Chuck Schumer: News

23 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Trump's impeachment trial in Senate to begin on February 8

The United States Senate would begin the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 8, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

05 Feb 2020

Twitter

Trump snubs Pelosi's handshake offer. Then, she tears his speech

It was a day of snubs and drama at the United States House of Representatives on Tuesday when President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address.

23 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Mueller concludes Russia probe, submits report to US Attorney General

Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the much-awaited probe report to US Attorney General William Barr on alleged collusion between Russia and US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, ending an investigation that has cast a shadow over the Trump presidency for nearly two years.

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country and curb drug smuggling.

19 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer

US President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has launched a unique fundraising initiative, asking its supporters to donate $20.20 to send faux red bricks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until the Democrats agree to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.

07 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

US President Donald Trump has offered to erect a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall along the southern border with Mexico to iron out differences with Democrats over the issue, which has led to a partial government shutdown for a fortnight now.

20 Sep 2018

Russia News

Trump declassifies Russia papers to expose 'bad things' at FBI

President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, a move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed.

13 Sep 2018

North Korea

Won't tolerate any form of foreign meddling in elections: Trump

The United States will not tolerate any form of foreign interference in its elections, US President Donald Trump said yesterday after signing an executive order that initiates actions, including sanctions, against foreign entities who meddle or even attempt to interfere in US polls.

22 Jul 2018

North Korea

US-Congress crushes effort to ban China's ZTE; victory for Trump

US Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom-giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration's deal to save the company accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes.

14 Jul 2018

Russia News

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

05 Jun 2018

Russia News

I can pardon myself, but have done nothing wrong: Trump

President Trump has done nothing wrong and therefore he doesn't need to pardon himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, White House said.

20 May 2018

Donald Trump

China, US avert trade-war: Beijing agrees to import more American-products

China and the US averted a trade war by reaching an agreement today under which Beijing has agreed to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services to reduce $375bn trade deficit with Washington.

12 Apr 2018

Donald Trump

Paul Ryan, the US House Speaker will not seek re-election

Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the US House of Representatives, said he would not stand for another term and has decided to retire when his term ends, casting his party into a leadership fight ahead of crucial mid-term elections.

20 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Trump scores huge legislative victory, Congress passes sweeping tax reforms

The Republican-controlled Congress has passed the most sweeping US tax system overhaul in over three decades.

14 Sep 2017

Twitter

Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

President Donald Trump is reportedly close to reaching a deal with the Democrats to continue the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program measures.

08 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

US Senate approves $15bn hurricane relief package, raises debt ceiling

The US Senate has passed a $15.25 billion relief package for Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

16 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump backtracks, blames "both sides" over Charlottesville violence

US President Donald Trump said both left- and right-wing extremists are to be blamed for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead and others injured.

03 Aug 2017

Australia

Trump backs restrictions on legal-immigration, what it means for India?

US President Donald Trump has now signed a new law which is likely to curb legal immigration and reduce the number of green cards issued in a year.

16 Jun 2017

Russia News

US Senate passes bill preventing Trump from removing Russia sanctions

The US Senate has voted 97-2 to pass legislation proposing new sanctions on Russia.

18 May 2017

Russia News

Former FBI chief Robert Mueller to lead Russia-Trump investigation

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has named former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russia's alleged ties with Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow's election interference.

17 May 2017

Russia News

Sources- Trump asked ex-FBI chief Comey to halt Flynn investigation

President Donald Trump had reportedly asked former FBI Director James Comey, who he recently fired, to end an investigation into alleged links between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia.

16 May 2017

Russia News

Trump shared classified information with Russia?

US President Donald Trump divulged highly classified information about ISIS to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov when the two met at the White House last week, according to official sources.

15 May 2017

Donald Trump

Lawmakers urge Trump to hand over any Comey tapes

Senior US lawmakers have urged President Donald Trump to hand over any recordings of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey, who Trump recently fired.

12 May 2017

Donald Trump

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud in presidential election

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to create a commission which will investigate instances involving alleged voter suppression voter fraud in last year's election.

02 May 2017

Donald Trump

US government shutdown averted after lawmakers reaches funding deal

A bipartisan agreement has been reached by Congressional negotiators on a crucial spending bill which will keep the US government running until September 30, preventing a shutdown.

28 Mar 2017

Michael Flynn

Trump-Russia relations: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to be interrogated

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be questioned by a US intelligence committee that is investigating alleged ties between President Trump and Russia.

21 Mar 2017

Michael Flynn

FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time that the agency is investigating Russian interference in the US presidential elections of November 2016.

13 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

US officials said that President Donald Trump had attempted to call Preet Bharara before firing him, however Bharara did not take the call.

12 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

46 serving US attorneys, including Indian-American US Attorney General for Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara have been asked to resign by US President Donald Trump.

02 Mar 2017

Michael Flynn

US intelligence panel agrees to probe Trump-Russia ties

An American congressional committee has agreed to an investigation into the Moscow's alleged interference in last year's US presidential elections.

17 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Alexander Acosta becomes Trump's new labour secretary pick

On Thursday, Florida law school dean R Alexander Acosta was announced by President Donald Trump as his new pick for the labour secretary.

16 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's pick for the US Labour Secretary has withdrawn his candidature.