U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Thursday, a senior transition official said Wednesday. Perdue, 70, served.. VOA News
The US Senate has taken the first concrete step towards dismantling Obamacare. It has voted to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing the US president’s signature health insurance.. Source: Euronews English -
WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump plans to unveil his choice to fill the lingering U.S. Supreme Court vacancy around the time of his Jan. 20 inauguration after the Republican-led Senate refused.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
US Senate approved 1.1 billion dollars to combat the Zika virus, significantly less than the Obama administrations 1.9 billion dollars request, but almost double the funding being considered in the.. All India Radio
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated appellate court judge Merrick Garland, considered a moderate with a history of support from both parties, to the U.S. Supreme Court,.. Reuters India Also reported by •Firstpost
WASHINGTON The White House tried to defuse Republican charges of hypocrisy against President Barack Obama over Supreme Court nominees on Wednesday as liberal activists swung into action and the top.. Firstpost
WASHINGTON The White House on Wednesday tried to ratchet up pressure on the Republican-led Senate to allow a vote on President Barack Obama's choice to fill the U.S.
The post White House prods.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India