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Susan Heavey

Trump urges 'rebrand' of 737 MAX, Boeing has other ideas

Apr 15 2019

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to "rebrand" its 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes, but the planemaker said it was focused on fixing the problem and brainstorming over next steps to win back public trust.

In new attack, Trump threatens more tariffs against European Union

Apr 09 2019

BRUSSELS/PARIS/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to impose U.S. tariffs on $11 billion worth of European Union products, heightening tensions over a long-running transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute and opening a new front in his global trade war.

Democrats mock Trump over healthcare delay ahead of 2020 election battle

Apr 02 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats mocked President Donald Trump on Tuesday for pushing back his promise of sweeping healthcare reform until after the 2020 election, and said they were happy to make it a central campaign issue. | Video

Trump declares U.S. census 'meaningless' without citizenship question

Apr 01 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday injected himself into one of the most consequential cases of the current Supreme Court term, saying the nation's 2020 census would be "meaningless" without adding a citizenship question to the questionnaire.

Democrats push for Mueller report to Congress by next week, Republicans resist

Mar 26 2019

WASHINGTON A fight brewed between Democrats and Republicans over the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, while President Donald Trump kept up attacks on his critics on Monday. | Video

Trump: 'I know nothing' about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging

Mar 22 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he knew nothing about son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's use of the WhatsApp encrypted messaging tool, a day after a top Democratic congressman pressed the White House for information on the issue. | Video

Russian metals tycoon Deripaska sues U.S. over sanctions

Mar 15 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the "latest victim" in the U.S. probe into Moscow's alleged election interference.

Mueller, in U.S. court filing, says multiple probes continue

Mar 15 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Special Counsel's Office on Friday asked a court to delay sentencing for U.S. President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman, Rick Gates, amid "ongoing investigations" stemming from the Russia investigation. | Video

U.S., EU, Canada impose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine

Mar 15 2019

WASHINGTON The United States, Canada and European Union on Friday imposed fresh sanctions to punish Russia for its 2018 attack on three Ukrainian ships as well as its annexation of Crimea and its activities in eastern Ukraine.

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