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

05 Feb 2020

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.

Mueller concludes Russia probe, submits report to US Attorney General

23 Mar 2019

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

15 Feb 2019

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.

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

19 Jan 2019

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.

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

07 Jan 2019

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.

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

20 Sep 2018

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.

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

13 Sep 2018

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.

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

22 Jul 2018

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.

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

14 Jul 2018

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.

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

05 Jun 2018

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.

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

20 May 2018

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.

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

12 Apr 2018

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.

Trump scores huge legislative victory, Congress passes sweeping tax reforms

20 Dec 2017

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.

Trump scores legislative victory after Senate passes tax cuts bill

02 Dec 2017

Trump scores legislative victory after Senate passes tax cuts bill

Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

14 Sep 2017

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.

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

08 Sep 2017

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.

Trump backtracks, blames "both sides" over Charlottesville violence

16 Aug 2017

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.

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

03 Aug 2017

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.

US Senate passes bill preventing Trump from removing Russia sanctions

16 Jun 2017

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.

Former FBI chief Robert Mueller to lead Russia-Trump investigation

18 May 2017

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.

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

17 May 2017

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.

Trump shared classified information with Russia?

16 May 2017

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.

Lawmakers urge Trump to hand over any Comey tapes

15 May 2017

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.

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud in presidential election

12 May 2017

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.

US government shutdown averted after lawmakers reaches funding deal

02 May 2017

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.

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

28 Mar 2017

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.

FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

21 Mar 2017

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.

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

13 Mar 2017

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.

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

12 Mar 2017

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.

US intelligence panel agrees to probe Trump-Russia ties

02 Mar 2017

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.

Alexander Acosta becomes Trump's new labour secretary pick

17 Feb 2017

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.

Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

16 Feb 2017

Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

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