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As the US mulls the political ramifications of the recent protests over the killing of George Floyd, those who hoped that this new awakening about rac(...)

Dismissed US State Department inspector general Steve Linick. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty

Donald Trump denounced Barack Obama as a “grossly incompetent” president as he arrived back in Washington DC on Sunday following a weekend retreat wit(...)

Mark Sandy told the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry that an individual in the office’s legal division quit in part over issues with the suspension of security assistance to Ukraine, according to a transcript of his deposition released on Tuesday. Photograph: AP

A lawyer for the White House’s budget office resigned partly because of concerns over Donald Trump’s freeze on military aid to Ukraine, a longtime car(...)

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of Ukraine speaks  with US president Donald Trump  in New York last month.  Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

The top US diplomat in Ukraine raised concerns that Washington was withholding military aid to pressure Kiev into helping Donald Trump investigate Joe(...)

 Police fire tear gas to clear pro-democracy protesters in the Sham Shui Po district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Prominent US lawmakers from both parties are voicing their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, and some have called for President Donal(...)

US president Donald Trump: vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling bill(...)

Fianna Fáil foreign affairs spokesman Niall Collins asked about the letter members of Congress had written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Tánaiste Simon Coveney declined to respond when asked the Government’s attitude to a “veiled threat” by 10 US members of Congress about the controvers(...)

Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at a press conference on deportation at Capitol Hill in Washington, last week. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Ilhan Omar, the recently-elected Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, was forced to issue a public apology on Monday after senior members of her o(...)

Perhaps the strongest sign the Trump administration is turning its back on Brussels is the decision to downgrade the status of the EU ambassador in Washington. Photograph: John Thys/AFP

Earlier this week members of Congress, officials and senior foreign policy experts squeezed into a conference room on Capitol Hill for a panel debate.(...)

Democrat Ilhan Omar, an immigrant born in a Kenyan-Somali refugee camp, was elected. Photograph: Craig Lassig

The election of two Muslim women to the US House of Representatives as well as the Democratic Party’s success in taking back control of the chamber ha(...)

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