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House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike

Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike

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House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
23:52 2019-07-12

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:52 2019-06-19

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
18:26 2019-06-19

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
04:52 2019-06-19

House votes to block Ajit Pai’s plan to kill San Francisco broadband law Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The US House of Representatives has voted to block Ajit Pai's attempt to kill a San Francisco ordinance designed to promote broadband competition in apartment buildings. As we reported last week, the Federal Communications Commission chair has scheduled a J...
19:13 2019-06-27

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of the contracts — and grouped them into three votes. ...
21:52 2019-06-20

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to Donald Trump’s alliance with the country...
23:39 2019-06-20

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
21:39 2019-06-20

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran.        ...
00:39 2019-06-29

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

'War with Iran would be a colossal mistake.' Lawmakers push to block military strike Trump threatened Iran with "overwhelming force” if it attacks “anything American.” But some lawmakers say a war with Iran would be a prolonged conflict – precisely the kind of “endless war” Trump campaigned against.        ...
12:26 2019-06-28

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
03:13 2019-06-12

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into election ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:26 2019-06-13

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal court to deny injunctions on Deutsche Bank and Ca...
23:00 2019-05-22

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
16:13 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
08:26 2019-06-22

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
19:39 2019-07-12

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
18:39 2019-06-12

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
00:26 2019-07-10

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
05:00 2019-06-22

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone, but he canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be launched after being told 150 people could die. Trump̵...
18:26 2019-06-21

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval to a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The president told NBC News “Meet the Press” that ther...
20:52 2019-06-21

Trump says he still has confidence in John Bolton after scrapping Iran strike President Trump indicated on Saturday that he still has faith in his national security adviser after calling off a strike on Iran minutes before it was set to happen....
20:26 2019-06-22

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back on the effort....
19:13 2019-06-28

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

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
13:13 2019-06-20

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

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
02:39 2019-06-24

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
16:39 2019-06-21

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the idea of killing people in retaliation, according to an interview with NBC News....
20:13 2019-06-21

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
10:26 2019-06-22

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
01:26 2019-06-21

Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die. The post Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-21

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
00:39 2019-06-22

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
00:39 2019-06-13

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
13:52 2019-06-20

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
05:52 2019-07-10

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
23:52 2019-06-23

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
21:13 2019-06-21

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
14:39 2019-05-26

Fox News Exclusive: Trump delivers stern warning to Iran after calling off retaliatory military strike President Trump, after calling off a military strike on Iran following the downing of an American drone last month, delivered a stern warning to the regime during an interview with Fox News....
03:39 2019-07-02

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
13:52 2019-06-21

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
15:00 2019-05-21

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:13 2019-06-23

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
02:39 2019-07-12

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of his generals....
18:26 2019-06-21

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
21:39 2019-05-21

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
20:39 2019-06-08

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:39 2019-07-12

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
01:52 2019-06-22

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
00:13 2019-06-22

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
21:52 2019-07-08

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-09

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

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
21:52 2019-05-25

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
17:39 2019-05-25

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
20:00 2019-07-12

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change "the status quo," the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Fox News exclusively....
04:13 2019-06-24

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
10:13 2019-06-23

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some changes that were revealed this week. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said Thursday “the vote count probably didn’t ...
00:39 2019-06-07

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
20:39 2019-07-11

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence role, while allies would escort their own nations’ commercial ships....
08:39 2019-07-10

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top U.S. general said on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-07-10

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
04:52 2019-05-22

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
17:39 2019-06-12

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
07:00 2019-06-13

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the coming weeks for a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters in the Persian Gulf where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attac...
09:13 2019-07-10

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
17:39 2019-07-10

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
15:00 2019-06-13

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated.        ...
11:52 2019-07-03

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
19:13 2019-06-06

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
02:00 2019-06-08

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
07:39 2019-06-19

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
20:26 2019-06-27

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states, territories....
23:13 2019-05-30

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
18:00 2019-06-04

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
22:26 2019-06-04

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a legal loophole in the state’s double jeop...
17:52 2019-05-21

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
03:39 2019-07-12

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
06:13 2019-06-04

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
21:00 2019-05-21

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
05:52 2019-05-22

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway in the Gulf for the oil industry, it will do it publicly....
17:26 2019-06-18

