A House committee chairman issued subpoenas to two more former White House aides, including former Communications Director Hope Hicks, hours after being spurned by former White House Counsel McGahn.
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China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes.
California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds
California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010.
Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on the matter said.
Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares
Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector.
Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward
Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states.
Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods
Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday.
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