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Trump embarrassed US; acted like Putin's 'fanboy': Arnold Schwarzenegger

17 Jul 2018

Trump embarrassed US; acted like Putin's 'fanboy': Arnold Schwarzenegger

Veteran action star and former California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has attacked President Donald Trump saying he acted like a "fanboy" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in their embarrassing press conference.

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 outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

09 Oct 2017

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

The White House has listed several measures which US President Donald Trump insists should be part of any legislation for the recently deferred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.

Las Vegas shooting: Do Republicans favour banning gun accessories?

06 Oct 2017

Las Vegas shooting: Do Republicans favour banning gun accessories?

The recent Las Vegas shooting has once again brought up the political debate on gun control.

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.

Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

12 Sep 2017

Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was the biggest mistake made in "modern political history."

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.

Chicago Mayor declares city a "Trump-free zone" for Dreamers

07 Sep 2017

Chicago Mayor declares city a "Trump-free zone" for Dreamers

US President Donald Trump has an imposing influence on contemporary America.

15 US states sue Trump over DACA decision in court

07 Sep 2017

15 US states sue Trump over DACA decision in court

A group of 16 Democratic and nonpartisan state attorneys general has sued US President Donald Trump's decision to terminate Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Trump terminates DACA: Thousands of undocumented Indian immigrants face deportation

06 Sep 2017

Trump terminates DACA: Thousands of undocumented Indian immigrants face deportation

An estimated 8,000 Indian-Americans are facing deportation after President Donald Trump decided to terminate Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals: an Obama-era policy to protect undocumented immigrant youth.

Trump terminates 'Dreamers' program, leaving fate of 8lakh immigrants uncertain

05 Sep 2017

Trump terminates 'Dreamers' program, leaving fate of 8lakh immigrants uncertain

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday terminated the 'Dreamers' program which aimed to protect 8 lakh young immigrants illegally brought to the US as children, from being deported.

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.

US Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, will Trump veto it?

28 Jul 2017

US Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, will Trump veto it?

The US Senate has voted overwhelmingly in favour of constituting new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea.

Defying Trump, US House votes to intensify sanctions on Russia

26 Jul 2017

Defying Trump, US House votes to intensify sanctions on Russia

On July 26, the US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to impose fresh sanctions on Russia over Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Republicans slam Trump over his sexist tweet on female journalist

30 Jun 2017

Republicans slam Trump over his sexist tweet on female journalist

It is no surprise when we hear a controversy surrounding US President Donald Trump as time and again he has been embroiled in one. The latest to recount is the sexist tweet he made on prominent female journalist Mika Brzezinski.

Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits

05 May 2017

Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits

Symbolizing a major legislative landmark under the Trump presidency, the Republican dominated US House of Representatives voted to repeal parts of Obamacare including insurance coverage for people with "pre-existing conditions", intending to replace it with the Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act.

US healthcare reform: Republicans lawmakers seek votes for Obamacare replacement

28 Apr 2017

US healthcare reform: Republicans lawmakers seek votes for Obamacare replacement

Prospects for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to pass an amended healthcare reform bill before President Trump's 100th day in office faded as Republican lawmakers struggled to gather sufficient votes.

Devin Nunes steps aside from Congressional committee inquiry on Russia

07 Apr 2017

Devin Nunes steps aside from Congressional committee inquiry on Russia

Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has temporarily stepped aside from a congressional investigation into Russia's alleged election hacking.

Reports: Trump administration leaked information to lawmakers on Obama spying

31 Mar 2017

Reports: Trump administration leaked information to lawmakers on Obama spying

A New York Times report has found that two political appointees of the Trump administration, working in the White House had provided Representative Devin Nunes classified reports supposedly validating some of President Trump's wiretapping allegations.

Trump promises better alternative to Obamacare

27 Mar 2017

Trump promises better alternative to Obamacare

US President Donald Trump clarified that his administration would soon unveil an improved healthcare alternative to Obamacare.

Trump withdraws healthcare bill, Obamacare to remain

25 Mar 2017

Trump withdraws healthcare bill, Obamacare to remain

In his first major setback, US President Donald Trump's administration had to withdraw his proposed healthcare bill due to lack of votes.

Trump "done talking" on proposed healthcare bill, demands support

24 Mar 2017

Trump "done talking" on proposed healthcare bill, demands support

Ahead of a vote on "Trumpcare", US President Donald Trump warned lawmakers that he would leave Obamacare in place and move on to other reforms if they don't support the new healthcare bill.

American Hospital Association voices concerns against "Trumpcare"

09 Mar 2017

American Hospital Association voices concerns against "Trumpcare"

US President Donald Trump's American Health Care Act has come under criticism from American Hospital Association, which believes provisions for the "most vulnerable" might be lost.

Republicans oppose party's much-awaited Obamacare replacement plan

08 Mar 2017

Republicans oppose party's much-awaited Obamacare replacement plan

The long-awaited plan by Republicans to replace Obamacare, former US President Barack Obama's health law, is being opposed by their own party members.

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

27 Feb 2017

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

26 Feb 2017

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

12 Feb 2017

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

02 Feb 2017

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

President Donald Trump threatened to send American troops into Mexico to take care of "bad hombres" [bad men] in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a leaked White House transcript cited by the Associated Press.

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

27 Jan 2017

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

US President Donald Trump suggested that a new 20% tax on imports from Mexico would be instituted to finance the construction of a border wall.

President Trump signs executive order to roll back Obamacare

21 Jan 2017

President Trump signs executive order to roll back Obamacare

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at rolling back Obamacare, hours after being sworn-in to office.

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

18 Nov 2016

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, an adviser to the Trump transition team said they are planning to reintroduce a registry for immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

16 Nov 2016

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

New York may end up having to erase all the data on its Municipal ID card program, which was developed to allow illegal immigrants to regularize into society.

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

15 Nov 2016

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

President Barack Obama stated that President-elect Donald Trump will get a harsh reality check when he assumes office in January, and that he should work toward improving his temperament.

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

14 Nov 2016

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

In another news, US President-elect Trump reiterated his campaign promise to not accept the President's salary if voted into the White House.

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

12 Nov 2016

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

Towards the end of October 2016, Donald Trump in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania released a plan for the first 100 days of his term.

Saudi Cabinet urges Congress to reconsider 9/11 legislation

04 Oct 2016

Saudi Cabinet urges Congress to reconsider 9/11 legislation

The Saudi Cabinet has urged the US Congress to reconsider the passage of a controversial bill that paves the way for Saudi Arabia to be sued over 9/11.

9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

02 Oct 2016

9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

Stephanie Ross DeSimone, a widow of a US Navy Commander who was killed in the Pentagon in the 9/11 attacks has filed a lawsuit in a Washington DC district court, holding Saudi Arabia partially responsible for his death.

Riyadh condemns 9/11 bill, warns of ramifications

30 Sep 2016

Riyadh condemns 9/11 bill, warns of ramifications

Saudi Arabia has condemned the passage of the 9/11 bill by the US Congress which opens the doors for lawsuits against Riyadh for the 9/11 attacks.

Mistake to override 9/11 bill veto: Obama

29 Sep 2016

Mistake to override 9/11 bill veto: Obama

President Barack Obama has said Congress made a mistake by overriding his veto of a bill that paves the way for taking legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks.