William Roberts

William Roberts

United States

Congress votes to reverse Trump's declaration on border wall

US Congress rejects Trump's emergency declaration to spend $8bn to build a wall along its border with Mexico.

Congress votes to reverse Trump's declaration on border wall

Yemen

US Senate passes bill to halt military support to Saudi in Yemen

But President Trump vows to veto the move as pressure intensifies on UAE-Saudi coalition to end the devastating war.

US Senate passes bill to halt military support to Saudi in Yemen

United States

Cummings suggests House panel could seek interview with Trump Jr

House Oversight Committee chair says there's a 'good chance' the panel may call on those mentioned in Cohen's testimony.

Cummings suggests House panel could seek interview with Trump Jr

US & Canada

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

Democrats introduce bill demanding the National Intelligence Director submit a public report on the writer's murder.

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

Nuclear weapons

Donald Trump rushing to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear technology

Experts worry tech transfer will allow Saudi Arabia to produce nuclear weapons, contributing to Middle East arms race.

Donald Trump rushing to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear technology

United States

Rebuking Trump, House votes to end US involvement in Yemen

If the legislation passes in the Senate, it faces a likely veto by US President Donald Trump.

Rebuking Trump, House votes to end US involvement in Yemen

Donald Trump

Trump delivers unlikely call for unity, vows to end foreign wars

In State of the Union address, US president calls for bipartisan cooperation and pledges to withdraw US troops.

Trump delivers unlikely call for unity, vows to end foreign wars

United States

US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal

Senate vote sends the legislation to the House of Representatives where it will likely face renewed debate.

US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal

United States

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals

Senate votes 68-to-23 to advance an amendment opposing the troop withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan.

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals

Yemen

Lawmakers look to block US support for Saudi-UAE war on Yemen

Legislators say the war was never approved by Congress, argue US should halt its support for Saudi-UAE offensive.

Lawmakers look to block US support for Saudi-UAE war on Yemen

United States

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

Legislation that includes measure against boycotts of Israel hits roadblock as government shutdown enters 19th day.

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

United States

Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

Senators also pass resolution saying that Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war