Trump Orders Troops Out of Northern Syria; Many Escape Islamic State Camps Foreign Affairs
Trump Orders Troops Out of Northern Syria; Many Escape Islamic State Camps

AMMAN, Jordan — As President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of the 1,000 remaining U.S. troops from northern Syria, hundreds of Islamic State family members Sunday escaped from a detention camp managed by Syrian Kurdish forces amid a Turkish barrage.... Read More

White House Strikes Limited Trade Deal With China In The News
White House Strikes Limited Trade Deal With China
2019-10-11 21:52:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. has come to a “very substantial phase one deal” with China, President Donald Trump said Friday. Though he offered scant details, the president declared that talks on a "phase two" trade deal "will start almost immediately.”... Read More

Appeals Court Affirms House Rules In Rejecting Trump Bid to Withhold Financial Records Law
Appeals Court Affirms House Rules In Rejecting Trump Bid to Withhold Financial Records
2019-10-11 18:19:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday relied heavily on procedural rules adopted at the start of the 116th Congress in holding that President Donald Trump cannot ignore a subpoena for his financial records from House Democrats. Those rules... Read More

Most Americans Back Impeachment in Fox News Poll; Trump Says of Pollster: ‘They Suck’ Opinion Polls
Most Americans Back Impeachment in Fox News Poll; Trump Says of Pollster: ‘They Suck’

NEW YORK — A majority of Americans back removing President Donald Trump from office as support for impeachment surges, according to a new poll from the right-leaning Fox News. In the survey, 51% of those questioned back impeachment in the... Read More

Democrats Warm to Trump’s Revised NAFTA Trade Deal After Mexico Pledges Labor Reforms Trade
Democrats Warm to Trump’s Revised NAFTA Trade Deal After Mexico Pledges Labor Reforms

WASHINGTON — One of the remaining obstacles to passing a new North American trade agreement could soon be cleared after Mexico promised top House Democrats that it would improve enforcement of new labor standards to protect workers’ rights in that... Read More

At Justice Department, Multiple Investigations Focus on Trump’s Pet Peeves In The News
At Justice Department, Multiple Investigations Focus on Trump’s Pet Peeves

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is mired in 2016. Three separate Justice Department investigations are examining controversies left over from the last presidential race — the origins of the Russia probe, Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, and court-approved surveillance... Read More

Two Giuliani Associates Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry Impeachment
Two Giuliani Associates Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry
2019-10-10 20:43:27
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Two Russian-born associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, were subpoenaed in the House impeachment inquiry just hours after their arrests on campaign finance charges. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman have been tied to efforts by... Read More

US Weighing Currency Pact With China as Part of Partial Deal Trade
US Weighing Currency Pact With China as Part of Partial Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House is looking at rolling out a previously agreed currency pact with China as part of an early harvest deal that could also see a tariff increase next week suspended, according to people familiar with the... Read More

Turkish Airstrikes Target Kurdish Fighters in Syria After US Troop Pullout Foreign Affairs
Turkish Airstrikes Target Kurdish Fighters in Syria After US Troop Pullout

AMMAN, Jordan — In a move to excise a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia, Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria on Wednesday that frustrated lawmakers in Washington who had hoped to prevent an abandonment of an important ally against Islamic State... Read More

Biden Breaks Silence on Impeachment, Saying For First Time Trump Must Go Impeachment
Biden Breaks Silence on Impeachment, Saying For First Time Trump Must Go
2019-10-09 21:30:17
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said for the first time publicly Wednesday that President Donald Trump has abused the powers of his office and must be impeached. Speaking to voters in New Hampshire, Biden accused Trump of "shooting... Read More

Speaker Pelosi Accuses Trump of Trying to 'Normalize Lawlessness' Impeachment
Speaker Pelosi Accuses Trump of Trying to 'Normalize Lawlessness'
2019-10-09 15:13:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has responded to President Donald Trump's refusal to cooperate with a House impeachment investigation, accusing him of trying to "normalize lawlessness" and vowing he will be held accountable. On Tuesday afternoon, White House counsel... Read More

House Republicans Ask Trump Not to Blindside Them on Impeachment Moves Impeachment
House Republicans Ask Trump Not to Blindside Them on Impeachment Moves

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump blindsided key Republican allies on Tuesday when the White House blocked a diplomat’s testimony in the House impeachment probe, and the lawmakers later asked the president to make sure it doesn’t happen again, according to people... Read More

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