May 12, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Miller will tell the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday that he was concerned before the insurrection that sending troops to the building could fan fears of a military coup and cause a repeat of the deadly Kent State shootings, according to a copy of prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press.
- Jan 20, 2021 01:51 PM IST
The recent ‘armed insurrection’ in Washington DC revealed the best and worst of technology platforms, but the inarguable lesson is to find a way to finally tame these platforms
- Jan 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The dual actions came as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her caucus sought to ratchet up pressure on Pence to intervene and push Trump to resign.
- Jan 11, 2021 12:14 PM IST
The moves have added fuel to the debate on a tech company’s right to censor users who breach their content policies and an individual’s right to freedom of expression
- Jan 08, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Donald Trump is indeed an authoritarian willing to use violence to achieve his racial nationalist goals. So are many of his supporters. Giving in to fascists doesn’t pacify them, it just encourages them to go further
- Jan 08, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Donald Trump sees his supporters who invaded Capitol Hill and attempted to stop the final certification of Joe Biden as the next US President merely as one of his lobbies. It is not a coincidence that a succession of Trump’s campaign managers in both elections have been lobbyists, not political strategists
- Jan 07, 2021 05:22 PM IST
“American carnage,” it turned out, was not what Trump would stop, as he promised upon taking office, but what he wound up delivering four years later to the very building where he took the oath
- Jan 07, 2021 11:55 AM IST
The scenes of ransacking the Congress will go down in infamy in American democracy
- Feb 05, 2020 09:20 AM IST
Making a strong pitch for his re-election and confident of his acquittal from impeachment, Trump, in his joint address to the US Congress told Congressmen that the American dream is back - bigger, better, and stronger than ever before.
- Dec 03, 2018 12:17 PM IST
An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral, to be attended by President Donald Trump and other dignitaries.
- Dec 10, 2016 10:34 AM IST
Still grappling with Donald Trump's surprise election, the nation's business community has begun to pressure the president-elect to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hard-line immigration policies that some large employers fear would hurt the economy.
- Nov 10, 2016 08:28 AM IST
A president whose party controls both the Senate and House of Representatives can generally count on getting things done fairly quickly, and Trump likely will not be an exception, despite starting with unusual handicaps.
- Jun 09, 2016 11:12 PM IST
In interview with CNBC-TV18's Malvika Jain, business leaders and Congressmen react to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Capitol Hill.
- Jun 09, 2016 08:15 AM IST
In a hour long speech PM Modi touched upon all the areas concerning the India-US relations and reaffirmed India's position on a host of issues that were dear to both the countries.
- Jun 03, 2016 01:56 PM IST
Obama invited Modi for one of the last big visits by a world leader before his term ends in January. Although the trip won't feature a lavish state dinner, the PM will address both houses of Congress, considered a rare honour.
- Apr 26, 2016 04:49 PM IST
Brokerage house CLSA says the Indian generics industry is unlikely to be impacted in the medium-term. This is because the Democrats, who are looking to negotiate drug prices, need a majority in both the houses to bring in any change, which doesn‘t seem possible soon.
- Feb 11, 2016 08:24 AM IST
As Yellen testified before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Treasury yields fell. The spread between 10-year and two-year yields moved to the flattest it's been since December 2007 - at 99.40 basis points.
- Oct 08, 2015 09:52 PM IST
Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of Americaa German, who has worked at VW for 25 years, said he did not think something like that would be possible at his company. "These events are deeply troubling," he said.
- Dec 12, 2014 10:57 AM IST
The vote followed a long day of drama and discord on Capitol Hill that highlighted fraying Democratic unity and featured an uneasy alliance between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, enemies in past budget battles but on the same side this time in pushing for passage.
- Dec 12, 2014 08:49 AM IST
Republican leaders in the House of Representatives delayed a Thursday afternoon vote on final passage to shore up support after the measure cleared a procedural hurdle by only two votes. Both liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans were urging their colleagues to oppose it.
- Oct 31, 2013 10:28 AM IST
Indian shares could consolidate after the recent run up, feels Adrian Mowat of JP Morgan, but does not see uncertainty over the outcome of the general elections as a big dampener.
- Oct 09, 2013 12:09 PM IST
US India Business Council (USIBC) chairman Ajay Banga has been involved in an effort to make lawmakers aware of the provisions of the immigration visas, in particular those related to H-1B and L-1.
- Oct 09, 2013 11:24 AM IST
Obama conveyed this message to House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner in a telephone call from his Oval Office, as the risk of first-ever debt default in US history looms if Democrats failed to get Republicans to agree to a long-term USD 1 trillion debt-limit increase.
- Oct 09, 2013 09:09 AM IST
Obama said he will not negotiate with the Republicans until the more extreme parts of the Republican Party stop forcing Boehner to issue threats about the economy.
- Sep 27, 2013 09:52 AM IST
"We do feel that there are companies in emerging markets, not just India, but all around the world that should be avoided and can be avoided with some simple research," Peter Elston says.