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Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to two mass shootings over the weekend that left 32 people dead in Texas and Ohio. | Video

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal

01 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt. | Video

UPDATE 1-U.S. Congress approves Trump-backed 2-year spending, debt limit deal

01 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt.

U.S. Senate aims to pass Trump-backed 2-year spending, debt limit deal

01 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 The U.S. Senate on Thursday will try to complete a months-long effort by lawmakers and the Trump administration to set spending levels for the next two years for the military and numerous domestic programs while also temporarily suspending limits on government borrowing authority.

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators

31 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday -senators

31 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 31 The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday.

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal

30 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing.

Trump signs measure to permanently extend compensation for Sept. 11 responders

29 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Calling emergency first responders "heroes," U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a measure authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and others suffering from illnesses connected to their work reacting to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill

26 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years.

Mueller sometimes stumbles in high-stakes Q&A in U.S. Congress

24 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON When Robert Mueller finally appeared in public on Wednesday to defend his investigation of President Donald Trump, he often struggled with questions and, hours into a long session with U.S. lawmakers, had to correct one of his own answers.

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