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Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Democratic hopeful Hickenlooper to take on monopolies in economic plan
Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former governor of Colorado, will release an anti-monopoly plan in California on Friday that could challenge the dominance of such companies as Amazon and Google, his campaign told Reuters.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Pompeo aims to lift State Department morale with 'ethos' statement
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to boost morale at the State Department with an "ethos" statement that some former officials viewed with skepticism, partly because an early draft had language they saw as an admonition not to leak to the media.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes
President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics
A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers, according to the state attorney general.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's cutoff of family planning subsidies: plaintiffs
A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration cutoff of U.S. subsidies for poor women obtaining birth control from Planned Parenthood and other clinics that offer abortion services or information to patients, according to the state attorney general.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

U.S. judges order Michigan to revamp Republican-drawn districts in gerrymandering case
A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Michigan's Republican-controlled legislature to redraw nearly three dozen state and U.S. congressional districts, ruling that the existing lines illegally dilute the power of Democratic voters.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Stephen Moore, Trump's pick for Fed, says he is not withdrawing
Stephen Moore, U.S. President Donald's Trump pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, says he will continue to pursue his nomination even as a trail of his dismissive comments about women and the Midwest have sparked renewed criticism by Democratic lawmakers.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Judge orders Michigan to rejig Republican-drawn districts
A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Michigan's Republican-controlled legislature to redraw nearly three dozen state and U.S. congressional districts, ruling that the existing lines illegally dilute the power of Democratic voters.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

House Democrats demand documents on Trump's DHS purge
The chairmen of three U.S. House committees sought documents on Thursday related to recent Trump administration firings of top Department of Homeland Security officials, escalating tensions between congressional Democrats and the White House over immigration policy.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

House Democrats probe Homeland Security firings
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday sought documents on Trump administration firings of top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), saying they were concerned the dismissals were prompted by the officials' refusal to break the law.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

House Democrats to investigate Homeland Security firings
U.S. House of Representatives Democratic committee chairmen on Thursday sought documents related to Trump administration firings of top Department of Homeland Security officials, saying they were concerned the dismissals were prompted by the officials' refusal to break the law.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Former VP Biden's 2020 bid reshapes White House race
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation
U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democratic city leader to resign.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

White House to Congress: top Trump immigration aide won't testify
The White House is refusing to allow President Donald Trump's top immigration aide to testify to Congress about the administration's immigration policies, its latest salvo against oversight efforts by Democratic lawmakers.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Trump denies telling White House counsel to fire Mueller from Russia probe
U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered then-White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation, moving to undermine McGahn's credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Inspector General clears acting Pentagon chief in probe
The U.S. Defense Department's inspector general on Thursday concluded acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon. The decision potentially opens the door for U.S. President Donald Trump to formally nominate Shanahan to be defense secretary.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

FBI, IRS raid Baltimore mayor's home, city hall
U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home of Baltimore's mayor and city hall, Maryland's governor said on Thursday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Factbox: Crowded Democratic field vies for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination
The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Former Vice President Biden launches White House bid as Democratic frontrunner
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate who has made his appeal to working-class voters who deserted the Democrats in 2016 a key part of his political identity, launched a bid for the White House on Thursday as the party's instant frontrunner.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Inspector General clears acting Pentagon chief in probe: source
The U.S. Defense Department's inspector general has concluded that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Trump denies telling White House counsel to fire Mueller
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had never ordered his White House counsel at the time, Donald McGahn, to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as described in the report Mueller wrote about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

FBI, IRS raid Baltimore mayor's home, city hall: reports
U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home of Baltimore's mayor and city hall, according to local media reports.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Pentagon clears acting Pentagon head accused of aiding Boeing: source
U.S. Defense Department's Inspector General has concluded that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon, a U.S. official told Reuters.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Former Vice President Biden launches White House bid as Democrat frontrunner
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate who has made his appeal to working-class voters that deserted the Democrats in 2016 a key part of his political identity, launched a bid for the White House on Thursday as the party's instant frontrunner.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Former Vice President Biden enters 2020 presidential race
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday formally announced his entry into the race for the Democratic party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election.

