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Trump says Congress would act if top court rejects 'Dreamers'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Congress could step in to protect so called "Dreamers" if the U.S. Supreme Court moves to end the program for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought ...

Trump says Congress would act if top court rejects 'Dreamers'

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Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
17:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, a key element of his hardline immigration policie...
18:52 2019-06-28

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
10:52 2019-06-29

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
17:39 2019-06-28

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
03:00 2019-06-04

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:52 2019-07-04

Appeals court rejects President Donald Trump lawsuit to block financial records A federal appeals court ruled Friday President Donald Trump can't keep personal and business financial records from House investigators, who want to examine them for potential conflicts of interest and foreign payments....
00:52 2019-10-12

Trump financial records must be given to Congress, appeals court rules Trump appointee Neomi Rao dissents in 2-1 court decisionEx-Ukraine envoy defies White House to testify – liveA federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the president’s financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives – in a 2-1 decision with a Trump appointee dissenting. Relat...
05:52 2019-10-12

Top Court Recommends Elevation Of Judges To High Court, Rejects Objection Rejecting the government's objection to the elevation of four advocates, the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended their names for appointment as judges of the Karnataka High Court....
01:39 2019-10-05

Congress Can Seek Trump’s Financial Records, Appeals Court Rules The ruling, by a three-judge panel, handed a victory to House Democrats whose efforts to obtain the documents have been stonewalled by the White House....
19:52 2019-10-11

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

2 years after Trump moved to end DACA, Dreamers have hope, anxiety It's been two years since President Donald Trump announced an end to DACA and the program's fate still hasn't been resolved. The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear arguments in the case in November....
19:52 2019-09-06

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups oppose Trump on 'Dreamers' The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups and companies including Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trump's effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brou...
16:00 2019-10-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups oppose Trump on 'Dreamers' The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups and companies including Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trump's effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brou...
16:00 2019-10-04

Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit Shah. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who accompanied the turncoats to the capital, said the......
12:52 2019-07-11

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
09:13 2019-06-05

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:01 2019-06-04

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
01:52 2019-06-04

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a dealership management system to solicit subscriptions....
06:52 2019-09-09

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violat...
16:13 2019-06-10

Mexico rejects U.S. top court ruling on migration Mexico took issue on Thursday with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling granting a Trump administration request to fully enforce a new rule curtailing asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
18:13 2019-09-12

UN court rejects UAE request in Qatar dispute The highest U.N. court has rejected a request by the United Arab Emirates for interim measures to be imposed on Qatar in a racial discrimination dispute....
18:52 2019-06-14

UK court rejects bid by minicab drivers for charge exemption A British court threw out a case brought by minicab drivers seeking exemption from London's congestion charge on Wednesday, leaving in place the extra cost for drivers working for companies such as Uber....
14:00 2019-07-24

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
00:13 2019-05-29

UN court rejects Pakistan’s argument in Indian spy case The United Nations’ highest court has ordered that Pakistan stay the execution of an alleged Indian spy and ordered that his case be reviewed after agreeing with India’s contention that his rights had been violated...
20:00 2019-07-17

Hong Kong court rejects bid to suspend mask ban A Hong Kong judge has rejected a bid from the city's pro-democracy legislators to suspend the government's ban on wearing face masks at protests. Mass demonstrations have continued in defiance of the ban....
11:00 2019-10-06

Court rejects bid to move trial over Confederate monument NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An appeals court has rejected a request by a Louisiana defendant to have his trial moved from a courthouse with a Confederate monument out front. In a 2-1 decision the court denied a request Tuesday by Ronnie Anderson to have the trial moved from the East Feliciana Parish Courthou...
16:52 2019-06-12

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in the southern African nation calls the sections unconstitutional. It comes less than a month after Ke...
12:00 2019-06-11

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Transgender Bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from students who argued that allow...
16:39 2019-05-28

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors....
17:26 2019-06-14

Supreme Court rejects bid from Domino's in dispute with blind man over website The Supreme Court has rebuffed a request from pizza giant Domino’s to decide whether federal disabilities law requires its website and mobile app to be accessible to people with disabilities....
00:26 2019-10-09

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback after a court in Uppsala said he did not need to be detained.The ruling by the district court prevents Swedish prosecutors from applying immediately fo...
23:26 2019-06-03

French court rejects claim over 1994 ferry disaster A Paris court is set to adjudicate on a compensation claim related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one Europe’s deadliest maritime disasters...
15:26 2019-07-19

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari’s bail request ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case. The decision paves the way for the country’s anti-graft ...
16:13 2019-06-10

London court rejects bid to stop PM Johnson's suspension of parliament London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court for a final appeal....
13:39 2019-09-06

London court rejects challenge to PM Johnson's suspension of parliament London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could be taken to the Supreme Court for an appeal, the BBC said....
18:13 2019-09-06

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rule....
19:39 2019-06-11

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove “under God” from the Pledge of All...
23:13 2019-06-11

Supreme Court rejects Amazon’s appeal against labor lawsuit The US Supreme Court today officially declined an appeal from Amazon that would’ve protected the company from facing a Nevada state court over a labor suit SCOTUS itself ruled on more than five years ago. A group of warehouse workers filed suit in 2010 alleging the company forced them to endure unfa...
22:52 2019-10-07

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari's bail request A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case....
17:39 2019-06-10

Court Rejects Order Granting Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Calcutta High Court on Friday vacated its order granting protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam....
13:39 2019-09-13

Navalny to be released Friday, court rejects term extension A Moscow court has rejected an attempt to prolong the jail sentence of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, clearing the way for him to be released Friday morning...
22:00 2019-08-22

High court rejects legal challenge over UK suspension of Parliament The High Court of England has said Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament is lawful. A similar legal challenge is also being heard in Northern Ireland....
12:00 2019-09-06

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece's debt crisis seven years ago....
12:26 2019-05-23

P Chidambaram To Stay In Tihar Jail As Court Rejects His Request Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's request to surrender to the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case was rejected by a court in Delhi on Friday. The decision means Mr Chidambaram will......
13:39 2019-09-13

