MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at a Strategic National Security Space: FY2020 Budget and
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO (Reuters) – At a veterans hall in the mostly white, working-class town of Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to about 200 people on Friday about her plans to fight the opioid epidemic, Washington corruption and economic inequality. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on Friday subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service one week to turn over the tax records. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the ‘Face-to-Face With Our Future’ event at the White House in
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The number of Americans who said President Donald Trump should be impeached rose 5 percentage points to 45 percent since mid-April, while more than half said multiple congressional probes of Trump interfered with important government business, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump
FILE PHOTO – Stacey Abrams speaks to the crowd of supporters announcing they will wait till the morning for results of the mid-terms election at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to meet with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at Downing Street in London, Britain May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his visit to Greenland because he needs to return to Washington, the State Department said on Thursday. “Secretary
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A lawyer for Donald Trump said committees controlled by House Democrats have agreed to provide “substantial portions” of subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp for the president’s financial records. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building reflected in water at sunrise on the day of the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Justice Department’s investigation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Months before evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr.’s game-changing presidential endorsement of Donald Trump in 2016, Falwell asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favor, Cohen said in a recorded conversation reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Jerry Falwell Jr. at a campaign
(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in “contempt of Congress.” What does that mean? FILE PHOTO: A House Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Justice Department’s investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election”, that U.S. Attorney General
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House. The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee released a report citing Barr, an appointee of President Donald Trump,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt proceedings against the top U.S. law enforcement officer if he fails to hand over the full, unredacted Mueller report. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news
FILE PHOTO: Robert Mueller, as FBI director, testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
FIL PHOTO: Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA) questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell as he delivers the Federal Reserve’s Semiannual Monetary Policy Report on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief. FILE PHOTO: House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) chairs a House Judiciary
FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn listens during the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House