Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

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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30Mar/17

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Russia probe -WSJ

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has told the FBI and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be interviewed in exchange for immunity from prosecution, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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27Mar/17

‘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

U.S. restricts carry-on electronics from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East

Donald Trump’s administration imposes a ban on passengers carrying electronics larger than cell phones aboard flights coming to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries, including Turkey.

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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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18Mar/17

Phoenix billboard shows Trump next to swastikas

An artist/activist concerned than the U.S. is moving towards “dictatorship” creates a roadside billboard in Phoenix, Arizona, depicting U.S. President Donald Trump surrounded by Nazi swastikas.
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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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07Mar/17

Sen. Graham: ‘Very worried’ about Trump’s wire tap allegation

Republican senator Lindsey Graham vows to get to the bottom of President Trump’s allegations that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped him during the late stages of the presidential election campaign.

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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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06Mar/17

Flags, and a few fists, fly at pro-Trump rallies

Trump supporters held ‘Spirit of America’ rallies in 28 states Saturday, mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the U.S. Commander in Chief – marred, mostly notably, by brawls in the famously liberal city of Berkeley, California. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading