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Schumer calls for vote on bill reaffirming support for democracy in Hong Kong

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday called for a vote on bipartisan legislation on Hong Kong when Congress returns as the city faces weeks of sometimes-violent protests by ...

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Pelosi, Schumer call on McConnell to take up background check bill after Texas shooting

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up legislation that would expand background checks on gun purchases following a ...

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Protests across the UK over parliament suspension

Chancellor Sajid Javid, meanwhile, defended Boris Johnson’s plan as ‘perfectly correct and appropriate.’ Thousands of people took to the streets across the United Kingdom today to protest Prime Minister Boris ...

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Trump: trade talks with China have helped limit violence in Hong Kong

President Trump said Friday that his efforts to pressure China into a deal on trade has led Beijing to try to limit the violence during increasingly tense protests in Hong ...

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Warren and Sanders are battling to be seen as the main alternative to Biden

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are battling to be seen as the main alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential race. Warren has ...

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Democratic presidential candidates call for action following Texas mass shooting

Numerous Democratic presidential candidates spoke out Saturday after a gunman in West Texas killed five people and wounded more than a dozen others. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) called ...

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Hurricane Dorian: Storm strengthens to category 4

A powerful storm threatening the Bahamas and south-eastern coast of the US has grown to category four, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) says. Hurricane Dorian has maximum sustained winds ...

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Trump renews attacks on Omarosa: ‘disgusting and foul mouthed’

President Trump on Saturday renewed his attacks on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her “disgusting and foul mouthed” and accusing her of going “for some cheap money” ...

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Republicans grow anxious about the Donald Trump’s Economic Policies

Trump’s trade war with China could undermine GOP chances of holding the White House and Senate in 2020. Republicans have sat patiently with President Donald Trump on his tariff roller-coaster ...

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Mattis says he owes Trump silence, but won’t keep quiet ‘forever’

Mattis says he owes Trump silence, but won’t keep quiet ‘forever’

Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in an interview he feels duty-bound to keep quiet his opinions about President Donald Trump’s leadership but that his obligation to refrain from ...

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