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Ukraine updates: Russia confirms death of general

Russian authorities confirmed that Major General Vladimir Zavadsky has died, following Ukrainian reports last week. Zavadsky, deputy commander of the 14th Army Corps of the Northern Fleet, died "...

Taiwan congratulates new US House speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Oct. 26) congratulated Republican Representative Mike Johnson, a member of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, on his elec...

US House Republicans nominate Jim Jordan for speaker, testing hardline appeal

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Representative Jim Jordan won the Republican nomination to lead the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, but the hardline conservative appeared to be well short of t...

US lawmaker reaffirms support for Taiwan's defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. must support Taiwan to ensure its self-defense, House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chair Michael McCaul said on Wednesday (Oct. 4) at the Taipei Economic and Cult...

Steve Scalise, Jim Jordan bid to fill top job in leaderless US House

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The race to replace ousted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy took shape on Wednesday as Steve Scalise, the chamber's No. 2 Republican, and Jim Jordan, a leading antagonist...

Kevin McCarthy ousted as House Speaker in historic vote

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - A handful of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday ousted Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy, as party infighting plunged Congress into further chaos...

US senator says halting Ukraine aid would be 'death sentence for Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham on Sunday said that if the nation ended its funding for Ukraine's war effort it would be a "death sentence for Taiwan." Althou...

Ukraine updates: US aid in question after shutdown averted

US President Joe Biden has called on lawmakers to pass any necessary support for Ukraine in Congress after their bill to avert a government shutdown excluded new funding for Kyiv. The latest move in...

Republicans reject own funding bill, US government shutdown imminent

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Hardline Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday rejected a bill proposed by their leader to temporarily fund the government, making it all but certa...

With House Republicans in turmoil, colleagues implore GOP holdouts not to shut down government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working furiously to take control of a House in disarray, allies of Speaker Kevin McCarthy implored their Republican colleagues Saturday to drop their hardline tactics and work toget...

Speaker McCarthy is giving hard-right Republicans what they want. But it never seems to be enough.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down a fast-approaching government shutdown that threatens to disrupt life for millions of Americans, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has turned to a strategy that so far has preserve...

White House preparing for government shutdown as House Republicans lack a viable endgame for funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday directed federal agencies to get ready for a shutdown after House Republicans left town for the weekend with no viable plan to keep the government funded an...

Shutdown looms as US House Republicans again block own spending bill

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's attempt to restart his stalled spending agenda failed on Thursday when Republicans for a third time blocked a procedural vote on...

Zelenskyy delivers upbeat message to US lawmakers on war progress as some Republican support softens

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy worked to shore up U.S. support for Ukraine on a whirlwind visit to Washington on Thursday, delivering an upbeat message on the war's progress while fac...

Government shutdown risk spikes as House Republicans leave town in disarray amid hard-right revolt

WASHINGTON (AP) — With House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's latest funding plan in ruins and lawmakers leaving town for the weekend, there's no endgame in sight as hard-right Republicans push dangerously cl...