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
13:00 2019-06-21

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A Morristown woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
19:13 2019-06-16

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the o...
08:00 2019-06-21

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
13:52 2019-06-21

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
15:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: Germany welcomes US decision not to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 6:35 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokeswoman says Germany welcomes reports that President Donald Trump apparently decided against immediate military str...
13:00 2019-06-21

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
14:39 2019-06-29

Brexit leader Nigel Farage poised to open his own trade talks with Trump LONDON — Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, is planning to start his own trade talks with the White House amid frustration that the British government has let the process stall....
06:52 2019-06-11

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
16:52 2019-05-22

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Trump is expected to veto the resolution....
20:52 2019-06-20

Husband says Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the BBC that his wife had eaten some porridge with apple and banana. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday he is “relieved because I wouldn’t have w...
18:52 2019-06-29

Pence: 'All options remain on the table' after nixed Iran strike Vice President Mike Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weakness, and doubled down on the U.S.’ willingness to take necessary action....
16:52 2019-06-23

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

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the president appears to believe "time is on his side."...
20:39 2019-06-21

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told judicial officials she will refuse food but will drink water until she is grante...
15:00 2019-06-15

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken her hunger strike, her husband Richard Ratcliffe confirmed on Facebook....
17:00 2019-06-29

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, who had been holding his own hunger strike outside the Iranian embassy in London in...
11:26 2019-06-29

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s controversial imprisonment is on his seventh day of a hu...
21:26 2019-06-21

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions Relations strained after US blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia that appeared to come from Yemen, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has said, as Iran claimed in a sepa...
06:26 2019-06-20

U.S. sent message to Iran after drone downing, warning of limited strike: Iranian official The United States conveyed a message to Iran warning of a limited strike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf, Iran's civil defense agency chief Gholamreza Jalali was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday....
09:00 2019-07-07

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a military attack while U.S. cyber team carried out a retaliatory digital strike against the regime....
18:00 2019-06-22

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
01:52 2019-06-24

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
18:13 2019-06-15

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
12:13 2019-06-13

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available 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....
00:26 2019-05-23

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.        ...
12:26 2019-06-21

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
01:52 2019-06-21

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
21:00 2019-05-24

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

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
00:26 2019-06-05

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 says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
20:13 2019-06-04

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

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

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

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
15:26 2019-05-21

UK's May will make clear to Trump that Huawei role is under review: spokeswoman Prime Minister Theresa May will make clear to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that Britain is reviewing "the right policy" on Chinese company Huawei and its involvement in the UK's 5G telecommunications network, her spokeswoman said....
14:26 2019-06-04

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said he wants Australia’s role in setting off the FBI inquiry into links between Russia and his election campaign examined by the US attorney general, Will...
07:00 2019-05-25

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un despite a lack of diplomatic experience. “I thought Ivanka was amazing at the G20 and I’ll tell you the f...
21:00 2019-07-05

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
19:39 2019-05-21

Trump nepotism attacked after 'out-of-her-depth' Ivanka given key summit role Experts say first daughter’s presence reflects gravely on USOpinion: Laugh at Ivanka – to take her seriously is frighteningDonald Trump has been accused of taking nepotism to alarming new depths after giving his daughter, Ivanka, a prominent role in meetings with the G20 and Kim Jong-un. Related: #U...
21:00 2019-07-01

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
13:52 2019-05-31

| 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

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
00:00 2019-06-05

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
23:26 2019-06-05

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
22:52 2019-06-12

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

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer to obtaining the documents that date back nearly a decade....
14:00 2019-05-23

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
22:39 2019-06-04

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
04:00 2019-06-14

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
17:26 2019-07-08

British royal family to play a big role in Trump's upcoming visit to the UK The president's previous trip to the U.K. in 2018 featured just one event with Queen Elizabeth II. This time around, members of the royal family will participate in nine separate events with members of the Trump family....
20:26 2019-05-27

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
04:13 2019-07-09

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
08:13 2019-06-21

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:52 2019-06-19

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
03:26 2019-05-22

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
00:13 2019-05-22

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:13 2019-05-21

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginni...
17:39 2019-06-12

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
09:52 2019-06-11

Trump financial records: New York judge won't block congressional subpoenas Arguments in New York stemmed from House decision to subpoena Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump’s recordsFollow the latest in US politics – liveA federal judge in Manhattan ruled against Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he will not block recent congressional subpoenas that are demanding his f...
04:00 2019-05-23

