NEW YORK (Reuters) – Senator Elizabeth Warren will introduce a bill Friday that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed base homes. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren participates in the She the People Presidential Forum in Houston, Texas, U.S.
(Reuters) – The “i word” – impeachment – is swirling around the U.S. Congress since the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted Russia report, which painted a picture of lies, threats and confusion in Donald Trump’s White House. FILE PHOTO: The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairmen of three U.S. House committees sought documents on Thursday related to recent Trump administration firings of top Department of Homeland Security officials, escalating tensions between congressional Democrats and the White House over immigration policy. FILE PHOTO: White House adviser Stephen Miller walks across the tarmac to board Air Force One
FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Stephen Moore, U.S. President Donald’s Trump pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, says he will continue to pursue his nomination even as a trail of his dismissive
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to boost morale at the State Department with an “ethos” statement that some former officials viewed with skepticism, partly because an early draft had language they saw as an admonition not to leak to the media. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former governor of Colorado, will release an anti-monopoly plan in California on Friday that could challenge the dominance of such companies as Amazon and Google, his campaign told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper (D-CO), speaks
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats. U.S. President Donald Trump attends the 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House
(Reuters) – A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration cutoff of U.S. subsidies for poor women obtaining birth control from Planned Parenthood and other clinics that offer abortion services or information to patients, according to the state attorney general. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured at the entrance to a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant. Biden, 76, a longtime U.S. senator who served two terms as former President Barack Obama’s
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered then-White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation, moving to undermine McGahn’s credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony. U.S. President Donald Trump departs after delivering remarks at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate who has made his appeal to working-class voters who deserted the Democrats in 2016 a key part of his political identity, launched a bid for the White House on Thursday as the party’s instant frontrunner. Biden announced the third presidential bid of his career
Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speak to the media at the State Department in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department’s inspector general has concluded that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate who has made his appeal to working-class voters that deserted the Democrats in 2016 a key part of his political identity, launched a bid for the White House on Thursday as the party’s instant frontrunner. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announces his candidacy for
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday again threatened to close part of the southern border and send more “armed soldiers” to defend it if Mexico did not block a new caravan of migrants traveling toward the United States. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Marines help to build a concertina wire barricade at the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden,
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Despite new criticism from top Democrats for comments denigrating women and the Midwest, economic commentator Stephen Moore still has the backing of U.S. President Donald Trump for a seat at the Federal Reserve Board. General view of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts “Steve Moore