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Fourth stimulus bill may not be needed if states bounce back - White House

30 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON A fourth bill to provide stimulus to the U.S. economy may not be needed if states are able to successfully reopen their economies "relatively quickly," as some forecasters and equity markets expect, a White House economic adviser said on Thursday.

U.S. economy faces historic shock, with 16% joblessness possible, Trump adviser says

27 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON The shuttering of the U.S. economy due to the coronavirus pandemic is a shock of historic proportions that will likely push the national unemployment rate to 16% or higher this month and require more stimulus to ensure a strong rebound, a White House economic adviser said on Sunday. | Video

Trump accuses Schiff of leaking intelligence about Russia to hurt Sanders

23 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders. | Video

Senate Republican eyes rule change to kick start Trump impeachment trial

05 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he wants the Senate to launch an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump within days and wrap it up this month, even if it means changing Senate rules.

USA und China suchen nach geeignetem Ort für Deal im Handelsstreit

31 Oct 2019

Washington/Singapur/Peking Die USA und China suchen nach einem geeigneten Ort, um eine vorläufige Vereinbarung im Handelsstreit zu unterzeichnen.

No 'boots on the ground' in Iran dispute, Trump says; cites 'unlimited time' for new deal

26 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/GENEVA U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement with Tehran. | Video

Pence joins chorus: Fed should consider rate cuts

03 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday the Federal Reserve should consider cutting interest rates given the absence of inflation in the economy, joining President Donald Trump and Trump's top economic adviser in pressuring the central bank.

U.S. House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

03 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump, the panel's chairman said on Sunday. | Video

U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North Korea

14 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON/SEOUL The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions.

Trump - Bin von Zinserhöhungen der Fed nicht begeistert

20 Jul 2018

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump hat die Zinserhöhungen der Notenbank Federal Reserve kritisiert.

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