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:01 2019-06-12

President Trump Played a Key Role in the Central Park Five Case. Here’s the Real History Behind When They See Us The newspaper ad shows up in the second episode of Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama When They See Us. It’s a full-page proclamation, headlined in capital letters: “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!” Like the rest of the series, this ad is taken from the rea...
00:39 2019-06-01

Nunes presses Trump to ask Theresa May about British government’s role in Steele dossier The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday urged President Trump to ask Prime Minister Theresa May whether British officials supported intelligence-gathering activities targeted at his campaign associates or coordinated in any way with the author of the unverified Trump "dos...
22:39 2019-05-22

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

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
18:26 2019-06-20

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers attended a White House briefing on the downing of an American drone by Tehran....
00:00 2019-06-21

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
10:00 2019-07-10

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
18:52 2019-06-18

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers....
07:13 2019-06-04

Judge declines to block subpoena seeking Donald Trump's financial records A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday said President Donald Trump's former accounting firm must comply with a congressional subpoena seeking the president's financial records....
19:01 2019-05-21

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
17:52 2019-06-20

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to the sale...
22:00 2019-06-20

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:52 2019-06-05

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

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
07:13 2019-07-12

Ocasio-Cortez tells White House to ‘put down its saber,’ and negotiate with Iran U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to Twitter late Thursday to urge the Trump administration to show restraint in its dealings with Iran....
11:00 2019-06-21

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
22:52 2019-06-20

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between the two countries, according to a report. President Trump​ is so far not expected to attend the meeting, CNN reported. ​The US and Iran have confirmed ...
17:01 2019-06-20

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force....
11:00 2019-06-21

White House invites congressional leaders for Iran briefing: source The Trump administration called top congressional leaders to the White House for a briefing later on Thursday on Iran following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a source with knowledge of the meeting said....
21:13 2019-06-20

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s an honor to have worked with you. And I don’...
15:13 2019-06-04

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he said it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone....
20:13 2019-06-21

Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers 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....
00:26 2019-05-23

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
18:39 2019-05-22

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The senators said they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that if ...
20:13 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon as this week....
00:00 2019-06-19

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
06:52 2019-06-19

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
10:13 2019-07-04

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability – not war,” AOC tweeted late Thursday. The fre...
13:52 2019-06-21

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 2020 primary candidates haven’t landed a blow on the president yet....
18:52 2019-05-21

White House: 'Little doubt' Iran was enriching uranium under Obama administration's watch In a terse statement Monday, the White House said Iran's effective acknowledgement that it was violating the terms of the 2015 multinational nuclear accord should have been foreseeable to the Obama administration "even before the deal's existence."...
05:00 2019-07-02

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
08:52 2019-06-20

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
01:13 2019-06-30

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
03:52 2019-07-04

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massive fireworks display and military flyovers. The events will feature a ticketed area for dignitaries, family, and friends only accessible with White Ho...
01:13 2019-06-30

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
10:13 2019-06-20

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:39 2019-05-23

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

Moto Z4 won't be launching outside the US and Canada After the Moto Z3 didn't launch in the UK, we weren't expecting the Moto Z4 to launch in a wide variety of countries, but that fact has now been confirmed by Motorola.The flagship Moto Z4 handset was launched in the US earlier this month, and at the time Motorola didn't share any deta...
16:52 2019-06-13

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hippogryphs, then get hyped......
14:52 2019-06-19

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

Netflix is launching two Stranger Things games After dominating the streaming video arena, Netflix is set to dip its toes into gaming. At E3 last night, the company announced it’s going to make video games based on its popular original shows, starting with its hit 80s-themed horror series, Stranger Things.  Stranger Things 3: The Game will be re...
10:39 2019-06-13

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known Traveller Digital Identity platform will be tested internally throughout 2019, with the first end-to...
18:39 2019-06-27

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchmark indices, which include the Bats Eurozone 50, B...
22:13 2019-05-21

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions the digital token used by Facebook will work as a b...
04:39 2019-06-09

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching a Gaming Subscription Now Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves to compete for attention over singular domination of an entertainment medium. Netflix, for example, disclosed in an earnings report earlier this year th...
00:39 2019-06-12

