Rebuking Trump over Iran, U.S. Senate passes measure curbing president’s ability to wage war

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to questions while meeting with Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate backed legislation … Continue reading Rebuking Trump over Iran, U.S. Senate passes measure curbing president’s ability to wage war

Factbox: Eight Democrats still in the fight for U.S. presidential nomination

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Eight candidates remained in the U.S. Democratic presidential nominating contest after Iowa and New Hampshire voters kicked off the state-by-state selection process. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during … Continue reading Factbox: Eight Democrats still in the fight for U.S. presidential nomination

Despite $1 trillion deficits, Trump tax cuts will still ‘pay for themselves’: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s tax cuts will still pay for themselves over 10 years, even as the administration forecasts near-term deficits close to $1 trillion. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven … Continue reading Despite $1 trillion deficits, Trump tax cuts will still ‘pay for themselves’: Mnuchin