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  • WASHINGTON/ SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct 19- President Donald Trump on Friday threw his support behind speeding up water projects for agriculture and hydropower in the arid U.S. Trump signed a presidential memorandum that directs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to "reduce regulatory burdens" and expedite environmental reviews for...

  • Dana Rohrabacher, Republican U.S. Senate candidate from California, speaks during a primary election watch party in Costa Mesa, California, June 5, 2018. 

    California GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who is in a tight re-election race, has gone personal with a new campaign TV commercial in which he discusses his daughter's leukemia diagnosis and says he supports coverage for pre-existing health conditions.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump, government officials said on Friday. Pichai met on Friday with White House economic...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump, government officials said Friday. Pichai met on Friday with White House economic...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives, a senior Republican said on Friday. Republicans want to question Google, the search engine of Alphabet Inc, about whether its search algorithms are...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee in November, a senior Republican said Friday. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy disclosed that Pichai had agreed to testify and met with Pichai along with other senior Republicans to discuss concerns that the search engine giant is...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Google's chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai, is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns. "Google has a lot of questions to answer about reports of bias in its search results, violations of user privacy,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Google's chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai, is on Capitol Hill this week to face questions from Republican lawmakers who accuse the company of being biased against conservatives and have raised a litany of other concerns. "Google has a lot of questions to answer about reports of bias in its search results, violations of user privacy,...

  • More than 1,000 Google employees, six U.S. senators and at least fourteen human rights groups have written to the company expressing concern about its China ambitions. Google declined to comment directly on the lawmakers' letter or the resignations but said in a statement it had been investing for many years to help Chinese users "and described its" work on...

  • Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

    A House committee has approved several bills as part of Republicans' so-called Tax Reform 2.0 plan, which would make the reduced rates for individual taxpayers permanent, among other provisions.

  • House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

    U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy blasted Google in a tweet on Tuesday, saying an "invite will be on its way" to the company — presumably a request for it to testify.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 8- U.S. oil producer Apache Corp is putting its West Texas pipeline assets into a joint venture with investment firm Kayne Anderson that will operate in the largest U.S. shale field, the companies announced on Wednesday. Apache has invested heavily in its own Permian Basin pipeline and processing plants to support a major oil and gas discovery that it...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 5- There was much bonhomie as a few dozen people, including members of Congress and U.S. administration officials, gathered last week for dinner in a posh Washington neighborhood in honor of Qatar's foreign minister. "You have been a great friend to the United States," Mnuchin told Thani, praising Qatar for its cooperation on...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 5- There was much bonhomie as a few dozen people, including members of Congress and U.S. administration officials, gathered last week for dinner in a posh Washington neighborhood in honor of Qatar's foreign minister. "You have been a great friend to the United States," Mnuchin told Thani, praising Qatar for its cooperation on...

  • Ways and Means chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, conducts a news conference on issues including the GOP's tax reform bill, in the House studio after a meeting of the GOP Conference on April 17, 2018.

    The White House and some prominent GOP lawmakers want to roll out a second package of tax cuts this summer, building from the tax law President Trump signed last year, according to The Hill.

  • Rep. McCarthy: No one wins a trade war but we can have a discussion

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calf.) discusses the G-7 summit and tariffs on steel and aluminum.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration and the gang MS-13 at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, New York, May 23, 2018.

    Trump's comments come as centrist House Republicans are pushing for a vote on immigration bills.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    Centrist House Republicans and conservative GOP lawmakers are pushing for a vote on separate proposals.

  • Rep. Jim Jordan

    Jordan, a leading member of the House Freedom Caucus, has privately been courting lawmakers about throwing his hat into the ring for House speaker.

  • Freedom Caucus lawmakers warned Republican leaders on Thursday that they should delay the farm bill vote until they were given the chance to debate and vote on a conservative immigration bill. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy were seen on the floor of the chamber negotiating with Freedom Caucus lawmakers as the farm bill vote was...