Tax Cuts President Trump and his advisers are set to discuss whether to bypass Congress to lower capital-gains taxes by indexing them to inflation, according ...
21:14, 09/11/2019

The Fed Should Ignore Trump and Contemplate Cuts for the Right Reasons At a time when the need for easier money is debatable, it would be natural for monetary policy makers to snub President Trump’s calls for interest-ra...
14:56, 06/09/2019

Trump looking at possible tax cuts amid economic jitters President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was considering potential tax cuts on wages as well as profits from asset sales, and sought...
05:56, 08/21/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic...
05:14, 06/26/2019

Trump receptive to bipartisan deal on budget cuts President Donald Trump left a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday morning seemingly open to a deal with Democrats to raise...
01:42, 05/15/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Trump says Fed Chief Powell 'let us down' by not clearly signaling more rate cuts President Donald Trump said that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell "let us down" on Wednesday hours after the Fed lowered its benchmark rate by ...
05:00, 08/01/2019

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign...
01:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that cr...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cu...
12:28, 05/22/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wav...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and woul...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Buttigieg ‘doesn’t care’ about Trump’s trolling, slams tax cuts Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday evening shrugged off trolling by President Trump during a Fox News town hall Sunday where he...
08:28, 05/20/2019

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnin...
21:42, 07/17/2019

Heritage Foundation bewildered by Biden claim about Trump tax cuts The conservative Heritage Foundation reacted with bewilderment on Wednesday after Joe Biden claimed that the think tank had condemned the 2017 Trump-...
12:00, 08/29/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seekin...
19:14, 05/17/2019

New data show risk to Democrats of fully repealing Trump tax cuts A new analysis by the Joint Committee of Taxation, which is tasked with providing the official analysis of tax policy for members of Congress, demons...
21:56, 06/25/2019

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and clo...
03:56, 06/23/2019

Trump’s Refugee Cuts Threaten Deep Consequences at Home and Abroad Sure, countries take in people displaced by warfare out of humanitarian concerns. But they also have a more practical goal: preventing still worse co...
11:14, 09/11/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-Fed official says Trump pressure 'may have held up' rate cuts from happening sooner Gerald O'Driscoll, former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, told CNBC that President Donald Trump's public pressure on ...
00:56, 07/12/2019

'Death by a thousand cuts': Trump raid delay prolongs migrants' agony After the president postponed planned Ice enforcement operations, leaders and activists said they would not drop their guardOn Saturday, communities ...
07:42, 06/23/2019

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-...
18:28, 06/06/2019

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 Census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and as...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't considering them, a day after he said they were on the table AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he isn't considering payroll tax cuts to juice the economy with extra consumer cash, on...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview wit...
04:14, 05/15/2019

Canadian newspaper publisher cuts ties with artist behind controversial Trump cartoon A Canadian artist's freelance contract with a newspaper publishing company was terminated days after one of his cartoons depicting President Trump mo...
11:42, 07/01/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The preside...
01:56, 05/06/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being remov...
13:14, 06/03/2019

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
21:42, 07/22/2019

Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid...
02:56, 08/17/2019

Oil prices rise amid production cuts and Trump Iran threats – business live Opec cartel members suggested that production cuts could remain in place to sustain prices 10.25am BST Ryanair shares are down by 3.4%, after profits...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters. ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a...
07:56, 08/02/2019

| US Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort US Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the...
06:14, 08/30/2019

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new ...
00:14, 06/20/2019

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at ...
02:42, 06/28/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquir...
01:28, 05/06/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the...
00:00, 05/06/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyLive: follow the late...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Congress flails after Trump’s deportation ultimatum Lawmakers are stumbling in their efforts to address the border crisis before bolting for the holiday recess, dimming long-shot hopes that Congress ca...
04:14, 06/25/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of th...
19:28, 07/10/2019

Congress Will Try Again to Learn What Trump and Putin Told Each Other As President Donald Trump prepares for another potential meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Congress is pressuring the White House ...
19:28, 06/24/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after tellin...
00:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that ...
21:56, 05/14/2019

Trump, at Florida rally, mocks 2020 field: 'I want to watch that one' when Buttigieg cuts deals with China's Xi President Trump riffed on his potential opponents in the 2020 presidential election, making jokes at the expense of three of the current Democratic c...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including former White House counsel Don McGhan, t...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Cong...
00:56, 06/06/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a...
22:14, 06/03/2019

