UNITED STATES SENATE
Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on Trump's impeachment
They have all heard the story of Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Only a handful claim to have not made up their minds on whether Trump should be removed from office. And the outcome — the impeached president's acquittal — seems clear. Still, the trial is expected to cover tedious, familiar territory six days a week until it is resolved.
Trump's impeachment trial underway in Senate as battle lines form
Trump, who was impeached last month by the Democratic-led House of Represen...
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bu...
Trump hails China trade deal as 'much better' than expected
Trump also praised a new chapter in relations with Beijing, calling it "the best relationship that we've ever had with China in many, many years." "China respects us now," Trump said.
Articles of impeachment 'brazen and unlawful' attempt to overturn will of Americans: Trump's lawyers
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Trump knew exactly what was going on in Ukraine: Lev Parnas
Parnas said he was working as part of Trump’s legal team and that Giuliani would tell Ukrainian officials that Parnas was working on behalf of Trump so the Ukrainians would take him seriously.
Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate
For just the third time in American history, the hushed Senate chamber was transformed into a court of impeachment, presided over by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who administered the oath to senators.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief
The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.
18-month trade dispute has not yet ended: Seth R Freeman, GlassRatner Advisory
It is important to point out that this is only Phase I of the agreement and Secretary Mnuchin is already talking about Phase II.
U.S. House to vote on Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate
Speaker Nancy Pelosi was meeting privately Tuesday at the Capitol with House Democrats about next steps, ending her blockade almost a month after they voted to impeach Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
India gears up for Trump’s maiden visit next month
The two sides are exploring the dates for the big visit in the last week of February. However, the timing of Trump’s visit will depend on the duration of the Senate impeachment trial, which is expected to begin this week. ET had reported in November that Trump could visit India in early 2020, before the presidential election calendar gets underway in the US.
Phase I of Sino-US trade pact a done deal, Phase-II likely after elections: Santosh Rao
"We are heading into an election year, Brexit is done. So we are entering 2020 with very good tailwind."
Pelosi announces vote to limit Trump’s war-making power against Iran
Pelosi issued the statement as lawmakers breathed a sigh of relief on Capitol Hill after Trump said he would back away from any military escalation against Tehran. But congressional Democrats are skeptical of the administration’s case for the drone strike last week that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani and dissatisfied with the rationale Trump’s team offered.
Donald Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates
President Donald Trump has issued a stark warning to Iran, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic "very fast and very hard'' if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran's elite Quds Force. Trump appeared to respond to such threats with tweets justifying Soleimani's killing and matching the bellicose language from Iran.
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