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Patricia Zengerle

U.S. House to consider bill to clamp down on products from China's Xinjiang

Dec 02 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider a bill as soon as next week that would ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about forced labor, Representative Jim McGovern, the bill's sponsor, told reporters on Thursday.

U.S. House committee recommends contempt charge for Trump-era Justice Dept official

Dec 01 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. congressional committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of contempt of Congress charges against Jeffrey Clark, a senior Justice Department official under former President Donald Trump.

Ex-Trump chief of staff Meadows cooperating with Jan. 6 panel - for now

Nov 30 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot said on Tuesday that Mark Meadows, who served as former President Donald Trump's White House chief of staff, has provided it with records and agreed to appear soon for a deposition. | Video

U.S. Senate blocks annual defense bill amid Republican objections

Nov 29 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Senate blocked the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday amid objections from Republicans and some liberal Democrats, although lawmakers will keep working on the massive annual defense policy bill, which has become law for 60 straight years.

U.S. House panel probing Capitol riot moves toward contempt charge against Clark

Nov 29 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol in Washington said on Monday it was moving toward holding Jeffrey Clark, a senior Justice Department official under ex-President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress.

U.S. set to remove Colombia rebel group FARC from terrorism list -sources

Nov 23 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration is preparing to remove Colombian rebel group FARC from the U.S. list of foreign terrorist organizations, five years after the rebels signed a peace agreement with Bogota, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

U.S. House panel probing Capitol riot subpoenas leaders of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers

Nov 23 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol issued five subpoenas on Tuesday to far-right extremist groups that have backed former President Donald Trump and to individuals associated with those groups.

U.S. House panel probing Capitol riot subpoenas Roger Stone, Alex Jones

Nov 23 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol said on Monday it issued subpoenas to Alex Jones, founder of the right-wing website Infowars, and Roger Stone, an ally of former President Donald Trump. | Video

U.S. House panel probing Capitol riot subpoenas Roger Stone, Alex Jones

Nov 22 2021

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol said on Monday it had issued subpoenas to Alex Jones, founder of the right-wing website Infowars, and Roger Stone, a close ally of former President Donald Trump.

U.S. senators move to block $650 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Nov 18 2021

WASHINGTON A group of U.S. senators are opposing the Biden administration's first major arms sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over Riyadh's involvement in the conflict in Yemen, three senators announced on Thursday.

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