Donald Trump's national security adviser has insisted the US president's revelations to Russian officials about the terrorist threat from Islamic State were "wholly appropriate" and amounted to a routine sharing of information.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
The United States is braced for a partial government shutdown on Tuesday after the White House and congressional Democrats declared they would reject a bill approved by the Republican-led House to delay implementing President Barack Obama’s health care reform.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
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
WITH tempers flaring, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans clashed in an extraordinary live-on-TV summit yesterday over the right prescription for the nation’s broken healthcare system, talking of agreement but holding to long-entrenched positions that leave them far apart.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
Raising fresh questions about his appointment to Congress, Senator Roland Burris admitted in a document that former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s brother asked him for campaign fundraising help before the governor named Burris as Illinois’ junior senator.
Sun, 15 Feb, 2009