Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining TPP deal

Business Apr 13, 2018

Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining TPP deal

In a striking reversal, U.S. President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America ...

Homeland Security shutdown can be avoided by Friday: senators

World / Politics Feb 23, 2015

Homeland Security shutdown can be avoided by Friday: senators

Senior Republican senators said they expected Congress will avoid a shutdown over the Department of Homeland Security, which faces a partial shutdown on Friday amid a GOP push to roll back President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson pressed lawmakers ...

Senators stage their own 'Survivor' show

World / Politics Oct 29, 2014

Senators stage their own 'Survivor' show

Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich were willing to go to great lengths to prove that a Democratic and Republican U.S. senator could work together. Like halfway around the world. The freshman senators traveled to an uninhabited tropical island north of Australia this summer for a ...