US Congress

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U.S. to pull out of Open Skies Treaty?

The U.S. administration is looking into the possibility of withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel said. "I am deeply concerned by reports that …

Impeachment inquiry into Trump announced

The U.S. House of Representatives is launching a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced. "Today I'm announcing the House of …

Congress to make Trump impose sanctions on Turkey?

Congressional Republicans and Democrats are threatening to force U.S. President Donald Trump’s hand in sanctioning Turkey if he does not outline soon what further punishment awaits the NATO ally for purchasing a …

Trump comments on Mueller congressional testimony

U.S. President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax …

Trump administration privately briefs Congress on Iran

The Trump administration's top national security officials, including Director of Nationwide Intelligence Dan Coats, met privately with the Gang of Eight, which includes the top Republicans and Democrats in the Senate and …

 U.S. faces 'sanctions fatigue’?

Republican Senator of Florida Marco Rubio admitted that U.S. Congress’s enthusiasm for additional sanctions against Russia is waning. "We face a little bit of sanctions fatigue around here these days. …

U.S. threatens Russia with 'sanctions against trolls'

U.S. Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation today seeking to deter Russia from possible meddling in U.S. elections by threatening stiff sanctions on its banking, energy and defense industries and sovereign debt, Reuters …

U.S. government shutdown deal reached

Congressional negotiators have reached what they are calling "an agreement in principle" to avoid a second partial government shutdown set to begin on Saturday. “We’ve had a good evening. We’ve reached …

 U.S. to be able to sue members of OPEC?

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators rolled out a bill that would allow the Justice Department to sue members of OPEC for antitrust violations, The Wall Street Journal reported. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bipartisan …