Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

18Jan/17

Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial

One of about twelve women who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances files a lawsuit against him in New York, claiming false and defamatory statements about her.

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17Jan/17

Defamation lawsuit filed on behalf of Trump accuser

Attorney Gloria Allred announces she filed a defamation lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of Summer Zervos, who claims Trump subjected her to unwanted sexual touching. Continue reading

17Jan/17
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin calls report which said Russia had damaging details on Trump a hoax

President Vladimir Putin says an unsubstantiated report that alleged Russia had gathered compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a hoax, doubts that Trump met with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room.

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17Jan/17

Trump Commerce nominee Ross outsourced 2700 jobs

Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to run the Department of Commerce, has a long record of outsourcing American jobs, counter to Trump’s message o protecting US jobs as a candidate. Andy Sullivan reports. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Pence says no decision yet on moving White House press room

Vice President-elect Mike Pence responds to reports that the incoming Trump administration is thinking about moving the press out of the White House. Continue reading

15Jan/17
Collective punishment, Boycott, Civil disobedience, Community organizing, Academy Awards, Boycotts of Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Oscars, Los Angeles

Anti-Trump protests kick off with Washington civil rights march

A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president kicks off with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican’s comments on minority groups including Muslims and Mexicans. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Trump attacks civil rights leader who questioned his election win

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attacks civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis on twitter.

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13Jan/17

A look at Vice President-elect Mike Pence

Mike Pence, the Indiana governor who made headlines during the election campaign for his differing views with Donald Trump, is about to become Vice President.

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13Jan/17

Trump’s Friday morning Tweetstorm

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday reprised his election campaign attacks on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, declaring her “guilty as hell”. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading

13Jan/17

Obama says he is “forever bonded” with “brother” Biden

President Barack Obama pays tribute to Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony at the White House, calling him his brother and awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading