House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan yesterday ruled out working with President Barack Obama on overhauling US immigration policy, saying it would be “a ridiculous notion” to pursue legislation because Obama cannot be trusted on the issue.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
US senator John McCain accused President Barack Obama of throwing a “temper tantrum” over comments by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, adding to the conflict between the White House and the Republican-dominated Congress over Israel.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress yesterday that an emerging agreement between Iran and the US would all but guarantee Tehran gets nuclear weapons and would be a bad deal, drawing a blunt rebuttal from US President Barack Obama.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
The United States has moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government’s debt as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013