US Senate approves gun safety bill as Supreme Court rejects small arms limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun security measures passed by the U.S. Senate late Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns in public for self defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety … Read more

US Capitol panel on Jan. 6 examines Trump pressure on Pence

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – The congressional committee investigating last year’s deadly attack on the United States Capitol is turning its attention on Thursday to then-President Donald Trump’s attempts to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence over his election defeat of 2020 undo. The United States House of Representatives selection committee has scheduled a hearing … Read more

Biden Announces New $1 Billion In Weapons For Ukraine

US President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, June 14, 2022, US. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced another $1 billion in weapons infusion for Ukraine, which sources familiar with the package said included anti-ship missile … Read more

Biden blows up oil refineries for record high gas prices, profit

Gas prices above $6.00 are advertised at a 76 Station in Santa Monica, California, US, May 26, 2022. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden demanded on Wednesday that oil refineries explain why they are not bringing more gasoline to market, sharply … Read more

Arms Reform Agreement Reached in Senate with Major Republican Support

Biden praises deal as step in the right direction Deal follows Texas school massacre, Buffalo shootings WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) – In a potential breakthrough toward the first major new U.S. gun law in decades, a bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on Sunday on a framework for a firearms safety bill with enough … Read more

Biden says federal government is funding New Mexico wildfire recovery

SANTA FE, NM, June 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. federal government will fund New Mexico’s entire wildfire campaign, President Joe Biden said Saturday, speaking from Santa Fe amid anger from survivors over the blaze started by federal officials . “We have a responsibility to help the state recover,” Biden told elected officials and emergency services … Read more

US drops COVID tests for inbound international air travelers

WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) – The United States late Friday withdrew a 17-month-old requirement that people arriving in the country on an air test be negative for COVID-19, a move following intense lobbying by airlines and the travel industry. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky, issued a four-page … Read more

As US Capitol Attack Hearings Open, Republican Says Trump ‘Litted the Flame’

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The chairman of the congressional panel investigating the deadly 2021 Capitol attack by supporters of Donald Trump on Thursday opened hearings on the causes of the violence, accusing the former president of being involved in the to be at the center of a conspiracy to thwart democracy. After nearly a … Read more

Trump, grown children agree to testify in New York civil probe

NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – Donald Trump and two of his adult children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, have agreed to testify in a New York state civil investigation into the former US president’s business practices beginning July 15. The Trumps’ testimony could last into next week, according to an agreement with State … Read more

Proud Boys leader Tarrio charged with incitement to role in Capitol attack

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) – Former leader of the right-wing group the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, and four associates were charged Monday with incendiary conspiracy for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol by Donald’s supporters. Trump. Federal prosecutors accused the five men of plotting the attack in advance … Read more