Texas Republican Party leaders will meet virtually on Thursday to decide if they will press ahead with an in-person convention in Houston later this month, or hold it online as recommended by the state medical association, a sponsor of the event.
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President Donald Trump, yet again, hailed the United States’ coronavirus testing as COVID-19 cases in the country increased by more than 55,000 on Thursday, a new daily global record for the pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House on Thursday rallied around the message that all was well both in the battle against coronavirus and in efforts to get the U.S. economy moving again despite several days of record spikes in new cases.
Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted from his job last month amid an investigation by his office into President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph Giuliani, will appear for a closed-door interview before congressional committee next week
Another bill to prevent the Trump administration from testing a nuclear weapon was filed in the Senate by two Nevada lawmakers following earlier reports that an underground explosion was being considered.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA)’s aides first learned in February of allegations that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties for American troops in Afghanistan, according to a report.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) claimed on Wednesday night that his proposal to eliminate Columbus Day as a federal holiday is not “deprecating Christopher Columbus’ achievements” and added that he does not support efforts to erase American history.
Sens. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced legislation on Thursday that would reportedly lower healthcare costs and increase healthcare transparency.
Report slams representative’s hypocrisy
U.S. congressional leaders will seek more information from top intelligence officials Thursday on reported Russian payments to Taliban militants to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan.
More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over its crackdown in that country’s Xinjiang province and make a formal determination whether its treatment of Muslim Uighurs and other groups constitutes an atrocity, including genocide.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to avoid disclosing to a Democratic-led congressional panel grand jury materials
Herman Cain, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, has been diagnosed with CVOID-19 and admitted to an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement on Thursday on his Twitter feed.
Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth said on Thursday that she would put a hold on the confirmation of over 1,000 military promotions until Defense Secretary Mark Esper provided assurances on the promotion of a former White House aide who testified in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
United States president Donald Trump’s re-election bid will pick up speed this weekend with Trump 2020 the primary sponsor of Corey LaJoie’s car for NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Mixed results on who has presidential ‘stamina
U.S. President Donald Trump at a press briefing on Thursday celebrated a government report showing the country gained 4.8 million jobs
A U.S. House of Representatives committee unanimously backed a $741 billion defense bill late on Wednesday, setting the stage for a battle with President Donald Trump over naming military bases for Confederate generals and moving troops from Germany.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Wednesday that his party has assembled a group of 600 lawyers and thousands of other people to prepare for possible “chicanery” ahead of November’s election.
President Donald Trump told Fox Business Network’s Blake Burman on Wednesday that he supports wearing masks to prevent transmission of coronavirus, but that he did not want to make wearing masks mandatory.
Democrat Joe Biden edged out Republican Donald Trump in fundraising for a second straight month in June, data from the rival U.S. presidential campaigns showed on Wednesday.
Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweet by the U.S. President Donald Trump on June 30, in response to a report from a copyright holder.
Nearly 65 percent of the Biden Cancer Initiative’s money went into the pockets of staffers
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will hold bilateral talks in Washington with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on July 8 as part of a trip to mark a new North American trade deal, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump has now been fully briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee raised $266 million (£213 million) during the second quarter, including $131 million in June, a joint committee said on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee raised $266 million during the second quarter, including $131 million in June, a joint committee said on Wednesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a massive $1.5 trillion infrastructure package on Wednesday by a 233 to 188 vote to boost spending on roads, bridges, public transit and rail but the White House and Senate Republicans both said they oppose the measure.
Former Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champion safety Burgess Owens won the Colorado Fourth Congressional GOP primary
Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and James Lankford (R-OK) backed a proposal on Wednesday to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
Some of President Donald Trump’s Republican allies are urging him to ditch his divisive messaging and outline a clear vision for a second term, fearing his handling of a series of crises has dimmed his re-election hopes.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved an extension of a $660 billion lending program in an effort to help small businesses that have been hit hard by the coronavirus, renewing a lifeline that had just expired.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will meet with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at the White House on July 8.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday indicated he was warming to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, whom he has harshly criticized for not cutting lending rates below zero, telling Fox Business Network he appreciated the central bank putting liquidity into the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Democrat Joe Biden on Wednesday threatened new economic sanctions on China if he is elected U.S. president, calling its new security law imposed on Hong Kong a “death blow” to the territory’s freedom.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who has avoided being seen in public wearing a face covering, said on Wednesday he would wear a mask if he were in close quarters with other people in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
A U.S. federal judge late Tuesday struck down President Donald Trump’s hardline rule that curtailed asylum applications by migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a legal setback that follows a recent Supreme Court defeat over another immigration policy.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate, impatient with the pace of Republicans’ consideration of additional aid related to the coronavirus pandemic, on Wednesday proposed long-term extensions to a temporary unemployment insurance program.
The Obama White House concocted the lies about the well-planned Benghazi attacks
Joe Biden told Wall Street donors to his campaign that he planned to reverse most of President Donald Trump’s tax cuts.
Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will try to secure the state’s Democratic U.S. Senate nomination on Tuesday after a series of stumbles in a race vital to the party’s hopes of recapturing Senate control in November.
Hundreds of officials who worked for former Republican President George W. Bush are set to endorse Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden, people involved in the effort said, the latest Republican-led group coming out to oppose the re-election of Donald Trump.
Despite a renewed focus on wrongful arrests and racial discrimination after the death of George Floyd, meaningful reform of the massive U.S. criminal justice system is unlikely ahead of the November election, politicians and activists say.
A New York judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked Donald Trump’s niece from publishing a tell-all book that offers an unflattering portrait of the U.S. president and his family.
Former Vice President Joe Biden will launch a fresh attack on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, as the Democratic presidential candidate works to build on his lead in national polls ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
Kentucky voters will learn on Tuesday which Democrat will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November: Black progressive Charles Booker, or establishment favorite Amy McGrath.