Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi  ahead of a vote on the Delivering for America Act, which seeks to prevent the US Postal Service from implementing any changes to its service, in the US Capitol in Washington, Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Legislation that would reverse recent changes in US Postal Service operations and send $25 billion to shore up the agency ahead of the November electi(...)

 Donald Trump: “It will end up being a rigged election or they will never come out with an outcome. They’ll have to do it again, and nobody wants that.”  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump raised the prospect of November’s presidential election being run a second time if universal postal voting is adopted. Spea(...)

Mr Trump chastised his Democratic rival Joe Biden for ‘staying in his basement’. Photograph: EPA

US president Donald Trump hit out at the “corrupt media” as he criticised Joe Biden for not taking more questions from journalists during the election(...)

US president Donald Trump: “Thank you to House Republicans for being tough, smart and understanding in detail the greatest Witch Hunt in American History.” Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP

Senate Republicans introduced a resolution condemning the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry yesterday, as senior members of the Senate denounced the in(...)

House of Representatives oversight and reform committee chairman Elijah Cummings. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has attacked a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess(...)

US secretary of labour Alexander Acosta at a press conference on Wednesday, where he defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who had been accused of sexually abusing young girls. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

US secretary of labour Alexander Acosta defended his role in reaching a plea deal with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago, ami(...)

Paul Manafort was expected to face up to 24 years in prison. File photograph:   Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager has been sentenced to 47 months in prison by a judge in Virginia for bank and tax f(...)

Pressure continues to mount on US president Donald Trump.  Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The US trade deficit jumped to $621 billion last year, in a significant blow to US president Donald Trump, who made addressing the massive imbalance a(...)

Michael Cohen listens as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight  Committee  in Washington on Wednesday. If Cohen is a rat, Trump is the mafia boss who gets ratted on in the end. Photograph:  J Scott Applewhite/AP)

It was not just the inherent drama of the occasion that made Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on We(...)

Michael Cohen (left), Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, arrives for a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee in Washington on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

The US House of Representatives has voted to revoke Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the border with Me(...)

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