WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he hopes his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is paying attention to the issue of mail-in ballot security but said he did not discuss the upcoming U.S. presidential election with her.
WASHINGTON White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for the next round of legislation to provide relief to Americans hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video
WASHINGTON A fourth bill to provide stimulus to the U.S. economy may not be needed if states are able to successfully reopen their economies "relatively quickly," as some forecasters and equity markets expect, a White House economic adviser said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON The shuttering of the U.S. economy due to the coronavirus pandemic is a shock of historic proportions that will likely push the national unemployment rate to 16% or higher this month and require more stimulus to ensure a strong rebound, a White House economic adviser said on Sunday. | Video
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders. | Video
WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he wants the Senate to launch an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump within days and wrap it up this month, even if it means changing Senate rules. | Video
Washington/Singapur/Peking Die USA und China suchen nach einem geeigneten Ort, um eine vorläufige Vereinbarung im Handelsstreit zu unterzeichnen.
WASHINGTON/GENEVA U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement with Tehran. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday the Federal Reserve should consider cutting interest rates given the absence of inflation in the economy, joining President Donald Trump and Trump's top economic adviser in pressuring the central bank.
WASHINGTON The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump, the panel's chairman said on Sunday. | Video