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US Democrats subpoena Pentagon docs in impeachment inquiry

The subpoena of docs and congressional appearances focus on Trump's call with Ukrainian President Zelensky.

Sanders vows to eject money from US elections

US senator pledges to rid party conventions and presidential inauguration ceremonies of corporate sponsorship.

White House subpoenaed for documents in Trump impeachment probe

The House has given the White House until Oct 18 to produce the documents.

Trump lashes out at rising impeachment storm

Trump insists he did nothing wrong in a phone call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky.

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup’

US president believes move by Democrats is to take away power of the people.

Democratic presidential hopefuls wow voters at steak fry

Iowa's Democratic fundraiser saw more than 12,200 attendees, drawing foreigners too.

Ex-aide Lewandowski defends Trump in contentious hearing

Ex-campaign director slams Russia probe as being “populated by many Trump haters”.

Democrats to probe Trump’s role in hush money payments

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings and request testimony from people involved in the payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal

US House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes

A panel will consider several bills that include a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines and 'red flag' legislation.

Trump accuses Jews who vote for Democrats of ‘great disloyalty’

The remarks have sparked a swift backlash from the Jewish-American community.

White House discussing gun legislation, Democrats call it unproductive

Democrats are accusing Donald Trump of reversing course after he initially voiced support for tougher background checks.

Israel bars visit by US lawmakers Tlaib, Omar

Under Israeli law, backers of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement can be denied entry to Israel.

Bannon floats idea of Michelle Obama as presidential candidate

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon believes the Democrats' hopes of ousting Donald Trump could lie in candidates who aren’t yet in the race.

Trump condemned for spreading Epstein conspiracy theories

Democratic presidential contenders Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker say US President Donald Trump's claims are 'reckless'.

Could the US see its first Asian president soon?

Whether or not Andrew Yang makes it to the top, he has the potential to change the fate not only of Asian Americans, but of American voters as a whole.

Majority of Democrats favour starting impeachment proceedings

The total of 118 is still far short of the 218 House votes needed to approve an impeachment resolution.

The targets of Trump’s racially charged ire

Each adversary has accused Trump of seeking to sow discord in the country while rallying his base of largely white male conservatives ahead of the 2020 elections.

Cardi B praises presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

The rapper, born Belcalis Almanzar, has a history of backing Bernie Sanders, famously encouraging her fans to 'vote for Daddy Bernie' in 2016.

Trump under fire for racist attack on US congresswomen

US President Donald Trump referred to 'Progressive Democrat Congresswomen' in remarks that appeared to be aimed at a specific group of women of colour.

Billionaires, heirs call for wealth tax

Financier George Soros is one among a group of the superrich calling for a federal wealth tax to help address income inequality.

Trump Jr grilled by US senators, says unconcerned about perjury

Democrats are debating among themselves whether there are enough evidence and political space to pursue an impeachment motion against Trump.

Democrats call for Deutsche Bank probe over Trump transactions

Deutsche Bank is one of the few lenders to keep US President Donald Trump afloat after his repeated bankruptcies in the 1990s.

Trump walks out on Democrats in fury over Russia probe

Trump cancels the meeting on national infrastructure spending even before it started.

Trump says China wants to negotiate trade with ‘weak’ Democrats

President Donald Trump won't allow China to negotiate a trade pact with his 'weak' democratic counterparts as Liu Hie travels to the United States to seal a deal.