U.S. Congress


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Noun1.U.S. Congress - the legislature of the United States governmentU.S. Congress - the legislature of the United States government
U.S. Senate, United States Senate, US Senate, Senate - the upper house of the United States Congress
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
legislative branch - the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
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President Donald Trump is willing to assist Taiwan to enhance its defensive capabilities, and that there are pro-Taiwan sections in the U.S. Congress and House of Representatives, reported CNA.
The U.S. Congress Capitol Building is seen from the Congressional Visitors Center in Washington, U.S.
President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped a government shutdown would not be necessary over his demand that the U.S. Congress fund his proposed wall along the southern border with Mexico.
Ashrawi said that ae1/4oeby undertaking such provocative measures, the United States Congress is singularly contravening longstanding American policy and becoming party to Israel's egregious violation of international law and international humanitarian law,ae1/4Ci adding, ae1/4oeThis event also means that the U.S. Congress is becoming complicit in Israel's criminality; what compounds the crime is the fact that lawmakers are supposed to respect the law and legislate in accordance with a global system of justice and human rights.ae1/4Ci
Ashrawi said that "by undertaking such provocative measures, the United States Congress is singularly contravening longstanding American policy and becoming party to Israel's egregious violation of international law and international humanitarian law," adding, "This event also means that the U.S. Congress is becoming complicit in Israel's criminality; what compounds the crime is the fact that lawmakers are supposed to respect the law and legislate in accordance with a global system of justice and human rights."
The Powers of the U.S. Congress: Where Constitutional Authority Begins and Ends
BARDO (TAP)- An American delegation led by Kevin Mc Carthy majority leader in the U.S. congress visited, Friday the Bardo Museum, to express their support to Tunisia, grieved, last Wednesday, by a terrorist attack killing several innocents.
Summary: The controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before the U.S. Congress next week has generated intense reactions from Israelis and Americans of all political shades.
Summary: The former US Ambassador's spouse promises to work on the initiative to recognize the Kurdish genocide at the U.S. Congress.
The Nikkei climbed to a 22-month closing high on Friday, the first session of 2013, bolstered by the U.S. Congress's passage of a bill to avert the fiscal cliff and the yen's continued weakness.
"Forbidden Citizens: Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress: A Legislative History" is a comprehensive and detailed history of American congressional legislation passed for the intended purpose of discouraging and decreasing Chinese immigrants to America and to prohibit those Chinese already in the country from becoming U.S.