Person: Chuck Schumer
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The president tweeted that he had said ‘bye-bye’ after his opponents said they would not fund his border wall.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
The discovery came after a series of glass-filled pipe bombs targeted Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama and other prominent Democrats.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the US Supreme Court after being confirmed by the Senate.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2018
Despite the #MeToo movement, Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is likely to be confirmed after a desultory and incomplete investigation, writes
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
Donald Trump has defended his Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth for the US.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
A host of female Democratic senators have called on colleague Al Franken to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Experts say the city of Houston has sunk by two centimetres due to the amount of rain that fell during Hurricane Harvey.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
President Donald Trump has again threatened to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-era healthcare law.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
The latest Republican effort to repeal "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate when two more party senators announced their opposition to legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
US President Donald Trump has denounced the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign's ties with Russia, calling it an unprecedented "witch hunt" that "hurts our country terribly".
Thu, 18 May, 2017
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
Politicians from around the world were quick to react on Twitter to news of the US strikes on Syria.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18bn (€16.5bn) from programmes like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so US taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down-payment on the border wall.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House, the Trump administration is going back and forth over whether its vision for Middle East peace includes a Palestinian state.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
US President Donald Trump has insisted that comments by his Supreme Court nominee criticising his attacks on the judiciary were "misrepresented", even as Republican and Democratic politicians vouched for the veracity of the remarks.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan will press senior Republicans in the US about the thousands of undocumented Irish when he visits Washington this week.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
Donald Trump's top aides have said the US president-elect is not ready to accept the finding by intelligence officials that Moscow hacked Democratic emails in a bid to elevate the billionaire property mogul.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
The US senate passed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, rejecting the fierce objections of a US ally and setting congress on a collision course with the Obama administration.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
US President Barack Obama’s hopes of preserving the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were dealt a setback when Chuck Schumer, a top Democrat in the US Senate, said he would the oppose the agreement.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigned yesterday in the face of multiple revelations about bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
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
President Barack Obama has urged US lawmakers to remember the children gunned down in America and not get “squishy” in the face of powerful forces up against gun control legislation, as supporters struggle to win over moderate Democrats before a Senate vote expected next month.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
Two US senators have asked attorney general Eric Holder to investigate whether asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews violates federal law.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2012
TWO Republican senators introduced another new bill aimed at assisting Irish people who wish to acquire US working visas in Washington DC yesterday.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
A US SENATOR will introduce an immigration bill in Washington DC today which would allow up to 10,000 Irish a year to live in America on work visas — but not green cards.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
Congress and the White House are very close to a deal on raising the limit on US borrowing that would avert an unprecedented default on America’s debt, the top Republican in the Senate said today.
Sun, 31 Jul, 2011