Court rejects latest request to force PM to ask for Brexit extension Scottish court rejects request to order Boris Johnson to seek extension if he cannot get deal passed by MPsLatest Brexit news – live updatesAnti-Brexit campaigners have failed in an attempt to force Boris Johnson to ask for an extension to article 50 if he is unable to get a Brexit deal through parl...
18:52 2019-10-07

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
17:39 2019-06-03

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Domino's bid to avoid disabilities suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Domino's Pizza Inc to avoid a lawsuit by a blind man who accused the company of violating a law barring discrimination against people with disabilities after he was unable to place an order online....
20:00 2019-10-07

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
14:33 2019-05-21

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
04:39 2019-06-28

Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegation A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allegation....
18:00 2019-06-03

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
20:00 2019-06-27

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court......
12:52 2019-09-06

Indian court rejects the idea of linking social media accounts with IDs Earlier this week, The Madras High Court in India ruled against any possibility of linking Aadhaar or any government ID with social media accounts. Justice S. Manikumar, said linking Aadhaar to emails or accounts would violate the original ruling from the Supreme Court which allows the IDs use only ...
15:39 2019-08-23

Pak Court Rejects Plea By Qandeel Baloch's Parents To Pardon Her Killers A Pakistan court on Thursday rejected a request made by the parents of social media star Qandeel Baloch to pardon her brothers, who are accused of killing her....
09:13 2019-08-23

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
17:13 2019-05-21

Swedish court rejects delay of Assange hearing over ill-health: lawyer A Swedish court has rejected a request to postpone a planned hearing to rule on the detention in absentia of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged rape, a defense lawyer for Assange said on Tuesday...
19:00 2019-05-28

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender identity....
20:39 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Acorda appeal in MS drug patent fight The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Acorda Therapeutics Inc's appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed generic versions of its multiple sclerosis treatment Ampyra and caused the drug's sales to plummet....
20:00 2019-10-07

Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal brought by SAC's Martoma The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading....
19:13 2019-06-03

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Amazon warehouse worker wage appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon.com's bid to avoid a lawsuit seeking to ensure that warehouse workers for the e-commerce giant get paid for the time it takes them to go through extensive post-shift security screenings....
18:00 2019-10-07

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
20:26 2019-06-27

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
01:00 2019-06-11

Philippine court rejects government effort to recover Marcos wealth The Philippine anti-graft court has rejected an effort to claim millions of dollars in art, property and investments from the family and associates of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, saying the government failed to prove its case....
10:00 2019-10-08

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal seeking release The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the contentious question of to what extent detainees held by the U.S. military at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can seek their release, turning away an appeal by a Yemeni-born man held since 2001....
22:13 2019-06-10

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:52 2019-05-31

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
19:13 2019-05-31

German court rejects plea to repatriate suspected jihadi from Syria A German court has found the government isn't responsible for repatriating a citizen imprisoned by Syrian Kurds on suspicion of joining the "Islamic State." The ruling was based on a technicality....
01:26 2019-09-11

U.S. Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal by Las Vegas gambler The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters' appeal of his 2017 insider trading conviction that landed him a five-year prison sentence in a case that also drew attention because of his ties to billionaire investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Micke...
20:00 2019-10-07

Supreme Court of Canada rejects Sask.’s request to delay carbon tax appeal The Saskatchewan government says the Supreme Court recently issued an order stating the appeal hearing over the carbon tax remain tentatively set for Jan.14....
10:39 2019-08-31

Swedish Court Rejects Request To Detain Assange Over 2010 Rape Case A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from......
23:26 2019-06-03

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
06:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Minnesota court rejects challenges to Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval The Minnesota Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to hear environmental and tribal challenges to Enbridge Inc's Line 3 oil pipeline, a decision that removes one potential obstacle for the already-delayed project....
03:13 2019-09-18

Top Court Rejects Asaram's Bail Plea In Sexual Assault Case In Gujarat The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case registered against him in Gujarat....
18:00 2019-07-15

Vyapam Case: Court Rejects CBI's Closure Report In MBBS Student's Death A special court in Indore has rejected the closure report submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the January 2012 death of a second year MBBS student, Namrata Damor, who was one the 24......
21:13 2019-07-23

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters....
12:00 2019-05-29

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s appeal and declined to review a lower court ruling ...
22:39 2019-06-28

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and their relatives were seeking multi-million damages against the French agency which certified the Estonia ferry seaworthy, and the German shipbuilder. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
23:39 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
21:00 2019-06-03

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal fees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

Congress' DK Shivakumar Likely To Be Produced Before Court On Friday Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, is likely to be produced before a Delhi court on Friday on expiry of his 9-day Enforcement Directorate custody....
20:26 2019-09-12

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
21:26 2019-07-01

"BJP, Congress's 'Dalit Love' Exposed": Mayawati After Top Court Order Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Wednesday said the Supreme Court's decision on the SC/ST Act have brought to the fore "bitter life realities" and struggles of Dalit society and also exposed......
14:00 2019-10-02

Congress's DK Shivakumar Faces Arrest After Court Refuses Protection Karnataka Congress's chief troubleshooter DK Shivakumar faces arrest after his request for protection from arrest was rejected by the Karnataka High Court today. The former minister was asked by the......
11:52 2019-08-30

"Terrible Judicial Precedent": Congress On Top Court Verdict On Karnataka The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing "blanket protection" to lawmakers who have "betrayed" public mandate sets a......
14:13 2019-07-17

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
03:13 2019-06-06

Joe Biden interrupted by ‘Dreamers’ at the end of Democratic debate HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a group of DREAMERS at the end of Thursday night’s Democratic debate. Biden was being asked by moderator George Stephanopoulos to talk about any professional setback he’d experienced. “I never counted any professional setback I had a...
13:13 2019-09-13

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
08:52 2019-06-06

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
03:13 2019-06-05

Congress Leader DK Shivakumar Files Bail Plea In Delhi High Court Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case by the Enforcement Directorate, moved the Delhi High Court today seeking bail....
13:52 2019-09-26

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
05:39 2019-06-18

Top Court Notice To Poll Body On Congress Petition On Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition by the Congress seeking simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after the BJP's Amit......
10:13 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Brazil Supreme Court tilts toward Petrobras asset sales without Congress The first seven votes by Brazil's Supreme Court justices split narrowly in favor of letting state-run firms divest subsidiaries without congressional approval on Thursday afternoon, which would let the nation's state oil company proceed with announced asset sales....
22:52 2019-06-06

