Tag Archives: United States

10May/17
FBI Director James Comey

Trump’s firing of Comey ‘big mistake’ – Democratic Senate leader

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 9, 2017) (NBC) – The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate wondered aloud on Tuesday (May 9) whether President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of his FBI Director was done because the agency’s investigation into Russian collusion in the U.S. election was “getting too close to home for the president.”
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FBI Director James Comey

Trump fires FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey’s probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails last year, saying Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency. Jonah Green reports. Continue reading

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

08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

30Apr/17

Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

U.S. President Donald Trump says China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks.
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30Apr/17

Trump celebrates his first 100 days, lashes out at media

Trump celebrates his 100 days in office with a rally in Pennsylvania and says he’s not missing out at all not being at the White House Correspondents” dinner in Washington.
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30Apr/17

Comedian rips Trump at White House Correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj digs into U.S. President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which takes place without Trump himself. WHCA President Jeff Mason tells journalists “we are not fake news.”
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29Apr/17

Stars arrive for Trump-less White House press dinner

Journalists, politicians, and celebrities have arrived for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but there’s one person missing: the one who occupies the White House, President Donald Trump. Continue reading

29Apr/17

Climate protests to mark Trump’s 100 days in office

Demonstrators weather rain, snow, and heat in various U.S. cities to protest President Donald Trump’s stance on the environment.
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28Apr/17

Trump’s 100 days: a European business view

As President Trump completes his first 100 days in office, Sara Hemrajani reports on the view from European markets and business analysts on the U.S. leader’s policies.
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