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Makini Brice

Trump likely to visit Japan in May, G20 in June

Feb 20 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit Japan in May to meet with the country's new emperor and then return in June for a G20 gathering, a White House official said on Wednesday after a phone call between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address

Jan 16 2019

WASHINGTON With the U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse. | Video

Democrat Gabbard says she will run for U.S. president in 2020

Jan 12 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii said in remarks aired by CNN on Friday that she will run for president in 2020, becoming the latest member of her party to pursue a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump. | Video

Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises

Dec 26 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin amid worries over a weakening economy and a stock market slump, but repeated his criticism of the U.S. Federal Reserve, saying it has raised interest rates too quickly. | Video

Child says still believes in Santa after Trump's 'marginal' quip

Dec 26 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump set off a Christmas social media storm when he questioned whether a seven-year-old was too long in the tooth to believe in Santa Claus.

China national charged with stealing trade secrets: U.S. Justice Department

Dec 21 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday a Chinese national had been arrested for stealing trade secrets from a U.S.-based petroleum company, his employer, related to a product worth more than $1 billion.

Trump picks former Attorney General Barr to return to head Justice Department

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he had chosen former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to once again lead the Justice Department, a role that would put him in charge of the federal probe into Russian election interference. | Video

Trump holt Ex-Justizminister Barr nach 25 Jahren ins Amt zurück

Dec 07 2018

Washington Nach der Ablösung von Jeffrey Sessions will US-Präsident Donald Trump den früheren Justizminister William Barr nach 25 Jahren zurück ins Amt holen.

House ethics panel censures two lawmakers in misconduct probes

Nov 16 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives' Ethics Committee on Friday censured one lawmaker for sexually harassing women and another for mishandling accusations of sexual misconduct against his chief of staff.

Trump backtracks on suggestion U.S. troops could fire on migrants

Nov 02 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday backtracked from his suggestion a day earlier that American troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico would be free to fire on migrants who throw rocks at them, saying that rock-throwers would only be arrested. | Video

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