The top Senate Republican says that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence conclusion that the incoming commander in chief has called "ridiculous".
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
US senate leaders sought a last-minute compromise to avoid middle-class tax increases and possibly prevent deep spending cuts at the dawn of the new year as President Barack Obama warned that failure could threaten the nation’s economic recovery.
Sun, 30 Dec, 2012
A triumphant US President Barack Obama pledged to ease the bitter partisan divide on display during his gruelling battle for re-election and sure to carry over into his second White House term, while the most pressing of many urgent economic problems looms with a “fiscal cliff” at the end of the year.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
The Senate passage of an $838bn (€649bn) stimulus bill triggered an intense round of late-night bargaining, with the White House and key congressional Democrats seeking agreement on a final compromise aimed at battling the worst economic crisis in decades.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2009