U.S. Congress

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 07:50
In what has become a quintessential behavior of the Obama administration towards Syria, the White House is hoping that Congress will approve the $500 million “train and equip” package for the opposition but is neither doing the necessary legwork to achieve this nor is it confident of the outcome of such an effort.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 08:39
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he would prefer to use military force to stop Iran’s nuclear weapons program than to accept a bad deal that international negotiators are currently working on.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:45
Pentagon officials defended their request for $60 billion in war funds before the House Budget Committee on Thursday as lawmakers accused them of trying to avoid budget caps and congressional scrutiny.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 07:19
US House Armed Services Committee leaders struck a skeptical — and bipartisan — tone about a $5 billion counterterrorism program proposed by President Barack Obama.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 07:10
The U.S. Congress passed a bill, whereby Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia can obtain the status of allies of the U.S. without a NATO membership.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 08:43
More than three-quarters of the House are demanding President Obama consult with Congress on any final nuclear agreement with Iran as the deadline for negotiations nears.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 06:44
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) blocked Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) from passing a bill that would end U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 07:38
In response to today’s decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to withdraw Swaziland’s eligibility under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), Freedom House released the following statement.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 07:14
The United States announced a new ambassador to Rwanda Monday night.
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 09:11
While the search for the Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram members on April 14 continues, four United States lawmakers have advised the federal government to establish a National Victim Fund which will serve as a retro-active measure in the fight against terrorism.