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Democratic lawmakers say U.S. military action in Venezuela 'not an option'

Feb 13 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday said Congress would oppose U.S. military intervention in Venezuela and challenged the credibility of President Donald Trump's special envoy, Elliott Abrams, over his past embrace of American covert action. | Video

Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. government shutdown looms

Feb 11 2019

WASHINGTON Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another U.S. government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday. | Video

Democrat Schiff draws Trump ire with House intel probes

Feb 06 2019

WASHINGTON The House Intelligence Committee is set to pursue a wide investigation into attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including a look at Donald Trump's financial transactions, the panel's Democratic chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. | Video

Trump wants U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch Iran': CBS interview

Feb 03 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said it was important to keep a U.S. military presence in Iraq so that Washington can keep a close eye on Iran "because Iran is a real problem," according to a CBS interview to be broadcast on Sunday. | Video

U.S. warns Venezuela's Maduro about intimidation, 'looting'

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called "egregious" acts of intimidation, and said Russia and other countries should cease "last-minute looting" of oil and gold.

U.S. warns Venezuela's Maduro about intimidation, 'looting'

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called "egregious" acts of intimidation, and said Russia and other countries should cease "last-minute looting" of oil and gold.

U.S. warns Venezuela's Maduro about intimidation, 'looting'

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called "egregious" acts of intimidation, and said Russia and other countries should cease "last-minute looting" of oil and gold.

UPDATE 1-U.S. warns Venezuela's Maduro about intimidation, 'looting'

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called "egregious" acts of intimidation, and said Russia and other countries should cease "last-minute looting" of oil and gold.

UPDATE 3-Trump upbeat on China trade talks but wants more access for U.S. firms

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 President Donald Trump expressed optimism about forging a comprehensive trade accord with China as high-level talks continued on Thursday, but said any arrangement that fails to open Chinese markets broadly to U.S. industry and agriculture would be unacceptable.

Trump slams U.S. intelligence chiefs as 'passive and naive' on Iran

Jan 30 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday called U.S. intelligence chiefs "extremely passive and naive" on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the threat posed by North Korea a day after they contradicted his views during congressional testimony. | Video

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