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of P...
16:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the ...
01:14, 06/16/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the ...
12:42, 06/16/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former c...
06:56, 05/21/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress,...
05:56, 05/03/2019

Congress investigating Trump over US military trips to Scotland Conflict of interest concerns over military spending at Prestwick airport and discount offers at president’s resortCongress is investigating Donald T...
02:00, 09/08/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russ...
13:14, 05/10/2019

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress b...
16:28, 05/27/2019

Waiting for Trump, Congress remains at loggerheads on gun legislation White House aides briefed Republican senators on potential legislative options but gave no indication of what the president is willing to sign into l...
01:14, 09/11/2019

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has...
22:42, 05/15/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has...
22:42, 05/15/2019

Trump says NRA's views should be 'respected' as Congress weighs gun action President Donald Trump on Friday said he has been speaking with the National Rifle Association to ensure that the gun lobby's "very strong views" are...
16:14, 08/09/2019

Judge rules against Trump in records dispute with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Meh...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the cou...
21:28, 05/03/2019

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Con...
22:14, 08/22/2019

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 ...
07:00, 06/12/2019

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, h...
23:42, 07/14/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify be...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with c...
22:56, 05/29/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with R...
20:14, 05/09/2019

Trump touts possible Curt Schilling bid for Congress: 'Terrific!' President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republic...
16:56, 08/13/2019

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of...
04:00, 06/12/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretar...
20:42, 05/07/2019

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his ...
13:56, 07/24/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member ...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
12:56, 07/22/2019

Watch: Chris Cuomo Cuts Trump Minion Interview Short After She Refuses to Admit the President Lies CNN host Chris Cuomo once threatened to throw a guy down a flight of stairs for calling him “Fredo.” And by once, I mean earlier this month....
03:28, 08/30/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Exposes New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one...
19:28, 05/26/2019

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers t...
01:14, 05/24/2019

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New ...
00:42, 07/24/2019

Trump administration defends Fannie, Freddie overhaul before Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guaran...
17:42, 09/10/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has...
18:28, 07/08/2019

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct spec...
00:56, 06/03/2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash WASHINGTON (AP) — For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty s...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Fight With Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Meh...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify about the Russia investigation before ...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Trump claims victory after Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn't watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday prove...
05:14, 07/25/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGhan will ig...
22:56, 05/20/2019

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. Hou...
02:56, 08/17/2019

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while...
01:14, 08/10/2019

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent...
03:14, 08/13/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charl...
01:56, 05/06/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Att...
19:14, 05/16/2019

Trump says he’ll work with Congress to stop ‘menace of mass attacks’ Trump's commitment to gun control has been in doubt ever since 17 students and adults were killed in a shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school o...
00:42, 09/02/2019

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing...
21:56, 06/19/2019

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie ...
02:42, 06/01/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with ov...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Trump to tell ex-White House counsel not to appear before Congress: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to instruct former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena by failing to show up on T...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Trump administration to defend Fannie, Freddie overhaul before U.S. Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday will question Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which gua...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other fi...
01:56, 07/24/2019

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump wo...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, ...
21:00, 09/10/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is...
19:56, 05/01/2019

10 Million Signatures Urging Trump Impeachment Delivered To Congress Two House Democrats on Thursday joined activists at the US Capitol who presented Congress with signatures of 10 million people calling on lawmakers t...
02:42, 05/10/2019

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days b...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, t...
19:28, 07/16/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
02:56, 06/04/2019

Trump moves to keep census documents sought by Congress under wraps President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege in refusing to turn over to a U.S. House committee certain documents related to adding a citi...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disa...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host ...
00:42, 05/11/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
05:28, 06/04/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority L...
01:28, 09/04/2019

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trum...
01:42, 05/22/2019

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politica...
04:56, 05/30/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeki...
16:28, 05/21/2019

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans t...
05:56, 06/11/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medic...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Trump Says US Congress Give "Notice" Before Requesting State Tax Return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days b...
18:42, 07/31/2019

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge ...
07:56, 08/02/2019

Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint WASHINGTON (AP) — With questions mounting over President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capi...
02:14, 05/21/2019

U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of...
09:14, 06/26/2019

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was impo...
00:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stag...
05:28, 05/07/2019

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing wi...
13:42, 05/28/2019

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dorma...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democrat...
04:14, 05/07/2019

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, pe...
09:28, 08/07/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmaker...
04:42, 07/20/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her al...
09:14, 06/25/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisio...
13:42, 05/28/2019

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe Presid...
04:14, 08/21/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of...
21:14, 05/24/2019

New York Inches Closer on Law That Would Let Congress See Trump’s State Tax Returns (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees t...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying a...
23:28, 05/21/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had a...
06:28, 06/05/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objecti...
06:14, 05/22/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials ar...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Trump suggests he won’t let ex-White House lawyer McGahn testify before Congress President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe he will let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify in front of committees in Congress. Tru...
09:42, 05/03/2019

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall fu...
23:14, 06/06/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his ...
00:56, 06/05/2019

Trump administration unveils Fannie, Freddie overhaul, urges Congress to act The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while cal...
01:56, 09/06/2019

Trump just said Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress and claimed that Democrats were 'looking for a redo' Associated Press On Sunday, President Trump suggested in a pair of tweets that special counsel Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress. Mue...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. cens...
22:14, 06/12/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
03:28, 06/04/2019

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former Whi...
05:28, 05/21/2019

Congress Investigates Suspicious Air Force Trips to Trump’s Scotland Resort Violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause have been an ongoing concern since Donald Trump moved into the White House. But the latest scandal...
07:42, 09/08/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his ...
21:42, 06/04/2019

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U...
17:56, 06/12/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexic...
21:00, 06/04/2019

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secret...
03:28, 06/11/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to joi...
02:42, 04/30/2019

Trump says Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress about Russia probe findings President Trump says the special counsel's report found no collusion and therefore there is no need for the special counsel to testify. "No redo...
01:42, 05/07/2019

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules fo...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Hope Hicks Told Congress Trump Is Serious About Accepting Dirt From Foreigners Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary C...
05:14, 06/21/2019

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because o...
18:42, 06/21/2019

Pelosi says Congress no closer to vote on Trump USMCA trade deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday the House of Representatives is no closer to a vote on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and wouldn'...
07:56, 05/09/2019

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records ...
19:14, 05/22/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congre...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial recor...
01:56, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, if...
19:56, 09/10/2019

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigr...
22:28, 06/22/2019

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed fo...
23:42, 06/22/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling ...
00:42, 05/23/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle...
20:28, 05/22/2019

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - p...
14:14, 05/30/2019

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to th...
02:56, 06/29/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a n...
21:14, 05/22/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network do...
19:42, 05/09/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the...
22:14, 05/24/2019

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday...
19:42, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of...
21:14, 05/24/2019

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has ...
20:56, 05/23/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to ...
04:14, 07/18/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s ...
21:28, 07/18/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales t...
05:28, 05/26/2019

ANALYSIS: The cynical strategy behind Trump’s attacks on minority women in Congress Trump doesn’t actually do much to hide his sentiments in comments widely criticized as racist. That’s because there’s a strategy here, says Jackson P...
21:14, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests world...
03:14, 08/16/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secre...
09:14, 05/24/2019

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York st...
06:42, 08/02/2019

President Donald Trump asks Congress to end 'unexpected,' 'unjustified' medical bills President Donald Trump called on Congress Thursday to pass legislation to increase transparency on medical billing and end the practice of what he ca...
21:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Four U.S. lawmakers Congress ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thu...
19:42, 07/19/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
03:56, 05/24/2019

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
00:42, 05/23/2019

Trump’s North America trade deal in limbo as Congress leaves town Months of secretive talks between House Democrats and administration officials had produced no agreement on the rewrite of the 25-year-old North Amer...
09:00, 08/02/2019

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his ...
03:28, 06/04/2019

Pelosi says there’s no role for Congress in addressing latest sexual assault accusation against Trump The speaker said E. Jean Carroll’s allegation that the president sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room two decades ago was a mat...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital ...
19:28, 05/24/2019

White House defies Congress on McGahn subpoena as Trump battles Democrats The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn, its former counsel, to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Spec...
00:28, 05/08/2019

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an a...
19:28, 08/01/2019

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps th...
03:14, 07/23/2019

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The d...
02:56, 07/23/2019

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to viole...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, freshman congre...
21:42, 07/15/2019

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a t...
08:28, 05/25/2019

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also obje...
07:00, 07/25/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to Presiden...
18:56, 07/08/2019

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian elec...
19:56, 05/08/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
02:42, 05/25/2019

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, w...
07:56, 06/08/2019

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea P...
21:28, 07/31/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence...
13:56, 05/21/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the U...
22:28, 06/12/2019

