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US lawmakers agree bipartisan bill on gun safety
by Frankie Taggart - June 23, 2022 - 7:45am
US senators unveiled a bill Tuesday addressing the epidemic of gun violence plaguing the country as they locked down a narrow set of reforms that were nevertheless hailed as the first significant firearms controls...
Trump unleashed mob after VP rejected election plot: probe
by Frankie Taggart - June 17, 2022 - 7:42am
Donald Trump pressured his vice president to go along with an illegal plot to overturn the 2020 US election and whipped up a mob that put his deputy's life in danger when he refused, congressional investigators and...
US Capitol riot probe puts Trump at heart of 'attempted coup'
by Frankie Taggart - June 10, 2022 - 9:56am
A congressional panel investigating last year's mob assault on the US Capitol laid out its case Thursday that Donald Trump and his claims of a stolen election were at the heart of what amounted to an "attempted coup"...
US ends normal trade ties with Russia over Ukraine invasion
by Frankie Taggart - April 8, 2022 - 8:59am
The US Congress voted Thursday to end normal trade relations with Moscow and codify the ban on Russian oil, as the White House ratchets up pressure on President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.
Trump 'more likely than not' obstructed Congress: US judge
by Frankie Taggart - March 29, 2022 - 8:55am
"Based on the evidence, the court finds it more likely than not that President Trump corruptly attempted to obstruct the Joint Session of Congress," Carter said in a blistering 44-page ruling.
US sanctions Russia for 'beginning' invasion of Ukraine
by Frankie Taggart - February 23, 2022 - 7:46am
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced tough new sanctions on Russia for "beginning" an invasion of Ukraine but said there was still time to avoid war, even as Vladimir Putin signaled plans to send troops beyond...
Trump sets stage for 2024, saying the quiet part louder and louder
by Frankie Taggart - February 2, 2022 - 8:56am
Surrounded by "Trump Won" flags at a rally Saturday in Texas, the loser of the 2020 election teased another run for president and dangled impunity for those who waged last year's attack on the Capitol in a failed...
Biden heads to global climate talks empty-handed
by Frankie Taggart - October 30, 2021 - 9:28am
Biden had wanted to show the landmark COP26 conference in Scotland that Washington is leading the world on decarbonizing, but the package of social reforms containing his signature climate policy was held...
Crunch time for Biden as Congress debates historic agenda
by Frankie Taggart - September 28, 2021 - 7:43am
At stake is the fate of Biden's $3.5 trillion Build Back Better social welfare package that only Democrats support, and a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill to improve transport networks and broadband coverage that...
US states told be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine by November 1
by Frankie Taggart - September 3, 2020 - 8:15am
The Trump administration has urged US states to get ready to distribute a potential Covid-19 vaccine by November 1 — two days before the presidential election.
Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologize to America'
by Frankie Taggart - July 22, 2019 - 8:52am
US President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have ...
White House security chief calls Trump-Kim summit 'success'
by Frankie Taggart - March 4, 2019 - 9:06am
US national security advisor John Bolton denied Sunday that last week's nuclear summit with North Korea was a failure, despite President Donald Trump coming home empty-handed.
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