Category Archives: US Elections

‘Religious left’ emerging as U.S. political force in Trump era

The election of U.S. President Donald Trump spurs an alliance of disparate religious groups inspired to counter Trump’s policies on immigration, health care and social policy.

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21Mar/17

Trump supporters doubtful FBI Director Comey will be ‘credible’

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at his rally in Kentucky say they doubt that FBI Director James Comey is capable of carrying out an independent investigation into possible ties between Trump’s presidential campaign and Moscow.
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17Mar/17

UK’s GCHQ denies wiretapping U.S. President Donald Trump

Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency dismisses claims made on a U.S. television station that it helped former President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump after last year’s U.S. presidential election.

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25Feb/17

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.

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23Jan/17

Springsteen joins “new resistance” against Trump

American rock star Bruce Springsteen says the “new resistance” against Donald Trump has begun.
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22Jan/17

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout
Counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway downplays White House claims about the turnout for the inauguration.

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21Jan/17

Thousands protest in London women’s march against Trump

Thousands marched through London against U.S. President Donald Trump, joining a worldwide movement from Sydney to Washington. A protest was also held in Edinburgh.

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21Jan/17

Hundreds of thousands expected to protest Donald Trump in Washington

A demonstration in Washington, D.C., against the newly-inaugurated U.S. president is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of marchers, with thousands more expected at similar demonstrations across the country. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading