US Congress

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Noun1.US Congress - the legislature of the United States governmentUS 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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Foreign affairs committee of the US Congress will discuss this issue in detail for the very first time in its history.
There is renewed momentum building for the peaceful resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and the US Congress can play a very constructive role in ensuring the maintenance of this momentum, as stated in the article of Rob Sobhani, CEO of Caspian Group Holdings, published in The Washington Times,Trendreports.
First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah receives a number of members of the US Congress KUWAIT, March 21 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah received at his bureau in Bayan Palace on Thursday a number of members of the US Congress, discussing issues of common interest.
King Abdullah II of Jordan - File photo AMMAN, March 9 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II on Saturday left for Washington, DC, where he will hold a series of meetings with heads and members of US Congress committees, Petra news agency reported.
7 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II begins a working visit to Washington, DC, on Sunday to meet with heads and members of US Congress committees.
Earlier, four members of US Congress have urged Pompeo to discuss concerns about the 'assault on civil society, media freedom, and human rights' under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte during his visit to the Philippines.
It is highly improbable that the US Congress will accept the tabled bill in the time when the Trump administration is striving for achieving a win-win situation for itself and the Afghan government in Kabul it supports.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Dec 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian energy-related company EN+ Group said in a statement on Thursday that it believed the US Congress could seek additional conditions for lifting sanctions against the company.
Return of Balangiga bells up to US Congress US envoy !-- -- Patricia Lourdes Viray ( - October 22, 2018 - 11:07am MANILA, Philippines The promised return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines would only move forward once the United States Congress approves it, US Ambassador to Manila Sung Kim said.
Summary: Top executives from Facebook and Twitter defended their companies in the US Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers probe on what they believe as a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence US politics.
Cairo, Dhu-AlQa'dah 21, 1439, August 03, 2018, SPA -- A high-level delegation from the Arab Parliament arrived in South Africa today to discuss with the Speaker of the Pan-African Parliament in the Republic of South Africa efforts to call the US Congress to remove the name of Sudan from this list of terrorism.
He separately met members of the Senate and the House of Representatives and representatives of various committees in the US Congress. Members of the US Congress held a working lunch for the Deputy Prime Minister.