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Pence visit to Wisconsin launches focus on three battleground states

20 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Vice President Mike Pence will begin a push on Wednesday to bolster President Donald Trump's position in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, three states that Trump won narrowly in 2016 and probably must win again to secure a second term in 2020.

U.S. to extend license for its companies to continue business with Huawei: sources

16 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources familiar with the deliberations said.

White House expects two new hires to bolster Trump impeachment defense: official

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The White House is expected to recruit two advisers to take a more aggressive posture in defending President Donald Trump in the congressional impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

White House expects two new hires to bolster Trump impeachment defense - official

06 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The White House is expected to recruit two advisers to take a more aggressive posture in defending President Donald Trump in the congressional impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

Trump urges Kentucky ahead of state vote: Send impeachment Democrats a message

05 Nov 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. Under siege in an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump urged voters in Kentucky on Monday to send Democrats arrayed against him in Washington a message by voting for the re-election on Tuesday of the state's Republican governor.

White House budget officials to defy U.S. House panel's requests for testimony

04 Nov 2019

Three officials in the White House Office of Management and Budget will not appear for interviews this week sought by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, an administration official said.

Trump says 'angry majority' supports him against impeachment drive

02 Nov 2019

TUPELO, Miss. President Donald Trump said on Friday he believed an "angry majority" of American voters will support him against an impeachment inquiry as he sought to rally his supporters to voice their opposition to the Democratic attempt to oust him. | Video

No Twitter ads, no problem for Trump: campaign official

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Twitter Inc's decision to scrap political advertising will have little effect on the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump, the candidate who spent the most on digital ads in the 2020 election, a Trump campaign official said on Thursday.

No Twitter ads, no problem for Trump - campaign official

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 Twitter Inc's decision to scrap political advertising will have little effect on the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump, the candidate who spent the most on digital ads in the 2020 election, a Trump campaign official said on Thursday.

White House picks Thomas Storch as new senior trade adviser

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Thursday named Thomas Storch as a new senior trade adviser, taking on the position just as the United States attempts to conclude a trade deal with China.

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Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his "ill-judged" association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work.