House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he is directing a House committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The White House condemned the decision as "extreme politics."
26 May 2023
The US president vowed that a US debt default would be avoided, as a deadline for agreeing on more borrowing loomed. However, Biden acknowledged remaining differences with Republicans.
11 May 2023
The president of the United States, Joe Biden, met Tuesday with the leader of the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, to discuss the debt limit, without reaching an agreement.
7 Apr 2023
China has deployed an aircraft carrier battle group to the Taiwan Strait after the meeting. But a major military response appears unlikely, say experts.
6 Apr 2023
The Taiwanese leader's visit is officially a stopover following a tour of Latin America. China said the visit "seriously violates the One-China principle," its inistence that none of its trade partners recognize Taiwan.