President Trump Attacks Mueller Testifying to Congress, in a Reversal of Previous Comments President Donald Trump tweeted a fiery rejection of special council Robert Mueller testifying before Congress on Sunday, backtracking previous statem...
00:56, 05/06/2019

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and ge...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessi...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions abo...
01:28, 06/20/2019

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that Presiden...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reforms plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing f...
19:28, 08/07/2019

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realitie...
08:56, 06/20/2019

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledgi...
03:14, 08/16/2019

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians s...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
22:42, 06/12/2019

Trump's former aide Hope Hicks to face Congress over Mueller and Russia – live Ex-communications chief to testify behind closed doorsTa-Nehisi Coates to speak on funds for slaves’ descendantsSign up for the US briefing and get a...
15:28, 06/19/2019

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Man Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune...
07:00, 07/22/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. P...
23:42, 05/14/2019

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, act...
01:42, 05/22/2019

NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor....
20:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 6-Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
01:42, 05/23/2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to Presid...
19:42, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete...
04:56, 05/25/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congres...
03:14, 05/23/2019

Trump Bosses Up, Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Documents and Shuts Down Talks With Congress Death Row Records President Donald Trump has shut down all inquires into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative documents by asserting execut...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris ...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions from Congress attempting to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia Associated Press President Donald Trump vetoed measures blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance supp...
12:14, 07/25/2019

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain Preside...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Co...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tens...
23:28, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and ...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up,...
19:42, 06/19/2019

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.       &#...
13:28, 06/12/2019

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back...
11:42, 06/13/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
23:14, 05/22/2019

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional en...
08:14, 06/15/2019

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arm...
23:28, 05/24/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
23:56, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital ...
21:14, 05/24/2019

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify to Congress President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation, t...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in h...
15:14, 07/03/2019

Filing: Persons in Trump circle, Congress asked Michael Flynn about disrupting Russia probe Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received said people linked to the Trump administration and Congress tried to interfere with the Justi...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Summer Heat: Robert Mueller Agrees to Testify Before Congress About His Findings in the Trump Russia Probe Special counsel Robert Mueller, who conducted a years-long investigation into whether Donald Trump and/or his team colluded with the Russians to inte...
09:56, 06/26/2019

Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because...
09:42, 09/09/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump an...
19:56, 05/20/2019

Fired FBI deputy boss Andrew McCabe calls for Trump impeachment, hints Congress could make 'more progress' Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday called for Congress to “absolutely” move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Trum...
23:28, 06/20/2019

Trump’s acting intelligence chief told to turn over whistleblower complaint or face public questioning by Congress The standoff raises concern that the White House, Justice Department or other executive branch officials are attempting to cover up serious misconduc...
14:14, 09/17/2019

Trump says Fed's Powell 'let us down' by not signaling future interest rate cuts Trump said Fed chief Powell 'let us down' by not signaling long cycle of rate cuts. The Fed sliced its key interest rate by a quarter-perce...
05:00, 08/01/2019

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another em...
16:42, 05/21/2019

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark L...
10:28, 05/22/2019

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.    ...
03:56, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump hits back at 'witch hunt' as Robert Mueller prepares to testify to Congress Donald Trump insisted he was innocent of obstructing justice or colluding with Russia, in a pre-emptive strike against today's testimony to Congress ...
14:42, 07/24/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:42, 09/09/2019

Texas attack: Donald Trump says he will work with Congress to 'stop the menace of mass attacks' after latest shooting US President Donald Trump said his administration is committed to working with Congress to "stop the menace of mass attacks" following the latest mas...
21:56, 09/01/2019

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over th...
14:56, 06/20/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. Joh...
04:42, 05/18/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each us...
14:28, 06/26/2019

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the long...
03:56, 08/01/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrat...
23:42, 06/10/2019

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, incl...
17:28, 06/20/2019

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) relea...
01:28, 05/24/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law,...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Al Franken: senators say they regret calling for his resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US se...
20:56, 07/22/2019

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US Senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, r...
06:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
20:42, 07/16/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
19:28, 07/16/2019

Joe Biden apologises for remarks about segregationist senators 2020 hopeful says ‘I regret it’ at campaign event after criticism over comments about working with lawmakers known for racist viewsAs he headed towar...
00:28, 07/07/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep ...
01:28, 05/08/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Feder...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spie...
00:28, 05/08/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight week...
06:14, 05/16/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democr...
02:42, 07/30/2019

