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Donald Trump White House continues to see high profile departures

Donald Trump White House continues to see high profile departures

HR McMaster was the second top-level firing in March.

Mar 23, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

US foreign policy could be headed for an even more volatile time under John Bolton.

Mar 23, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
Trump signs funding bill, ending 3-day government shutdown

Trump signs funding bill, ending 3-day government shutdown

Claiming victory, President Donald Trump has signed a short-term government funding bill ending a three-day shutdown as Democrats voted to reopen the government after a deal with ruling Republicans to hold a debate on the future of young undocumented immigrants.

Jan 23, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries

Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries

Donald Trump`s political future may well hinge on 2018, when he risks losing control of Congress in crucial elections that kick off the next White House battle -- likely to pit the president against both Democrats and rogue Republican challengers.

Jan 16, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Immigration deal `probably dead`, says US President Donald Trump

Immigration deal `probably dead`, says US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump said Sunday a deal to resolve the status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the US illegally as children is probably dead.

Jan 14, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
US Congress returns to face full January plate

US Congress returns to face full January plate

 Congress hit the ground running for 2018 on Wednesday, with US President Donald Trump facing a two-week deadline to forge a compromise between Republicans and Democrats that avoids a government shutdown and prevents mass deportations.

Jan 03, 2018, 22:26 PM IST
US Democrats win big, in blow to Donald Trump one year in

US Democrats win big, in blow to Donald Trump one year in

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday marked one year since his shock election win, but Democrats spoiled the anniversary by dealing him a resounding defeat in several high-profile state and mayoral elections.

Nov 09, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Donald Trump's one year anniversary as US President: Republicans suffer triple defeat

Donald Trump's one year anniversary as US President: Republicans suffer triple defeat

US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections to underscore his unpopularity on Wednesday's first anniversary of his dramatic election

Nov 08, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

Trump's latest overture to Democrats followed GOP failures so far to fulfill the party's years-long promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 08, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
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.

Sep 07, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
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.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
'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.

Aug 04, 2017, 07:41 AM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:03 AM IST
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.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

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". 
 

Jun 28, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

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.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
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.

Jun 01, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

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.

May 07, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
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.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:59 PM IST