Government News

  • Former Playboy model sues to break silence on alleged Trump affair
    on March 20, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in California on Tuesday aiming to release her from a legal agreement that requires her not to speak about the matter. […]

  • House Speaker Ryan says assured Trump won't fire Mueller
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said he has been assured that fellow Republican President Donald Trump is not considering firing U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller. […]

  • Senate committee urges action to prevent election hacking
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and called for urgent action and funding on Tuesday to help states battle foreign attempts to intervene in U.S. democracy. […]

  • Trump loses bid to dismiss accuser's defamation lawsuit
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    (Reuters) - A woman who said Donald Trump sexually harassed her after she appeared on his former reality show "The Apprentice" can proceed with her defamation suit against him, a New York state judge ruled on Tuesday, raising the possibility of the U.S. president being forced to answer questions about his behavior toward women. […]

  • Congress leaders seek to finalize $1.3 trillion spending bill
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers sought to reach agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, with immigration issues such as President Donald Trump's border wall a stumbling block in the negotiations. […]

  • Trump congratulates Putin on election, leaders look to meet soon
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election, a week after the United States took a harder stance toward Russia, and said they would likely meet soon to discuss the arms race and crises in Ukraine, Syria and North Korea. […]