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Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin

18 Jul 2019

CHANTILLY, France/WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal.

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels - Mnuchin

18 Jul 2019

CHANTILLY, France/WASHINGTON, July 18 U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal.

For U.S. Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks

18 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points.

For U.S. Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks

18 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points.

U.S. House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him. | Video

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

16 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had travelled on the way to the United States. | Video

Treasury's Mnuchin says deal to raise U.S. debt ceiling getting close

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration and Congress were getting close to a deal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling and he urged lawmakers to take action on the issue before leaving for an August recess.

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week

13 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday.

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate

13 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site. | Video

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug

12 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once.

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