Us House Of Representatives News

U.S. Justice Department says Trump has power to name Whitaker

Democrats, preparing to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives after gains in last week’s midterm congressional elections, signalled on Wednesday they plan to closely scrutinize Whitaker.

Reuters , Africa Nov 14, 2018

WOLF: Pollster`s reputation restored

This was so notwithstanding the fact that calculating overall outcomes (i.e., the partisan balance in the Us House Of Representatives (435 seats, all contested) and the Senate (35 of 100 seats contested, another one-third to be contested in 2020 and the remaining one-third in 2022) is rather more challenging than doing so for a single (usually presidential) race (though in the US ‘getting it right’ in such contests reflects the fact that whoever gets the most votes in each of the 50 states takes all of its electoral college votes, given the country’s winner-take-all system).

The Star , Kenya Nov 11, 2018

Too early to tell if KZN economy will benefit from US mid-term elections - Economists

Trump emerged a weakened leader after the Democrats won control of the Us House Of Representatives from his conservative Republican Party.

IOL , South Africa Nov 10, 2018

WARIGI: US Democrats win the House of Reps, give notice to Mr

His recent firing of Attorney-General Jeff Sessions and his replacement with a Yes-man called Matthew Whitaker has opened an early battlefront with the Us House Of Representatives.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 10, 2018

Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

(Reuters) - Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, with results due by 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday.

Reuters , Africa Nov 10, 2018

Trump, Macron agree on European defense after European army spat

Meeting for talks at the Elysee ahead of commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Macron welcomed Trump with a firm handshake, but there appeared to be less immediate warmth between them than in the past.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 10, 2018

Trump, Macron at odds on European defence ahead of WW1 commemoration

Fresh off US congressional elections that saw his Republican Party’s power erode, US President Donald Trump is in Paris this weekend to bolster the US-European alliance at commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.

EWN , South Africa Nov 9, 2018

Trump, Macron may clash on European defence in Paris talks

Fresh off U.S. congressional elections that saw his Republican Party’s power erode, Trump is spending the weekend in Paris to bolster the U.S.-European alliance at World War One remembrance ceremonies.

Reuters , Africa Nov 9, 2018

Trump's alt right agenda stymied

It may not be “a new day in America”, as Democrat Nancy Pelosi - the likely new Speaker of the Us House Of Representatives - claims.

IOL , South Africa Nov 9, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg fractures three ribs in fall

Ginsburg initially went home after the fall, but experienced discomfort overnight and went to George Washington University Hospital on Thursday morning, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in a statement.

Reuters , Africa Nov 8, 2018