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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Sat 8:00 PM 27,626 Views 106 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

New book claims Trump reportedly said Hitler 'did a lot of good things'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

New book claims Trump reportedly said Hitler 'did a lot of good things'

Jul 7th 2021, 10:31 PM 22,572 Views 64 Comments

The new book by Michael Bender is entitled “Frankly, We Did Win This Election”.

# donald-trump - Friday 2 July, 2021

Trump Organisation and finance chief plead not guilty to ‘audacious’ tax fraud
# New York
# New York

Trump Organisation and finance chief plead not guilty to ‘audacious’ tax fraud

Jul 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 15,681 Views 28 Comments

Allen Weisselberg was arraigned after a grand jury returned an indictment charging him and Donald Trump’s company with tax crimes.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Donald Trump’s company set to be charged with tax-related crimes
# New York
# New York

Donald Trump’s company set to be charged with tax-related crimes

Jun 30th 2021, 9:30 PM 22,513 Views 24 Comments

The charges appear to involve non-monetary benefits the Trump Organisation gave to senior executives.

# donald-trump - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Trump airs old election grievances and baseless claims of fraud in return to rally stage
# Ohio Rally
# Ohio Rally

Trump airs old election grievances and baseless claims of fraud in return to rally stage

Jun 27th 2021, 8:54 AM 36,934 Views 76 Comments

His appearance was designed to undermine a Republican politician who voted for his impeachment.

# donald-trump - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Trump targeting Republican impeachment voter as he returns to rally stage
# Ohio
# Ohio

Trump targeting Republican impeachment voter as he returns to rally stage

Jun 26th 2021, 2:30 PM 36,343 Views 52 Comments

Trump’s event at Ohio’s Lorain County Fairgrounds, not far from Cleveland, will be held today to support Max Miller.

# donald-trump - Friday 25 June, 2021

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’

Jun 25th 2021, 12:59 PM 22,998 Views 15 Comments

He has hit out at former president Donald Trump who put pressure on him to reverse the result of last year’s vote.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 20,768 Views 18 Comments

Claims against two law enforcement agencies, however, have been allowed to proceed.

# donald-trump - Friday 11 June, 2021

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data
# Data
# Data

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data

Jun 11th 2021, 10:12 PM 20,949 Views 14 Comments

Trump’s administration seized phone records of at least 12 people connected to the House Intelligence Committee.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,675 Views 19 Comments

Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks

Jun 8th 2021, 7:25 AM 27,226 Views 18 Comments

The former American leader recently teased the prospect of another presidential bid in 2024.

# donald-trump - Friday 4 June, 2021

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023

Jun 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 10,923 Views 40 Comments

The social media giant will review whether Trump should be allowed to return two years after he was initially banned.

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot

Jun 4th 2021, 6:42 AM 23,283 Views 36 Comments

Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.

# donald-trump - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Trump pulls his own blog from the internet after 29 days
# Blog But Not Forgotten
# Blog But Not Forgotten

Trump pulls his own blog from the internet after 29 days

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:33 AM 40,116 Views 71 Comments

The blog was launched after the former US president was banned from Twitter, Facebook and other platforms.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:35 AM 11,498 Views 4 Comments

It follows a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities imposed by the US president on his first day in office.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

New York attorney general says Trump probe is now criminal
# Trump Organisation
# Trump Organisation

New York attorney general says Trump probe is now criminal

May 19th 2021, 6:58 AM 55,054 Views 54 Comments

It follows the expansion of what had previously been a civil probe into the Trump Organisation.

# donald-trump - Friday 14 May, 2021

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
# Elise Stefanik
# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

May 14th 2021, 10:17 PM 29,597 Views 37 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role
# Republicans
# Republicans

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role

May 12th 2021, 3:14 PM 21,921 Views 28 Comments

In a statement this morning after the vote, Trump said “Liz Cheney is a bitter, horrible human being”.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban but calls for further review
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban but calls for further review

May 5th 2021, 2:41 PM 10,617 Views 30 Comments

The board said Trump “created an environment where a serious risk of violence was possible”.

Donald Trump could be allowed to return to Facebook today - here's what you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

Donald Trump could be allowed to return to Facebook today - here's what you need to know

May 5th 2021, 6:10 AM 11,294 Views 0 Comments

The Facebook Oversight Board will rule on Trump’s ongoing ban this afternoon.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Trump launches personal communication webpage ahead of Facebook decision on ban
# Social Media
# Social Media

Trump launches personal communication webpage ahead of Facebook decision on ban

May 4th 2021, 10:58 PM 28,915 Views 38 Comments

Facebook’s independent oversight board is ruling tomorrow on whether to allow Trump back on the platform.

# donald-trump - Friday 19 March, 2021

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders

Mar 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,574 Views 14 Comments

The announcement was made by the Twitter Safety Team in a blog post.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says

Mar 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 16,314 Views 37 Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said there was no changing of ballots or altering of the voting process.

# donald-trump - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech
# Cpac
# Cpac

'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech

Mar 1st 2021, 6:56 AM 39,616 Views 68 Comments

Trump had a message for the Republicans who voted to impeach and convict him: “Get rid of them all”.

# donald-trump - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more

Feb 25th 2021, 6:45 AM 30,627 Views 32 Comments

The 46th president has been undoing dozens of Trump orders since taking office.

# donald-trump - Monday 22 February, 2021

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors
# Trump Taxes
# Trump Taxes

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 43,060 Views 48 Comments

The nation’s highest court denied the request filed by lawyers for the former president without comment.

# donald-trump - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'

Feb 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 34,141 Views 45 Comments

Trumpism within the Republican party could be here to stay – with or without the man himself – according to columnist Larry Donnelly.

# donald-trump - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
# GOP
# GOP

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,448 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin
# Post Election
# Post Election

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin

Feb 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 27,415 Views 39 Comments

Another complaint relating to an on-air jingle on Today FM was also rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell
# United States
# United States

'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell

Feb 17th 2021, 6:47 AM 30,843 Views 22 Comments

Trump also criticised McConnell for failing to do more to back his unfounded claims of election fraud.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol

Feb 16th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,601 Views 17 Comments

It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.

# donald-trump - Monday 15 February, 2021

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

Feb 15th 2021, 6:58 AM 48,407 Views 41 Comments

Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.

# donald-trump - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again

Feb 14th 2021, 11:11 AM 21,056 Views 95 Comments

The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump ended in a similar manner to the first with his acquittal.

Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?
# 2024
# 2024

Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?

Feb 14th 2021, 9:42 AM 61,653 Views 123 Comments

The former president was defiant after his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial last night.

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him

Feb 14th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,841 Views 31 Comments

The five-day trial concluded last night as expected – with most Republicans declaring Trump not guilty.

# donald-trump - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,219 Views 250 Comments

The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.

# donald-trump - Friday 12 February, 2021

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 9:25 PM 37,473 Views 64 Comments
  • Senators are posing questions to both legal teams
  • Democratic impeachment managers rested their case yesterday after two days
  • Biden "anxious" to see how Republicans will vote tomorrow

# donald-trump - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump
# That's A Wrap
# That's A Wrap

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 37,720 Views 73 Comments
  • Democrats wrap up their case against Trump
  • Biden says 'some minds may be changed' by trial evidence
  • Trump’s lawyers will launch their defence tomorrow
Trump impeachment: New Capitol footage shows police overwhelmed and mob chanting 'hang Mike Pence'
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

Trump impeachment: New Capitol footage shows police overwhelmed and mob chanting 'hang Mike Pence'

Feb 11th 2021, 7:04 AM 31,399 Views 19 Comments

Footage shows the vice president being rushed to safety, where he sheltered in an office with his family just 100 feet from the rioters.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:59 PM 23,538 Views 53 Comments

The second day of Trump’s impeachment trial is underway this evening.

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