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Mulvaney alleges U.S. media is focusing on coronavirus to hurt Trump, advises turning off TV

28 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday played down the deadly coronavirus that has caused U.S. stock markets to plummet, telling top conservatives that wall-to-wall news coverage of the disease is a ploy to hurt his boss, President Donald Trump.

Mulvaney alleges U.S. media is focusing on coronavirus to hurt Trump, advises turning off TV

28 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday played down the deadly coronavirus that has caused U.S. stock markets to plummet, telling top conservatives that wall-to-wall news coverage of the disease is a ploy to hurt his boss, President Donald Trump.

U.S. rejects U.N. database of companies in Israeli-controlled territories - Pompeo

14 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said the U.S. government would not furnish any information for a database of companies operating in Israeli-controlled territories that the United Nations' human rights office released, and said the compilation hurts peace efforts in the Middle East.

Trump had 'productive' meeting with Cuomo over NY immigrant policies - official

13 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A White House meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over New York's pro-immigrant policies was "productive," according to Trump's top homeland official.

Democratic witness bid seems doomed in Trump trial as Murkowski says no

31 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Another pivotal Republican announced opposition on Friday to calling witnesses in President Donald Trump's U.S. Senate impeachment trial, appearing to doom a bid by Democrats to permit testimony and paving the way for his expected acquittal. | Video

Democrats blast McConnell's rules for Trump impeachment trial in Senate

21 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Democrats on Tuesday blasted the top Senate Republican's proposed rules for U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, saying its failure to guarantee witnesses or that evidence gathered by investigators would be allowed into the record was tantamount to rigging the proceedings.

Trump wants to end requiring U.S. religious welfare groups to tell clients of options

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Religious social service providers receiving funds from the U.S. government would no longer have to tell their clients about other, possibly secular organizations that offer similar help under changes the Trump administration proposed on Thursday.

Trump wants to end requiring U.S. religious welfare groups to tell clients of options

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 Religious social service providers receiving funds from the U.S. government would no longer have to tell their clients about other, possibly secular organizations that offer similar help under changes the Trump administration proposed on Thursday.

Trump: Timing of threat from Soleimani 'doesn't really matter'

13 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump fuelled controversy on Monday over his decision to kill Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani by saying "it doesn't really matter" whether Soleimani posed an imminent threat to the United States. | Video

U.S. Democrats to press for impeachment witnesses throughout trial

10 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Democrats on Thursday vowed to keep fighting to hear witnesses at President Donald Trump's pending impeachment trial in the Republican-controlled Senate, even as their drive to exact a guarantee ahead of the proceedings appeared futile. | Video

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