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United States House of Representatives: Lower house of the United States Congress
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the national legislature of the United States.

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U.S. House committee renews push for Pompeo Iran testimony, subpoena threat

A U.S. House of Representatives committee renewed a threat on Friday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump's..
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U.S. House committee threatens subpoena if Pompeo will not provide Iran information

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee threatened on Tuesday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and..
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Attorney: Dems' facts against Trump 'exonerate' Trump [Video]Attorney: Dems' facts against Trump 'exonerate' Trump

Mike Purpura, a member of President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the Senate impeachment trial, said the House managers' evidence presented against Trump actually "exonerate" him.

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Removing Trump would be 'very very dangerous': Defense team [Video]Removing Trump would be 'very very dangerous': Defense team

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump told his Senate impeachment trial on Saturday that Democrats' efforts to remove the president from office would set a "very, very dangerous" precedent in an..

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'I don't think the president's counsel did a very good job': Schumer [Video]'I don't think the president's counsel did a very good job': Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said the president's counsel inadvertently 'made a really compelling case for why the Senate should call witnesses and documents" and House impeachment manager..

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Trump's Tirade: Drug Pricing Plan [Video]Trump's Tirade: Drug Pricing Plan

But he's yet to move many votes. House Republican have pitched their own plan that excludes the most significant — and controversial — elements of the bill. And in the Senate, just 10 Republicans..

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Ordering witnesses not to testify is 'obstruction, plan and simple' -Lofgren [Video]Ordering witnesses not to testify is 'obstruction, plan and simple' -Lofgren

U.S. representative Zoe Lofgren on Friday argued during the Senate impeachment trial that President Donald Trump's order to top U.S. officials not to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives is..

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Trump 'never explained' why Ukraine aid withheld: Dem [Video]Trump 'never explained' why Ukraine aid withheld: Dem

Democratic Congressman Jason Crow, a House manager in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, said it was never "explained" why Trump "arbitrarily" held and then released to Ukraine. Crow..

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Case against Trump 'undeniable': Gillibrand [Video]Case against Trump 'undeniable': Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday told her Senate colleagues before Trump's impeachment trial resumed: "Don't bury your head in the sand and then complain it's dark."

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Dem: Trump pressured Ukraine when he did 'for one reason only' [Video]Dem: Trump pressured Ukraine when he did 'for one reason only'

Rep. Sylvia Garcia, one of the Democratic lawmakers serving as prosecutors in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, said on Thursday that Trump asked Ukraine to investigate the Bidens for ''one..

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Schumer: 'We're not trading' evidence with GOP [Video]Schumer: 'We're not trading' evidence with GOP

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer after day two of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial said there are no "discussions" being had with Republicans over potential evidence or..

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Trump isn't 'America First', he's 'Trump First': Nadler [Video]Trump isn't 'America First', he's 'Trump First': Nadler

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, one of the House managers in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial said Trump put his personal interests above all else and said that if..

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Trump 'attacks the very foundation of our liberty' -Nadler [Video]Trump 'attacks the very foundation of our liberty' -Nadler

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, one of the House managers in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, called Trump's actions with Ukraine a 'grave abuse of power.'

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Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll [Video]Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll

A bipartisan majority of Americans want to see new witnesses testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released Wednesday. Jonah Green reports.

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GOP 'nothing new' argument 'rings hollow': Schumer [Video]GOP 'nothing new' argument 'rings hollow': Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said Republicans who voted against seeing new evidence in the Trump impeachment trial, but also said they heard "nothing new" after House managers..

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'Somebody needs to look at' Biden: Graham [Video]'Somebody needs to look at' Biden: Graham

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a day after Democrats made their opening case for the removal of President Donald Trump from office said, "I don't think Joe Biden's corrupt, but I don't think he's..

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Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity [Video]Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity

The lead Democratic prosecutor, Representative Adam Schiff, said in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday that "nothing could be more dangerous to a democracy than a commander in chief who believed that he..

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Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial [Video]Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and..

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Senate rejects bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial [Video]Senate rejects bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled Senate blocked a Democratic bid to force the White House to produce more documents and evidence on Tuesday, in a sign the third impeachment trial in U.S. history could proceed..

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Impeachment veteran makes case for evidence [Video]Impeachment veteran makes case for evidence

Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, the only member of Congress to work on both the Nixon and Clinton impeachment hearings, on Tuesday made the case for evidence to be produced by the White House for..

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U.S. House chairman 'frustrated' Pompeo refused to testify on Iran

The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Monday he was "disappointed and frustrated" that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had declined to testify at..
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U.S. House votes to rein in Trump's war powers as U.S.-Iran tensions stay high

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to stop President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran as the Middle East remained tense after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian..
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Pelosi does not believe Soleimani strike made the U.S. safer

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she did not believe President Donald Trump's administration had made the United States safer by killing Iranian military commander..
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U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China's Uighurs

Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress predicted on Wednesday that the House of Representatives and Senate would agree on a compromise version of legislation requiring a tougher Trump..
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U.S. House committee sets Iran hearing, invites Pompeo

A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday it had called Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify on Iran next week, as members of Congress push President Donald Trump's..
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More briefings set for U.S. Congress on Iraq-Iran: House aides

Trump administration officials will provide a classified briefing on developments in Iraq and Iran on Tuesday at 4 p.m. EST (2100 GMT) for congressional leaders and Republican and Democratic leaders of..
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Pelosi says House to vote on resolution to limit Trump's military actions on Iran

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will introduce and vote on a war powers resolution this week to limit U.S. President Donald Trump's military actions regarding Iran.
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Russia's Putin expects Trump to survive impeachment proceedings

