US Politics

President Donald Trump speaks at a March for Life rally, Jan. 24, 2020, on the National Mall in Washington.
President used his speech to attack Democrats as embracing 'radical and extreme positions' on abortion and praised those attending the event
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 08:30
Former Trump Supporters All In for Yang
The entrepreneur isn't polling well but he's still in the race thanks to a unique style and really devoted followers
FILE - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 16, 2020.
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton tops the Democrats' wish list
Masood Farivar
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:03
Supporters of President Donald Trump rally outside Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
Applicants will be denied tourist visas if they are determined by consular officers to be coming to the US primarily to give birth, according to the rules in the Federal Register
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:41
David Xol-Cholom, of Guatemala hugs his son Byron at Los Angeles International Airport as they reunite after being separated about one and half year ago during the Trump administration's wide-scale separation of immigrant families, Jan. 22, 2020.
Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the US late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a half
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:57
Democratic presidential rivals Tulsi Gabbard, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders link arms during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Divisions that plagued presidential hopefuls before the 2016 primary season are resurfacing
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:42
Trump Hotel DC
DC is accusing Trump’s inaugural committee, and two companies that control the Trump International Hotel in the nation’s capital, of throwing parties for the Trump family with nonprofit funds, and overpaying for event space at the hotel
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:16
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the North Iowa Events…
The former vice president pledged in a wide-ranging interview with MSNBC that if he reaches the White House, he would not agree to any budget deal that curtails Social Security benefits
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:32
In this image from video, impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., argues in favor of amendment
House impeachment managers start presenting their case of why they believe Trump should be removed from office
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:17
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Iowa Central Community…
White House hopefuls are campaigning in the more than two dozen Iowa counties that went from supporting Barack Obama in 2012 to supporting Donald Trump in 2016
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:00
President Donald Trump steps to the podium to begin his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 30, 2018. Behind Trump are Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.
There has been speculation that the White House would push for a postponement so the speech was not overshadowed by the Senate trial
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:18
 President Donald Trump talks during a bilateral meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih (not pictured) in Davos.
President heads back to US after calling for drastic reform of World Trade Organization
Steve Herman
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:50
US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 22.
President says announcement to come 'soon' with countries joining seven others already subject to ban, including five majority-Muslim nations
Steve Herman
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:28
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the Senate chamber as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump…
President calls trial 'a total hoax', says Bolton testimony would pose national security problem
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 05:02
Battle Over Witnesses Launches First Full Week of Trump Trial
The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump got fully underway in the Senate Tuesday with a battle over the rules governing how the case moves forward. For just the third time in U.S. history, senators will vote to decide if a president should be removed from office. Congressional Democrats argue witnesses should be allowed to testify to help make their case Trump abused the power of the presidency. VOA’s Congressional Correspondent Katherine Gypson has more from Capitol Hill.
Katherine Gypson
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 02:33