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
21:00 2019-06-12

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and seven republicans voted in favor of this legislation...
09:52 2019-06-06

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:26 2019-07-20

"Look Carefully At What PM Said": S Jaishankar Rejects "Trump Sarkar" Row Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the term "Ab ki Baar Trump Sarkar" at his mega "Howdy, Modi!" event in the US last week only to refer to what Donald Trump had used during his presidential campaign,......
07:52 2019-10-01

House Again Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency The vote mirrored one taken seven months ago, when lawmakers first tried to undo President Trump’s national emergency declaration to pay for a border wall....
19:26 2019-09-27

PM has 'full faith' in Kim Darroch but rejects his view of Trump May launches inquiry into leak of US ambassador’s memos that described US leader as ineptLatest politics news – liveTheresa May has expressed “full faith” in her ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, but rejected his description of Donald Trump as inept and insecure, as she launched an inquiry into the...
15:26 2019-07-08

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automotive exports to the U.S. ...
23:26 2019-05-28

China official rejects Trump's fentanyl tweets One of Beijing's top drug officials has rejected allegations by US President Donald Trump that China is to blame for the majority of the supply of the deadly drug fentanyl to the United States....
04:39 2019-09-04

EU rejects Trump suggestion for quotas on EU cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Donald Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on European automotive exports to the U.S. ...
14:52 2019-05-28

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
23:00 2019-08-20

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
15:13 2019-05-21

China rejects Trump’s call to investigate Joe Biden, son Hunter China on Tuesday spurned President Trump’s call to probe Joe Biden and his son Hunter. “China has long pursued the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries,” asserted foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, the South China Morning Post reported. “We have no intention ...
01:39 2019-10-09

| Trump rejects charges of racism after accusations of 'hate agenda' US President Donald Trump has pushed back against charges that he was racist and promoting a "hate agenda" to win reelection following his attacks on a prominent black lawmaker and his constituency....
18:39 2019-07-31

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
19:52 2019-06-20

"No Such Request By PM": India Rejects Trump's Kashmir Mediation Claim India has rejected US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, stressing that "all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed......
06:39 2019-07-23

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
22:26 2019-06-20

Trump rejects new tariffs on Japanese auto imports ‘at this moment’ A proposed trade deal, announced over the weekend, would slash Tokyo’s tariffs on American agricultural products while delaying for now the threat of additional levies on Japanese auto exports to the U.S....
22:13 2019-08-26

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:00 2019-06-21

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
23:13 2019-06-28

U.S. Chamber of Commerce rejects Trump call on business with China The U.S. Chamber of Commerce rebuffed President Donald Trump's call Friday that U.S. businesses begin immediately looking for alternatives for operations in China after China said it was imposing new retaliatory tariffs....
20:00 2019-08-23

Trump administration rejects new protections for iconic Alaska tree An iconic Alaska tree that is dying off from rising forest temperatures and diminished winter snowpack was deemed ineligible by U.S. wildlife officials on Friday for special protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act....
07:26 2019-10-05

Trump Rejects Republican Criticism Of US Troop Pullout Out Of Syria U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State......
13:00 2019-10-10

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
09:52 2019-07-18

Trump Urges Nations to Place Their Citizens First, Rejects 'Globalists' At the U.N., President Trump called upon all nations to respect American sovereignty and the right of the U.S. to protect itself from threats of all kinds, including unfair trade practices....
23:26 2019-09-24

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor Angela Merkel to commit to a bigger military role in the Middle East....
12:39 2019-07-08

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:13 2019-07-18

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on the House floor Friday. The Bronx Democrat, who has...
23:00 2019-07-12

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
03:13 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
22:00 2019-06-20

Iran rejects Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were accounted for, amid growing international concern that both sides could blunder into a war in the Gulf....
13:39 2019-07-19

Facebook rejects Biden's request to remove false Trump attack ad Facebook has rejected a request by Joe Biden's presidential campaign to pull down or demote a Donald Trump ad it says contains misinformation. The campaign asked the company to take action against an ad which suggests that "Biden promised Ukraine $1......
21:00 2019-10-09

Judge rejects Trump request to block New York subpoena for tax returns U.S. President Donald Trump cannot block a request to hand over eight years of tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors, a federal judge ruled, after Trump claimed he was immune from being sued....
15:52 2019-10-07

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
19:52 2019-06-20

Judge rejects Trump's 'repugnant' immunity claim in tax-return ruling Judge rules Manhattan’s district attorney could subpoena eight years of Trump’s personal and corporate returnsUS politics – live updatesDonald Trump suffered a major setback in the long struggle to conceal his tax returns on Monday, when he lost a federal court ruling in New York. Related: Jeff Dani...
22:52 2019-10-07

World postal union rejects Trump’s favored reform plan In a showdown at a Universal Postal Union meeting, countries rejected the Trump administration’s favored approach to an international mail problem that is making the U.S. consider leaving the 145-year-old body...
20:39 2019-09-24

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
23:00 2019-05-30

Federal Judge Rejects President Trump’s Challenge to New York Tax Return Release (NEW YORK) — A federal judge Monday emphatically rejected President Donald Trump’s challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, saying the president’s broad claim of immunity from all criminal investigations is at odds with the Constitution. But an appeals c...
22:00 2019-10-07

Mark Zuckerberg Meets Donald Trump, Rejects Calls To Break Up Facebook Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up......
04:13 2019-09-20

Ninth Circuit rejects Trump's bid to limit accommodations to children detained at border The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a rejection of the Trump administration’s bid to limit accommodations for immigrant children detained at the border, ruled Thursday that the children must be given adequate food, clean water, soap, and toothpaste....
13:26 2019-08-16

Mueller Rejects Trump’s ‘Witch Hunt’ Accusations and Warns Russia Will Meddle Again The special counsel mostly stuck to his report on Wednesday during his highly anticipated congressional appearances, but he also agreed that the president was untruthful to investigators....
00:13 2019-07-25

