Tag: Nancy Pelosi

Fed’s Powell: U.S. economy at an ‘inflection point’ – CBS ’60 Minutes’

The U.S. economy is at an “inflection point” with expectations that growth and hiring will pick up speed in the months ahead, but some risks...

China for decades waged campaign to destroy Tibet’s proud culture, history: Nancy Pelosi

China for decades has waged a campaign to destroy Tibet‘s proud culture and history, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has alleged, asserting that the...

Joe Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called...

Biden scores legislative win as House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan

President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats face...

Chilling video footage becomes key exhibit in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: Chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including of rioters searching menacingly for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice...

Explainer: How Trump’s second impeachment trial will work

WASHINGTON: Former President Donald Trump‘s historic second impeachment trial begins Tuesday, forcing the Senate to decide whether to convict him of incitement of insurrection after...

Majority of Americans want Donald Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence: Poll

Fifty-seven percent of Americans want Republican President Donald Trump to be immediately removed from office after he encouraged a protest this week that escalated into...

Nancy Pelosi: Nancy Pelosi reelected as speaker of US House of Representatives

WASHINGTON: Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi has been narrowly reelected as the speaker of the US House of Representatives for the 117th Congress. Pelosi, 80, from the...

Trump veto threat raises the prospect of year-end government shutdown

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday faced the prospect of a year-end government shutdown during a raging pandemic after outgoing President Donald Trump threatened not...

GOP leaders in four states quash dubious Trump bid on electors

Republican leaders in four critical states won by President-elect Joe Biden say they won’t participate in a legally dubious scheme to flip their state’s electors...

US Senate unveils $1.4 trillion spending bill amid post-election turmoil

WASHINGTON: Republicans controlling the Senate unveiled a government-wide, $1.4 trillion spending bill on Tuesday, a largely bipartisan measure that faces uncertain odds during this period...

Outpatient Donald Trump itching to recharge struggling election campaign

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump, under coronavirus quarantine in the White House and restricted from traveling, is grasping for ways to put a spark back...

Nancy Pelosi says progress is being made on more US stimulus, and tells airlines ‘don’t fire people’

REUTERS/Yuri Gripas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CBS News on Sunday that lawmakers are “making progress” on more US stimulus, and said US airlines¬†should hold...

US House passes bill to reverse changes to postal service ahead of November elections

Washington: With heated debate over mail delays, the House approved legislation in a rare Saturday session that would reverse recent changes in US Postal Service...

Donald Trump: China trolls U.S. over protests after Trump criticized Hong Kong

By Iain Marlow Chinese officials and state media needled the Trump administration over race-related protests and looting that have engulfed U.S. cities in recent days,...

Donald Trump removes top coronavirus watchdog, widens attack on inspectors general

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump removed the inspector general (IG) who was to oversee the government’s $2.3 trillion coronavirus response, a spokeswoman for the official’s office...

Donald Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue oversight

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help...