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Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Washington [US], Nov 14 (ANI): Chad Wolf was sworn in as the acting Secretary of Homeland Security on Wednesday after being confirmed by the US Senate, making him the fifth person to lead the third-largest department in the federal government under President Donald Trump.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Pennsylvania [US], Oct 17 (ANI): Milbourne-based Gaini Sukhvinder Singh scripted history by becoming the first Sikh guru to deliver the morning prayer in the US Senate Chamber.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed former soldier Mark Esper as the new secretary of defence.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 27 (ANI): The US Senate on Wednesday passed an emergency funding bill in a bid to address the migrant crisis at its southern border with Mexico.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Washington [USA], Jun 21 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to three Middle Eastern countries, namely Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, without congressional review.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Washington [USA], May 17 (ANI): Jeffrey Rosen was confirmed as the United States' latest deputy attorney general by the US Senate on Thursday after his predecessor, Rod Rosenstein, left the department last week.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Apr 11 (ANI): The US Senate on Wednesday (local time) voted to confirm John Abizaid as the new ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a position that was lying vacant since 2017.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Mar 15 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday voted to reject President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency on the US Mexico border, prompting a swift response from the 72-year-old leader who tweeted 'veto', an indication that he would reject the resolution.
Washington DC [USA], Mar 14 (ANI): Indian American Neomi Rao, who was under scrutiny for her previous writings on sexual assault will now be judge on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, US Senate confirmed on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Feb 15 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday (local time) voted to confirm William Barr as the nation's next attorney general, putting him in charge of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into alleged Russian intervention in the 2016 presidential elections.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): United States Senate on Tuesday approved legislation which includes a provision warning US President Donald Trump not to precipitously withdraw troops from Afghanistan and Syria until terrorist groups in the regions are destroyed.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 26 (ANI): The United States Senate has passed the short-term spending bill to fund the government until February 15, inching a step closer to reopening the government which has been partially shut since December last year.