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Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

18 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz. | Video

Washington turns down Iraqi call to remove troops

11 Jan 2020

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad, and said it was exploring a possible expansion of NATO's presence there. | Video

Lawmakers blast Trump after president insults late lawmaker Dingell

19 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Thursday defended Donald Trump's verbal assault against former Democratic Representative John Dingell, as members of Congress blasted the Republican president for insulting another veteran lawmaker after his death. | Video

Russia's Lavrov calls on U.S. to publish bilateral communications over 2016 election

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON Russian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday said Moscow wanted to publish a cache of communications with Washington that he said cleared Russia of allegations it interfered in the 2016 U.S. election, but that the United States has blocked their release. | Video

Trump assails FBI Director Wray after report finds no evidence of political bias

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump berated FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday after a U.S. government investigation found no evidence of political bias when the FBI began investigating contacts between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016. | Video

Russia's Lavrov calls on U.S. to publish bilateral communications over 2016 election

10 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON Russian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday said Moscow wanted to publish a cache of communications with Washington that he said cleared Russia of allegations it interfered in the 2016 U.S. election, but that the United States has blocked their release. | Video

U.S. FTC finds Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users

06 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Friday said they had found now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica deceived consumers about the collection of Facebook Inc data for voter profiling and targeting.

US-Demokraten - Leiten Amtsenthebungsverfahren gegen Trump ein

05 Dec 2019

Washington Das US-Repräsentantenhaus wird gegen Präsident Donald Trump ein formelles Amtsenthebungsverfahren einleiten.

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick jumps into Democratic presidential race, swelling field

14 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded race in an effort to bring a divided country - and splintering political party - together.

Trumps weigh selling rights to their Washington hotel

25 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump Organization on Friday said it was exploring a sale of the rights to its Washington hotel, a property at the centre of litigation over allegations that President Donald Trump violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution.

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