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
15:26 2019-07-19

Senate Again Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency, but Falls Short of a Veto-Proof Majority The vote forced Republicans to go on record about a choice between asserting Congress’s power of the purse and supporting President Trump’s border wall....
23:26 2019-09-25

Trump rejects Iran’s denials that it attacked tankers, citing video released by Central Command The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
19:39 2019-05-23

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
02:39 2019-07-10

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-06-04

Congress Wants Information. Trump Says No. What Next? The U.S. Congress has the power to demand testimony and documents and to hold accountable those who refuse to comply. As president, Donald Trump wields the power known as executive privilege to declare swaths of information off-limits to the legislative branch. Plus, like all Americans, he has the r...
23:39 2019-10-08

What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's critics are calling for an impeachment investigation following a whistleblower complaint. Here's how impeachment would work....
18:39 2019-09-24

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
15:52 2019-06-03

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
21:52 2019-07-22

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
23:52 2019-06-19

Newsom: Congress should remove 'corrupt' Trump California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he believes “completely corrupt” President Donald Trump should be removed from office by Congress, but with Republicans in control of the U.S. Senate the best way to boot Trump is at the ballot box. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:00 2019-10-09

| US Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort US Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the latest sign of presidential "corruption"....
13:00 2019-08-30

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a daily habit of Fed bashing unseen since the 1970s....
20:00 2019-07-10

What you need to know as Congress steps up Trump’s impeachment inquiry House committees are trying to determine if President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking a foreign country to investigate a political opponent....
20:00 2019-10-12

The Battles Ahead Over What Congress Demands on Trump The U.S. Congress has the power to demand testimony and documents and to hold accountable those who refuse to comply. As president, Donald Trump wields the power known as executive privilege to declare swaths of information off-limits to the legislative branch. Plus, like all Americans, he has the r...
10:52 2019-10-08

Pelosi: Trump ‘obstructing Congress from getting the facts’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said President Trump is “obstructing Congress from getting the facts” it needs in the impeachment inquiry after his administration blocked a US diplomat from testifying before three committees. She added that Trump’s behavior is “an abuse of power” &...
01:39 2019-10-09

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
03:39 2019-06-28

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
03:00 2019-08-17

Sweden rejects Trump's demand to intervene in A$AP Rocky's assault case The Swedish government on Friday rebuffed Trump's pointed attempt to get Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to intervene in the case of A$AP Rocky.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
02:52 2019-05-27

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending....
01:13 2019-08-23

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
14:26 2019-07-10

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received military draft deferments including for a diagnosis of bone spurs in his heels....
15:13 2019-07-24

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
19:39 2019-05-21

Congress investigating Trump over US military trips to Scotland Conflict of interest concerns over military spending at Prestwick airport and discount offers at president’s resortCongress is investigating Donald Trump over a potential conflict of interest involving increased US military spending at Prestwick airport near Glasgow and visits to his Trump Turnberry...
23:13 2019-09-07

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
19:39 2019-05-27

Joe Biden Says He Backs Impeachment if Trump Defies Congress Mr. Biden argued in a speech that if the president did not turn over a whistle-blower complaint, he would “leave Congress, in my view, no choice but to initiate impeachment.”...
01:00 2019-09-25

Kurt Volker's Private Statement to Congress Sure Looks Bad for Trump On Thursday, former Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker testified before members of Congress in a private session about the Trump administration’s communication with Ukrainian government officials. Today, BuzzFeed News obtained Voker’s opening statement to congressional investigators, in which Volk...
22:52 2019-10-04

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
01:39 2019-06-04

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:26 2019-06-15

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment....
01:00 2019-06-06

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congress....
00:52 2019-06-12

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate Republicans are expected to join Democrats in the c...
03:00 2019-06-12

Trump warns that ‘markets would crash’ if Congress impeaches him President Trump warned Thursday morning that the stock markets would crash if he is impeached. “If they actually did this the markets would crash. Do you think it was luck that got us to the best Stock Market and Economy in our history. It wasn’t!” the president said in a tweet. “THE GREATEST SCAM I...
14:39 2019-09-26

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
22:39 2019-05-22

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
14:00 2019-07-22

Congress pressures Trump to back down on Syria 'betrayal' President Donald Trump changed the conversation from impeachment — at least for a day — with his move to abruptly withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. But he also opened a front with Congress that may prove unsustainable. From steadfast GOP allies and liberal Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry,...
01:39 2019-10-08

Pelosi Says Congress ‘Must Act’ After Trump-Ukraine Transcripts Released (WASHINGTON) –– House Democratic leaders are calling President Donald Trump’s conversation with the Ukraine president a “shake down” of a foreign leader for his own reelection campaign. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump “engaged in behavior that undermines the integ...
02:26 2019-09-26

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
07:52 2019-06-16

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it should impeach Trump....
21:26 2019-05-29

Waiting for Trump, Congress remains at loggerheads on gun legislation White House aides briefed Republican senators on potential legislative options but gave no indication of what the president is willing to sign into law....
08:00 2019-09-11

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
21:39 2019-07-14

Biden backs impeachment if Trump does not cooperate with Congress Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would support opening impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the Republican president fails to comply with congressional requests for information on Ukraine and other matters....
02:39 2019-09-25

Man requests TRUMP vanity license plate, Sweden rejects it, calls it 'offensive' The man "was drunk and thought it was fun to apply," because the car is American, according to Swedish news outlet Aftonbladet.        ...
19:39 2019-09-09

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid war....
00:26 2019-05-22

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decide the GOP’s legislative response to the spat...
06:13 2019-09-04

Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump whistleblower agrees to testify before Congress House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that the whistleblower who filed a complaint about a call between President Donald Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky has agreed to testify befor...
23:13 2019-09-29

Trump threats complicate negotiations for whistleblower to testify to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump's public attacks on the unidentified whistleblower at the center of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry are complicating negotiations for the person to testify to Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter....
02:00 2019-10-04

US Congress Given Green Light To Seek Trump's Financial Records A federal appeals court on Friday rejected US President Donald Trump's bid to block the release of years of his financial records, inflicting the latest setback in his effort to stop House Democrats......
09:26 2019-10-12

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on...
02:13 2019-05-22

Trump Says US Congress Give "Notice" Before Requesting State Tax Return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state......
18:13 2019-07-31

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesday....
02:52 2019-05-22

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed efforts by House Democrats to get the president's federal returns....
17:52 2019-07-08

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
21:39 2019-05-21

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
07:26 2019-08-17

Pentagon tells Congress which projects it will defund to pay for Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
21:26 2019-09-04

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
08:52 2019-05-22

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns while his lawsuit seeking to keep his records private ...
04:13 2019-08-02

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
07:26 2019-06-01

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
06:39 2019-08-13

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state tax returns....
17:39 2019-07-31

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans to tell Congress that he sees similarities between Nixon and President Donald Trump....
22:26 2019-06-10

Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, if Congress fails to act, officials told Congress on Tuesday....
23:00 2019-09-10

Trump administration to defend Fannie, Freddie overhaul before U.S. Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday will question Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which guarantee over half the nation's mortgages, from government control more than a decade after they were bailed out during the 2008 financial crisis....
13:26 2019-09-10

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was important to take care of the military in any spending legislation....
19:13 2019-07-22

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
17:13 2019-05-21

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled disaster aid bill, in the perfect encapsulation of a whiplash-inducing week. On Tuesday, hopes of a...
03:26 2019-05-24

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
01:52 2019-06-03

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

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and Co. remain politically fraught....
22:39 2019-05-29

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in stone. It would "......
20:13 2019-07-16

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump for signing into law....
01:39 2019-06-04

Trump says he’ll work with Congress to stop ‘menace of mass attacks’ Trump's commitment to gun control has been in doubt ever since 17 students and adults were killed in a shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school on Valentine's Day in 2018....
01:00 2019-09-02

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
22:00 2019-07-19

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
20:13 2019-07-18

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
03:52 2019-08-07

Stonewalling Congress may be no more effective for Trump than it was for Nixon | Walter Shapiro Faced with the same obstructionist tactics as during Watergate, Democrats should play the long game as worked in the 1970sOne of Richard Nixon’s lasting gifts to the language was to popularize the American use of “stonewall” as a verb. Related: Trump needs Republicans to survive. Now, he's in danger...
00:13 2019-10-11

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for information....
08:52 2019-06-05

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
06:26 2019-06-04

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:26 2019-05-24

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
04:13 2019-06-04

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
13:00 2019-05-28

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
13:00 2019-05-28

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks....
23:26 2019-07-23

'Disaster in the making': Congress comes together in opposition to Trump’s Syria withdrawal Congress is uniting in opposition to President Trump’s decision for the United States to stand aside and allow Turkey to attack America’s Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
04:52 2019-10-09

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle Association will be “fully respected and represented.”...
02:52 2019-08-10

Trump claims victory after Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn't watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday proved irresistible....
07:26 2019-07-25

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of presidential investigations in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In a new court filing, House lawyers said the Justice Department’s call to invalidate a subpoena for Trump...
22:39 2019-08-20

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
22:52 2019-06-12

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the process that Congress established in the Budget Control...
20:01 2019-05-21

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump would stay out of the way. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top lawmakers will huddle with White House budget nego...
03:13 2019-06-19

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
20:39 2019-06-19

Jimmy Carter to Trump: Tell the truth 'for a change' and don't 'stonewall' Congress Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday weighed in on the House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying Trump should "tell the truth ... for a change" and not "stonewall" Congress....
03:39 2019-10-09

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....
20:52 2019-09-18

Trump admin blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint from Congress The Trump administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but the intelligence community’s inspector general said the matter involves the “most significant” responsibilities of intelligence leadership....
04:13 2019-09-20

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
03:26 2019-07-24

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
08:52 2019-07-22

Congress Will Form Government In UP, Says New State Congress Chief Newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on Sunday said he is banking on ''Sampark'' (contact), ''Samvaad'' (dialogue) and ''Sangharsh'' (struggle) to strengthen his party and......
23:26 2019-10-13

As Congress moves toward impeachment, U.S. late-night hosts rib Trump - and Pelosi From late night television hosts to tabloid front pages, the congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Trump sparked a firestorm of jokes and quips....
20:00 2019-09-25

ANALYSIS: The cynical strategy behind Trump’s attacks on minority women in Congress Trump doesn’t actually do much to hide his sentiments in comments widely criticized as racist. That’s because there’s a strategy here, says Jackson Proskow....
21:13 2019-07-15

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-05

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
04:26 2019-05-23

U.S. Treasury facing probe over how it handled Congress request for Trump taxes The U.S. Treasury Department's internal watchdog is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, it said on Friday....
22:26 2019-10-04

Congress forces a Trump veto with rebuke on border wall funding The House on Friday voted to once again overturn President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a border wall, sending the legislation to Trump who is sure to veto it.Eleven Republicans and one Republican-turned-independent sided with every Democrat to block Trump’s maneuver to cir...
04:26 2019-09-28

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
04:00 2019-05-23

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
21:39 2019-05-25

U.S. Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen....
21:26 2019-06-28

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen....
02:13 2019-06-29

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
21:52 2019-06-06

Trump feud with California warrants U.S. Congress probe: hundreds of ex-EPA employees Hundreds of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees on Thursday urged a congressional probe into whether the agency's feud with California represented retaliation for the state's failure to support President Donald Trump's political agenda....
20:39 2019-10-10

Congress Investigates Suspicious Air Force Trips to Trump’s Scotland Resort Violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause have been an ongoing concern since Donald Trump moved into the White House. But the latest scandals appear to take this administration’s grifting to a new level....
22:52 2019-09-07

Congress Grills Joseph Maguire Over Trump's Whistle-Blower Scandal Acting director of national intelligence Joseph Maguire answered Congress's questions about the Ukraine whistle-blower complaint—but not always to satisfaction....
03:00 2019-09-27

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
10:13 2019-07-18

Trump led 'concerted campaign' to oust me, former Ukraine envoy tells Congress Marie Yovanovitch defies White House to testifyState department ‘attacked and hollowed out from within’Profile: who is former Ukraine envoy Marie Yovanovitch?The former US ambassador to Ukraine, whose abrupt departure has become a focus of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, has told congr...
05:52 2019-10-12

