Tag Archives: United States

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi and Schumer After 3 Minutes by PETER BAKER, KATIE ROGERS and EMILY COCHRANE


By PETER BAKER, KATIE ROGERS and EMILY COCHRANE

After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”

Published: May 21, 2019 at 07:00PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/30DYA2M

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I.R.S. Memo Undercuts Mnuchin on Withholding Trump’s Tax Returns by ALAN RAPPEPORT


By ALAN RAPPEPORT

A draft legal memo written by agency staff members said the president must use executive privilege to block congressional requests.

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/30x7r6d

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm by ANA SWANSON and EDWARD WONG


By ANA SWANSON and EDWARD WONG

The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs.

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2X3h9LK

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role by MAGGIE HABERMAN and ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS


By MAGGIE HABERMAN and ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS

The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security.

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2VTSfBo