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Biden says Republicans should live up to budget deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday rebuked what he called “extreme Republicans”, saying the party’s lawmakers needed to take immediate steps to prevent a government shutdown ahead of a Sept. 30 deadline. The deal reached between congressional... Read More.

US Senator Menendez charged with bribery, says he will not resign

By Luc Cohen, Patricia Zengerle and Andrew Goudsward NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged powerful Senator Bob Menendez and his wife with taking bribes from three New Jersey businessmen, which could complicate Democrats’ efforts to keep their slim majority in the U.S. Senate... Read More.

Trump lawyer says NY attorney general has no fraud case

By Karen Freifeld and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) -A lawyer for Donald Trump on Friday accused New York Attorney General Letitia James of ignoring “everything” as she pursues a civil lawsuit alleging that the former president ran a systematic fraud at his family business. Christopher... Read More.

Menendez charges cost Biden key foreign policy ally

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The charges against Democratic Senator Bob Menendez will cost President Joe Biden one of his most effective allies in Congress as he rallies support for aid to Ukraine and works to reclaim U.S. leadership on... Read More.

Democratic Sen. Menendez and wife indicted on bribery charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, and his wife have been charged with bribery offenses in connection with their relationship with three New Jersey businessmen, federal prosecutors said on Friday. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan accused the defendants... Read More.