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:13 2019-07-18

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
01:13 2019-05-23

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
08:13 2019-05-24

Biden will say Congress should impeach Trump if president stonewalls on Ukraine controversy Biden is set to speak to reporters Tuesday afternoon on the heels of reports that Trump held up military aid to Ukraine before a phone call with that country's president, during which Trump talked about Biden and his son, Hunter Biden....
19:00 2019-09-24

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:13 2019-05-24

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because of health issues, his lawyer said....
17:26 2019-06-21

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
15:39 2019-05-30

Marie Yovanavitch Tells Congress She was ‘Incredulous’ Trump Pushed For Her Removal The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told congressional investigators on Friday that President Donald Trump was behind a concerted effort to remove her from her post based on spurious claims. In the closed session, Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers that her premature dismissal was based o...
02:00 2019-10-12

Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records....
00:52 2019-05-23

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has not relented and now two major financial institutions have turned over subpoenaed bank documents to a congressional committee, and a court ruling Wedne...
19:26 2019-05-23

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
00:39 2019-06-23

Hope Hicks Told Congress Trump Is Serious About Accepting Dirt From Foreigners Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary Committee session Wednesday as part of the House investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. We now know what she said, and though Hicks m...
04:52 2019-06-21

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
20:13 2019-07-19

President Donald Trump to veto Congress, again, over border wall 'emergency' President Donald Trump is certain to issue his sixth veto after both houses of Congress again rejected his national emergency declaration, which is designed to bypass lawmakers to find funding for a border wall....
21:13 2019-09-27

Biden: Congress will have 'no choice but to initiate impeachment' if Trump stonewalls on Ukraine Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke on the heels of reports that Trump held up military aid to Ukraine before a phone call with that country's president, during which Trump talked about Biden and his son, Hunter Biden....
23:00 2019-09-24

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
02:39 2019-06-05

Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump whistle-blower agrees to testify before Congress House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that the whistle-blower who filed a complaint about a call between President Donald Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky has agreed to testify befo...
13:13 2019-09-30

Trump calls on Adam Schiff to resign for allegedly lying to Congress President Trump on Friday called on Rep. Adam Schiff to resign, accusing the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of “fraudulently” reading to Congress a nonexistent version of his call with the Ukrainian president. “Rep. Adam Schiff fraudulently read to Congress, with millions of...
17:26 2019-09-27

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 campaign to congressional investigators, a key lawmaker said on Tuesday....
22:26 2019-06-04

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigrants from the U.S. by two weeks....
01:13 2019-06-23

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
23:26 2019-05-22

Trump administration unveils Fannie, Freddie overhaul, urges Congress to act The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen a comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be safely freed from government control....
07:13 2019-09-06

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president....
17:39 2019-06-12

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
21:13 2019-06-12

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
23:26 2019-08-16

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
03:39 2019-06-11

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers gave the measure final co...
03:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, if Congress fails to act, officials told Congress on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-09-10

Trump's Justice Department to release some Mueller evidence to Congress: Nadler Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration struck a rare compromise on Monday in the battle over their investigations of him, with the Justice Department agreeing to provide evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry to the House Judiciary Committee, a key...
21:00 2019-06-10

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawmakers that they lack oversight of the military’s increasing use of cyberattacks....
09:26 2019-07-11

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
19:52 2019-08-01

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Donald Trump Jr is set to follow in his father’s footsteps by becoming an author.The first son, who earlier today was de...
21:13 2019-05-22

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
17:13 2019-05-21

White House to release whistleblower complaint against Trump to Congress by Thursday, source says Trump has been under fire for the midsummer call after a whistleblower complaint alleged the president may have made inappropriate comments on the call....
17:39 2019-09-25

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:52 2019-06-12

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70-page bill poised for final passage Monday night, ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
08:00 2019-05-25

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps that would avert a feared government default later this year but add to rising budget deficits....
10:26 2019-07-23

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York state tax returns under that state law, known as the TRUST Act....
00:52 2019-08-02

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, requires New York officials to release tax returns of...
20:00 2019-07-08

Trump’s North America trade deal in limbo as Congress leaves town Months of secretive talks between House Democrats and administration officials had produced no agreement on the rewrite of the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a key priority for the president....
02:52 2019-08-02

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
05:52 2019-07-23

Rudy Giuliani Said He Would Need President Trump’s Approval to Assist Congress’ Impeachment Probe WASHINGTON — Under fire for peddling a debunked conspiracy theory, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday he would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry only if Trump gave him permission. “If he decides that he wants me to testify, of cour...
22:52 2019-09-29

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
23:39 2019-08-07

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, freshman congresswomen in a tweetstorm, telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from. “Come on members of Congress, call out the president fo...
19:39 2019-07-15

Donald Trump Ally Vows US Congress To Make Turkey Pay 'Heavy Price' Senator Lindsey Graham vowed Wednesday that Congress will inflict a cost on Turkey for its offensive against Syria's Kurds as the usually loyal ally of President Donald Trump sharply criticized US......
19:52 2019-10-09

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
20:13 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Four U.S. lawmakers Congress ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
20:13 2019-07-19

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent Congress and sell $8bn in new weapons to Saudi Ara...
11:13 2019-06-08

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
02:01 2019-07-25

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
01:13 2019-05-23

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
22:13 2019-07-31

Pelosi says there’s no role for Congress in addressing latest sexual assault accusation against Trump The speaker said E. Jean Carroll’s allegation that the president sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room two decades ago was a matter for the Republican Party to consider....
21:52 2019-06-27

Trump’s Top Intelligence Official Is Testifying About the Whistleblower Complaint. He’s Caught Between Congress and His Boss The nation’s highest-ranking intelligence official is finding himself in the middle of a fierce showdown between Congress and President Donald Trump he never expected to be in as he testifies in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday morning. Joseph Maguire, the acting Director ...
15:52 2019-09-26

UPDATE 2-Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:39 2019-05-24

Biden calls for impeachment proceedings if Trump stonewalls Congress on Ukraine controversy Former Vice President Joe Biden called Tuesday for impeachment proceedings against President Trump if his administration continues "stonewalling" Congress, blasting the president anew over his alleged attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate the Biden family. ...
03:26 2019-09-25

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:52 2019-05-25

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
19:39 2019-05-21

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
05:52 2019-06-20

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-06-20

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran. Pointing to this week’s attacks on tankers in th...
15:00 2019-06-15