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a piece of the smart home speaker market, where comp...
16:26 2019-06-11

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign announced Wednesday. This amount bests that of other Democratic candidates in the early days after they entered the race. Sen. Bernie Sanders, for instan...
09:13 2019-07-04

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
20:26 2019-06-11

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly passengers from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport in ...
22:13 2019-06-06

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge reports it will have a maximum range of about 50 ...
18:13 2019-06-04

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel BET is preparing to unveil BET+ to target primarily African-American viewers. It will be a new servic...
07:52 2019-06-11

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebook says it will be launching its cryptocurrency – GlobalCoin –  “in about a dozen countries” by the ...
14:13 2019-05-24

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries......
15:13 2019-05-21

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as 5% on the news. Plant-based protein is gaining popularity in the US and abroad, with grocery stores and fast-food chains adding vegan options. Watch ...
00:01 2019-06-04

U.S. Fed seen launching repo facility in early 2020: Deutsche Bank The Federal Reserve may launch a policy tool to lend to banks using Treasuries and other securities as collateral in early 2020 with possible testing to begin later this year, a Deutsche Bank strategist said....
21:00 2019-07-14

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-Mobile has a few surprises in store today for subscribers that like to travel a lot. This time, we're talking exclusively pleasant surprises, as the "Un...
02:52 2019-06-05

Nintendo's next mobile game is Dr Mario World, and it's launching next month You may think of Mario as a professional plumber-turned-adventurer, but did you know he also spent around 10 years working toward his medical doctorate? That's why he's allowed to complete medical exams and prescribe medication in the upcoming Dr Mario World.Announced back in January this ...
10:39 2019-06-18

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have been swirling for some time – and now a report from Japanese business publication Nikkei appears to confirm that something is on the way.In an a...
03:13 2019-06-14

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced the launch of Libra. According to Bloomberg, which cites people close to the matter, Line could receive its license this month, wi...
17:39 2019-06-20

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
16:26 2019-05-21

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is launching on Android and iOS on June 21 The wait is almost over. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is rolling out across the world from Friday, June 21 – welcome news for anyone keen to enjoy a Pokémon Go-style augmented reality experience set in the Potterverse.That's according to a tweet from developer Niantic, which referenc...
11:39 2019-06-19

Samsung’s embarrassing Galaxy Fold is fixed, but it’s not launching until the holidays If you’ve been hoping to buy the Galaxy Fold this summer, then you’d better dispense of those dreams right now. Samsung’s most significant failure since the Galaxy Note 7 battery fire fiasco isn’t hitting stores anytime soon, with the holiday season being your best bet to get...
14:52 2019-07-03

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dressings. The advance could allow fabrics or compos...
08:52 2019-05-22

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday, The Lockp...
21:52 2019-05-30

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
20:52 2019-06-06

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” token. The 14 firms – including Barclays, Nasdaq, C...
13:26 2019-06-03

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
05:13 2019-06-13

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance....
17:00 2019-06-20

Pelosi tells Kimmel 'I'm done with' Trump, says GOP Senate would block impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told TV host Jimmy Kimmel that impeachment wouldn't lead to an ouster because Senate Republicans are in Trump's "pocket."        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
20:13 2019-06-12

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot......
15:13 2019-05-21

Google's Stadia game streamer launching with Pixel 3 support, exclusives, and $9.99 price Google promised to launch its intriguing game streamer Stadia in the summer, and is now ready with the pricing, as well as the much needed information about the different tiers available. As a reminder, Stadia is a cloud-first gaming service, including on phones, and Google promises unseen reduction...
10:26 2019-06-07

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”....
19:00 2019-05-21

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
10:39 2019-06-10

Australian government poised to secure $110 bln tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
10:39 2019-07-02

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for European Parliament....
21:13 2019-05-22

The under-the-radar pitchers poised to be tomorrow’s aces LAS VEGAS — A year ago at this time, Blake Snell was an under-the-radar bargain. The Tampa Bay Rays lefty had not done much in his first two years in the majors, and few people were paying close attention when he started to take off in his third season. But baseball bettors who were ahead......
19:13 2019-06-04

