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Days before US elections, Trump's pick confirmed to Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump was served a crucial victory, merely days before the November 3 elections, as Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice.

30 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

The Lincoln Project: The conservative group pushing for Trump's ouster

United States President Donald Trump has many critics, and he only seems to have gained more due to his administration's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.

#KavanaughHearings: A pivotal moment for the #MeToo movement in USA?

US President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.

24 Mar 2018

Transgenders

Trump administration bans transgender people from serving in the military

On Friday, the White House announced a policy which bans transgender people from serving in the US military "except under certain limited circumstances".

23 Sep 2017

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McCain again torpedoes Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare in Senate

Senator John McCain said he "cannot in good conscience" vote in favor of his fellow Republicans' latest efforts to repeal the Obamacare healthcare programme.

28 Jul 2017

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John McCain's revolt leads to Obamacare repeal bill failure

The latest attempt by the Republican-controlled US Senate to repeal the Obamacare healthcare program has failed.

18 Jul 2017

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Republicans oppose healthcare bill: Is Trumpcare doomed?

Casting a shadow of uncertainty over Trump's proposed healthcare bill, two more Republican senators, Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have stated their opposition to it, leaving it without the required majority for passing.

17 Feb 2017

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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.