Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

17Feb/17

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn declines job

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

15Feb/17

Trump campaign aides spoke with Russian spies: reports

Top campaign aides to Donald Trump were in communication with Russian intelligence officials both before and during the U.S. presidential campaign, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN, citing current and former U.S. officials. Zachary Goelman reports Continue reading

14Feb/17

Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns in controversy over Russian contacts

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigns in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office, a White House official said. Continue reading

12Feb/17
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

White House attacks court, Sanders calls Trump “delusional”

White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller says the White House will pursue all available options regarding the immigration ban, while Senator Bernie Sanders sounds off on Trump as “delusional.”

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10Feb/17

Trump, reacting to U.S. appeals court ruling, tweets: “SEE YOU IN COURT”

President Donald Trump tweets “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” shortly after a U.S. federal appeals court unanimously upholds a temporary suspension of his immigration travel ban order.

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10Feb/17

U.S. Appeals Court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban-ruling

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday (February 9) unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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08Feb/17

White House defends Trump criticism of Nordstrom

The White House defended President Donald Trump’s criticism of the Nordstrom retail chain on Wednesday, saying the firm’s decision to drop his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line for the coming season was a politically motivated attack. Continue reading

07Feb/17

First Lady Trump settles one lawsuit, files another

As First Lady Melania Trump settles one defamation lawsuit against a Maryland blogger, she files another against Mail Media, the owner of the British newspaper Daily Mail.

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31Jan/17

White House defends detaining five year old boy

White House spokesman Sean Spicer defends the actions that led to a 5-year-old boy being detained following President Trump’s immigration ban saying, “to assume that just because of someone’s age and gender that they don’t pose a threat would be misguided and wrong.” Continue reading

30Jan/17

Trump immigration order sends ‘poisonous’ message – Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders says U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration sends a “poisonous message” and imperils “the most vulnerable people on earth”.
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