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:00 2019-06-12

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallies to those of Adolf Hitler....
03:13 2019-07-24

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
01:26 2019-05-24

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
03:39 2019-05-25

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of elected officials, not private citizens. Democr...
19:39 2019-05-22

Trump’s defiance of oversight presents new challenge to Congress’s ability to rein in the executive branch Constitutional experts and lawmakers worry that President Trump’s hostile stance toward congressional oversight and Democrats flailing attempts to respond are undermining the separation of powers in a way that could have long-term implications for the democracy....
18:00 2019-10-07

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
23:26 2019-05-22

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
08:39 2019-05-25

Rep. Adam Schiff says Congress is determined to get a hold of Trump's calls with Putin and other world leaders Jorge Silva/Reuters US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday that Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders. Speaking to NBC's "Meet the Press," Schiff said there is a "paramount need here t...
10:52 2019-09-30

"...All Show-Offs": Congress Plays Elton John Tune On PM Modi-Trump Event Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi borrowed the words of British singer Elton John to describe Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Howdy, Modi!" mega diaspora event in the United States, where......
18:13 2019-09-16

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
03:26 2019-06-15

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance to share state...
17:52 2019-07-09

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
09:13 2019-05-25

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

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

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-23

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
06:13 2019-05-25

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity financial records and communications to House Democrat...
00:00 2019-05-22

The whistleblower at the center of the Trump impeachment inquiry has agreed to testify before Congress, says Rep. Adam Schiff The whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump has agreed to testify before US Congress, US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said. Schiff told ABC's "This Week," in an interview, that he expects the whistleblower to testify "very soon." Th...
04:39 2019-09-30

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U.S. House members to review portions of the presid......
20:52 2019-05-22

Gordon Sondland is reportedly planning to tell Congress that his 'no quid pro quo' denial on Ukraine came directly from Trump DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images The US ambassador to the European Union will reportedly tell Congress next week that President Donald Trump relayed his message that there was "no quid pro quo" involved in withholding $400 in aid to Ukraine. Gordon Sondland will tell lawmakers he doesn't know whe...
05:26 2019-10-13

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
07:26 2019-06-13

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out the agency....
21:01 2019-06-19

Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because of the tight timeline this fall and organized opposition....
16:00 2019-09-09

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in his official capacities, is coming under increased congressional scrutiny....
05:26 2019-07-03

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
08:00 2019-09-19

Trump assures UK's Johnson he'll win in court President Trump sought to assure UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he'll win future court battles after his suspension of Parliament was ruled illegal. Trump said he lost a series of rulings when first elected but has since "run the table." (Sept. 24)        ...
21:52 2019-09-24

Democrats go to court over Trump's tax returns House Democrats asked a federal court on Tuesday to order the Trump administration to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with a subpoena for the records.Article originally published on POLITI...
18:00 2019-07-02

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
05:52 2019-05-22

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Trump: Impeachment fight could go to Supreme Court President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that his impeachment fight with House Democrats could end up at the Supreme Court. He also went after former Vice President Joe Biden after he declared for the first time that Trump must be impeached. (Oct. 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns LINCOLN, Maine — Susan Collins has watched countless gun debates stall out over the years. But this time, she says, will be different. The Maine moderate has long been a lonely voice on guns in the GOP. She’s one of just two Republicans left in the Senate who previously supported a bipartisan backg...
06:13 2019-08-15

Mueller: Questioning Trump in court would have taken too long Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his team decided against going to court to compel President Trump to testify because it would have resulted in a prolonged legal battle that would have eaten up crucial time as the investigation was nearing its conclusion. Mueller said an interview with Tru...
01:52 2019-07-25

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in the fall, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump seeks re-election. T...
18:13 2019-06-28

Donald Trump hits back at 'witch hunt' as Robert Mueller prepares to testify to Congress Donald Trump insisted he was innocent of obstructing justice or colluding with Russia, in a pre-emptive strike against today's testimony to Congress by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
12:13 2019-07-24

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18:00 2019-09-09

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
19:39 2019-07-09

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

U.S. appeals court allows Trump rule on abortion referrals A federal appeals court on Thursday said the Trump administration may enforce a controversial new rule that bars clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
20:13 2019-06-20

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
20:39 2019-07-09

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....
03:13 2019-09-12

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
17:00 2019-07-09

Deutsche Bank Does Not Have President Trump’s Tax Returns, Court Says A federal appeals court said that Deutsche Bank has informed the court that it has tax records for two of Mr. Trump’s family members, but not for the president....
19:52 2019-10-10

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
22:39 2019-07-09

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
00:00 2019-09-13

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:13 2019-07-09

Impeachment Row May End Up "Being A Big Supreme Court Case": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a battle with Democrats over his possible impeachment would likely go to the Supreme Court, after the White House said it would not cooperate with an......
00:39 2019-10-10

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules from taking effect. The rules ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit...
22:13 2019-06-20

Deutsche Bank tells U.S. court it does not have Trump's tax returns Deutsche Bank says it does not have copies of U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns, a U.S. appeals court said on Thursday, closing one possible avenue for the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives to obtain the returns....
23:26 2019-10-10

Appeals court dismisses Trump emoluments case A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by the attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Maryland accusing President Donald Trump of violating emoluments clauses....
06:13 2019-07-11

Court: Deutsche Bank Does Not Have Donald Trump’s Tax Returns (NEW YORK) — Deutsche Bank has told a federal appeals court it does not have President Donald Trump’s personal tax returns. Trump’s longtime bank previously said it had tax records Congress wants in its investigation of the president’s finances. The bank said this summer it h...
21:26 2019-10-10

U.S. says federal court should decide Trump tax return dispute A dispute over whether New York state prosecutors can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns raises "significant constitutional issues" and should be decided in federal court, not state court, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-10-03

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fall and issue a decision likely by June 2020 as Pre...
16:26 2019-06-28

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
04:52 2019-09-12

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
02:39 2019-06-21

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Friday's 5 court rulings against President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has relentlessly pushed to build a border wall and tighten immigration restrictions. He's also fought efforts to acquire his tax returns....
12:13 2019-10-12