Oil Futures Poised for Sharpest Nosedive of 2019 Oil futures were on course for their sharpest daily drop so far in 2019 and set to close at a two-and-a-half-month low, amid building U.S. inventories and continuing concerns about global trade....
20:13 2019-05-23

Modi poised to secure resounding victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to secure a stunning victory in the country's general elections, defying expectations of even his own party, early results show....
15:00 2019-05-23

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
13:26 2019-07-01

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
21:26 2019-06-05

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
02:52 2019-07-09

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
16:52 2019-07-05

Hyundai poised for long-awaited U.S. pickup “It’ll be a very versatile vehicle,” Michael O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate and digital planning for Hyundai’s U.S. unit, said in an interview. “That has the promise of creating a whole new class of buyers.”...
13:39 2019-07-09

BMW's Zipse poised to succeed Krueger as CEO: sources BMW's Oliver Zipse, currently board member for production, is the frontrunner to become chief executive (CEO) of the German carmaker, sources told Reuters, after Harald Krueger said he would not be available for another term as CEO....
14:39 2019-07-05

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
03:26 2019-06-02

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
14:13 2019-06-16

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
13:39 2019-06-18

House set to empower committees to sue Trump over subpoenas The House is set to take its most aggressive step yet to haul special counsel Robert Mueller’s witnesses to Capitol Hill, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that House Democrats were “not even close” to backing an impeachment inquiry.The House on Tuesday is expected to advance a measure authorizi...
18:13 2019-06-11

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that he is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:00 2019-05-22

House readies rebuke as Trump digs in House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four high-profile freshman members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharply denounce Trump’s remarks as “racist,” lining up...
17:13 2019-07-16

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Service to hand over the president’s returns. Trump has...
21:52 2019-07-02

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration....
23:26 2019-05-23

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover-up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that Trump is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:52 2019-05-22

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
15:52 2019-05-21

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
14:33 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Bankers Poised to Leave Two of Deutsche Bank’s top New York deal makers are poised to leave the embattled lender ahead of impending deep cuts to its Wall Street investment bank....
21:13 2019-06-18

BMW poised to pick production chief as CEO after Krueger bows out BMW board member Oliver Zipse, a 55 year-old company veteran, is the front runner to become the carmaker's new chief executive, sources said on Friday after Harald Krueger announced he would not stay on beyond April 2020....
20:13 2019-07-05

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy. They say ...
07:00 2019-06-17

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
08:26 2019-06-13

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
21:00 2019-06-02

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:26 2019-06-04

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
23:13 2019-05-28

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
20:13 2019-06-27

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always been easier to answer from Tehran’s side. The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded in frank and vociferous opposition to the U.S. It’s a bi...
15:00 2019-06-20

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country." (July 16)        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller’s report soon, after a sudden shift by the justice department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against Pr...
09:52 2019-06-11

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

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
19:26 2019-07-02

Trump lashes out of U.S. House's Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:13 2019-05-22

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday it would draw up a resolution this week authorizing subpoenas to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
18:13 2019-07-09

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that there was no legitimate legislative purpose for the ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have teams, they are going to meet over the next weeks, th...
17:52 2019-06-30

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
21:13 2019-07-02

Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers....
07:52 2019-07-16

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
04:39 2019-07-03

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
02:52 2019-06-24

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who spoke on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday....
06:13 2019-06-11

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the Russia probe....
17:00 2019-05-23

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
13:01 2019-07-09

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of i...
21:52 2019-06-20

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
18:26 2019-06-14

Trump associate Sater testifies before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, testified on Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee several weeks after failing to appear....
02:13 2019-07-10

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
04:26 2019-05-24

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly finally suing for them....
19:52 2019-07-02

House Panel Sues U.S. Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
19:39 2019-07-02

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impeached. What I have said time and time again is, [sp...
21:00 2019-06-02

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
03:13 2019-06-20

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

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

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
18:52 2019-07-09

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
10:13 2019-06-12

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
20:52 2019-06-20

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
00:26 2019-06-14

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme Court revisiting its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade dec...
03:39 2019-05-30

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter....
19:52 2019-06-14

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Department said Wednesday that Cyclone Vayu was due to h...
09:26 2019-06-12

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant mood. The backdrop may be antiquity’s most famous ...
18:00 2019-07-05

