Tag: Senate

U.S. Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan

Trump was impeached last month by the House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress for pressuring Ukraine to investigate former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden.

Trump impeachment trial could start in days as Democrats to vote...

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate

Stalemate remains in U.S. Senate over how to proceed with Trump...

The U.S. Senate remained at a stalemate on Friday over how to proceed with the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, as the chamber's leaders continued a dispute over whether top White House aides will be called as witnesses.

U.S. senators call for intelligence probe into Chinese-owned app TikTok

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom Cotton on Wednesday asked intelligence officials to investigate whether the popular Chinese-owned app...

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster

Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content...

Italian PM Conte to address Senate on Aug 20 over govt...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will address the Senate on Aug. 20 over the political crisis sweeping the government after his coalition partner the...

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of...

Italy’s Salvini opposes migrant trial, puts ally in bind

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday urged the upper house Senate to reject a request by judges to put him on trial for...

Hardline Italian minister faces trial over blocked migrants

A special tribunal has recommended that Interior Minister Matteo Salvini face trial for refusing to let 150 migrants disembark last year from a rescue...

Trump threatens ‘very long’ U.S. government shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened a "very long" government shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline, calling on the Senate to...