Reuters Politics
Apr 25, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden to make third run for the White House
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump immigration plan may increase visas for highly skilled workers: sources
A merit-based immigration proposal being put together by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner could lead to an increase in U.S. visas for highly skilled workers, sources familiar with the effort said on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

House panel chair accuses Trump of 'massive' obstruction; Trump vows to fight
The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a "unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Pompeo sees 'bumpy' North Korea talks, but hopes for several more chances
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that U.S. talks with North Korea would be "bumpy," but expressed hope there would be several more chances to discuss how to move forward to the country's denuclearization.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

New Trump immigration plan may increase visas for highly-skilled workers
A merit-based immigration proposal being put together by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner could lead to an increase in U.S. visas for highly skilled workers, sources familiar with the effort said on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

House panel chair accuses Trump of 'massive, unprecedented' obstruction
The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a "massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Moore, under fire from Democrats, remains Trump's Fed pick
Despite new criticism from top Democrats for comments denigrating women and the Midwest, economic commentator Stephen Moore still has the backing of U.S. President Donald Trump for a seat at the Federal Reserve Board.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Two years and 448 pages later, some Mueller fans ask: was he tough enough?
Many left-leaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness, an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump vows to resist Democratic probes; 'We're fighting all the subpoenas'
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to resist every subpoena from congressional Democrats investigating his administration, promising an all-out legal war and drawing complaints of unprecedented obstruction from Democrats.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

House oversight chairman cites 'massive' obstruction by Trump, Barr
The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee accused the Trump administration of a "massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" for ordering federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Explainer: Congress no longer runs a jail, so just how powerful are its subpoenas?
The U.S. Congress does not arrest and detain people for ignoring its subpoenas anymore, but it still has significant power to demand witnesses and documents, and Republican President Donald Trump is putting that power to the test.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump says he is holding big Pharma accountable in opioid fight
U.S. President Donald Trump touted progress in the fight against opioid abuse on Wednesday and promised to hold drugmakers accountable for their part in the crisis, a day after his administration brought its first related criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore draws fire from Democrats; Republicans silent
Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, is drawing new fire from top Democrats for his comments denigrating, among other targets, women and the Midwest.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday again threatened to close part of the southern border and send more "armed soldiers" to defend it if Mexico did not block a new caravan of migrants traveling toward the United States.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Contradicting Constitution, Trump vows Supreme Court fight over impeachment
President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to fight all the way to the Supreme Court against any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him, even though the U.S. Constitution gives Congress complete authority over the impeachment process.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Defying Congress, Trump vows Supreme Court fight over any impeachment
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, promising to take the matter to the Supreme Court even though the U.S. Constitution gives Congress complete authority over the impeachment process.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump vows to bring any impeachment fight to nation's top court
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight any effort by congressional Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings against him after the U.S. special counsel's Russia probe, promising to take any legal battle to the Supreme Court despite Congress' constitutional power to impeach.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump rejects Mexican efforts in face of fresh migrant caravan
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Mexico to do more to block a new caravan of migrants and asylum-seekers traveling through the country toward the United States, reiterating his threat to close the border or send more troops.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Trump vows to bring any impeachment fight before nation's top court
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight any effort by congressional Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings against him in the wake of the U.S. special counsel's report on Russia, promising to take any legal battle to the Supreme Court.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

After Trump tweet, UK spy agency says claim it spied on Trump is utterly ridiculous
Britain's main eavesdropping agency on Wednesday said allegations that it had been asked by the Obama administration to spy on Donald Trump after the 2016 presidential election were utterly ridiculous and should be ignored.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

After drug distributor charged, Trump sets speech on opioid fight
President Donald Trump is expected to tout his fight against opioid abuse in remarks in Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after his administration brought its first related criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

Minorities, older adults boost Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Former Vice President Joe Biden leads all other candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public poll released on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 24, 2019

