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US President Donald Trump, Democrats reach agreement on debt, funding

US President Donald Trump, Democrats reach agreement on debt, funding

US President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders announced a mutual agreement to raise the debt ceiling and fund the federal government until December, including almost $8 billion in aid for those people affected by Hurricane Harvey.

56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

Fifty six per cent of Americans have said that they believed President Donald Trump was "tearing the country apart" instead of drawing people together, according to a new poll.

'Any Russians here tonight?' Trump trolls Democrats amid reports of grand jury

'Any Russians here tonight?' Trump trolls Democrats amid reports of grand jury

“Are there any Russians here tonight? Any Russians?" This was one of the several questions that the US President, Donald Trump, posed to a raucous crowd of supporters in Huntington, West Virginia on Thursday.

In rare bipartisan display, US Democrats back Trump on China trade probe

Three top Democratic senators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stand up to China as he prepares to launch an inquiry into Beijing`s intellectual property and trade practices in coming days.

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

The White House has alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump's contacts with Russia.

Swedish far-right lawmaker convicted over nightclub assault

In 2012, a video emerged from 2010 of Ekeroth filming two other Sweden Democrat colleagues shouting racist abuse at two men and calling a woman who tried to intervene a "whore". 
 

Trump rides high after Republican election win

After wins in South Carolina, Kansas and Montana, Trump's Republicans have now won all four special elections held since his inauguration in January, leaving Democrats demoralized as they seek to snatch control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican Karen Handel won a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election on Wednesday in Georgia, US media projected, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

US poll hacking allegations 'fictious', invented by Democrats: Putin

US poll hacking allegations 'fictious', invented by Democrats: Putin

The US election hacking allegations has been dominating the world headlines even as the US House has ordered a probe into the charges.

Top Obama officials to testify on Russian poll interference

The scandal over Russian meddling in last year's presidential election returns to the forefront of Washington politics after weeks of quiet tomorrow, when two top officials from the Obama administration are set to testify in Congress.

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

The committee has sent a second letter to ex top officials of CIA, National Intelligence and one ex-deputy attorney to appear at a hearing on May 2.

US Senate panel expected to approve Trump's Supreme Court pick, set up Senate showdown

US Senate panel expected to approve Trump's Supreme Court pick, set up Senate showdown

A U.S. Senate panel on Monday is expected to advance President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to a full Senate vote later in the week, setting up a political showdown as Democrats seek to block his confirmation.

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, completed his Senate confirmation hearings and managed to avoid commenting on the legality of the travel ban.

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch coasting toward Senate showdown

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch coasting toward Senate showdown

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, after two smooth days at his confirmation hearing, will cruise into Wednesday's session with any questions about his prospects likely shifting from the Judiciary Committee to the full Senate.

US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress Monday on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Donald Trump condemns Democrats for `total witch hunt` over attorney general

US President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at Democrats over their demands for US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, calling their actions a "total witch hunt."

Democrats elect former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as new chairman

Democrats elect former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as new chairman

Members of the Democratic National Committee elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new chairman, media reports said.

Current political situation stressing Americans: Survey

Current political situation stressing Americans: Survey

Majorities of both Republicans (59 percent) and Democrats (76 percent) said they were significantly worried about the nation in the long run.

Democrats to rally against Trump immigration ban

Democrats to rally against Trump immigration ban

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will lead the protest, which is slated to start at 6 p.m.