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Trump Is Still Studying Ways to Crack Down on Chinese Stocks

Trump Is Still Studying Ways to Crack Down on Chinese Stocks

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Venezuela’s Guaido to Meet Trump at White House Today

Venezuela’s Guaido to Meet Trump at White House Today

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido will meet with Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday, a further signal of renewed support from the U.S. president for his bid to depose authoritarian
U.S. Lawmakers Nominate Hong Kong Protesters for Nobel Prize

U.S. Lawmakers Nominate Hong Kong Protesters for Nobel Prize

A bipartisan group of prominent U.S. lawmakers has nominated Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters for the Nobel Peace Prize, a move that could anger China amid continued tensions between the two
Venezuela’s Guaido Attends Trump’s State of Union Speech

Venezuela’s Guaido Attends Trump’s State of Union Speech

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido attended President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday as a guest of the White House.
Trump Conduct ‘Shameful,’ Murkowski Says: Impeachment Update

Trump Conduct ‘Shameful,’ Murkowski Says: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump is set to be acquitted of two impeachment charges in final votes set for Wednesday at 4 p.m. Senators heard lawyers’ closing arguments Monday and now have two days for
Venezuela’s Guaido Rallies Supporters, Meets Rubio in Miami

Venezuela’s Guaido Rallies Supporters, Meets Rubio in Miami

Juan Guaido, Venezuela’s opposition leader, rallied supporters in Miami on Saturday and met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, who’s played a key role in shaping U.S. policy on the South American country.
Trump Protected by Republicans Who Adopted Defense Team’s Logic

Trump Protected by Republicans Who Adopted Defense Team’s Logic

Republican senators protected Donald Trump, and each other, from confronting fresh evidence in the president’s impeachment trial by embracing arguments made by his lawyers about why the trial had run
Harvard Arrest Puts Focus on China Educational Centers in U.S.

Harvard Arrest Puts Focus on China Educational Centers in U.S.

They’re called Confucius Institutes, and for about 15 years these centers for Chinese language and cultural education have proliferated at U.S. universities, drawing students eager to learn about the
Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers finished presenting his defense on Tuesday, their third day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. The next phase, 16 total hours of senators’ questions for
Free Markets Made Davos. Now Governments Are Crashing the Party

Free Markets Made Davos. Now Governments Are Crashing the Party

In a memorable exchange at Davos last year, tech billionaire Michael Dell was explaining how higher taxes on the rich had never done much good anywhere, when he was contradicted. Actually, said Erik
Biden Urges Stronger U.S. Ties With Taiwan After Tsai Landslide

Biden Urges Stronger U.S. Ties With Taiwan After Tsai Landslide

U.S. officials reiterated their partnership with Taiwan and Democratic candidate Joe Biden advocated stronger relations with the island after President Tsai Ing-wen swept to victory in an election
Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly news conference Thursday amid the standoff over sending the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate.
U.S. Lawmakers to Restart Effort to Pressure China on Uighurs

U.S. Lawmakers to Restart Effort to Pressure China on Uighurs

Two U.S. lawmakers seeking to press China on human rights are trying to restart work on stalled legislation that would sanction Chinese officials for their treatment of Uighur Muslims in the western
Trump Silent on Hong Kong as Senate Prepares Pro-Democracy Vote

Trump Silent on Hong Kong as Senate Prepares Pro-Democracy Vote

A push by Senate Republicans to support Hong Kong protesters has been met with silence from President Donald Trump, who has yet to indicate whether he would sign a bipartisan bill that risks angering
Rubio Plans Bill to Block Federal Pensions Investing in China

Rubio Plans Bill to Block Federal Pensions Investing in China

Senator Marco Rubio plans legislation to block U.S. government pensions from investing in Chinese stocks after the board overseeing the funds put off a decision that would add exposure to China.
Trump Reverses Move to Hold G-7 at His Resort After Criticism

Trump Reverses Move to Hold G-7 at His Resort After Criticism

President Donald Trump pulled his Trump National Doral golf resort in Miami as the venue for the 2020 Group of Seven meeting after facing widespread criticism that he was using a major government
U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade War Faces Crucial Deadline on Monday

U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade War Faces Crucial Deadline on Monday

A key deadline is set to lapse Monday that could lead to permanent U.S. tariffs on Mexican tomato imports, with costs potentially hitting American consumers when the weather turns cold later this
Congresswoman Rejects Israeli Visit as Effort to ‘Silence’ Her

Congresswoman Rejects Israeli Visit as Effort to ‘Silence’ Her

Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic U.S. House member barred by Israel because of her support of a boycott, said she is rejecting the country’s new offer to let her visit her grandmother in the West Bank
They ‘Wrote the Damn Bill’: 2020 Hopefuls Go on Bill-Filing Spree in Congress

They ‘Wrote the Damn Bill’: 2020 Hopefuls Go on Bill-Filing Spree in Congress

Half of the 10 members of Congress seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have already hit career highs in bill-drafting productivity this year, and it’s only August.
U.S. Urged to Stop Predatory Lenders ‘Crippling’ Businesses

U.S. Urged to Stop Predatory Lenders ‘Crippling’ Businesses

Congress must act to protect small businesses from predatory lenders who seize their assets without warning using a legal instrument called a confession of judgment, U.S. Representative Nydia