U.S. lawmakers propose bill to ban sales to Chinese sanctions violators

Two U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Tuesday that would direct the president to ban the sale of U.S. products to Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. export or sanctions…

Wisconsin governor signals he will sign bills weakening Democrats

Outgoing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday praised a series of last-minute bills passed by his fellow Republicans that will curb the powers of his Democratic successor, the clearest indication…

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort seeks more time to review claims about lying

Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort told a U.S. judge on Tuesday they needed more time to evaluate prosecutors’ allegations that Manafort lied to Special Counsel…

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort seeks more time to review claims about lying

Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort told a U.S. judge on Tuesday they needed more time to evaluate prosecutors’ allegations that Manafort lied to Special Counsel…

Senate approves farm bill compromise that avoids food stamp cuts

U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement on a farm bill that leaves out a proposal to tighten food stamps criteria backed by President Donald Trump, and offers some financial certainty…

China, U.S. discuss road map for next stage of trade talks

China has agreed to cut tariffs on U.S.-built cars and auto parts to 15 percent from the current 40 percent, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday, setting the stage…

Trump taps two nominees for senior financial regulatory posts

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced two nominees for top posts at a U.S. financial markets regulator and the federal housing agency. Reuters: Politics

Exclusive: Trump says he could intervene in U.S. case against Huawei CFO

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department’s case against a top executive at China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] if it would serve national security…

Senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he planned to introduce this week a joint resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the…

Trump awarded nearly $300,000 in legal fees in Daniels defamation lawsuit

Adult film actress Stormy Daniels must pay more than $ 290,000 to reimburse President Donald Trump for legal fees he spent defending himself in a defamation lawsuit she brought against…