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Jul 16, 2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks?
Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud'
Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor
Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing
Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports
Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets
After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks?
Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Pompeo to visit four Latin American nations in security, migration push
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on Venezuela's crisis, the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border, and more security cooperation, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement
A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 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 way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts
A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow simple orders, after prosecutors accused him of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on Instagram.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook
A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns
Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his former lobbyist job at defense contractor Raytheon Co.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen
President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump
Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump over the rising federal debt.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting
U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts
A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on his Instagram account.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

House moves to condemn Trump as he again attacks minority congresswomen
A resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it.

Reuters Politics
Jul 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 reported settlement with Facebook Inc.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters
U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican Party.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Judge mulls whether Trump ex-adviser Stone violated gag order
A visibly irritated federal judge considered on Tuesday whether to ban President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from using social media after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on his Instagram account.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a migration deal that removed threatened tariffs.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list
The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 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 aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as U.S. defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Former congressman Sanford considering challenge to Trump: newspaper
Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress
Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of restrictions on the Chinese firm.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing'
U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administration silence about the move by the NATO ally.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee
U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet and Russia's S-400 air defense system, which Moscow started delivering last week.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

As Trump renews attacks on congresswomen, House moves toward condemnation vote
A resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Mexico foreign minister to discuss migration with U.S. secretary of state
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Mexico City, he said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Father whose family died in Ethiopian plane crash to brief Congress
Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury
The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency
U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with an announcement on June 18 that it was hoping to launch a new digital coin called Libra in 2020.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China
U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would investigate accusations that Google worked with the Chinese government, but gave no other details in his early morning tweet on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency
U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with an announcement on June 18 that it was hoping to launch a new digital coin called Libra in 2020.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters
President Donald Trump's campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing
Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. judge expected to address whether ex-Trump adviser Stone violated gag order
President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, will appear in federal court on Tuesday and the judge is likely to decide whether to revoke his bond after prosecutors alleged Stone violated a gag order by discussing his case on social media.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit'
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

U.S. ambassador to Japan to resign this month
U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty is resigning this month after two years in office, the U.S. Embassy said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 16, 2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff
The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest
Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez raised $1.2 million in second quarter
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been in the middle of a controversy that includes House Democratic leadership and President Donald Trump, raised $1.2 million for her re-election in the second quarter, an impressive haul for a freshman lawmaker.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Democrat Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in second quarter for presidential bid
Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, nearly a quarter of it in the four days after a strong appearance in the party's first debate, his campaign said Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum
The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies
U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins
North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena for House testimony
White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena and failed to appear on Monday at a congressional hearing about allegations she violated the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border
Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use
A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy Devos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence
A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen
Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable
Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House
Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum
The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the United States.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister
Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things'
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying "that is not how we do things in Canada."

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trial begins with high stakes for U.S.-Turkey ties, ex-Trump adviser Flynn
In a court case that could further strain U.S. relations with Turkey and weigh on the sentencing of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, a criminal trial began on Monday involving a former Iranian-American business partner of Flynn.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen
Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally censure President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution condemning his "xenophobic tweets."

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen
Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist rhetoric meant to further divide Americans.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins
North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum
The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to ask for shelter in other countries.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump presses attack on Democratic 'squad' congresswomen, wants apology
U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to "go back" to the "places from which they came" in a series of weekend tweets that Democrats and other critics called racist.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum
Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States from Mexico must now also first seek protection from a so-called third party country, the Trump administration said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states
U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital gains.

Reuters Politics
Jul 15, 2019

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC
U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported (https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B) on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 14, 2019

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies
A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a copy of the draft legislation seen by Reuters.

Reuters Politics
Jul 14, 2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist.

Reuters Politics
Jul 14, 2019

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region.

Reuters Politics
Jul 13, 2019

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor
Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Rossello to also step down.

Reuters Politics
Jul 13, 2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare for military veterans.

Reuters Politics
Jul 13, 2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they want to win the White House.

Reuters Politics
Jul 13, 2019

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan
Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator
U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week
Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says
A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation
Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplomats.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week
Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status
The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says
A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay.

Reuters Politics
Jul 12, 2019

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena
A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records.

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