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he expects his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump's to remain in office despite the House of Representatives voting to impeach Trump on Wednesday.
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Watch: The US House of Representatives votes on Donald Trump's impeachment

The Democratic majority in the House, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve two articles of impeachment - abuse of office and obstruction of Congress - after debate running through much..
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U.S. House passes resolution breaking with Trump on Israel policy

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald..
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U.S. Uighur bill's threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill, backing Uighur Muslims in China's..
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China official media blasts U.S. Uighur bill, calls for reprisals

Chinese official media excoriated the United States and called for harsh reprisals in editorials on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation requiring a stronger response to..
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Trump comments, Uighur bill hurt prospects of U.S.-China deal

U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that a trade agreement with China may have to wait until late 2020 and a House of Representatives bill targeting camps for Muslims in Xinjiang have cast doubt on..
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U.S. says won't speculate on possible China retaliation to Xinjiang bill

The United States will not speculate on possible future actions by China in response to the U.S. House bill targeting camps for Muslims in western Xinjiang region, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said on..
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Watch: The House of Representatives live

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China says opposes U.S. House bill on Uighurs

China said on Wednesday it resolutely opposes the U.S. House of Representatives' bill requiring the Trump administration to toughen its response to what the bill called China's crackdown on ethnic..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House approves Uighur bill demanding sanctions on senior Chinese officials

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would require the Trump administration to toughen its response to China's crackdown on its Muslim minority, drawing..
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U.S. House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills to back protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights, with President Donald Trump expected to sign them into..
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U.S. House approves Hong Kong rights bill, sends measure to Trump for signature or veto

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday intended to support human rights in Hong Kong by requiring regular reviews of the city's special financial status, amid China's..
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U.S. House to attempt quick passage of Hong Kong human rights bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday will attempt to quickly pass legislation unanimously approved by the Senate that aims to protect human rights in Hong Kong amid a pro-democracy movement..
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Factbox: Witnesses scheduled to testify this week in the U.S. impeachment inquiry

The U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump shifts into higher gear this week with a parade of officials facing questioning by lawmakers over Trump's dealings..
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Ukraine is 'victim' in Trump impeachment fight, Ukrainian-Americans say

Regardless of how the House of Representatives' impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump end, some Ukrainian-Americans believe their ancestral homeland has already become a unwitting victim of..
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Turkey's Erdogan may call off U.S. trip after Congress votes: officials

President Tayyip Erdogan may call off a visit to Washington next week in protest at votes in the House of Representatives to recognize mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide and to seek..
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Energy Secretary Perry refuses to testify before Trump impeachment inquiry: spokeswoman

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will refuse to appear before a closed session of House of Representatives committees investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment, an Energy Department..
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Armenia hails U.S. move to recognize Armenian 'genocide' a century ago

Armenia on Tuesday praised the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of a resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as "genocide", a move denounced by Turkey as "null and..
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Turkish parliament to respond U.S. House votes: Erdogan says

Turkey's parliament will respond to U.S. resolutions recognizing the mass killings of Armenians as genocide and calling for sanctions against Turkey over its military operation in Syria, President..
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U.S. ambassador in Turkey summoned over House votes on sanctions, Armenia: Anadolu

The U.S. ambassador in Turkey was summoned on Wednesday after the House of Representatives voted to recognize mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide and called for sanctions over Turkey's..
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U.S. House recognizes Armenian genocide, backs Turkey sanctions

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of a resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide, a symbolic but historic vote likely to..
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Turkey condemns U.S. move to back measure on sanctions

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday strongly condemned a move by the U.S. House of Representatives to back a resolution that would impose sanctions on Ankara, saying the decision was not fitting of..
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U.S. House backs measure that would impose sanctions on Turkey over Syria

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions and other restrictions on Turkey and Turkish officials over its..
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U.S. House backs measure recognizing Armenian genocide

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of a resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide, a symbolic but historic vote likely to..
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Congressional rebuke of Trump foreign policy should 'go beyond' Syria: McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Congress should go beyond a resolution passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that condemns President Donald Trump over an abrupt..
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Republican leader McCarthy wants pause on U.S. congressional action on Turkey

As U.S. lawmakers from both parties press forward to penalize Turkey for its recent assault on Syria, the top Republican in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, said it is more appropriate for..
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U.S. Democrats Pelosi, Schumer call agreement with Turkey to pause Syria assault a 'sham'

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria a..
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Top U.S. Senate Republican seeks stronger resolution on Syria

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he would like the Senate to pass a resolution on Syria that is stronger than the measure approved a day earlier by the U.S. House of..
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Explainer: U.S. House passes legislation on Hong Kong: what does it mean?

The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four months.
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Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal

President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of..
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Pelosi, Trump exchange 'meltdown' barbs over meeting on U.S. policy in Syria

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria..
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Pelosi says Trump had 'meltdown' over House vote on Syria

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said U.S. Democratic leaders' White House meeting was cut short after Republican President Donald Trump had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his..
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U.S. House overwhelmingly backs resolution condemning Trump's withdrawal from Syria

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, clearing the way for Turkey's offensive..
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U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute..
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China says U.S. House should stop interfering in Hong Kong

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong protests and urged lawmakers to stop..
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Trump to meet U.S. lawmakers on Syria at White House on Wednesday: sources

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives committees that oversee foreign affairs and the military are to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House..
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bipartisan sanctions on Turkey: Graham

U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday that he had spoken with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, and that she supported bipartisan sanctions against..
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