Texas attack: Donald Trump says he will work with Congress to 'stop the menace of mass attacks' after latest shooting US President Donald Trump said his administration is committed to working with Congress to "stop the menace of mass attacks" following the latest mass shooting in the US....
22:13 2019-09-01

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

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....
16:52 2019-09-13

Trump administration cannot bar states from passing own internet rules, U.S. court says A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected the decision of the Federal Communications Commission to declare that states cannot pass their own net neutrality laws and ordered the agency to review some key aspects of its 2017 repeal of rules set by the Obama administration....
19:00 2019-10-01

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce asylum restrictions The top court's decision means the Trump administration can implement stricter asylum rules along the US-Mexican border while the policy is challenged in lower courts. The policy primarily impacts Central Americans....
10:52 2019-09-12

Court OKs expedited appeal in NY Trump bank records case NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court says it will speedily consider President Donald Trump’s challenge to congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks he did business with. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a brief order Friday setting a schedule for wri...
18:13 2019-05-31

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
18:52 2019-07-09

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 compa...
18:52 2019-09-13

US 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....
20:00 2019-09-13

California and 22 other state allies take Trump to court over fuel economy California wasted no time in suing the Trump administration over its push to eliminate the state's authority to independently regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars....
21:52 2019-09-20

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
10:26 2019-07-10

Appeals court rules House should get Trump financial records WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump’s financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said Friday that lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed from ...
07:52 2019-10-12

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
16:39 2019-08-20

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
21:26 2019-06-27

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
21:26 2019-06-27

DOJ asks Supreme Court to allow enforcement of Trump’s asylum restrictions The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal from the Justice Department that would allow them to enforce, for now, the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country, such as Mexico....
23:52 2019-09-10

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Stinging Defeat on the Census—for Now In a complex 5-4 decision which saw Chief Justice John Roberts join his liberal colleagues on the bench, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to block the Trump administrations efforts to add a citizenship question to the United States 2020 Census—for now....
20:26 2019-06-27

Trump's blocking of Twitter foes is unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:26 2019-07-24

Trump squares off in court with House Democrats over financial records Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
18:26 2019-08-23

Court Rules Against Donald Trump's Directive On Immigrants: Report A US federal court has issued a temporary injunction against President Donald Trump's administration's rule that would deny permanent residency to immigrants deemed likely to depend on public welfare....
13:00 2019-10-12

Deutsche Bank told court it does not hold Trump's tax returns Deutsche Bank said in a letter to a U.S. court that it does not hold copies of U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Thursday....
20:39 2019-10-10

Trump court victory offers temporary relief for Keystone XL The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmentalists to block the Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the lawsuit was moot because of a new permit President Trump issued in March....
17:52 2019-06-07

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump....
00:39 2019-06-07

With liberal bloc aging, Trump may get more Supreme Court appointments With 86-year-old liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg enduring a series of health scares, the question of whether President Donald Trump will get to make yet another U.S. Supreme Court appointment before the 2020 election lingers as the nine justices prepare to begin their new term next week....
13:26 2019-10-01

Court Hints at a Range of Paths in Fight Over Trump Records Two congressional committees have asked Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump family financial records. A judge said the fight does not have to be all or nothing....
05:13 2019-08-24

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....
04:00 2019-09-12

Appeals court considers blocking Trump abortion rule An appeals court is considering whether to block a Trump administration rule that bans taxpayer-funded health clinics from referring patients for an abortion — a rule that has already prompted many providers, including Planned Parenthood, to leave a longstanding federal family planning program. Elev...
22:39 2019-09-24

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
19:52 2019-06-14

Court rules against Trump on immigrant teen abortion policy WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington is backing an order barring the Trump administration from enforcing a policy that had prevented immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions. The Trump administration’s policy dates to 2017. It prohibited shelters from fac...
20:39 2019-06-14

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-07-09

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns, abortion and Trump The U.S. Supreme Court's new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving President Donald Trump....
20:39 2019-10-03

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
23:52 2019-06-11

| Trump calls congressional impeachment probe 'kangaroo court' President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the decision to block a top diplomat from testifying in a congressional impeachment probe, calling the procedure a "kangaroo court."...
04:00 2019-10-09

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing its addition to the decennial survey for now....
19:39 2019-06-27

Court: Deutsche Bank may release files on Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has failed in his legal attempt to stop Congress subpoenas to force Deutsche Bank to release his financial details. The German bank reportedly lent Trump over $2 billion in the last 20 years....
04:00 2019-05-23

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
11:52 2019-08-03

U.S. court backs House request for Trump's financial records In a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to block oversight of his business dealings, a U.S. court on Friday backed a House of Representatives request for the Republican's financial records including tax documents....
04:52 2019-10-12

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:13 2019-06-28

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-07-09

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:13 2019-07-09

U.S. top court to hear Trump bid to revive law against encouraging illegal immigration The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to resurrect a federal law that makes it a felony to encourage illegal immigrants to come or stay in the United States after it was struck down by a lower court as a violation free speech rights....
20:00 2019-10-04

Trump's top associates look to Mueller report for backup against Democrats in court President Donald Trump's associates are looking to special counsel Robert Mueller for help in fending off a lawsuit from the Democratic National Committee over Russian influence in the last presidential election....
18:13 2019-06-04

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
07:13 2019-07-13

Trump’s subpoena appeal headed to Merrick Garland’s court Spurned Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland — whose chance at a spot on the high court was derailed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — may have a key say on whether President Trump’s financial records are released to the House. Trump’s lawyers on Tuesday appealed a lower court’s decision ...
21:39 2019-05-21

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics....
05:13 2019-07-12

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
10:00 2019-07-10

California, other states take Trump to court over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change....
23:39 2019-09-20

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
15:39 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. says federal court should decide Trump tax return dispute A dispute over whether New York state prosecutors can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns raises "significant constitutional issues" and should be decided in federal court, not state court, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-10-03

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the U.S....
07:39 2019-06-01

Deutsche Bank Tells Court It Does Not Have Donald Trump's Tax Returns US President Donald Trump's biggest lender has told an appeals court it does not have in its possession Trump's personal tax returns, according to a ruling released Thursday in a legal battle between......
14:39 2019-10-11