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US Senate Republicans vote against Donald Trump emergency declaration in stunning rebuke, setting up veto showdown

In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that US President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats press Trump for China IP, tech transfer commitments

Seven U.S. Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S...
Reuters India - Published

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Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Votes To Block National Emergency [Video]Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Votes To Block National Emergency

President Trump vetoed a congressional resolution that blocked his national emergency declaration. 12 Republicans joined Senate Democrats in voting to block Trump's declaration on March 14. In..

Credit: IBTimes     Duration: 00:56Published

Senate Rejects Trump's Emergency Declaration [Video]Senate Rejects Trump's Emergency Declaration

Senate Rejects Trump's Emergency Declaration In a 59-41 vote, the Republican controlled Senate voted to overturn the national emergency at the U.S., Mexico border. 12 Republicans joined Senate..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:09Published

Exclusive: Trump to ask for $8.6 billion for wall [Video]Exclusive: Trump to ask for $8.6 billion for wall

President Donald Trump on Monday will ask the U.S. Congress for an additional $8.6 billion to help pay for the wall he promised to build on the southern border with Mexico, officials familiar with his..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Democrats Seek To Restore 2015 Open Internet Order [Video]Democrats Seek To Restore 2015 Open Internet Order

According to Broadcasting and Cable, House and Senate Democrats outlined a net neutrality bill Wednesday, March 6.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:42Published

Dianne Feinstein Tells Children There Is No Way To Pay for Green New Deal [Video]Dianne Feinstein Tells Children There Is No Way To Pay for Green New Deal

California senator Dianne Feinstein had an awkward encounter with some young activists on Friday when she told them she could not support the Green New Deal, but that her team had their own piece of..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 02:55Published

Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency [Video]Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a..

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Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee William Barr [Video]Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee William Barr

Democrats have been putting off Barr's confirmation over concerns about him and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Senate Advances Barr's Nomination for Attorney General [Video]Senate Advances Barr's Nomination for Attorney General

The vote was largely on party lines, with only three Democrats voting in favor of advancing Barr's nomination and one Republican voting against it.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Mitch McConnell Announces Senate Vote On Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal [Video]Mitch McConnell Announces Senate Vote On Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

According to Business Insider, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that he'll hold a Senate vote on the Green New Deal resolution, introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 01:08Published

Battle Brewing Over LIC Amazon Deal In Albany [Video]Battle Brewing Over LIC Amazon Deal In Albany

Newly powerful Senate Democrats nominated a vocal critic to a state board that has the power to kill the project the governor is backing. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 01:59Published

Amazon's Headquarter Proposal Facing Backlash [Video]Amazon's Headquarter Proposal Facing Backlash

Open warfare erupted in the state capital Tuesday over the controversial Amazon deal, after newly powerful Senate Democrats nominated a vocal critic to a state board that has the power to kill the..

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:51Published

Senate Committee Postpones William Barr's Confirmation Vote [Video]Senate Committee Postpones William Barr's Confirmation Vote

The vote on Barr's nomination for attorney general was originally scheduled for Tuesday.

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Trump Reaches Deal To End Shutdown [Video]Trump Reaches Deal To End Shutdown

President Donald Trump reached a deal with Senate Democrats to reopen the government.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 02:46Published

Trump Reportedly Mocked Kushner About Becoming An 'Expert' On Immigration In 48 Hours [Video]Trump Reportedly Mocked Kushner About Becoming An 'Expert' On Immigration In 48 Hours

President Trump is said to have mocked his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, about becoming an “expert” on immigration in forty-eight hours. President Trump is said to have mocked his son-in-law, Jared..

Credit: Geo Beats     Duration: 00:44Published

Democrats Want Stacey Abrams To Run For Senate [Video]Democrats Want Stacey Abrams To Run For Senate

Democrats are doing a full-court press to draft Stacey Abrams into Georgia’s 2020 Senate race, a move that would put in play a state that hasn’t gone blue in two decades and could reshape the..

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United States: House And Senate Democrats Ask Comptroller To Disclose FHFA Plans - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ranking Member on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called on Comptroller of the Currency..
Mondaq - Published

United States: Senate Democrats Preview Workplace Harassment Agenda - Littler Mendelson

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the ranking Democrat on the U.S. Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions – the committee with oversight of federal anti-discrimination law
Mondaq - Published

Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises

Four Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the government to block drug price increases that it decides are unjustified.
Reuters India - Published

Democrats slam 'imaginary Republican tax bill

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats reacted with anger and derision on Tuesday to a Republican tax bill unveiled late Monday night without warning by the top tax law writer in the..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Trump, Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence launched a rescue mission in Mississippi for a Republican candidate on the eve of a run-off election for the U.S. Senate, with Democrats hoping to..
Reuters India - Published

Senate Democrats weigh lawsuit over Trump's appointment of new acting Attorney General

Trump on Wednesday named Matthew Whitaker to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
DNA - Published Also reported by •FirstpostReuters India

Senate Democrats weigh lawsuit over Trump Justice Department appointment

U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday, as some outside experts called the..
Reuters India - Published

Democrats strike early in battle for U.S. House, face uphill climb in Senate

Democrats struck early in the battle for the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, but faced an uphill climb to capture the Senate after Republican Mike Braun knocked off incumbent Democrat Joe..
Reuters India - Published

US Midterm polls result 2018 LIVE: Senate, House control at stake

Key Pointers: * Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to win back House * Democrats are 49-51 in Senate. They have a difficult election map with 5 vulnerable senate seats in North..
DNA - Published

US midterms: Trump, Obama make last ditch attempts to fire up respective bases

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Barack Obama made duelling election appearances on Sunday, offering sharply different views on the country's problems but agreeing on the high stakes for voters in..
DNA - Published

Obama to rally for red-state senator Donnelly who backs Trump policies

 Former President Barack Obama's national campaign tour to boost Democratic candidates takes an unusual path Sunday with an Indiana rally for Sen. Joe Donnelly, who has sounded more like Donald Trump..
DNA - Published

Republicans hopeful on Brett Kavanaugh; Democrats decry report 'whitewash'

Confidence grew among President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans on Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh would win Senate confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, after positive comments from two wavering..
DNA - Published

In TV interview, Judge Brett Kavanaugh says didn't have 'sexual intercourse' in high school

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said on Monday he would not step aside after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct decades ago, with President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans..
DNA - Published

More trouble for Justice Brett Kavanaugh as fresh sexual assault allegation surfaces against Supreme Court nominee

A new sexual assault allegation has surfaced against Justice Brett Kavanaugh and is being investigated by the Senate Democrats, a media report claimed Sunday, a development that can further complicate..
DNA - Published

Trump's SC pick Kavanaugh evasive on scope of Presidential pardon

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, embraced judicial independence on Wednesday but sidestepped Senate Democrats' questions on whether a president can pardon himself or..
DNA - Published

Supreme Court nominee evasive on scope of Trump's presidential power

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, embraced judicial independence on Wednesday but sidestepped Senate Democrats' questions on whether a president can pardon himself..
Reuters India - Published

Democrats protest as U.S. Supreme Court nominee's hearing begins

U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday complained about Republicans blocking access to documents stemming from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's previous work in the White House under President George..
Reuters India - Published

Democrats vow 'sparks will fly' over Trump's Supreme Court pick

U.S. Senate Democrats plan to hammer President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over his views on abortion and presidential power in hearings starting on Tuesday, but the..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats press for documents on Supreme Court pick

The top U.S. Senate Democrat charged on Tuesday that Republicans were dragging their feet in obtaining the documents needed to properly vet President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, but..
Reuters India - Published

Trump's Supreme Court pick tests vulnerable Senate Democrats

It may soon become difficult to determine who sits in the hotter seat: U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh or Senate Democrats from conservative states who must decide..
Reuters India - Published

States sue Trump over immigrant families as Congress quarrels

More than a dozen states sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying President Donald Trump's order last week ending..
DNA - Published

US House Speaker Ryan sets debate next week on 'Dreamer' immigration bills

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, in a bid to settle a divisive election-year fight among his fellow Republicans, will bring two competing immigration bills to the House floor next week..
DNA - Published

Any deal with N Korea must include denuclearisation: US Senators

[United States], June 5 (ANI): United States (US) Senate Democrats have written a letter to US President Donald Trump saying that any agreement with North Korea must include the dismantlement and
Sify - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats demand information on Trump CIA nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Senate Democrats complained on Wednesday that the CIA is refusing to make public important information about Gina Haspel, the senior undercover officer President Donald..
Reuters India - Published

Rex Tillerson ousted from office: Senate Democrats want next secretary of state to be tougher on Russia

Top United States Senate Democrats on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump's stance on Russia as too soft
Firstpost - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats push for support to reinstate net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats launched efforts on Tuesday to win a vote to reinstate Obama-era rules guaranteeing an open internet, suggesting it would be a major issue in the 2018..
Reuters India - Published

US lawmakers blast Donald Trump's decision to hold off on Russia sanctions

Members of the U.S. Congress, who passed new sanctions on Russia nearly unanimously last summer, criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday for not imposing them, accusing him of being soft on his..
DNA - Published

US Senate defeats bill banning late-term abortion

US Senate Democrats have blocked a controversial measure that would ban and criminalise abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, scuttling a longtime priority of conservatives in Congress President Donald..
All India Radio - Published

US Government shutdown: After three days, Democrats strike a deal with Republicans

US lawmakers struck a deal to reopen the federal government three days into a shutdown prompted by an impasse over immigration and border security, the Senate Democratic leader said on Monday. "We..
DNA - Published

Senate Democrats back bill reopening US govt

"We will vote today to reopen the government," Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told the Senate. Schumer said Democrats would continue negotiating with Republicans on a bill to protect young immigrants..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

US Govt shutdown: Dosti House in India to remain shut until further notice

The United States Consulate in Mumbai announced that Dosti House would remain shut due to the government shutdown until further notice. Dosti House, located in various Indian cities, is a reference..
DNA - Published

As government shutdown begins, White House slams Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As U.S. government funding ran out at midnight, the White House issued a statement blaming Senate Democrats for blocking a bill to avert a shutdown and said it would not..
Reuters India - Published

US govt shuts down, first time in five years

Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century.
IndiaTimes - Published

US government shuts down after Senate rejects spending bill

The US government officially shutdown on Saturday for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running, marking a chaotic end to..
Deccan Herald - Published

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

President Donald Trump was faced Friday with the prospect of marking the first anniversary of his inauguration at the head of a broke government after senators failed to pass a stop-gap funding..
Deccan Herald - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats propose fines for credit reporting agency hacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Senate Democrats are proposing large new fines for credit reporting agencies that lose consumers' personal information in data breaches, according to a bill they introduced..
Reuters India - Published

White House rejects demand for Congress probe into sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

The White House today rejected calls for a congressional investigation of claims Donald Trump sexually harassed women, saying the American people had spoken on the matter by electing him..
DNA - Published

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