Nancy Pelosi
World  /  Published 04.01.19

Nancy Pelosi rises to speaker, some first shots are fired

Ebullient Democrats assumed control of the House on Thursday and elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California speaker, returning her to a historic distinction as the first woman to hold the post. They then...
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 15.02.19

Trump plans national emergency to build border wall

President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency as early as Friday to bypass Congress and build his long-promised wall along the nation’s southwestern border even as he agreed to sign a spe...
By Peter Baker, Emily Cochrane and Maggie Haberman/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 07.02.19

A sea of white, lit by history

For anyone who has ever thought that the use of clothing as a political tool was frivolous or overstated, or groaned at yet another piece insisting that a woman in a white pantsuit was making a statem...
By Vanessa Friedman/NYTNS

World  /  Published 18.01.19

Donald Trump grounds Nancy Pelosi

She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 10.01.19

Shutdown talks hit a wall and Trump's 'temper tantrums'

President Donald Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders on Wednesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would not fund a border wall even if he agreed to reopen t...
By Nicholas Fandos, Michael Tackett and Julie Hirschfeld Davis/NYTNS in Washington


World  /  Published 11.04.19

Barr thinks ‘spying did occur' against Trump campaign

Attorney General William Barr says he thinks 'spying did occur' against Donald Trump's presidential campaign.His comments before a Senate panel on Wednesday suggest the origins of the Russia investiga...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 27.02.19

House okays bill blocking Trump emergency on wall

Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House on Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 25.01.19

Pelosi rejects 'big down payment' for Trump wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting the idea of providing 'some big down payment' for President Donald Trump's border wall as part of a solution to the partial government shutdown.Pelosi on Thursd...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 16.01.19

Trump feels shutdown pressure from Nancy Pelosi

Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged stan...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 16.01.19

US govt shutdown: IRS recalls about 46,000 workers

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the partial government shutdown to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. For now, they'll have to work without p...
By AP in Washington


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