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House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president

24 May 2019

WASHINGTON House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier. | Video

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation

23 May 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple investigations. | Video

U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet

22 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet wrap up an agreement, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday.

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan

08 May 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official said.

U.S. Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up'

07 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case closed" after a two-year probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections, even as House Democrats' war with the White House intensified. | Video

Factbox - Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump

02 May 2019

WASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, setting up a likely court battle.

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge

02 May 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources.

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, setting up a likely court battle.

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, setting up a likely court battle.

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator Stephen Moore and another calling his nomination "very problematic."

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