Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leading Democrats had already said they rejected the plan. Trump stuck to his demand that $5.7 billion for this year to fund a
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ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed, warning that, if not thought through, the pullout can create an “Iraq on steroids”. U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham gestures during a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, January 19,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a victory for President Donald Trump, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected legislation to keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminum firm Rusal (0486.HK). FILE PHOTO: National flags of Russia and the U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File
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FILE PHOTO: A U.S military vehicle travels in the town of Amuda, northern Syria April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation in Syria, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement on Wednesday after a blast struck near a U.S.-led coalition patrol
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U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker listens as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a meeting about border security with state, local and community leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 11, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, whose unorthodox appointment by President
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general, William Barr, will likely have to explain his past criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling at his Senate confirmation hearing starting on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr attends a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) waits for U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to testify to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Department of Homeland Security on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives
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EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – A tent city in Texas for migrant teens will close, the U.S. government said on Friday, and the children held in what had become a controversial symbol of President Donald Trump’s migration policy will be transferred to sponsors or other shelters. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children are led by staff in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal law enforcement agencies that keep Americans safe are starting to feel the strain of the U.S. government shutdown, in its 21st day, with agents working for no pay and investigations delayed, law enforcement officials said. FBI headquarters building is seen in Washington, U.S., December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Training events have
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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government shutdown with donations from a non-profit group and two hotels, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. A National Park entrance fee collection service is temporarily suspended at
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FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Charles Grassley (R-IA) speaks during the second day of confirmation hearings on Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) nomination to be U.S. attorney general in Washington, U.S., January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley said on Wednesday that Congress will
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