Tag Archives: Presidency of Donald Trump

16May/17

White House locked down after person jumps barrier – Secret Service

WASHINGTON, D.C, , UNITED STATES (MAY 16, 2017) (NBC) – The U.S. Secret Service said late on Tuesday (May 16) that it had lifted a security lockdown put into effect at the White House after a person tried to jump over a bike rack used as a barrier along the north fence of the mansion where President Donald Trump lives and works.

The suspect was in custody, the security office also said on Twitter.

Security had been tight for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit earlier in the day, as protesters gathered in front of the White House. Erdogan left before the lockdown.

08May/17

White House shifts blame to Obama over Flynn

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirms then-President Barack Obama made his concerns known about Michael Flynn to then President-elect Donald Trump, but says Obama could have acted on Flynn while still in office. Continue reading

28Apr/17

Londoners “not impressed” with Trump’s first 100 days

Londoners assess U.S. President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office – and they are mostly “not impressed”.
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27Apr/17

Pentagon launches probe into Trump’s ex-security adviser Flynn

Pentagon’s inspector general launches probe into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval.
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27Apr/17

U.S. markets bank record-breaking growth during President Trump’s first 100 days

Optimism about pro-growth policies and lower taxes fuel a Trump bump for U.S. markets during President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
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16Feb/17

Newspapers ride ‘Trump Bump’

The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama 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

06Jan/17

Japan defends Toyota after Trump tweets

The Japanese government defends Toyota Motor Corp after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the automaker’s plan to build a new factory in Mexico.

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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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02Dec/16

Trump taps General “Mad Dog” Mattis for Pentagon

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known as “Mad Dog”, to lead the Pentagon. Lily Jamali reports. Continue reading