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Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

# donald-trump - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Trump considers quarantine of New York state and other Covid-19 'hotspots'

New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who spoke with Trump today, said he doesn’t “know what that means”.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Our country is meant to be open': Donald Trump could remove Covid-19 restrictions by next week

Trump said that state governors would have the final say on any measures he introduced.

# donald-trump - Sunday 22 March, 2020

North Korea says Trump wrote letter offering cooperation in 'anti-epidemic work'

North Korea says Trump wrote letter offering cooperation in 'anti-epidemic work'

This comes as a hiatus in disarmament talks between the two nations drags on.

# donald-trump - Saturday 21 March, 2020

'I’m a smart guy, I feel good about it': Trump clashes with top medical expert over virus drug for Covid-19 Hydroxychloroquine This post contains videos

'I’m a smart guy, I feel good about it': Trump clashes with top medical expert over virus drug for Covid-19

The president said he had “a feeling” about the drug, while Dr Anthony Fauci cautioned it was unproven.

# donald-trump - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 Controversial Hoffenheim owner rejects Trump's $1bn offer as his company works on Covid-19 vaccine NO SELL OUT

Controversial Hoffenheim owner rejects Trump's $1bn offer as his company works on Covid-19 vaccine

“If we are successful in developing an effective vaccine, then it should help and protect people across the world,” Dietmar Hopp said.

# donald-trump - Sunday 15 March, 2020

US President Donald Trump has tested negative for Covid-19

Trump agreed to be tested after coming into contact with a delegation who had tested positive for the virus.

# donald-trump - Friday 13 March, 2020

Donald Trump declares 'national emergency' over coronavirus US

Donald Trump declares 'national emergency' over coronavirus

Trump has faced criticism for his handling of the Covid-19 outbreak.

US launches air strikes against Iran-backed militia after Iraq base attack

A US official said multiple strikes targeted Kataib Hezbollah weapons facilities inside Iraq.

# donald-trump - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying

The issue of coronavirus dominated proceedings in Washington for this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)

Varadkar is expected to return to Ireland later today.

Schools in Ireland closed until 29 March and Trump bans travel from most of EU: Today's main Covid-19 points

A lot has happened- here’s where you can catch up.

The annual White House shamrock reception has been cancelled

Leo Varadkar will still meet with Donald Trump but the usual reception will not take place.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again

This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump

Varadkar will commence his US St Patrick’s Day trip in Washington DC.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

New York's St Patrick's Day parade still set to go ahead despite coronavirus concerns

The Taoiseach cancelled the New York leg of his US trip yesterday.

# donald-trump - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Donald Trump skipping traditional St Patrick's lunch but will still meet with Leo Varadkar

The House Speaker traditionally hosts the lunch.

# donald-trump - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Donald Trump names his fourth chief of staff, and appoints special envoy for Northern Ireland

Mick Mulvaney had been serving as acting chief of staff since Trump fired John Kelly in December 2018.

Who are the Republican no hopers daring to take on Donald Trump?

Trump has won 833 of the 834 delegates up for grabs.

# donald-trump - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

# donald-trump - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Trump announces new travel restrictions as first death from Covid-19 confirmed in US

Yesterday, the US President denounced criticism of his response to the threat as a “hoax” cooked up by his political enemies.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Death toll rises to 20 after Delhi riots during Trump trip

The unrest is continuing over a controversial citizenship law which excludes Muslims.

# donald-trump - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hundreds protest in London against extradition of Julian Assange

Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison in south-east London as he awaits the start of next week’s full extradition hearing.

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump

The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.

Opinion: A vote for change in Ireland, a welcome vote for Palestinians

Palestinians are heartened by the stance of most Irish parties on the occupied territories, writes Mona Sabella.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Donald Trump offered pardon to Julian Assange if he denied Russia link to email leak, UK court told

Trump would only pardon Assange if he said Russia was not involved in the leak of Democratic National Committee emails, the court heard.

# donald-trump - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial

The US president was acquitted of all charges in his Senate impeachment trial this week.

# donald-trump - Friday 7 February, 2020

Trump 'apoplectic' with Johnson in phone call over UK's decision on Huawei and 5G

Huawei is only one of a series of issues where the two nations are at odds

# donald-trump - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory

The starting gun in the 2020 presidential race was shot this week.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Impeached but acquitted: How a saga fit for reality TV played out in front of a divided US

He was acquitted of both charges earlier today.

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech State Of The Union This post contains videos

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech

The US President declared America is “stronger than ever before” in his State of the Union address.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Impeachment trial: Democrats and White House lawyers wrap up cases as closing arguments heard

The Senate is to vote at 4pm (9pm Irish time) tomorrow.

# donald-trump - Monday 3 February, 2020

Donald Trump congratulates wrong state after Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl win

The Kansas City NFL team is in Missouri, not Kansas.

# donald-trump - Friday 31 January, 2020

Trump set to be acquitted if senators block further witnesses in impeachment trial

If senators vote not to hear from any more witnesses, Trump could be acquitted by the end of the day.

# donald-trump - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.

Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence

The White House, meanwhile, is seeking to block the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton’s book.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony

The defence in the Trump impeachment trial closed their initial arguments yesterday.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map

Trump said that his plan “could be the last opportunity” for Palestinians.

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

# donald-trump - Monday 27 January, 2020

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser

John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.

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