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Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting his financial records

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offence under the U.S. Constitution. | Video

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of his tax returns

14 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

Trump set to ask U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of tax returns

14 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

Advice for impeachment witnesses: don't let lawmakers get under your skin

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week, witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras, watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story.

Advice for impeachment witnesses: don't let lawmakers get under your skin

12 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week, witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras, watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story.

Advice for impeachment witnesses: don't let lawmakers get under your skin

12 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week, witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras, watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story.

State attorneys general meet in Colorado to discuss Google antitrust probe

12 Nov 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON State attorneys general are meeting on Monday in Colorado to discuss their probe into whether Google's business practices break antitrust law, according to two sources knowledgeable about the meeting.

New York lawyer is source of $500,000 paid to Trump attorney Giuliani

08 Nov 2019

NEW YORK A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump paid the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani $500,000 on behalf of a company co-founded by a Ukrainian-American businessman who helped Giuliani investigate Trump's political rival Joe Biden, the supporter's lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.

New York lawyer is source of $500,000 paid to Trump attorney Giuliani

07 Nov 2019

NEW YORK A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump paid the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani $500,000 (£390,076) on behalf of a company co-founded by a Ukrainian-American businessman who helped Giuliani investigate Trump's political rival Joe Biden, the supporter's lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.

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