Lady Gaga is launching her long-awaited beauty brand exclusively on Amazon — and pre-orders start on Prime Day Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga is finally launching her beauty brand, Haus Laboratories. Haus Laboratories will reportedly be the first major beauty brand sold exclusively on Amazon. Pre-orders start on July 15 — which is also Amazon Prime Day — with the launch date set for Septe...
02:39 2019-07-10

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according to the Washington Post. This directly contradicts the messaging about Iran by others in his administration in recent weeks, including White House nation...
16:13 2019-05-21

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
18:26 2019-06-23

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks are pushing for an aggressive approach with Iran, arguing that military conflict may be unavoidable. Yet their vocal warnings are obscuring the fact tha...
16:00 2019-05-21

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
20:13 2019-06-05

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the Pres...
21:00 2019-05-30

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:52 2019-05-22

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, including former White House Counsel Don McGahn....
23:52 2019-06-11

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
21:13 2019-05-27

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, a once close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday....
18:26 2019-06-20

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

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
22:13 2019-07-02

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
21:00 2019-07-11

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with the committee, which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow....
00:13 2019-06-22

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes....
14:39 2019-07-12

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 sends long-delayed $19.1B 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....
11:13 2019-06-04

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
20:13 2019-07-11

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
13:52 2019-07-08

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:52 2019-06-06

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
19:26 2019-07-02

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, will be departing “shortly” and praises him as having “done such a great job for...
08:52 2019-06-03

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content....
00:52 2019-07-13

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'We have a predator living in the White House' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, is ratcheting up her attacks against President Trump, referring to him on  Wednesday as a "predator" during a campaign event in Iowa....
01:39 2019-07-04

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
04:39 2019-06-01

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

| US star Rapinoe accepts House invite after snubbing Trump Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invitation to visit the House of Representatives just days after saying she would refuse a similar offer from President Donald Trump....
19:39 2019-06-29

House moves to condemn Trump as he again attacks minority congresswomen A resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it....
19:52 2019-07-16

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

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
22:39 2019-06-13

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
00:26 2019-07-08

Trolls won't fix social media. Who Trump should have invited to the White House The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald Trump’s so-called “Social Media Summit” was announ...
04:00 2019-07-12

U.S. House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena for testimony to Felix Sater after the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump failed to appear for a scheduled interview on Friday....
17:26 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner, as part of an intensifying investigation into President Donald Trump's conduct....
03:00 2019-07-10

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
19:13 2019-05-23

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
20:26 2019-05-26

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to...
20:26 2019-06-02

Pelosi says need compelling case for House to pursue Trump's impeachment U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives pursues it....
23:00 2019-05-29

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
20:39 2019-05-22

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense on Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshmen lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the presidents tweets and comments over the past three days targeting the four Democrat...
19:39 2019-07-16

Trump associate Sater to testify before House panel Tuesday Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, said he would testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-07-09

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action....
06:13 2019-06-12

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN....
06:13 2019-05-23

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
13:39 2019-06-18

Ex-Trump top aide Hope Hicks to testify before House panel Ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday. Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump’s 2016 campaign to the commit...
07:00 2019-06-13

Trump associate Sater appears for testimony before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, appeared on Tuesday for testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee....
18:52 2019-07-09

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, would replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She has been with us since 2015 – @POTUS & I can...
22:26 2019-06-27

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically-motivated retaliatio...
22:26 2019-06-17

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
23:52 2019-06-11

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
22:52 2019-07-16

Trump’s sons bought a round for the house during Ireland pub crawl Eric and Donald Trump Jr. were the toast of the town during a pub crawl in Ireland, and even bought a round for the house. “They were so lovely and down to earth and gave a great hello to everyone,” Igoe Bar owner Caroline Kennedy told The Irish Mirror. The president’s sons happily gathe...
19:26 2019-06-08

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems to have sparked a positive reaction from our neigh...
22:52 2019-06-01

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the retaliatory strikes he scrapped. Rather, he focus...
04:00 2019-06-22

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

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
20:26 2019-06-13

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
18:39 2019-06-11

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
23:26 2019-07-15

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
13:26 2019-05-30

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do nothing” about allegations that Trump obstructed justi...
02:00 2019-06-05

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
18:52 2019-05-29

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on three separate occasions while lawmakers were away ...
08:13 2019-06-04

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
15:13 2019-07-11

Trump associate Sater, House panel spar over his testimony Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, testified on Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, but a panel spokesman said he had not fully cooperated....
06:00 2019-07-10

US soccer star accepts House invitation after clash with Trump (NBC News) — U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe likely won’t be visiting the White House anytime soon but that doesn’t mean she won’t be in Washington. On Friday evening, after Rapinoe scored two goals and led her team to victory over France in t...
18:52 2019-06-29

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
01:13 2019-05-23

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
06:00 2019-07-10

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
13:26 2019-05-30

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
17:13 2019-06-19

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressively throughout the day.This year’s polls, held ov...
04:00 2019-05-23

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
10:52 2019-06-17

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
16:39 2019-06-05

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be passing legislation restoring the right for all qua...
04:13 2019-06-18

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region, but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
19:13 2019-06-18

Trump: 'You'll find out' how U.S. will respond to Iran Asked how the United States will respond to Iran after Iran shot down an American drone, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters, "You'll find out."...
19:00 2019-06-20

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. Asked during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” if he’d meet with Iranian...
15:52 2019-06-23

Iran to Trump: No negotiations with US any time soon Iran said Tuesday that there would be no negotiations with the US anytime soon. “We currently see no prospect of negotiations with America. Iran pays no attention to words; What matters to us is a change of approach and behavior,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said, according to s...
18:39 2019-05-28

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major downturn since he pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. (May 27)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
08:00 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
00:13 2019-06-22

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
23:52 2019-06-18

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteration."...
03:00 2019-06-22

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking a military confrontation with Iran and is instead aiming for direct talks with Tehran over his plan to negotiate and broaden the country’s nuclear dea...
02:52 2019-06-06

Trump says he is not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump said the U.S. was not looking for regime change in Iran after weeks of escalating tension and the deployment of additional American troops to the region....
18:26 2019-05-27

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over nuclear weapons,” Trump told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday, “and I would keep th...
21:39 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. is very prepared with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramp up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
22:26 2019-06-18

Trump Says He's 'In No Hurry' to Confront Iran President Trump said he called off a retaliatory military strike on Iran just 10 minutes before its planned start after learning 150 people would be killed, saying such an action would have been disproportionate to Iran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone....
21:13 2019-06-21

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of last year....
21:13 2019-07-08

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in the Women's World Cup on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
12:26 2019-07-08

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
16:13 2019-06-13

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to talk behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
23:39 2019-06-18

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
05:26 2019-06-03

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,”...
03:13 2019-06-14

'OBJECTION!' Ex-Trump aide Hicks tight-lipped in U.S. House interview Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses....
03:13 2019-06-20

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites need to impeach Trump if wrongdoing found U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
17:13 2019-06-19

Donald Trump welcomes Poland's president to White House President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-14

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas….,” Trump wrote o...
01:26 2019-06-14

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
03:13 2019-07-12

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
03:39 2019-06-28

White House Wanted USS John McCain "Out Of Sight" Of Trump": Report The White House requested a Navy ship bearing the name of US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain be kept "out of sight" during a recent presidential trip to Japan, the Wall Street......
07:13 2019-05-30

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller Report, wil...
23:13 2019-06-01

White House gives tickets to Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza to GOP donors In a show of military strength, tanks and a flyover of fighter jets will be part of an event that traditionally had been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
21:52 2019-07-02

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
21:00 2019-06-02

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
01:52 2019-07-02

Judge Upholds House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, said Trump cannot block a House subpoena of financial records. He said the Democra...
15:13 2019-05-21

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
18:13 2019-06-18

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on Saturday....
02:52 2019-06-23

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is not, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Thursday....
22:13 2019-07-11

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials to back him up....
23:39 2019-05-23

US House Panel Sues US Treasury, Revenue Service Over Trump's Tax Returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the US Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
20:00 2019-07-02

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
23:26 2019-06-14

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
20:01 2019-06-02

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that......
18:13 2019-05-22

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
17:52 2019-05-22

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged her USA teammates to “think hard” about associating themselves with Donald Trump. The 33-year-old found herself embroiled in a row with Trump after f...
20:26 2019-06-27

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earli...
23:26 2019-05-23