The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday that it expects to receive tens of thousands of documents as part of its wide-ranging corruption and obstruction of justice probe of Republican President Donald Trump. Reuters Continue reading House panel expects thousands of documents in Trump probe
Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had provided Congress with a list of projects from the military construction budget that could be cut back in order to help pay for a wall on the border with Mexico. … Continue reading Pentagon tells Congress of projects that could be hit to pay for wall
Documents related to the FBI’s raid on Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room must be made public on Tuesday, a U.S. judge ruled on Monday, clearing the way for a glimpse into the investigation that led to criminal charges against … Continue reading Documents related to raid on ex-Trump lawyer Cohen can be unsealed: judge
Democrat Beto O’Rourke raised more than $6.1 million in the first day after declaring his candidacy for his party’s 2020 presidential nomination last week, his campaign said on Monday, highlighting his fundraising prowess in a crowded field. Reuters Continue reading Democrat O'Rourke tops field, raising $6.1 million on day one of presidential campaign
The 18-foot-tall steel slats extend 20 miles across the rugged Chihuahuan desert in southern New Mexico, cutting through high sand dunes and brush. Reuters Continue reading Trump 'wall' in desolate stretch of New Mexico has some asking: Why here?
A Democratic U.S. senator and his Republican counterpart on Friday asked Congress’ investigative arm to probe Trump administration talks with Saudi Arabia over sharing nuclear power technology. Reuters Continue reading U.S. senators seek probe of Trump admin nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia
The International Criminal Court on Friday said it will continue to do its work “undeterred” after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would target individuals involved in cases involving U.S. citizens. Reuters Continue reading International Criminal Court: Continue to work 'undeterred' after Pompeo remarks
As he had done at several stops in his first campaign trip as a presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke on Friday climbed atop a counter at a local Iowa business and addressed a small but adoring crowd. People clapped and cheered. … Continue reading O'Rourke candidacy asks: Can a moderate white male win the 2020 Democratic primary?
President Donald Trump on Sunday championed a Fox News personality who made anti-Muslim remarks as his White House rejected any attempt to link the U.S. leader to a shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques. Reuters Continue reading Trump stance on Muslims, Fox host in spotlight after mosque shootings
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand formally launched her presidential bid on Sunday morning, announcing she will deliver her first major speech next week in front of Trump International Hotel in New York City. Reuters Continue reading Senator Gillibrand formally launches presidential campaign
Only one in five U.S. taxpayers expects to pay less income tax this year as a result of the tax reform law passed in 2017 by Republicans who promised big savings for everyday Americans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll … Continue reading Few Americans see savings from Trump's tax reform: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager, Reuters revealed today. Reuters Continue reading Exclusive: Beto O'Rourke belonged to major hacker group as a teenager
Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker all but guaranteed at a campaign event on Friday that he will pick a woman as his running mate if he wins his party’s nomination for president next year. Reuters Continue reading Booker says Democrats will put 'a woman on the ticket' in 2020 White House race
The United States will withdraw or deny visas to any International Criminal Court personnel investigating possible war crimes by U.S. forces or allies in Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. Reuters Continue reading U.S. imposes visa bans on International Criminal Court investigators: Pompeo
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday the chamber will vote on March 26 on overriding President Donald Trump’s veto of a border-wall related resolution. Reuters Continue reading Pelosi says U.S. House to vote March 26 on overriding Trump border-wall related veto