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mikebloomberg1-feb19.jpg Former New York mayor and Democratic presidential aspirant Micheal Bloomberg would sell his financial-data and media company, Bloomberg L.P., if he is elected President, according to a senior adviser to his election campaign. "Mike Bloomberg will release his tax returns. Mike Bloomberg will also sell Bloomberg LP. There will be no confusion about any of his financial holdings blurring the line be

markesper-feb19.jpg U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told the Munich Security Conference that China is a growing threat to Europe. In Europe, there is a focus on the threat from Russia. However, there is also a threat from China, the Pentagon's number one concern, Esper said during his remarks at the conference held in Germany. "America's concerns about Beijing's commercial and military expansion should be [Europe

micheal-bloomberg-021820.jpg Former New York mayor and Democratic presidential aspirant Micheal Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas after garnering 19 percent support in a national poll. The former Republican made a surprise late surge in national poll from NPR, PBS NewsHour and Marist. According to results released on Tuesday, the billionaire came second with 19 percent support among Democrats and De

whitehouse-aug19_17feb20.jpg More than 1100 former employees of the Department of Justice who served in Republican and Democratic administrations have signed a letter calling for the resignation of Attorney General Bill Barr. "Mr. Barr's actions in doing the President's personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice's reputation for integr

dojhuawei-feb14.jpg The Department of Justice has charged Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and its American subsidiaries with racketeering conspiracy and a decades-long plan to steal trade secrets and other sophisticated technology from U.S. firms. A 16-count superseding indictment filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charges Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and U.S. subsidiaries with conspiracy to violat

bernie-sanders-021220.jpg Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., narrowly won the New Hampshire Democratic primary on Tuesday, multiple media sources have projected, with the Independent Senator edging out former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. With approximately 98 percent of precincts reporting, Sanders received 25.7 percent of the vote compared to 24.4 percent for Buttigieg.

michael-bennet-andrew-yang-021220.jpg Two more presidential aspirants - Senator Michael Bennet and Andrew Yang - have pulled out of the race for Democratic nomination to fight Donald Trump in the 2020 election after disappointing performances in the New Hampshire primary. Addressing his supporters in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Bennet said, "I think it's fitting for us to end the campaign tonight."

trump-india-021120.jpg President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit India on February 24 and 25. This will be Trump's first state visit to India. During their two-day visit, the President and The First Lady will travel to capital New Delhi and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, which is the home state of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Gujarat and played such an important role in Mahatma Gandhi's life and

usdefense-feb11.jpg In his election year budget, President Donald Trump proposed a 3 percent pay rise for service members across the board, along with increases in the allowances for housing and subsistence. The Department of Defense is also seeking $8 billion for a range of programs to support military families. They include professional development and education opportunities for service members and their spouses,

trump1-feb06.jpg President Donald Trump's re-election campaign said he has been totally vindicated by the Senate's rejection of impeachment trial, and "it's now time to get back to the business of the American people." "The do-nothing Democrats know they can't beat him, so they had to impeach him, it said in a statement. "This impeachment hoax will go down as the worst miscalculation in American political history

donald-trump2-122018_05feb20.jpg Bringing an end to the whirlwind impeachment process on Capitol Hill, Republican Senators voted Wednesday to acquit President Donald Trump of charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate voted vote 52 to 48 to acquit Trump of abuse of power and 53 to 47 to acquit the president of obstruction of Congress.

trumpstateoftheunion-feb05.jpg Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped up a copy of President Donald Trump's speech as he was delivering annual State of the Union address, which exposed sharp divisions at the top of U.S. politics. He began his speech Tuesday by hailing "the great American comeback". "Jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is t

landmines-feb04.jpg The Trump administration has amended the Presidential Policy concerning anti-personnel landmines, expanding the ability of combatant commanders to use landmines in specific, exceptional incidents. Previously, the only place that U.S. forces could employ landmines was on the Korean peninsula. The change in policy, which the Pentagon claims will give the U.S. forces in conflict regions "tactical an

trump4-112118_31jan20.jpg Senate Republicans voted Friday evening against hearing new witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The Senate voted 51 to 49 to block subpoenaing any new witnesses or documents, with the vote largely coming down along party lines. Just two Republicans, Senators Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted in favor of allowing new witnesses.

trumpimpeachment-jan31.jpg The Democrats' efforts to call witnesses at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate faced a major blow Thursday night as a key Republican lawmaker vowed to vote against the move. Democrats needed four Republican Senators to vote with them to allow witness testimony, but Sen. Lamar Alexander said he would vote against calling more witnesses. Avoiding witness testimony could end t

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