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Republicans agree on sweeping changes in US tax system

Republicans agree on sweeping changes in US tax system

The tax bill promises massive tax cuts for the middle class and businesses.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

US Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship.

Jul 18, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Donald Trump's funding request for US border wall hits snag among some Republicans

Donald Trump's funding request for US border wall hits snag among some Republicans

President Donald Trump`s call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
`We are better than this,` Hillary Clinton tweets at Donald Trump

`We are better than this,` Hillary Clinton tweets at Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton fired off a icy rebuke Thursday to her rival Donald Trump after he savaged her record upon accepting the Republican nomination for president, telling him: "We are better than this."

Jul 22, 2016, 09:09 AM IST
Donald Trump to be Republican nominee for US presidential elections

Donald Trump to be Republican nominee for US presidential elections

Republicans formally chose Donald Trump as the party`s presidential nominee Tuesday, a landmark moment in American politics and a stunning victory for a man whose White House ambitions were once openly mocked.

Jul 20, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Donald Trump says US abortion laws 'set' for now

US abortion laws are set for now, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said, reiterating that he thinks abortion is "murder" days after igniting a firestorm by suggesting women who have them should be punished.

Apr 02, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

Trump's rise is death knell for Republican establishment: Bobby Jindal

The emergence of real estate tycoon Donald Trump as Republican presidential nominee sounded the death-knell for the party establishment, Indian-American former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said.

Mar 17, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

Obama believes Americans won't elect Trump

President Barack Obama believes Americans would not elect Donald Trump as his successor as they know that there are "global consequences" of the remarks coming from presidential candidates, the White House said on Tuesday.

Mar 15, 2016, 11:04 AM IST
US Republicans blast Obama`s gun control measures

US Republicans blast Obama`s gun control measures

 President Barack Obama`s critics Tuesday savaged his gun control steps as an unlawful assault on Americans` constitutional rights, with Republican White House hopefuls pledging to immediately repeal the orders if they are elected in November.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:45 AM IST
Republican chaos as Kevin McCarthy quits US House Speaker race

Republican chaos as Kevin McCarthy quits US House Speaker race

The congenial 50-year-old Californian, who as majority leader has built connections among conservatives and moderates alike.

Oct 09, 2015, 10:27 AM IST
'Obama marching Israelis to `door of oven' by trusting Iran'

'Obama marching Israelis to `door of oven' by trusting Iran'

White House contender Mike Huckabee is warning that President Barack Obama is marching the Israelis to the "door of the oven" by signing off on the nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers.

Jul 27, 2015, 06:34 AM IST
Hillary Clinton runs into rough weather over emails

Hillary Clinton runs into rough weather over emails

Democratic 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton ran into a new political storm over the use of a private server for sending official emails with reports suggesting that some emailed material contained classified information.

Jul 25, 2015, 09:34 AM IST
Iran nuclear deal a 'license to kill' or 'sign of hope'?

Iran nuclear deal a 'license to kill' or 'sign of hope'?

Even as the landmark Iran nuclear deal signed by Iran and six world powers was hailed as “historic” by the United States, Tehran and the European Union, the accord drew flak from American Republicans who minced no words in branding the agreement as “unacceptable”.

Jul 15, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Germany lashes US Republicans over Iran letter

Germany`s foreign minister hit out at US Republican senators Thursday for sending a letter to Iran over the nuclear talks, fearing it could undermine Tehran`s confidence in the negotiations at a critical juncture.

 

Mar 13, 2015, 01:41 AM IST

US Republicans warn Iran nuclear deal with Obama may not last

Republican US senators warned Iran`s leaders on Monday that any nuclear deal with President Barack Obama could last only as long as he remains in office, an unusual partisan intervention in foreign policy that could undermine delicate international talks with Tehran.

 

Mar 10, 2015, 02:11 AM IST

Republican win in runoff US Senate vote boosts majority

US Senator Mary Landrieu, one of the last standing elected Deep South Democrats, lost her bid Saturday for re-election in Louisiana, further clinching Republicans` dominance in the Senate following mid-term elections last month.

Dec 07, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

US Republicans sceptical of Obama border request

US Republicans expressed scepticism on Sunday about President Barack Obama`s emergency funding request to stem the surge of children from Central America.

Jul 14, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Republicans slammed for delay in ambassadorial confirmations

The White House has blamed Republicans for delays in the confirmation of a long list of President Barack Obama`s ambassador picks and said this logjam is putting US national security at risk.

Jun 25, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Republicans question US prisoner swap with Taliban

US politicians questioned whether the deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban militants amounted to a negotiation with terrorists as the US soldier was flown out of Afghanistan to a military hospital in Germany on Sunday.

Jun 02, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

House Republicans offer to lift debt ceiling through December

Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday unveiled a plan that would avert a looming US default, in a sign that lawmakers may end a standoff that has rattled financial markets and thrown America's future creditworthiness into question.

Oct 10, 2013, 23:01 PM IST