U.S. federal judge to block Trump's new abortion rule: media, activists
A federal judge in the U.S. state of Oregon will block a move by the Trump administration to cut off federal money to family planning clinics that offer abortion or refer women to abortion providers, activists and media reports said late on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump opposed to aides testifying to Congress on Mueller report: Washington Post
President Donald Trump is opposed to current and former White House aides testifying to congressional committees on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, the Washington Post quoted him as saying on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

House panel to vote on holding White House ex-official in contempt
A U.S. House committee will vote on holding a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations the Trump administration inappropriately granted clearances to some of the president's advisers, the panel's chairman said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump says opposed to aides testifying to Congress on Mueller report: Washington Post
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is opposed to current and former White House aides testifying to congressional committees on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, according to the Washington Post.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Democrats to press star witness of Mueller report to repeat performance in Congress
Donald McGahn, the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump, could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Treasury's Mnuchin misses congressional deadline to hand over Trump tax returns
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to meet a final congressional deadline on Tuesday for turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to lawmakers, setting the stage for a possible court battle between Congress and the administration.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Treasury's Mnuchin fails to meet deadline to hand over Trump tax returns
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday failed to meet a final congressional deadline for turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to lawmakers, setting the stage for a possible court battle between Congress and the administration.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump orders administration officials not to attend White House correspondents dinner
President Donald Trump, who bemoaned his treatment by the news media in a flurry of tweets on Tuesday, has barred members of his staff and administration from attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday, officials said.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump to meet Democrats on $1 trillion infrastructure push on April 30: sources
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House to discuss the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Mnuchin says he cannot meet deadline to turn over Trump tax returns to House panel
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday he cannot comply with a demand by a House of Representatives committee to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns "until it is determined to be consistent with law."

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

IRS fails to meet congressional deadline to hand over Trump tax returns
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday failed to meet a congressional deadline for turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to lawmakers, setting the stage for a court battle between Congress and the administration.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump to meet Democrats on infrastructure on April 30: sources
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House over the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

U.S. Interior Department watchdog to probe six senior officials
The Interior Department's inspector general's office confirmed on Tuesday it is investigating whether six high-level agency officials violated federal ethics rules by interacting with former employers or clients while working on official business.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

IRS fails to meet congressional deadline for Trump tax returns
A deadline for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to turn President Donald Trump's tax returns over to a congressional tax oversight committee expired on Tuesday without lawmakers receiving the documents, a committee aide said.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Explainer: Can Democrats get hold of the full Mueller report?
Congressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, without redactions, as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22-month investigation but there are obstacles in their way.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court poised to give Trump victory on census citizenship question
The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Tuesday appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Judge sets May 14 hearing in Trump bid to block Congress demand on his finances
A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would hear oral arguments on May 14 in a lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump seeking to block a subpoena for information about Trump's personal and business finances.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

U.S. lawmakers press Trump administration on Central American aid
The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee urged the Trump administration to reconsider its plan to cut aid to Central America, warning in a letter released on Tuesday that it could lead to increased Chinese influence.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump decides administration officials cannot attend White House correspondents dinner
President Donald Trump on Tuesday barred White House staff and members of his administration from attending this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday, officials said.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

U.S. judge sets May 14 court date in Trump bid to block Congress demand on his finances
A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would hold oral arguments on May 14 in a lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump seeking to block a subpoena for information about Trump's personal and business finances.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump's tax law to boost incomes more in Republican states: researchers
A 2017 tax overhaul championed by President Donald Trump will cut household taxes more in Republican-leaning states than in states that lean Democratic, according to research published by the U.S. central bank on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Kushner says Mueller probe damaged U.S. more than Russia did
White House advisor and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election harmed U.S. democracy more than Moscow's interference did.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on Thursday
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

