ARTICLES RELATING TO US POLITICS

G7 wrestles with Iran, Amazon fires and trade, but own unity shaky

2019-08-26 16:25

G7 leaders are closing their summit with discussion of world problems including the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, but have been overshadowed by US President Donald Trump's trade wars and questions over the group's unity.

Knit wit: The US artist stitching Trump quotes together with 'Tiny Pricks Project'

2019-07-31 11:38

An American artist has found a novel way to record President Donald Trump's most outlandish comments for posterity: through embroidery.

WATCH: MAGA - What does this red hat mean to Americans?

2019-06-18 12:39

The signature red hat made famous by US President Donald Trump has divided Americans on what it represents.

WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind

2019-06-13 11:13

US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race.

Omar cites death threats, says Trump should not incite them

2019-04-16 05:43

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since US President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Trump says Cohen grilling may have contributed to North Korean summit 'walk'

2019-03-04 10:41

US President Donald Trump has said that the congressional questioning last week of his former lawyer may have contributed to the failure of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump tells Venezuela military to support Guaido or 'lose everything'

2019-02-19 13:49

US President Donald Trump has urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to 'lose everything' as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren makes US presidential bid official with call for change

2019-02-10 14:15

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has made her bid for the presidency official in the working-class city of Lawrence, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build 'an America that works for everyone'.

WATCH: Mueller probe 'close to being completed' - acting AG Whitaker

2019-01-29 09:25

The special counsel's Russia probe is 'close to being completed', the acting attorney general has said, in the first official sign that the investigation may be wrapping up.

Former Starbucks chief 'seriously thinking' of 2020 White House run

2019-01-28 20:00

Former Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said he’s seriously thinking of running for president in 2020 as a centrist independent candidate, a prospect that’s already drawing objections from Democrats who say it may throw the election to Donald Trump.

 

WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes

2019-08-06 06:18

US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty.

Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election?

2019-06-19 06:36

Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power.

WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents

2019-06-14 12:11

US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments.

North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks

2019-04-30 10:45

A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down.

Trump takes victory lap at Capitol Hill, parties start to pivot past Russia

2019-03-27 13:41

An exuberant US President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats have pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

2019-02-20 06:06

California and 15 other states file lawsuit against US President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.

WATCH: Top world news stories, February 18

2019-02-18 05:59

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2019-02-01 06:06

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2019-01-29 06:16

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White House: Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat

2019-01-28 05:53

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says President Donald Trump is prepared for another government shutdown if Congress won't work with him to secure the southern border.

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