Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House rejected on Thursday a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants and tighten border security, saying it would weaken enforcement of current law and produce a flood of illegal immigration. Ahead of expected Senate votes, the White House said advisers would recommend that President Donald Trump veto
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan Senate plan to protect young illegal immigrants from deportation and pour billions of dollars into border security appeared headed toward a Senate showdown on Thursday as wary Democrats signaled that a solution could be close. The new bipartisan plan would protect from deportation 1.8 million immigrants, known as “Dreamers,” brought
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation that would provide more than $1 billion to boost cyber security of U.S. voting systems, saying inaction has made elections vulnerable to more interference from Russian hackers. The cyber security bill followed warnings on Tuesday from U.S. intelligence officials that this year’s midterm races are likely
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia is likely to pursue more cyber attacks on elections in the United States, U.S. intelligence community leaders said on Tuesday, with just months to go before U.S. congressional and local elections in November. U.S. spy agencies said last year they had determined Russia used hacking and propaganda in an effort to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would push for a “reciprocal tax” against countries, including U.S. allies, that levy tariffs on American products, but officials did not provide details on how such a tax would be structured or what goods it would apply to. During his populist 2016 presidential campaign,
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – This will be a big week for Infrastructure. After so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is
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