What's next for President Trump and Congress?

February 16, 2020 10:30 PM
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Congressional Democrats' attempt to remove President Donald Trump from office for alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress failed in the US Senate earlier this month.  However, that has not stopped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from criticizing Trump for what she says is a "manifesto of untruths."  VOA's Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson reports on what happens next in the relationship between the White House and Capitol Hill.

Countries around the world are introducing precautionary measures to prevent the coronavirus from infecting their citizens. Chinese officials on Sunday confirmed 68,500 confirmed cases and 1,665 deaths from the virus. The number of suspected new cases exceeds 8,000. So far, no one knows when the outbreak may end while the virus infects more and more people across international borders. 

Plus, NATO says it will draw down troop levels in Afghanistan if the Taliban shows that it is willing and able to end violence in the country. It follows a tentative deal struck between the U.S. and the Taliban this week.  NATO's Secretary-General made the comments at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, where world leaders have assembled to discuss the numerous threats facing the world - from conflicts to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Those stories and more are on this International Edition.