Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade pact his administration walked away from last year, if it offered “substantially better” terms than those provided under previous negotiations. His comments, made on Twitter late Thursday, came only hours after he had unexpectedly
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo promised on Thursday he would be willing to break from President Donald Trump if necessary, saying he would take a tough line with Russia and that he wanted to “fix” the Iran nuclear deal. Pompeo, who is currently director of the Central Intelligence Agency, blamed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, dealing a blow to the Republican Party just months ahead of pivotal congressional elections, said on Wednesday he will not seek re-election to Congress in November and will relinquish his leadership post at the start of 2019. Ryan, who portrayed his decision as one driven
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump reprised his angry attacks on law enforcement on Tuesday following FBI raids targeting his personal lawyer that were related to a federal investigation into possible collusion by Trump campaign aides with Moscow. In two brief Twitter messages, Trump lamented that “attorney-client privilege is dead,” and denounced a “total
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lawyer for Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had sex with U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday asked a federal judge to set aside a motion by Trump’s lawyer to force her to use arbitration to settle a dispute over an agreement to keep quiet about the encounter.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in a series of probes involving close Trump associates. Cohen’s lawyer, Stephen M. Ryan, said that U.S. prosecutors conducted a search that
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(Reuters) – Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on Monday kicked off his campaign for the U.S. Senate, challenging Democrat Bill Nelson in a race expected to be among the most competitive contests to decide which party controls Congress. FILE PHOTO: Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks about hurricane relief measures for Florida and Puerto Rico at
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