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trump5-021519.jpg President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that he will declare the situation on the U.S. border with Mexico a national emergency in order to secure additional funding for his divisive border wall.

william-pelham-011419.jpg In a widely anticipated move, the Senate voted Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's nomination of Republican lawyer William Barr as Attorney General. Barr will subsequently reclaim the position he held under former President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993.

house-votes-021419.jpg The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution calling for an end to the U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive war in Yemen. The resolution, which curtails presidential war powers, was passed by a 248 to 177 vote with support from 18 Republican lawmakers. As per the resolution, which invokes the War Powers Act, the President is required to "remove Unit

china-us-trade-deal-021319.jpg President Donald Trump has said China wants a trade deal with the United States very badly, and indicated that the deadline to reach a trade deal with China could be extended if the talks are making good progress. "Now, if we're close to a deal where we think we can make a real deal, and it's going to get done, I could see myself letting that slide for a little while. But generally speaking, I'm

trump3-021319.jpg Partly offsetting optimism lawmakers will manage to avoid another government shutdown, President Donald Trump expressed displeasure with a tentative agreement reached by bipartisan negotiators.

us-dreamers-021219.jpg Major industry leaders in the United States sent an open letter to Congress calling for legislation to protect immigrants brought illegally to the country as children, known as Dreamers. The signatories, which include the heads of General Motors, Facebook, Coca Cola, Apple, Amazon, Google, AT&T and Microsoft, urged the Congress to pass a law that will give more than 700,000 immigrants legal protec

richard-shelby-021219.jpg Hoping to avoid another prolonged government shutdown, Congressional negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on border security. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., a lead Republican negotiator, said late Monday the two sides have reached an "agreement in principle."

gramy-awards-021119.jpg It was a big night for female stars at this year's Grammys, as Kacey Musgraves, Dua Lipa, Cardi B and Lady Gaga won the awards in major categories. Musgraves and Childish Gambino were the biggest winners as they picked up four awards each. Musgraves' critically acclaimed "Golden Hour" was declared the Best Country Album as well as Album of the year. She also won Best Country Solo Performance for

uscapitol-100318_08feb19.jpg In contentious testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker claimed he has not interfered in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.

trump-is-020719.jpg President Donald Trump has claimed the Islamic State caliphate has been "decimated" and said he will make a formal announcement regarding complete control of the territory previously held by the militant group "sometime probably next week."

senatepipelines-feb07.jpg Alarmed by the huge infrastructure investments made by countries like its trade rival China and India, top US lawmakers have introduced a legislation in the Senate to facilitate funding for new projects in the country. Introduced by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Mark Warner (D-VA) on Wednesday, the Building United States Infrastructure and Leveraging Development (BUILD) Act raises the federal s

trump6-sept_06feb19.jpg President Donald Trump has announced his choice of Treasury Department official David Malpass as President of the World Bank. Malpass, who currently serves as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, has been an outspoken critic of the international financial institution. Trump...

trump-union-address-020619.jpg President Donald Trump called for rejecting politics of revenge, resistance, and retribution in his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night but insisted on his demand for building a wall along the Mexico border and slammed "ridiculous, partisan investigations." Trump was originally scheduled to deliver SOTU to Congress on January 29, but was forced to postpone it in the wake of the crippling governme

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