President Joe Biden announced Wednesday it's "time to end" America's longest war with the unconditional withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, where they have spent two decades in a bloody, largely fruitless battle against the Taliban.
Donald Trump urged Republican senators Tuesday to dump Mitch McConnell as their leader in the Senate following his withering criticism of the former US president after his impeachment trial.
The US Senate's top Republican Mitch McConnell revealed Saturday that he will vote against convicting Donald Trump, US media reported, as the impeachment trial of the former president nears its conclusion with a likely acquittal.
Top US Senate Republican Mitch McConnell reportedly launched scathing criticism Monday of a controversial firebrand in his party, assailing congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene as a "cancer" to the Republican brand.
Unless the U.S. senate fails to convict the impeached president of the United States, Donald Trump, he will hold the record of being the first U.S. president to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives and also convicted after leaving office.
31 Dec 2020
A Republican senator said Wednesday that he will object to Congress's certification next week of the results of the November 3 US presidential election, a move that may slightly delay -- but not derail -- the final confirmation of Democrat Joe Biden's victory.
30 Dec 2020
Donald Trump, facing a humiliating first veto override of his presidency, lashed out at Republican leaders in Congress on Tuesday as relations soured ahead of a crucial pair of runoff elections in Georgia that could determine control of the Senate.
14 Jan 2020
The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.
23 Jan 2019
US Senate leaders have agreed to vote Thursday on competing proposals to end a government shutdown now in its second month, but the chances...
21 Jan 2018
US President Donald Trump's top Senate Republican urged lawmakers Sunday to "step back from the brink" and fund the government, before a two-day shutdown extends into Monday and becomes far worse.
20 Jan 2018
President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands.