US Senate

page 2
U.S. senators re-introduce Russian sanctions bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill that would impose stiff new sanctions on Russia over its meddling in U.S. elections and aggression against Ukraine. The new restrictions would target banks, Russia's LNG projects …

Read
U.S. Senate blocks Trump's bills to reopen government

The U.S. Senate cast sufficient votes to block a bill backed by President Donald Trump that would have ended a record-long partial federal government shutdown by funding the wall he wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. …

Read
U.S. Senate blocks bill on new anti-Russia sanctions

The U.S. Senate have prevented consideration of a bill on new sanctions against Moscow and Tehran over helping the Syrian government. The bill called 'Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act' seeks to …

Read
 Wast launches new attack on Russia

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution condemning Russia's "provocative actions" in the Kerch Strait. The resolution was introduced by Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Chris …

Read
 Day X: U.S. midterm elections 2018

Americans go to the polls today to elect 35 senators and all 435 members of the House of Representatives, as well as 36 state governors.There are also a number of state-wide and local offices being elected on the same day. It is a …

Read
Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA Director

US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director, making her the first woman to lead the spy agency. The Senate vote of 54-45 in favor of Haspel came mostly along party lines. She needed support from several Democratic …

Read
US Senate to pass Russia sanctions bill

The US Senate plans to pass House legislation sanctioning Russia, ensuring it will reach President Donald Trump's desk this summer. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker announced he has signed off …

Read
 US House approves sanctions against Russia

The House of Representatives of the US Congress passed a bill to toughen unilateral US sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. A total of 419 lawmakers supported the bill, with only three votes against. The document will be …

Read
John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

US senator John McCain has brain cancer, his office disclosed Wednesday night in a statement from the Mayo Clinic. Mr. McCain, 80, has a glioblastoma, one of the most common but also one of the most malignant brain …

Read
US sanctions against Russia to last forever

Senior senators in both parties on Monday night reached a bipartisan deal to add new sanctions on Russia and allow Congress to disapprove of any attempt by President Donald Trump to ease penalties on Moscow, U.S. Senator Bob …

Read
Trump scuttles State Department

US President Donald Trump's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29%, the …

Read
US Senate postpones Russia sanctions bill

The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will not take up a Russia sanctions bill anytime soon. Committee Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee and ranking Democrat Ben Cardin of Maryland have agreed to move …

Read

Populars