Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

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

08Jan/17

Trump accepts findings on Russian hacking – Priebus

In a reversal of what has consistently been his boss’s position, Reince Priebus says Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia was behind cyber attacks meant to disrupt the presidential election. Lisa Bernhard reports.
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06Jan/17

Germany says can’t figure out Trump’s foreign policy goals

A German foreign ministry spokesman says it remains unclear what kind of foreign and security policy U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wants to pursue once he takes office.

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06Jan/17

Biden to Trump: “Grow up”

In an interview with PBS NewsHour, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says President-elect Donald Trump needs to ‘grow up’. Continue reading

06Jan/17

Trump: Obama’s envoys out by inauguration day

The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day. Tara Joseph reports Continue reading

05Jan/17

Trump picks former U.S. Senator Coats as director of national intelligence

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump picks former U.S. Senator Dan Coats as his Director of National Intelligence, according to a senior transition official.

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05Jan/17

Ryan: Trump won the election ‘fair and square’

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said President-elect Donald Trump won the election ‘fair and square,’ but reiterated his concern about Russia meddling in the 2016 election. Continue reading

18Dec/16

U.S. Senators call for panel to investigate Russian hacking

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York calls for the creation of a bipartisan investigative panel that would investigate U.S. government allegations that Russia and other foreign countries tried to hack the U.S. elections.

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12Dec/16

FBI & CIA disagreement over RNC hack shows need for investigation -Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says the fact that FBI and CIA disagree over Republican National Committee hack shows need for investigation, expresses concern over possible Russian interference in U.S. presidential election.

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10Dec/16

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump’s effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

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