Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

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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30Jan/17

Silicon Valley puts money and muscle into fighting Trump immigrant curbs

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.

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30Jan/17

UK petition to halt Trump visit exceeds one million

Over 1 million people have signed a petition urging Britain to withdraw an invitation for U.S President Donald Trump to visit London and dine with Queen Elizabeth. Continue reading

29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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25Jan/17

Protesters gather at White House to slam Trump’s pipeline decision

Protesters gather at the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive orders to clear the way for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Continue reading