The Latest: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Leaders of the U.S. Senate Approp...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust l...
21:28, 08/02/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal i...
13:56, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Giuliani says he is not going to Ukraine NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani and his plans to encourage investigations in Ukraine that he thin...
07:42, 05/11/2019

Eight die in fire at hotel in Ukraine Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine's emergen...
10:00, 08/17/2019

At least one killed in gas explosion in Ukraine At least one person died and seven were injured after part of an apartment building collapsed in the western Ukrainian town of Drohobych, Ukrainian s...
13:56, 08/28/2019

Don’t expect the Islanders to look the same RALEIGH , N.C. — The template of success under Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz has been established, the baseline of accountability and work ethic etc...
11:14, 05/04/2019

What To Expect In November (LEX 18)– The governor’s race was not the only matchup settled on Tuesday night. In November, the five down-ballot races will feature two...
01:42, 05/23/2019

What to expect at E3 2019 We're barely a week away from the start of E3 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles California! This year's event may be missing one of...
17:42, 05/31/2019

What to expect out of E3 this year USA Today reporter Mike Snider breaks down the biggest releases and newest developments coming out of E3 this year.      &#...
16:00, 06/09/2019

What to expect during IUD insertion An intrauterine device, or IUD, is a small device a doctor inserts into the uterus that helps prevent pregnancy. Learn about what to expect during an...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
18:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-C...
22:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.R...
14:42, 07/17/2019

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are mos...
02:42, 08/07/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G netw...
01:42, 05/16/2019

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks ...
19:42, 08/16/2019

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington ...
03:28, 08/28/2019

GOP senators question immigration plan presented by Kushner WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are questioning a White House immigration plan presented to them by presidential senior adviser and son-in-law ...
05:28, 05/15/2019

‘We got things done’: Biden recalls ‘civility’ with segregationist senators At a fundraiser, the former vice president remarked that the late Mississippi Sen. James O. Eastland, a Southern Democrat and avowed white supremacis...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-base...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators Amid Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. ec...
17:14, 07/11/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Amer...
22:14, 05/15/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artifi...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unaut...
21:56, 08/06/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is rig...
21:56, 06/18/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at ...
06:14, 07/17/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue Florida's U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintai...
23:56, 07/29/2019

Dem senators slam Ratcliffe's nomination for intel chief Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday dismissed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of national intelli...
19:28, 07/29/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel sh...
05:42, 05/18/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syst...
20:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
20:42, 07/16/2019

Senators Want Answers on Listings for Unsafe Amazon Merchandise Three senators wrote a letter to Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, asking him to take action to stop the sale of unsafe items and to ensure accurate warning...
23:42, 08/29/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the uppe...
13:00, 05/14/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for...
21:42, 05/14/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Con...
02:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the ...
21:28, 07/16/2019

Senators question care of unaccompanied migrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Finance Committee are questioning whether the Trump administration is neglectin...
23:42, 05/09/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the...
19:14, 07/15/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Po...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Ex-Hassan aide sentenced to 4 years for doxing senators A former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for hacking Senate computers and releasing personal info...
03:42, 06/20/2019

Senators demand answers from Amazon about unsafe products A group of three US senators today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking for a "sweeping internal investigation" into the company's cons...
05:00, 08/30/2019

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red fla...
18:56, 05/23/2019

US Senators ask the FCC to review licenses with China-owned telecoms Two US Senators want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecoms should be permitted to operate in...
03:28, 09/17/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would...
02:56, 05/01/2019

Senators Question Two Agencies' Investigations of Big Tech Firms Senators questioned how the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are orchestrating major antitrust reviews of dominant tech companies, ami...
22:42, 09/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
21:56, 05/23/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture...
03:42, 05/31/2019

AG Barr meets with senators to discuss potential gun legislation Attorney General William Barr met with senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss a package of gun legislation proposals the Department of Justice s...
02:14, 09/18/2019

Democratic Senators Question Facebook on Hidden Gun Sales A group of influential Democratic senators called on Facebook Inc. to quickly end the postings of firearms for sale on its popular Marketplace and de...
21:28, 09/06/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its...
20:14, 05/21/2019

Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin denied visas to several of his colleagues...
22:42, 09/04/2019

Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in U.S. Two U.S. senators on Monday asked the FCC and national security agencies to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecom companies should be allowe...
21:00, 09/16/2019