Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff will control most of the questioning.   Photograph: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Millions of Americans are expected to tune into TV screens on Wednesday as the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into US president Dona(...)

US Congressman Richard Neal speaks during a meeting with Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Dublin on April 16th, 2019. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters.

A member of the United States House of Representatives has warned that US Congress will not pass a trade deal with Britain if the Belfast Agreement is(...)

Republican congressman Peter King, the co-chair of the Irish caucus on Capitol Hill, together with New York Democrat Tom Suozzi, brought forward the resolution to the House of Representatives. Photograph: iStock

A resolution supporting the Good Friday Agreement has been proposed in the US Congress. Republican congressman Peter King, the co-chair of the Irish (...)

Representative Richard Neal (L) said Congress, and not the US president, writes trade agreements. Photograph: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

The head of the US congressional committee responsible for trade policy has warned Britain that a trade deal with the United States will not happen if(...)

Congressional Democrats had scheduled former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify about events described in the Mueller report but US president Donald Trump has blocked this. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration has blocked former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, dismissing(...)

US president Donald  Trump, who tweeted on Friday: ‘A really bad situation. TREASON means long jail sentences, and this was TREASON!’ Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Donald Trump has warned that anyone found to have spied on his presidential campaign will face prison, as the attorney general renewed hi(...)

 President Donald Trump broke with four decades of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns during the 2016 presidential campaign. Photograph: Reuters/ Kevin Lamarque

US president Donald Trump blasted Democrats’ move to subpoena years of the president’s tax returns, claiming that voters do not care about his tax aff(...)

Former White House counsel Don McGahn  behind US president  Donald Trump.   File photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The Trump administration moved to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from handing over sensitive documents to Congress as the battle between (...)

A proposal to extend to Irish citizens the E3 visa scheme, which is currently only available to Australian nationals, progressed through the US congress late last year, but ultimately failed to garner sufficient support in the Senate, after Arkansas senator Tom Cotton blocked the measure. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A Bill to extend the E3 visa scheme to Irish citizens has been reintroduced in the US Congress as part of a renewed effort to win congressional suppor(...)

Donald Trump: House Democrats formally demanded that the IRS turn over six years of the president’s personal and business tax returns. Photograph: Shawn Thew/ Pool via Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump is facing a fresh legal headache, after a key congressional committee demanded to see six years of the president’s tax retur(...)

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