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Trump is impeached: House approves two articles of impeachment

Washington, DC - The United States House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump for obstruction of Congress and abuse of power related to his dealings with Ukraine. Trump is only the third president in US history to be...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 8:22am

Impeachment: Trump pens irate letter to Pelosi on eve of vote

US President Donald Trump has lashed out over his impending impeachment in an irate letter to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi, accusing her of declaring "open war on American democracy". "You have cheapened the importance of the very ugly word, impeachment!" he wrote in the letter...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 8:34am

In major shift, US says Israeli settlements 'not inconsistent' with international law

In a major policy shift, the U.S. announced Monday that it considers Israeli settlements to be compatible with international law. "The Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration's approach toward Israeli settlements," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, referencing...

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:21am

Trump steps into North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume talks

SEOUL, South Korea — US President Trump became the first sitting American commander in chief to set foot in North Korea on Sunday as he greeted Kim Jong-un, the country’s leader, at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone and the two agreed to send their negotiators back to the table...

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 11:24am

Trump says he received letter from Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had received a "beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Trump told the press before departing the White House for Iowa that he received a "very warm" and "...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:51am

Trump's budget set to spark yet another fight with Democrats

U.S. president Donald Trump's 2020 budget proposal released Monday is unlikely to pass in the Democrat-controlled House and is set to create yet another major political battle, experts have said. It will cause a knock-down, drag-out fight between Democrats and the White House, with no...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 8:12am

Trump to ask for 8.6 bln dollars for border wall in new budget

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to request 8.6 billion U.S. dollars for border wall construction in his upcoming budget proposal, multiple U.S. media reported Sunday. The White House is expected to release its budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 Monday, multiple reports cited unnamed...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:17am

Trump in Hanoi for second US-North Korea summit

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Noi Bai International Airport of Hanoi Tuesday evening for the second summit with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). After disembarking from Air Force One, Trump shook hands and talked with officials who were...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:21pm

White House refutes allegations that Trump forcibly kissed campaign staffer

The White House on Monday denied allegations from a Trump campaign staffer that she was forcibly kissed by the then Republican candidate in 2016. "This accusation is absurd on its face, this never happened and is directly contradicted by multiple highly credible eyewitness accounts,"...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Trump threatens tariffs on EU cars if no trade deal reached

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday reiterated his threat to impose tariffs on cars imported from the European Union (EU) if a trade deal can't be reached between the two sides. "We're trying to make a deal, they are very tough to make a deal with," the president told...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:17pm

United States: Bernie Sanders to run again for presidency

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-styled Democratic socialist and 2016 Democratic primary runner-up, announced Tuesday that he will run for presidency again in 2020. "Together, you and I and our 2016 campaign began the political revolution. Now, it is time to complete that revolution and...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:17pm

Trump says "no rush" on DPRK denuclearization

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he expected to see the ultimate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula while pointing out that he had no pressing schedule for that objective. Trump told the press Tuesday that he was looking forward to meeting Kim Jong Un, top leader of the...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:06pm

U.S. states take legal action against Trump over national emergency declaration

Sixteen U.S. states Monday jointly sued U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge his national emergency declaration over funding a wall between the United States and Mexico. Trump signed a national emergency on Friday to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:04pm

Trump's nominee for UN ambassador withdraws from consideration

U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert withdrew herself from consideration for the nomination of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), the department said in a statement on Saturday. President Donald Trump will make an announcement on the issue "soon," the statement said...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:57am

Trump says he could let China trade deal deadline slip

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he could let the March 1 deadline for a trade agreement with China “slide for a little while,” but that he would prefer not to and expects to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to close the deal at some point. U.S. tariffs on $200 billion...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:26am

Trump vows to end HIV spread within 10 years, critics skeptical

U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a bold plan to stop spread of HIV within a decade in the United States despite challenges posed by his lack of action to improve healthcare system. In the annual State of the Union address delivered on Tuesday night, Trump urged his audience in Congress to...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:46am

Trump announces second meeting with Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump said here on Tuesday in his State of the Union address that he will meet with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam. Speaking to a joint session of Congress in the House of Representatives, Trump...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:43am

Trump says he doesn't believe his administration's climate report

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he doesn't believe his own government's report warning of massive economic losses if carbon emissions continue to feed climate change unchecked. The National Climate Assessment, quietly unveiled on Friday, warns that natural disasters are worsening...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:02pm

Kenya’s Uhuru wraps up US tour, says Africa is open to fair trade

President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his official visit to the US with a message that Africa is open to mutually beneficial trade and investments with the world. Speaking to the media after his meeting with President Donald Trump, the President observed that Africa has come of age and does not look...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:21am

Trump has 'bizarre' desire to call Macron without particular aim - reports

US President Donald Trump has a "bizarre" desire to frequently hold phone conversations with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, often leaving the latter confused about the concrete agenda of the talks, media reported, citing a White House official. On Friday, Trump tweeted that he...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:35pm

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