Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require the U.S. securities watchdog to directly regulate firms like Glass, Lewis & Co and Institutional Shareholder Services, which advise investors on how to vote in corporate elections. The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at
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FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is pictured in an undated photo obtained by Reuters, Nov. 8, 2018. Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice/via REUTERS/Files WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department defended the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Wednesday, saying he has the authority to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House Oversight Committee in the new U.S. Congress says one of his first priorities will be investigating why President Donald Trump’s administration decided to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was under pressure from his wife, Melania, on Tuesday to fire his deputy national security adviser over what two sources close to the White House said was the way Mrs Trump’s trip to Africa was handled. White House Deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel (R) appears with U.S. President
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday he supported a bill that would protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any politically motivated firings and would urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on it. U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee meet
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Another round of upheaval engulfed President Donald Trump’s White House on Tuesday, with the future of several senior aides in doubt just a week after U.S. congressional elections. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after an event with reporters in the Oval Office
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge said he would hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump. In its lawsuit filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, the cable
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U.S. President Donald Trump visits the Suresnes American Cemetery as part of the Paris commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War, France, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Pool (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is expected to provide written answers to questions from the special counsel probing Russian interference
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen takes part in a Federal Commission on School Safety meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to remove U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and is considering replacing
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A Digital Globe satellite image taken on March 29, 2018 shows what the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Beyond Parallel project reports is an undeclared missile operating base at Sakkanmol, North Korea and provided to Reuters on November 12, 2018. CSIS/Beyond Parallel/DigitalGlobe 2018/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald
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