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Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony
US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress.
Democrats summon ex-White House lawyer McGahn
House Democrats issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Don McGahn, a key witness in Robert Mueller’s investigation, to testify before the Judiciary Committee in an early move by lawmakers to follow up on the special counsel’s findings.
Democrats will debate Trump impeachment, Schiff says
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the Democrats will discuss whether to begin impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump after progressives ratcheted up the pressure on a reluctant party leadership.
Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank over Trump's finances
House Democrats have subpoenaed the German lender and several other banks as part of a probe into the US president's finances. The investigation seeks information related to possible Russian money laundering.
Ex-Obama lawyer charged in Mueller Russia probe
Former White House counsel Greg Craig has been charged with lying about work he did for the Ukrainian government. He is the first person linked to the Democrats to be indicted in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Donald Trump warns shutdown 'could last years'
US President Donald Trump threatened to declare a national emergency to build a border wall if he can't get congressional funding. Democrats said the president was in need of "an intervention" from Senate Republicans.
US Congress reconvenes with record number of women
The US House of Representatives is set to reconvene with a record number of women. The November mid-term elections saw Democrats win a large majority in the House and this is sure to change the dynamic in Washington.
Government shutdown could last into January
25 Dec 2018
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday the two-day-old government shutdown could last into 2019, as Republicans and Democrats remain at an impasse over President Donald Trump’s demand for billions of dollars in border-wall funding.
Sweden Democrats: Far right takes over Swedish countryside
24 Dec 2018
The southern Swedish state of Skane has become a fortress of the far-right Sweden Democrats. What does their rule mean for the local municipalities? Richard Orange went to Horby to find out.
Democrats seize House control in U.S. election
7 Nov 2018
Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump's agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny.
Is a blue wave coming?
2 Nov 2018
In the US, Democrats hustle to get voters to the polls for next Tuesday’s midterm elections. There’s a lot at stake. And many say the Democrats must be more than just the opposition party.
Two more suspicious packages found - FBI
25 Oct 2018
Two more suspicious packages, similar to those intercepted before reaching Barack Obama and other high-profile Democrats, were found addressed to California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the FBI said on Wednesday.