15 Feb 2021
Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump's acquittal
A day after former President Donald Trump won his second Senate impeachment trial, bipartisan support appeared to be growing for an independent September 11 style commission into the deadly insurrection that took place at the Capitol.
23 Jan 2021
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.
14 Jan 2021
Trump becomes first president in US to be impeached twice
Donald Trump has become the first United States President to be impeached twice, this time for "incitement of insurrection" at Capitol last week.
13 Jan 2021
US House convenes to impeach President Trump for second time
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday opened debate on legislation to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the violence at the US Capitol by his supporters last week that left five dead.
11 Jan 2021
Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, builds pressure on Pence
Democrats in the United States House of Representatives are pressurizing Vice President Mike Pence to remove outgoing President Donald Trump from the Oval Office. If he doesn't, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, the House will move to impeach Trump, his second impeachment during the term.
09 Jan 2021
Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal
Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.
07 Jan 2021
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem
Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.
26 Nov 2020
Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump
Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.
08 Nov 2020
What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?
Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 United States Presidential elections, denying rival Donald Trump a re-election. The President-elect is set to take oath in January 2021.
17 Sep 2020
US city considers lowering local voting age to 16
San Francisco city in the United States is considering lowering the local voting age to 16 from 18.
20 Aug 2020
Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure
The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).
17 Aug 2020
US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy
Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.
26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: US records highest single-day fatalities; death toll crosses 1,000
The number of deaths due to coronavirus crossed 1,000 in the United States, which has quickly become one of the worst-hit nations in the outbreak.
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.
03 Jan 2020
Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.
19 Dec 2019
#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote
In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.
01 Nov 2019
US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump
The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve the process of President Donald Trump's impeachment.
28 Oct 2019
US Congresswoman Katie Hill resigns over alleged affair with staffer
US Congresswoman Katie Hill, on Sunday, resigned from the Congress amid allegations of an affair with a congressional staffer.
17 Oct 2019
Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan
United States President Donald Trump warned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told him "not to be a fool" and threatened to destroy the country's economy in a striking letter sent on the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria.
25 Sep 2019
US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump
The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.
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.
12 Mar 2019
US: House speaker Pelosi says Trump 'just not worth' impeaching
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, America's most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published yesterday that she doesn't support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president is "just not worth it."
05 Mar 2019
US-President Trump says he might end India's preferential trade treatment
Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors, US President Donald Trump yesterday said he might end GSP designation of India.
15 Feb 2019
Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway
On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.
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.
06 Feb 2019
State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.
29 Jan 2019
Trump to deliver State of the Union Address on February-5
Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union Address on February 5 after it was delayed due to a government shutdown over the US president's demand for funding for a wall along the border with Mexico.
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.
18 Jan 2019
Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown
US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.
17 Jan 2019
Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to committee on intelligence. Details here
Indian-American Democratic lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthy was appointed as a member of a Congressional committee on intelligence yesterday.
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.
05 Jan 2019
Trump says 'prepared' to force shutdown for over a year
President Donald Trump said yesterday he was prepared to keep the US government closed for a year or more, as he stood firm on his contentious demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico.
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.
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.
21 Jun 2018
Trump stops policy which separated kids from parents at US-border
Under immense pressure from the Opposition and even right-wing voices, United States President Donald Trump ended the policy that separated minors from their families at the border.
16 Jun 2018
At least 2,000 children separated from families at US-Mexico border
At least 2,000 children have been separated from their families or guardians who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border, since a policy allowing the same came into effect.
29 Mar 2018
Trump fires VA Secretary Shulkin, nominates WH doctor as replacement
US President Donald Trump today fired his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House physician, Admiral Ronny Jackson as his replacement.
05 Jan 2018
Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?
The Donald Trump administration in the US has taken the first step to reverse the Obama-era policy that allowed states to legalize marijuana.
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.
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.