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Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Roger Stone, a key ally of US President Donald Trump, says he believes his arrest in the special counsel?s Russia probe was ?politically motivated? and he is vowing to plead not guilty and fight the charges. Stone has been arrested on charges of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements, […]

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump signed a bill on Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in history, after the Democrat-majority US House of Representatives approved it. Submitting to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump backed down from his demand that Congress give him […]

Special counsel?s office: Trump associate Roger Stone arrested in Florida, charged with witness tampering, other crimes

Special counsel?s office: Trump associate Roger Stone arrested in Florida, charged with witness tampering, other crimes

Roger Stone, a long-time ally of US President Donald Trump who advised his 2016 presidential campaign, was arrested on Friday and charged with seven counts, according to a grand jury indictment made public by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller?s office. Stone, who was indicted on Thursday, faces one count of […]

US Senate votes down both Democrat and Republican bills to end government shutdown

US Senate votes down both Democrat and Republican bills to end government shutdown

The US Senate on Thursday rejected competing Republican and Democratic plans to end the partial government shutdown, now in its 34th day. The Republican bill included funding for US President Donald Trump?s border wall while the Democratic plan did not. Both measures failed to win the 60 votes needed to […]

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to unpaid federal workers: let them get loans during government shutdown

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to unpaid federal workers: let them get loans during government shutdown

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday said he did not understand why federal workers were visiting food banks during the government shutdown, saying they should instead seek low-interest loans from banks and credit unions to supplement their lost wages. ?I know they are, and I don?t really quite understand […]