A Republican plan backed by Trump to overhaul the US healthcare system was pulled on Friday after it failed to garner enough support
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, both influential foreign policy hawks, have questioned Devin Nunes’ actions.
Democrats said they were exercising proper congressional oversight and accused Republicans of protecting Trump.
Kushner has been a regular presence at his father-in-law’s side and was earlier cleared by the justice department to serve as a White House senior adviser.
The long-delayed vote was 97-2 in favour of Montenegro’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
The order’s main target is former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants
Thom Tillis wanted to know if there were enough talented people available in US to fill up the needs of its industries.
The border wall, designed to keep out immigrants, could end up costing as much as $21.6 billion, far more than the $12 billion Trump cited.
Special forces have been carrying out nearly 70% of the army’s offensive operations across the country, underlining Afghanistan’s heavy reliance on them.
The wide-ranging order is the boldest yet in Trump’s push to cut environmental regulation to revive the oil and gas drilling and coal mining industries.
On Monday, it emerged that executives of Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) had talks with Kushner during a bank roadshow last year.
The latest in a series of meetings will see the two countries sign a number of agreements on political and economic matters.
A sampling Trump’s tweets on his plans to repeal Obamacare, followed by comments from Trump on Friday after his fellow Republicans yanked the plan.
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House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and the party’s most conservative lawmakers left them short of votes.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere in Europe are showing surprising strength.
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare.
Four cables issued by Tillerson over two weeks provide insight into how US government is implementing “extreme vetting” of foreigners entering the US.
The attack was the deadliest in UK since 2005, when 52 people were killed by Islamist suicide bombers on London’s public transport system.
It was not clear late on Thursday evening that Trump and the Republican leaders who crafted the Bill had enough support to pass it, meaning they now risk defeat in their first attempt at major legislation.
The top US diplomat addressed a meeting of 68 countries and organisations but did not make clear where these safe zones were to be set up.
Repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is a first major test of Trump’s legislative ability.
“When I became a judge, they gave me a gavel not a rubber stamp,” Neil Gorsuch said. “I am my own man.”
The sanctions would be part of a multi-pronged approach of increased economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea.
The Iraqi prime minister said Trump appeared more enthusiastic about battling Islamist extremists than Barack Obama’s administration had been.
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 14 million people would lose health coverage under the measure over the next year.
She is not expected to have an official title and will not be paid a salary.
FBI director James Comey and NSA director Admiral Mike Rogers are not expected to reveal much in public about the probes, which include information that is classified ‘top secret’.
The wall should ideally be 30-feet high and the side facing the US side should be “aesthetically pleasing in colour”, the department said.
The Department of Justice said in a court filing it would appeal against a ruling by US district judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland to the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.
The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading to some uncomfortable moments at a joint news conference.
If the US cuts its funds to the UN, it will come at a time when the number of people needing organisational assistance has peaked since records began.
In a country where a majority of the population is engaged in increasingly unviable agriculture, shouldn’t politicians talk about the trade rules that make it so?
The administration asked Congress for a 28% cut in State Department funding and other international programmes to help pay for a 10% hike in military spending next year.
Trump’s executive order would temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. The president has said the ban is needed for national security.
Rex Tillerson said that his department’s current spending is “simply not sustainable,” and that he accepted the “challenge” Trump had given him.
Proponents of inward-looking politics have demonstrated an impressive capacity to exploit the globalisation of the political sphere.
Trump’s budget outline is a bare-bones plan covering just “discretionary” spending for the 2018 fiscal year starting on October 1.
State department acting spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement that there was only one seat available on Tillerson’s plane for media.
US district judge Derrick Watson put an emergency stop to the new order in response to a lawsuit filed by the state of Hawaii, which argued that the order discriminated against Muslims in violation of the US constitution.