Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank; will testify

By Elena Fabrichnaya, Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, Mar 28 : A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign. Yesterday a US Senate committee investigating suspected Russian […]

Trump’s son-in-law to oversee government revamp

By Susan Heavey and David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Mar 28 : US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, already a White House senior adviser, will take on the additional task of overseeing an effort to overhaul the federal government, the White House said. Yesterday Kushner, who is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, will lead a […]

Senators press Icahn on White House influence, business conflicts

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Mar 27 : Several Democratic senators pressed billionaire investor Carl Icahn today to clarify his role as an adviser to President Donald Trump, saying his position in the administration raised “alarming” questions about potential conflicts of interest with his stakes in the biofuels and pharmaceutical industries. The senators, led by Sheldon […]

Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally in California

By Patrick T. Fallon HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Mar 26 : Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters. Yesterday multiple fights broke out and, according to local media, at least one Trump supporter was doused with pepper spray when pro-Trump demonstrators marching along Bolsa Chica State […]

Angry over US healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

By Letitia Stein NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Mar 26 : The day after the flaming out of US President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out – at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress. Only Trump himself was spared their wrath. Many voters who […]

Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill

By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Mar 25 : US President Donald Trump said that he was disappointed that a conservative faction in the House of Representatives blocked his healthcare legislation and said “we learned a lot about loyalty” from the effort. Yesterday speaking in the Oval Office after a stunning political setback, Trump […]