Tagged: Washington, D.C.

US judge tosses Trump tax returns case 0

US judge tosses Trump tax returns case

A federal judge has dismissed New York’s attorney general and state tax commissioner as defendants in US President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to block a House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns.

China, US agree tariff rollback in Phase 1 0

China, US agree tariff rollback in Phase 1

China and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others’ goods in a “phase one” trade deal if it is completed, officials from both sides say.

Impeachment inquiry: what we’ve learned 0

Impeachment inquiry: what we’ve learned

Democrats in the US House of Representatives began an inquiry on Sepember 24 to determine whether President Donald Trump abused his office for political gain when he asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a July phone call to investigate poli…

IS leader Baghdadi reported dead in Syria 0

IS leader Baghdadi reported dead in Syria

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US military operation in Syria, sources in Syria, Iraq and Iran say, as US President Donald Trump prepares to make a “major statement” at the White House.

US clamps down on flights to Cuba 0

US clamps down on flights to Cuba

The Trump administration is banning US flights to all Cuban cities except Havana in the latest move to roll back the Obama-era easing of relations.

Mueller report ruling a win for Democrats 0

Mueller report ruling a win for Democrats

A US judge has validated the legality of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report detailing Russian meddling i…

Trump adds to impeachment chaos 0

Trump adds to impeachment chaos

The impeachment investigation into US President Donald Trump has thrust Washington into a political crisis and Trump keeps adding to the chaos.

Democrat Cummings dies amid Trump probe 0

Democrat Cummings dies amid Trump probe

US Representative Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, has died at age 68.