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Trump says he did not discuss election with court nominee Barrett

Sep 28 2020

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.

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

Aug 02 2020

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

Fourth stimulus bill may not be needed if states bounce back: White House

Apr 30 2020

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.

U.S. economy faces historic shock, with 16% joblessness possible, Trump adviser says

Apr 26 2020

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

Trump accuses Schiff of leaking intelligence about Russia to hurt Sanders

Feb 23 2020

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

Senate Republican eyes rule change to kick start Trump impeachment trial

Jan 06 2020

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

USA und China suchen nach geeignetem Ort für Deal im Handelsstreit

Oct 31 2019

Washington/Singapur/Peking Die USA und China suchen nach einem geeigneten Ort, um eine vorläufige Vereinbarung im Handelsstreit zu unterzeichnen.

No 'boots on the ground' in Iran dispute, Trump says; cites 'unlimited time' for new deal

Jun 26 2019

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

Pence joins chorus: Fed should consider rate cuts

May 03 2019

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.

U.S. House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

Mar 04 2019

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

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