Impeachment Day 4 hears from Ambassador Sondland
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. diplomat told lawmakers on Wednesday President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to pressure Ukraine into investigating a political rival, providing some of the most significant testimony to date in a Democrat-led impeachment inquiry. Wednesday’s proceedings began with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union,... Read more
Skedline News – Feb. 25 (with Clement Goh)
Skedline host Clement Goh delivers Monday’s international news, from election results in Nigeria to an upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Read more
Skedline News – November 13
Vanessa Gomez of Skedline brings you the top news stories for November 13, 2018.   Read more
Trump’s Twitter empire
Did you know that Trump’s Twitter followers are equal to the entire population of Colombia? Have you seen the president’s first-ever Tweet? You can find all that and more in this infographic. Read more
Trump holds cabinet meeting on proposed steel tariffs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. president Donald Trump is in Washington today, meeting with his cabinet as discussion unfolds over impending steel and aluminum import tariffs. CBS News reports that President Trump says his tariff plan will be “fair” and “flexible” to friendly countries including Canada and Mexico amid ongoing NAFTA... Read more
Washington state moves to block Trump’s new travel ban in court
By Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – Washington state on Monday moved to block President Donald Trump‘s revised travel ban, filing a new complaint in federal court and asking a judge to stop the executive order from going into effect on Thursday. It was the latest legal move in a series... Read more
No bidders make offers to buy Trump tower in Toronto
By Alastair Sharp TORONTO, March 6 (Reuters) – The court-run sale of a downtown Toronto high-rise bearing the name of U.S. President Donald Trump received no initial bids and ownership will likely fall to its main debt holder, a letter from the receiver showed. The court process only indirectly... Read more
Trump signs revised travel ban order, leaves Iraq off
By Steve Holland and Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the... Read more
Policy details and tone will be key in Trump speech to Congress
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – After a turbulent start to his presidency, Donald Trump goes before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night to give a speech that will be closely watched for details of his plans for the economy and whether he can strike a more... Read more
Wilbur Ross sworn in as U.S. secretary of commerce
WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross was sworn in as U.S. commerce secretary on Tuesday after helping shape Republican President Donald Trump’s opposition to multilateral trade deals. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Ross, 79, a day after the U.S. Senate voted... Read more