Politics

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walks past reporters outside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office as he departs following a meeting between Congressional leaders and Trump administration representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with
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FILE PHOTO: Ashley Nicole Black arrives for the Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, U.S., April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left “crying and shaking” from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration’s obstruction of lawmakers’ oversight efforts gives them no choice. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during the town hall meeting in the Queens borough
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump’s administration wants to deter Tehran’s aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said. U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrives to hold a classified briefing on Iran, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund border operations if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on the matter said. FILE PHOTO – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent screens passengers at a security checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states. Rachel Prager, 34, poses with a sign against new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states
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Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli stands onstage with his wife Teiro Cuccinelli (R) and their family as he gives his concession speech at his election night event in Richmond, Virginia, November 5, 2013. Democratic Party insider Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated Republican Cuccinelli, a Tea Party favorite, to win the nationally watched Virginia governor’s race
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WASHINGTON/MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battleground state’s steel industry and jobs. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the National Association of Realtors’ Legislative
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) speaks at the Liberty Political Action Conference (LPAC ) in Chantilly, Virginia September 19, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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. FILE PHOTO – White House Counsel Don McGahn listens during U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
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