Democrats threaten to block Trump's pick for FBI

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump stepped up the search on Monday (May 15) for a new FBI director after he abruptly fired James Comey, but Democrats are threatening to throw up roadblocks unless a special prosecutor is named to probe Russia ties.

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Defiant Trump defends firing FBI chief

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WASHINGTON: The White House slapped down calls for a special prosecutor to investigate allegations that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia on Wednesday (May 10), after the US president abruptly fired his FBI director.

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In shock move, Trump fires FBI Director Comey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading his agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

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Macron win boosts hopes of turn in populist tide

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BERLIN: The election victory of French pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron has raised hopes among liberal democrats that the populist and anti-globalisation juggernaut behind Brexit and Donald Trump is losing momentum.

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Trump urges future gov't shutdown, easier passage of laws

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U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed a government shutdown later this year in a post on Twitter on Tuesday that also urged Republicans to consider changing Senate rules to make it easier to pass spending and other bills without any Democratic support.

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Trump considers breaking up large banks

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NEW YORK: President Donald Trump is reviewing a possible break-up of large US banks, according to a published interview on Monday (May 1).

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US states pile pressure on Trump's revised travel ban

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WASHINGTON: A group of US states run by Democrats on Monday (Mar 13) stepped up the pressure in federal court for the suspension of Republican President Donald Trump's amended travel ban, if possible before it takes effect on Thursday.

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Trump seeks to rally support for health reform as doubts grow

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US President Donald Trump’s deal-making was put to the test on Wednesday in his first major legislative battle, as Congress hotly debated a health care replacement plan opposed by several lawmakers in his own party.

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Trump delivers great speech but America still divided

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Editor's Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this piece exclusively to Tuoi Tre News.

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Trump opens door to immigration reform in speech to Congress

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was open to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, a shift from his hardline campaign rhetoric, as he made his first speech to Congress following a turbulent first month in office.

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Jeff Sessions confirmed as US attorney general

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The US Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general Wednesday, despite fierce debate about his civil rights record and Democratic concern over whether he serves as the nation’s top law enforcement officer independent from President Donald Trump, source from Vietnamnews.

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How ‘Empire strikes back’ Trump’s travel ban

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Editor’s note: Terry F. Buss, PhD, is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this piece exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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European Parliament leaders oppose reported US ambassador pick

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

BRUSSELS: European Parliament leaders on Thursday (Feb 2) urged the EU to reject Ted Malloch if he is named US President Donald Trump's ambassador to Brussels, calling him hostile to the bloc.

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Trump gets his secretary of state but other fights loom

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President Donald Trump notched a victory on Wednesday with Rex Tillerson anointed as his secretary of state, but opposition Democrats girded for battle over other nominations, including his US Supreme Court pick, source from VNS/AFP.

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No honeymoon for Donald Trump

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss, a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration, wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News to explain why there is no ‘honeymoon’ for President-elect Donald Trump following his election victory.

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