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Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump communication with foreign leader prompted whistleblower complaint: Washington Post
President Donald Trump's promise to a foreign leader so troubled an official in the U.S. intelligence community that it prompted them to file a whistleblower complaint, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall
President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until November 21
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy
U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenaed him in frustration at his refusal to meet with its members.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump capping California fundraising swing with visit to border wall
President Donald Trump will visit a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate'
Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him
U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den
Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump and California go to war over clean cars
U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump on Fed: 'No "guts," no sense, no vision!'
President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the U.S. central bank and its chair, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters
A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to the respectful but less enthusiastic applause given to several of his Democratic presidential rivals.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words
U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bolton, with whom Trump parted acrimoniously.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump on Fed: 'No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!'
President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the central bank and its leader, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a decision that will set off a massive legal battle.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump
Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis
Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key Robert O'Brien for top job
U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's waiver that allows it to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a move that will set off a massive legal battle.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday
Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday that he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump picks hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing hardliner John Bolton who was fired abruptly last week after clashing with the president on a host of issues.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Trump taps hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as his choice to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser, making him the fourth person to hold the post in the Trump administration.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents
Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children.

Reuters Politics
Sep 18, 2019

Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den: officials
A prominent California Democratic Party donor, Edward Buck, was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with operating a drug den after a man overdosed in his West Hollywood home, officials said.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil
Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach to whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing little enthusiasm for confrontation as he seeks re-election next year.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Trump lists familiar White House faces as possible Bolton successors
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton, most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. congressional panel mulling whether to impeach the president.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was in college in the 1980s.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, battles Democrats at fierce impeachment hearing
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats but repeatedly dodged their questions during a contentious hearing before a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was a college student in the 1980s.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Trump lists Waddell, Kellogg, O'Brien among possible Bolton successors
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the candidates he is considering to become his new national security adviser include former deputy national security adviser Ricky Waddell, Vice President Mike Pence's security aide Keith Kellogg, and hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump at chaotic impeachment hearing
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats but repeatedly avoided answering their questions during a chaotic hearing before a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, blasts Democrats at impeachment hearing
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats during testimony to a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-campaign chief Lewandowski 'excited' to defend Trump at impeachment hearing
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, said he was "excited" to have an opportunity to defend his former boss in testimony later on Tuesday to a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel considering impeaching Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski to testify at impeachment hearing
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, is due to testify in Congress on Tuesday despite a White House effort to prevent him from talking about Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Reuters Politics
Sep 17, 2019

Biden's bid to attract Rust Belt workers faces troubles in his own backyard
Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April at a Teamsters union hall in Pittsburgh, the one-time U.S. steel capital, a well-choreographed show intended to prove that blue-collar voters were central to his effort to win the White House.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

In New Mexico rally, Trump vows to flip state won by Clinton in 2016
President Donald Trump vowed at a rally in New Mexico on Monday to win the longtime Democratic stronghold state in the November 2020 U.S. election.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Railing against corruption, Democratic White House hopeful Warren rallies thousands in New York
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday delivered a fierce denunciation of the corruption she argues has crippled the country's political and economic systems, speaking to a crowd whose enthusiasm and size testified to her campaign's growing strength.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday
President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

With New Mexico rally, Trump seeks to flip state won by Clinton in 2016
President Donald Trump will hold one of his signature rallies on Monday night in New Mexico, a longtime Democratic stronghold his campaign has added to the list of states it hopes to win in the November 2020 election.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh
The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh would have to take a back seat.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack
Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especially before they have a clearer picture of who was behind it.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision
The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum officers are now being directed to implement it.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political influence that previously backed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 White House bid.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Trump pledges to help allies in Middle East after Saudi attacks
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed 5% of global crude output.

Reuters Politics
Sep 16, 2019

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."

Reuters Politics
Sep 15, 2019

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks
Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales "will not get the job done."