House panel to act against White House ex-official for ignoring subpoena
A top U.S. House Democrat aimed on Tuesday to hold a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations that the Trump administration inappropriately granted clearances to some of the president's advisers.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu government
An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government as racist over its treatment of Palestinians.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Former U.S. Vice President Biden to announce presidential bid on Thursday: NBC
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden plans to announce he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election on Thursday, NBC news reported.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump 'not inclined' to release tax returns despite Congress' deadline: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a Tuesday deadline facing the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, the White House said, even as a congressional aide said the decision was not up to the president.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Kushner says Trump Middle East plan to be unveiled in June
President Donald Trump's long-delayed proposal to break a deadlock in finding a resolution to the conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is to be unveiled after the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan ends in June, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump on track for Supreme Court victory on census citizenship question
The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Tuesday appeared inclined to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump to review new immigration proposal in coming days: Kushner
Top advisers to President Donald Trump will present him with a proposed immigration plan in coming days that will cover border security and immigration reform, his senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court conservatives sympathetic toward Trump census citizenship query
Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic toward a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan opponents have called a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part in the population count.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Kushner says to give Trump immigration plan in coming days
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner plans to present an immigration proposal to President Donald Trump at the end of the week or early next week, Kushner told a Time Magazine forum.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Israel to name new town on Golan after Trump: Netanyahu
Israel said on Tuesday it would name a new community on the Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald Trump as an expression of gratitude for his recognition of its claim of sovereignty over the strategic plateau.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a final deadline from the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court arguments underway on Trump census citizenship question
Closely watched arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court got underway on Tuesday on a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan opponents have called a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part in the population count.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

White House ex-security director to ignore Congress' subpoena: report
A former White House security director on Tuesday plans to ignore a congressional subpoena to answer U.S. lawmakers' questions about allegations that the Trump administration overruled career officials' security clearance decisions, the Washington Post reported.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump to make state visit to Britain in June
U.S. President Donald Trump will make a state visit to the United Kingdom in June, Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday, a trip Britain hopes will cement transatlantic relations but one that immediately prompted criticism and promises of protests.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump criticizes Twitter in tweet, urges 'fairer' social media
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for the creation of "more, and fairer" social media companies in response to discrimination he said he has faced as a Republican from Twitter Inc.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump urges creation of 'fairer' companies amid spat with Twitter
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for the creation of "more, and fairer" social media companies in response to discrimination he said he faced as a Republican from Twitter Inc.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump will travel to France, meet with Macron in June: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife will travel to France on June 6, where Trump will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump to make state visit to UK in June
President Donald Trump has accepted Queen Elizabeth's invitation to make a state visit to Britain in June, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court hears dispute over Trump census citizenship question
The U.S. Supreme Court, in one of the most consequential cases of its current term, on Tuesday will hear the Trump administration's bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan opponents have called a Republican effort to scare immigrants from taking part in the population count.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Congress deadline looms for release of Trump tax returns
The U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service faced a final deadline on Tuesday for handing over President Donald Trump's tax returns to Democrats in Congress, in a showdown that could mire the administration and lawmakers in a lengthy legal fight.

Reuters Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates divided over impeaching Trump
A group of Democratic presidential candidates were divided on Monday over whether Republican President Donald Trump should be impeached, reflecting a broader split in the Democratic Party over how to react to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian election meddling.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Mexico flags U.S. border delays as harmful to both countries
Mexico's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that speeding up the flow of goods on the U.S. border is a matter of urgency and that slowdowns are detrimental to both economies, after bottlenecks have held up trade following a row over migration.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Mexico's Foreign Ministry slams 'useless' U.S. border delays
Mexico's foreign relations minister said on Monday he had spoken to northern border states to demonstrate to Washington the "cost and uselessness" of holding up traffic at the border due to delays following a row over migration.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Democrats to continue probes of Trump amid no consensus on impeachment
U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Factbox: Big Democratic field taking shape for 2020 U.S. presidential race
The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is lining up to seek the party's 2020 presidential nomination - and it is expected to keep growing.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

House panel chair subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn on Mueller inquiry
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

On staff following orders, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'
President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

House panel chairman subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump sues to block Congress subpoena for his financial records
President Donald Trump on Monday filed suit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the first salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress.

Reuters Politics
Apr 22, 2019

House Democrats' views vary on action after Mueller report: Pelosi
U.S. House Democrats' views vary on how to proceed after last week's release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

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