Susan Heavey

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan

18 May 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponents soundly rejected his latest proposals as the immigration issue heats up ahead of the 2020 U.S. elections.

U.S. blacklists China's Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook

16 May 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding another incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would visit China soon for more talks. | Video

Trump calls trade war with China 'little squabble,' says talks ongoing

15 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the trade war with China "a little squabble" and insisted talks between the world's two largest economies had not collapsed, as investors remained on guard for a further escalation of tit-for-tat tariffs. | Video

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers - Democrat

11 May 2019

WASHINGTON A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration. | Video

U.S. charges ex-intelligence analyst with leaking classified documents

10 May 2019

WASHINGTON A former intelligence analyst was arrested on Thursday over allegations he illegally obtained and disclosed classified national defense information about a U.S. drone strike program to a journalist, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Trump 'firm' on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence

04 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that President Donald Trump would "stand firm" on his demands for structural changes to China's trade practices, and removal of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods would be a part of a mechanism to enforce any deal with Beijing. | Video

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."

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination

29 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels since 2000. | Video

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