Tag Archives: American studies

08May/17

White House shifts blame to Obama over Flynn

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirms then-President Barack Obama made his concerns known about Michael Flynn to then President-elect Donald Trump, but says Obama could have acted on Flynn while still in office. Continue reading

10Apr/17

Trump’s Supreme Court appointee takes oath for lifetime post

President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court appointee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, is sworn into his lifetime post during a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden attended by President Trump, the second of two such oaths that restores the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority.
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07Mar/17

McCain calls on Trump to back up wire-tapping claim

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (NBC) – U.S. Senator John McCain on Tuesday (March 7) called for President Donald Trump to release any evidence supporting his claim the Obama administration wiretapped him while probing Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.
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30Jan/17

Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries.

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09Jan/17

Golden Globes: ‘La La Land’ and Meryl Streep’s speech

Jazz musical ‘La La Land’ wins a record seven Golden Globes, and Meryl Streep turns a Golden Globe acceptance speech into a scathing attack on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading