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I will be impeached today by Radical Left, says Donald Trump

Trump had on Tuesday also written a letter fiercely attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic opposition for destroying American democracy by attempting a coup against the American head of state.

Dec 18, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

Kim Kardashian hails US House of Representatives for formally recognizing Armenian Genocide

Following the decision, the 39-year-old 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star, who proudly embraces her Armenian heritage praised the government for its decision in a post on her Instagram.

Oct 31, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

UN gender agency hails record-breaking number of women in new US Congress

The first Muslim women, Rashida Tlaib, Democrat and Ilhan Omar, Democrat, hailing from Michigan and Minnesota, respectively, also made history and celebrated victory on Tuesday night.

Nov 09, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

Move to posthumously award US Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi

A resolution has been moved in the US House of Representatives.

Oct 02, 2018, 09:30 AM IST

US lawmakers move to to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi

The announcement was made during the popular India Day Parade in New York in August.

Oct 02, 2018, 08:18 AM IST

Donald Trump takes first concrete step towards 2020 re-election, names Brad Parscale as campaign chief

That he was going to attempt to return to the White House is no surprise. But Parscale's appointment as campaign chief indicates how heavily the campaign will rely on social media.

Feb 28, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

2 Indian-Americans vying for Congress from same New York seat

Two Indian-Americans from the Democratic party have thrown their hats in the ring for the US House of Representatives from the same Congressional seat in New York.

Jan 25, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

US House quells Democrat's bid to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly quelled a congressman's resolution to impeach President Donald Trump as many Democratic Party leaders questioned its timing and termed the move as "premature".

Dec 07, 2017, 11:05 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

EU raises 'concerns' over US sanctions vote against Russia

The European Union on Wednesday said it held deep reservations over a vote by the US House of Representatives to impose tough new sanctions on Russia that may affect energy flows to Europe.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Duterte was responding to remarks by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who told a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that he would protest against such a visit if US President Donald Trump followed through on an invitation to the firebrand Philippine leader.

 

Jul 21, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

US House passes $700 billion annual defence bill

But the measure faces more hurdles before it can become law, notably because it would increase military spending beyond last year's $619 billion bill, which is barred by the 2011 Budget Control Act's caps on government spending.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea's Parliament has sent a rare letter of protest to the US House of Representatives over its new package of tougher sanctions.

May 12, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

US House of Representatives passes bill to repeal Obamacare

The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, delivering a welcome victory to President Donald Trump after early legislative stumbles.

May 05, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Trump faces major test as vote looms on US healthcare bill

House Republican leaders have expressed confidence the bill would pass and several party moderates who previously objected to the measure got behind it on Wednesday, giving it new momentum.

May 04, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

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

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

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

Bill against outsourcing jobs back in US Parliament, may hit Indian IT firms

A bill seeking to prevent US companies from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives and may hit Indian IT firms and professionals.

Mar 24, 2017, 15:45 PM IST