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Susan Cornwell

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks

May 20 2019

WASHINGTON Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump.

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis

May 16 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in pending disaster relief legislation.

'A wall will not fix this': U.S. Senator Graham offers more steps to limit migrants

May 15 2019

WASHINGTON Declaring that the United States needs more than a border wall to stem a surge of Central American migrants, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday proposed additional steps such as holding migrant families for longer periods and hiring more immigration judges.

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators

May 14 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan.

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments

May 13 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians.

U.S. presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking up Facebook

May 12 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has gone unregulated.

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid

May 10 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and other Republicans who oppose providing more aid to Puerto Rico.

Trump schürt mit Drohungen gegen Iran Sorgen am Ölmarkt

Apr 23 2019

- von Susan Cornwell und Henning Gloystein und Lesley Wroughton

Democrats to continue probes of Trump amid no consensus on impeachment

Apr 22 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

Democrats to continue probes of Trump amid no consensus on impeachment

Apr 22 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

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