Tag archive for ‘Capitol Hill’
By news On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

House Speaker Ryan moves to stop Republican revolt on immigration

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday faced revolts from the right and center of his Republican More...

By news On Friday, May 4th, 2018

Trump says lawyers have advised him against Mueller talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his lawyers had advised him against talking to U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, even though he would like to speak with him as part of More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Trump opens door for Jackson to leave as veterans agency nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor Ronny Jackson would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled More...

By news On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Democrat Manchin says will back Pompeo to be U.S. secretary of state

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said on Monday he would vote to confirm Mike Pompeo as U.S. secretary of state, becoming the second Democrat to declare support and making it more likely More...

By news On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Concern about Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the More...

By news On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg’s 2017 pay rose 54 percent to $8.9 million

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s compensation for 2017 rose 53.5 percent to $8.9 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg More...

By news On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Senator slams bank gun policies, threatens consumer complaint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. senator on Thursday criticized Citigroup Inc and Bank of America Corp’s restrictions on lending to firearm makers and sellers, saying the new policies were wrongly politicizing More...

By news On Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Scandal-hit Republican congressman Farenthold steps down

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas, accused by a female former aide of sexual harassment, abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday after admitting to allowing More...

By news On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

U.S. congressional Republicans reject new limits on guns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican leaders of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they would not raise the minimum age for gun buyers, in a sign that one of President Donald Trump’s proposals likely will not More...

By news On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

FBI’s Wray contradicts White House on Porter background check

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives, More...