U.S. House to vote to block rail strike despite labor objections

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on Wednesday to block a railroad strike that could occur as early as December 9, after President Joe Biden warned against disastrous economic consequences and massive job losses. . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said lawmakers would vote on Wednesday to … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court to hear fight over Biden immigration enforcement policy

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court is due to consider on Tuesday whether President Joe Biden’s administration can implement guidelines – contested by two conservative-leaning states – shifting immigration enforcement to threats to public safety in a case testing the power of the executive branch to set enforcement priorities. Judges will hear … Read more

Six states urge U.S. Supreme Court to keep block on Biden student debt relief

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Six states on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule President Joe Biden’s bid to reinstate his plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt that they said was beyond authority of his administration. The states — Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Carolina — filed a … Read more

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A New York judge has scheduled a trial in October 2023 for former U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by the New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of fraud. overstating the real estate firm’s assets and … Read more

U.S. appeals court grills Trump lawyer in seized documents dispute

Nov 22 (Reuters) – Judges of an Atlanta-based federal appeals court on Tuesday expressed sympathy with the U.S. Justice Department’s attempt to strike down the appointment of an independent arbitrator to verify documents seized by the FBI at Donald Trump’s home in Florida as they asked tough questions. to the lawyer of the former president. … Read more

Biden asks U.S. Supreme Court to lift block of student loan relief plan

Nov 18 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court to lift a lower court’s order blocking its plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt amid a challenge brought by six Republican-led states. In a policy benefiting millions of Americans, Biden announced in August that the US government … Read more

U.S. sentences accused Chinese spy to 20 years in prison

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday sentenced a Chinese national to 20 years in prison after he was convicted last year of conspiring to steal trade secrets from several aviation companies and American aerospace companies, announced the Department of Justice. Xu Yanjun, the first Chinese spy extradited to … Read more

Explainer: What legal problems does U.S. presidential candidate Trump face?

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump, who announced on Tuesday that he would run for the White House in 2024, faces a series of investigations and lawsuits. MISSING GOVERNMENT RECORDS The US Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation into Trump for keeping government records, some marked as classified, after he left … Read more

Trump launches 2024 U.S. presidential run, getting jump on rivals

PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov 15 (Reuters) – Donald Trump, who has launched relentless attacks on the integrity of the U.S. vote since losing the 2020 election, on Tuesday launched a bid to take over the presidency in 2024, aimed at anticipating the potential Republican rivals. Seeking potential rematch with Democratic President Joe Biden, Trump made … Read more

Trump defied Jan 6 committee subpoena, panel says

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump has failed to appear to testify before the congressional committee investigating his supporters’ attack on the U.S. Capitol last year, the panel said on Monday. . In doing so, Trump defied a subpoena issued by the panel in October, Speaker Bennie Thompson, a Democrat, and Co-Chair Liz … Read more