Fewer family visas approved as Trump toughens vetting of immigrants - Reuters review

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is ramping up calls on the U.S. Congress to stop legal immigrants from sponsoring extended family members who want to move to the United States, saying so-called "chain migration" poses a threat…

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Apr 22

Trump aide urges Congress to pare back bipartisan spending deal


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress needs to consider rolling back the spending deal that U.S. Republicans brokered with Democrats last month, because lawmakers voted to enact the $1.3 trillion legislation without reading it, an aide to…

Feb 27

Close Trump aide Hicks testifies in U.S. Congress Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hope Hicks, a close aide to President Donald Trump, arrived at the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday morning for what could be several hours of testimony in its investigation of Russia…

Feb 6

Congress nears budget deal, Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would "love" to see another government shutdown as Republicans and Democrats in Congress worked to reach a budget deal that would prevent federal agencies from having to…

Dec 13

Donald Trump Jr. wants 'leak' probe, as Congress' Russia probes press on

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son asked a House of Representatives committee on Tuesday to investigate possible leaks of information about his Dec. 6 interview with lawmakers, as congressional probes of Russia and…

Dec 8

Former Trump adviser interviewed in Congress in Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walid Phares, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Friday in its investigation of possible Russian efforts to influence the…

Dec 7

Trump's eldest son questioned in U.S. Congress about Russia


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., declined to discuss with lawmakers on Wednesday a conversation he had with his father about emails related to a June 2016 meeting he attended with Trump…

Sep 8

U.S. Congress approves Trump's aid and debt deal with Democrats

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed a bill on Friday extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid, bringing his surprising deal with Democratic congressional…

Aug 23

No U.S.-Russia cyber unit without Trump notifying Congress, bill says


REUTERS - U.S. President Donald Trump would be required to notify U.S. lawmakers before creating a joint U.S.-Russia cyber security unit - an idea that has drawn criticism across the political spectrum - under legislation advancing in…

May 30

U.S. Congress' Russia probes expand to Trump's personal lawyer: ABC News

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional investigations into alleged Russian meddling into the 2016 U.S. election and potential ties to President Donald Trump's associates have expanded to include his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, ABC News…

Feb 28

U.S. Congress' Trump Russia probe takes partisan turn

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of a congressional committee investigating contacts between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia said on Monday the panel had not seen evidence of inappropriate communications, prompting the panel's top…

Jan 25

Haley sworn in as Trump's U.N. ambassador

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is sworn in as ambassador to the United Nations at a swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Mike Pence. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Jan 20

ICYMI: President Donald Trump's inauguration speech

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Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry.…

Jan 20

Pence sworn in as U.S. vice president

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence takes the oath of office to become vice president of the United States. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Jan 20

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of United States

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Donald Trump takes the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Jan 20

Trump arrives to be sworn in as 45th president

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President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the Capitol for his swearing-in to be the next president. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Jan 16

U.S. vice-president calls for Russia sanctions to stay as Trump moots deal


KIEV (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Monday for sanctions on Russia to stay, urging the world to stand up to its "coercion and aggression" after President-elect Donald Trump mooted ending the measures under a…

Jun 8

Sanders: 'We will not allow Donald Trump to become president'

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Bernie Sanders said the American people will never support a presidential candidate who insults Mexicans, Muslims, women and African Americans and "whose major theme is bigotry."

May 19

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump unqualified to be president


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Republican candidate Donald Trump is unqualified to be president of the United States.

Mar 17

Kremlin says Donald Trump pre-election clip demonises Russia

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Thursday condemned a pre-election video in the United States promoting Republican front-runner Donald Trump at Hillary Clinton's expense, complaining that it unfairly "demonised" Russia.

Jun 16

Donald Trump announces run for president

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Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump says he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in a bid to 'make America great again.' Linda So reports.