Pence's press secretary back to work after recovering from COVID-19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary Katie Miller said on Tuesday she was back at work after recovering from COVID-19, a case that helped encourage White House officials to start wearing masks and take stricter safety

U.S. Senate Republican leader threatens 'reexamining' U.S.-China relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday threatened to reexamine the U.S.-Chinese relationship if Beijing pursues a “further crackdown” on Hong Kong, after China was set to impose new national security legislation on the former British

Senate confirms John Ratcliffe as new US spy chief

Republican ally of Trump takes control of sprawling US intelligence agencies after partisan purge of top officials. President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next United States spy chief, John Ratcliffe, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday. The Senate

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, Democratic lawmakers said on Monday, although Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he sought Linick’s

Trump to replace D.C. prosecutor in controversial Stone, Flynn cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday nominated a federal prosecutor in Ohio to become the next U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, succeeding one who has faced growing criticism over his handling of criminal cases involving the

MPs to vote on bill which bans low-skilled immigrants from UK

MPs are due to vote on the government’s plan to ban low-skilled immigration as the UK moves towards a new points-based system. The government says the new points-based system will treat EU and non-EU citizens equally and aims to attract