President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders on Tuesday to discuss a payroll tax cut as part of efforts to provide “substantial relief” to businesses and individuals who suffer financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. “We’re also going to be talking about hourly wage earners getting help...
Elizabeth Warren, once a frontrunner in the Democratic contest for the White House, is dropping out of the race, US media reported Thursday, following a poor showing in several statewide votes this week. Warren, a 70-year-old progressive senator from Massachusetts, will hold a call with her campaign staff Thursday and...
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as affronts to the U.S. Constitution that must be rejected. “The Senate should speedily reject these deficient articles of impeachment and acquit the president,”...
About 100 lawmakers of the U.S. Senate were sworn in on Thursday as jurors for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. BBC reports that Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts administered the oath to the senators. Justice Roberts asked the senators, “Do you solemnly swear that in all...
The United States has released a list of members of its presidential delegation to the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, amid speculation as to whether President Donald Trump would attend the annual event in Davos later this month. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is listed as the leader of the delegation...
U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives Wednesday night, accused of abusing the power of the presidency to benefit himself politically and then obstructing congressional efforts to investigate his actions. On a near straight party-line vote, the Democrat-controlled House approved two articles of impeachment against Trump,...
The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump late Wednesday, making him the third president in the country’s history to face an impeachment trial and the potential punishment of being removed from office. The House, according to rules adopted Tuesday, will spend...
Democrats in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee are expected to announce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a lawmaker told multiple U.S. media outlets. Elliot Engel, the House Foreign Affairs Chairman, told reporters that the articles of impeachment were likely be unveiled at a news conference on...