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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/1/2024 6:29:02 PM
Democratic and Republican leaders in the US Congress have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deliver an address to lawmakers, House Speaker Mike Johnson said Friday.

World - International
4/17/2024 9:32:23 PM
The Republican leader of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday announced a weekend vote on massive new military aid including some $61 billion in long-delayed support for Ukraine, as well as billions for Israel and Taiwan.

World - International
4/16/2024 8:30:07 PM
House Speaker Mike Johnson is pushing toward action this week on aid for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan, unveiling an elaborate plan late on Monday to break the package into separate votes to squeeze through the House's political divides on foreign policy.

World - International
12/6/2023 10:12:19 PM
Two months after his historic ouster as U.S. House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday that he is resigning and will leave Congress by the end of the year.

World - International
10/26/2023 10:01:08 AM
Republican Mike Johnson is the new speaker of the House, but the ally of Donald Trump inherits many of the same political problems that have tormented past GOP leaders, tested their grasp of the gavel and eventually chased them out of office.

World - International
10/5/2023 10:10:47 AM
The overthrow of the US House speaker by a cabal of far-right agitators has left Republicans aghast at the party's chaotic approach to governing -- and its prospects for next year's presidential election.

World - International
10/4/2023 10:05:52 AM
Kevin McCarthy was axed Tuesday as speaker of the US House of Representatives in a brutal, historic rebellion by far-right Republicans accusing him of a string of broken promises and furious at his cooperation with Democrats.

World - International
10/1/2023 7:56:21 PM
Rep. Matt Gaetz said Sunday he will try to remove House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a fellow Republican, from his leadership position this week after McCarthy relied on Democratic support to pass legislation that avoided a government shutdown. “Bring it on,” McCarthy responded.

World - Region
7/25/2023 8:08:58 PM
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says Republicans may consider an impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden over unproven claims of financial misconduct, as he faces enormous GOP pressure to demonstrate support for Donald Trump ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

Business - Markets & Companies
5/30/2023 6:57:50 PM
Chip company Nvidia exceeded $1 trillion in market value Tuesday as Wall Street stocks mostly rose, following an agreement between President Joe Biden and Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to avoid a US debt default.

Business - Economy
5/29/2023 9:45:23 AM
The reviews are starting to come in as details emerge about the debt ceiling agreement reached by American President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Business - Economy
5/28/2023 10:04:21 AM
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have reached an agreement in principle on legislation to increase the nation’s borrowing authority and avoid a default.

Business - Economy
5/22/2023 1:25:46 PM
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet face to face Monday after a weekend of on again, off again negotiations over raising the nation's debt ceiling and mere days before the government could reach a “hard deadline” and run out of cash to pay its bills.

World - International
5/22/2023 10:30:53 AM
Anxieties were mounting in Washington ahead of President Joe Biden's Monday meeting with Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy over negotiations to raise the US debt ceiling, less than two weeks before a key deadline to avoid a disastrous default.

Business - Economy
5/19/2023 8:57:06 PM
Debt limit talks came to an abrupt standstill Friday after Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said it's time to “pause” negotiations, and a White House official acknowledged there are “real differences” that are making talks difficult.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/4/2023 9:46:58 AM
US House of Representatives Speaker, Kevin McCarthy, met with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Wednesday where he affirmed the US's appreciation for Egypt's pivotal role in consolidating security, stability and peace in the Middle East.

World - Region
5/1/2023 1:24:35 PM
Israeli lawmakers reconvene Monday after a month-long parliament recess, resuming the fight over a contentious government plan to overhaul the judiciary that has split Israelis and drawn concern from Israel's most important ally, the United States.

World - International
4/9/2023 11:38:27 AM
Chinese fighter jets and warships simulated strikes on Taiwan Sunday as they encircled the island during a second straight day of military drills that were launched in response to its president meeting the US House speaker.

World - International
4/8/2023 1:14:47 PM
China launched military drills around Taiwan on Saturday, in what it called a "stern warning" to the self-ruled island's government following a meeting between its president and the US House speaker.

World - International
4/7/2023 12:54:10 PM
China sent warships and aircraft near Taiwan for a second day on Friday and insisted the island remains "an inseparable part of China" after President Tsai Ing-wen angered Beijing by meeting with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

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