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US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions

US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions

Plus, Congress has enough votes to override any veto attempt from the president. Even if Trump had chose to veto the bill , Congress could likely have mustered enough votes to override him. But allegations from the U.S. intelligence community that Putin interfered in the United States elections to get Trump elected have made any concessions to Trump politically toxic.


What's Next: Health Care 'Vote-a-Rama' and the End Game

What's Next: Health Care 'Vote-a-Rama' and the End Game

Regardless of what secret bill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brings to the floor, the Congressional Budget Office has confirmed that tens of millions of people would lose access to their health care, resulting in higher costs across the board for even more millions of Americans.


Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Trump issued his decision just as he landed aboard Air Force One after a visit to Long Island. After news of Priebus' exit, Ryan said his friend "has left it all out on the field, for our party and our country". But the easing of an acute crisis, namely Mr Priebus's isolation and uselessness as chief of staff, leaves the chronic crisis caused by Mr Trump's management style.



Tensions Running High: How Anti-Russia Sanctions Bill Can Affect EU

In a statement on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said the USA must reduce its staff to 455 people by September 1. Putin, who has repeatedly denied USA allegations that Russian Federation interfered with last year's US presidential election, said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate against Washington once it had seen the final text of the proposed law.



Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

On Thursday, US Senate approved a bill that would impose sweeping sanctions on Russia and seeks, in particular, to target companies that invest in Russian energy projects. It also suspended as of Auust 1 the US use of a summer residence in Moscow's Serebryany Bor and storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street. "This legislation finally holds Russian Federation accountable for its brazen attack on America's 2016 presidential election by imposing new sanctions, strengthening existing sanctions, ...