SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would have to mobilize more of the military at the U.S. border with Mexico after listening to stories about migrants crossing the border from people attending a Republican … Continue reading Trump says he will have to call up more military at U.S.-Mexico border
(Reuters) – Chief executives of some of the largest U.S. banks appeared before Congress on Wednesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to grill the lenders since the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Jamie Dimon, chairman & CEO of JP Morgan Chase & … Continue reading U.S. lawmakers grill bank CEOs for the first time since financial crisis
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the State Department budget request in Washington, U.S. April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday … Continue reading Pompeo: Trump ‘will continue to ratchet up pressure’ on Iran
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A key element of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation, a crime known as obstruction of justice. U.S. President … Continue reading Explainer: Did he or didn’t he? What might an obstruction case against Trump look like?
TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States. Migrants queue for food inside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico … Continue reading After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Tuesday it would appeal a court ruling that halted a Trump administration policy requiring some asylum seekers to return to Mexico and wait for their legal cases to proceed. U.S. District Judge … Continue reading White House will appeal ruling against returning asylum seekers to Mexico
FILE PHOTO – U.S. Homeland Security official Claire Grady attends a news conference during a meeting of the Interior ministers of G7 nations in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen … Continue reading Homeland Security’s acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration stepped up pressure on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday, raising the likelihood that he might fire more senior officials as the agency struggles with a surge of immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Homeland Security official Claire Grady attends a news conference during a meeting of the Interior ministers of G7 nations in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Two days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced her departure, a senior administration official said others at DHS were not doing enough to enact Trump’s promised immigration crackdown, … Continue reading More Trump firings of senior U.S. immigration officials seen likely
FILE PHOTO – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters about his reaction to President Donald Trump’s proposed FY2020 budget in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on … Continue reading Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill ‘dead on arrival’
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “Within a week I … Continue reading Attorney General Barr to release Mueller report ‘within a week’
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr will appear before a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday for the first time since Special Counsel Robert Mueller completed his report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The hearing before … Continue reading Attorney General Barr to appear before Congress for first time since Mueller report
(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday halted the Trump administration’s policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases in Mexico, stopping a program the government planned to expand to stem a … Continue reading U.S. judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico