Democrat O’Rourke proposes ‘war tax’ on affluent U.S. families without military members

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke delivers a speech during the SC Democratic Convention in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S., June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo (Reuters) – Democratic... Read more »

Biden details immigration vision ahead of first Democratic 2020 debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making “Dreamer” immigrants brought to the... Read more »

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if... Read more »

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party’s 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican... Read more »

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and... Read more »

Trump: naming Sessions U.S. attorney general was ‘biggest mistake’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one “do-over,” it would be “personnel” decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as... Read more »

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump... Read more »

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues.... Read more »

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with... Read more »

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat as tension spikes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and... Read more »