Ukrainian President Zelensky rejects Trump’s claim in CNN interview

In a CNN interview, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky strongly rejected US President Donald Trump’s claim that Ukraine is corrupt. He also said he is ready for another phone call with Trump and open to visiting the White House. Zelensky spoke wtih CNN’s Christiane Amanpour at the Munich Security Conference in his first one-on-one interview since … Read more Ukrainian President Zelensky rejects Trump’s claim in CNN interview

Senate votes to curb Trump’s Iran war-making ability

8 Republican senators crossed the aisle to vote with Democrats to pass legislation to limit President Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran. The measure would mean Trump could only engage in hostilities with Iran with the approval of Congress. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Senate votes to curb Trump’s Iran war-making ability

Senate votes to limit Trump’s war powers on Iran, presidential veto expected

The Republican-dominated US Senate voted Thursday to rein in President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action on Iran, with eight GOP members joining Democrats to pass the resolution.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Senate votes to limit Trump’s war powers on Iran, presidential veto expected

WATCH LIVE: HHS secretary testifies on coronavirus, Trump’s budget proposal cuts to health care

Secretary of Heath and Human Services Alex Azar testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on President Trump’s 2021 budget request and the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak. The 2021 budget request delivered to Congress includes a nearly 10 percent cut to Health and Human Services and a 26 percent cut to the Environmental Protection … Read more WATCH LIVE: HHS secretary testifies on coronavirus, Trump’s budget proposal cuts to health care

US Senate debates restricting Trump’s Iran war powers

US senators are voting today on a resolution only allowing President Trump to use force on Iran if Congress approves. The vote comes a few weeks after US-Iran tensions sharply escalated with the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more US Senate debates restricting Trump’s Iran war powers

How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

America is more politically divided than ever before, and while President Trump didn’t create this division, he is capitalizing on it. Chris Cillizza explains the roots of this division, and draws a comparison to our past. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Trump Third Year Sets New Standard for Party Polarization https://news.gallup.com/poll/283910/trump-third-year-sets-new-standard-party-polarization.aspx. This is why Republicans and … Read more How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

Italian Senate votes to lift Salvini’s immunity, paving way for trial over migrant detentions

Italian senators voted on Wednesday to lift immunity for far-right leader Matteo Salvini, opening the way for a potentially career-ending trial over accusations he illegally detained migrants at sea last year. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Italian Senate votes to lift Salvini’s immunity, paving way for trial over migrant detentions

WATCH LIVE: Pelosi, Schumer hold news conference on Trump’s budget proposal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) speak about President Trump’s proposed $4.8 trillion budget for 2021. The White House’s proposed election-year budget would slash major domestic and safety net programs, setting up a stark contrast with Trump’s rivals as voting gets under way in the Democratic presidential primary. … Read more WATCH LIVE: Pelosi, Schumer hold news conference on Trump’s budget proposal

Joe Biden: Bernie Sanders hurts Democrats’ Senate chances

In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden vows that despite his dip in the polls, he will be in the presidential race until the end and says that rival Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) self-identifying as a Democratic Socialist will hurt the Democrats’ chances of taking back the Senate. #Biden #CNN … Read more Joe Biden: Bernie Sanders hurts Democrats’ Senate chances

Is Trump’s acquittal really a ‘full exoneration’? | UpFront (Headliner)

After a two-week-long impeachment trial, US President Donald Trump was acquitted of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Senate Republicans found that the allegations of Trump pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political opponent and interfering with witness testimonies did not justify removal from office. “I think it is a partial exoneration. So, I will … Read more Is Trump’s acquittal really a ‘full exoneration’? | UpFront (Headliner)