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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
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
Donald Trump team claims Russia investigator 'unlawfully' got emails

Donald Trump team claims Russia investigator 'unlawfully' got emails

A lawyer for Donald Trump's transition team has alleged special counsel Robert Mueller unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, in the latest attack on the credibility of the probe into Russian meddling in the US election.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
US Senate passes historic tax reform in Trump win

US Senate passes historic tax reform in Trump win

US Senate Republicans passed landmark tax reform early Saturday, a critical step toward delivering a monumental legislative victory for President Donald Trump in his first year in office. 

Dec 02, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
US Republicans ask Roy Moore to step aside if sexual assault allegations are true

US Republicans ask Roy Moore to step aside if sexual assault allegations are true

Several Republicans on Thursday urged their party's candidate for a vacant US Senate seat to quit the race if an explosive report that he had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl is true.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Trump's limited appeal a warning sign for Republicans ahead of 2018 elections

Democratic election victories in Virginia and New Jersey showed Republicans losing more ground in suburban areas, where President Donald Trump`s unpopularity could cost them dearly in next year`s congressional races.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Obamacare repeal bill 'dead' as key Republican Susan Collins opposes Trump

Obamacare repeal bill 'dead' as key Republican Susan Collins opposes Trump

A last-ditch attempt by Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle Obamacare has collapsed.

Sep 26, 2017, 16:52 PM 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
Republicans call on new Trump chief of staff to fix White House chaos

Republicans call on new Trump chief of staff to fix White House chaos

Republicans on Sunday urged President Donald Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly to rein in the chaos within the White House on Monday but said the retired Marine Corps general will be challenged to assert control.

Jul 31, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

US Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the US Senate.

Jul 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

US President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Wednesday of obstructing his agenda, the day after a fellow Republican won a Georgia congressional election that many saw as a referendum on his turbulent presidency. 

Jun 22, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and their allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577 seat National Assembly. 

Jun 19, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Nearly 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump for accepting funds from foreign leaders

Nearly 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump for accepting funds from foreign leaders

Nearly 200 Democrats on Wednesday filed a law suit against U.S. President Donald Trump alleging that he has violated the emoluments clause of the Constitution by accepting gifts and benefits from foreign leaders through Trump business entities without Congressional approval.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:29 PM IST
Trump to unveil tax reform, cut corporate rate to 15%

Trump to unveil tax reform, cut corporate rate to 15%

The Trump administration is poised to unveil its long-awaited tax reform plan Wednesday that will slash corporate taxes to 15 percent, in the "biggest tax cut" in US history.

Apr 26, 2017, 23:34 PM 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

Nikki Haley gets heckled at global women summit in NYC

Nikki Haley, the tough-talking and blunt US Ambassador to the UN, was heckled during an annual summit on women here as she spoke about President Donald Trump and Russia.

Apr 06, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
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.

Apr 03, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Wall Street hits six-week low on Trump''s healthcare bill defeat

Wall Street`s main indexes hit their lowest levels in six weeks on Monday after Republicans pulled a healthcare bill, raising questions about President Donald Trump`s ability to deliver on his ambitious economic agenda.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
After legislative defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

After legislative defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

Donald Trump has suffered a humiliating legislative defeat as Republicans were forced to pull their repeal of the Obamacare bill, prompting the US President to declare that his predecessor's flagship scheme will fall apart, as he promised to make a "great" new healthcare plan for Americans.

Mar 25, 2017, 23:34 PM IST