Reuters Politics
Sep 15, 2019

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report
U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

O'Rourke's 'hell yes' vow to take away rifles worries U.S. lawmakers pushing for gun limits
Former U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke did not hesitate during Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate when asked whether he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's Google , widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate
Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case
A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot dodge foreign corruption lawsuit
A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, moving a watchdog group closer to obtaining financial records from his real estate company.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Former Trump national security adviser Bolton resumes political activities
Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on Friday as head of two political action committees and announced $50,000 in contributions to Republican candidates.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's Google as its antitrust probe of Big Tech widens.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case
A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, adding to the corruption claims against Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails and other company records from Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google as it seeks evidence of anticompetitive behavior.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate
The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs
Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practices.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs
Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practices.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Biden maintains grip on 2020 Democratic race after third debate
Those expecting Joe Biden's presidential candidacy to flame out any day now will have to keep waiting.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate
Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 13, 2019

Democratic debate highlights: Healthcare, gun control and party unity take center stage
Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders - the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination - wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare coverage for Americans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over healthcare costs in Democratic 2020 debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Democratic debate highlights: Democrats spar over healthcare, opponent attacks
Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders - the trio leading public polling for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination - wasted no time in Thursday's debate clashing over the best way to expand healthcare coverage for Americans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Biden clashes with Warren, Sanders on healthcare in Democratic 2020 debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and accusing them of not being honest about the cost of their plans.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Biden, Warren clash on healthcare in early minutes of Democratic 2020 debate
Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren clashed on their healthcare plans during the opening minutes of a debate on Thursday, with Biden quickly criticizing Warren's call for a Medicare for All approach.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Trump will not pick Pompeo as national security adviser, has 15 candidates
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage'
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States in an attempt to curb Beijing's effort to "steal" technology for military purposes.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment
A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Senate approves full term for Fed's Bowman
The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to confirm Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman to a full 14-year term.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse
Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran
The United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of Republican President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin
The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

House panel moves to intensify Trump impeachment probe
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee moved to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Dozens of CEOs call on Senate to tackle gun violence: reports
More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and strengthening so-called red flag laws, according to media reports.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

White House hopeful Warren would expand Social Security retirement benefits
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday that if elected to the White House, she would expand Social Security, the retirement program administered by the federal government, by increasing benefits by $200 a month for every current and future beneficiary.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Democrats excluded from debate to fill time with TV, town halls and beer
While top contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination swap zingers during Thursday's debate in Houston, Montana Governor Steve Bullock will be sipping beer and playing bar games with campaign staff at the Tipsy Crow Tavern in Iowa.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

House panel plans to intensify Trump impeachment probe
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is expected to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edge closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.

Reuters Politics
Sep 12, 2019

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate
Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Top U.S. trade official submits USMCA ideas to Democrats: lawmakers
The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators' concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Trump rules out for now cutting capital-gains taxes
U.S. President Donald Trump has ruled out for now slashing taxes on capital gains after a meeting with his advisers, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

El Salvador sends hundreds of police to border to thwart migrants
El Salvador's government will deploy at least 800 police to its borders with Honduras and Guatemala in a bid to thwart U.S.-bound migrants, officials said on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

White House pushes biofuel deal to biofuel producers, oil refiners: sources
White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers and oil refiners to accept a deal to lift biofuel blending mandates in 2020, saying overlong negotiations could make it hard to enact the change in time for next year, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown
The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of asylum crackdown
The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hard-line immigration policies.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

U.S. appeals court restores partial blockage of Trump's anti-asylum rule
A U.S. appeals court has for the second time curtailed an effort to put a nationwide halt to a Trump administration policy that blocks most asylum-seekers from gaining entry into the United States, in move that leaves a confusing patchwork of rules along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not get along with important administration officials.

Reuters Politics
Sep 11, 2019

Democrats see silver lining in suburbs, but rural challenges remain after close loss
Democrats preached optimism on Wednesday after losing a special congressional election in North Carolina, citing suburban gains and the close margin in a district President Donald Trump won by 12 percentage points as signs of strength going into 2020.

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