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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.

Dogs well positioned in 2020 US presidential race

A dog appears to be a must-have accessory for Democratic candidates seeking to take on US President Donald Trump.

Buttigieg impact felt in US beyond his White House dream

TheĀ Buttigiegs are the most visible same-sex couple of the moment, as Pete, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, seeks the Democratic presidential nomination.

Trump sues to block House committees’ subpoenas

The suit complains the Democrats are hoping they would find something they can use as a political tool against the President.

US officials discussed Mueller report ahead of release

The release of the report, albeit with passages blacked out, will be a milestone in Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency.

Sanders leads crowded 2020 Democrats field in total fundraising

Most of Sanders donations coming from small-dollar donors and more from outside his home state.

Democrats give Trump 10 days to hand over tax returns

Democrats have seized on the issue of Trump's undisclosed taxes since taking control of the House of Representatives.

White House resists release of Trump’s tax returns

White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed an effort to obtain the tax returns as a political ploy by the Democrats.

US Democrats broach audacious changes to elections, high court

The proposed changes represent some of the new ideological litmus tests set forward by a left-leaning party still smarting from Donald Trump's 2016 victory.

Trump promotes ‘Jexodus’ bid to split Jews from Democrats

Trump's latest gambit is to promote a tiny, newly-created group called 'Jexodus,' which wants to lure Jewish voters to the Republicans.

Trump faces another rebuke from Senate allies over wall, vows veto

Democrats deny there is an emergency at the border, saying border crossings are at a four-decade low.

California on frontline in 2020 presidential battle

California will move up its primary vote on March 3, said to play a big role in the 2020 general election.

Trump brands Democrats an ‘anti-Jewish’ party

Donald Trump's remarks follow days of debates in Congress addressing sensitive questions about national allegiance, discriminatory tropes, and accusations of show votes.

Democrats condemn US strategy on Venezuela

Certain Democratic representatives described the US' strategy in dealing with the Venezuelan power crisis as 'counterproductive'.

US anti-semitism debate exposes rifts as Dems hold ‘hate’ vote

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar sparked a firestorm over criticism of Israel and a powerful pro-Israel lobby in Washington that exerts influence in US politics.

Democrats unveil bill to restore US ‘net neutrality’

Net neutrality backers argue rules are needed to prevent internet service providers from blocking websites on grounds of competition.

Hillary rules out another presidential run

The former Democratic frontrunner may not be contesting again for the presidency in 2020 but she is keeping her options open for a position in public office.

Sanders attacks ‘dangerous’ Trump at campaign launch

Bernie Sanders kicked of 2020 US presidential campaign as the Social Democrat claims that he will help change the country into creating an economy and a government which works for all.

As Biden weighs 2020 bid, Democrats ask, ‘Does he meet the...

While the former vice-president remains popular, the Democrats may not need him to stand against Trump.

Former top US security officials decry Trump’s emergency bid

Trump's move to redirect funds to build his promised border wall has been challenged with lawsuits.

House Democrats take first step to thwart Trump emergency decree

While Democrats have expressed the desire to get started on their policy agenda, they have also been eager to act as a check on Trump.