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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Friday 15 February, 2019

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'

The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.

Jeff Sessions said FBI better off hiring Irishmen who are 'drunks but could be trusted', new book claims

Former FBI director Andrew McCabe has been scathing of the US President and Jeff Sessions in a new book.

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# donald-trump - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules

Paul Manafort faces years in prison in two criminal cases following yesterday’s ruling.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely

The deal offers nearly $1.4 billion (€1.2 billion) for construction of the wall as well as additional border security measures.

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies El Paso This post contains videos

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies

Trump attacked his potential rival during his Texas speech.

# donald-trump - Monday 11 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Here are the three women who are in with a real chance of defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential race First Female President

# donald-trump - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'See you on the campaign trail, Liz!': Trump responds to Elizabeth Warren's 2020 bid

Warren is among the highest-profile of the growing pool of Democrats hoping to unseat Trump in 2020.

# donald-trump - Saturday 9 February, 2019

What's going on with Jeff Bezos, a tabloid magazine, Donald Trump and alleged blackmail?

A heated dispute is ongoing in the US involving some very high profile figures.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world' Primetime Speech This post contains videos

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'

Trump told Congress that the ‘politics of revenge’ must be rejected but Democrats are sceptical.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care? Special Relationship This post contains videos

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?

Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.

# donald-trump - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Elizabeth Warren apologises to Native American tribe for DNA test

Warren decision to take the test was criticised by Native American leaders.

# donald-trump - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

# donald-trump - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Sarah Sanders: 'God wanted Donald Trump to be president' Divine Intervention This post contains videos

Sarah Sanders: 'God wanted Donald Trump to be president'

Sanders was speaking in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network

# donald-trump - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Former Trump advisor Roger Stone pleads not guilty to charges related to ongoing Russia probe

Stone is charged with lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction in relation to his contacts with WikiLeaks.

# donald-trump - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?

The party is looking to build on their successes in the midterms.

# donald-trump - Friday 25 January, 2019

Deal struck to temporarily end shutdown over funding Donald Trump's 'smart wall'

“The walls we are building are not medieval walls. They are smart walls,” Trump said in a speech outside the White House.

Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight

Meanwhile, The White House has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for US President Donald Trump’s border wall.

Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country

US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.

# donald-trump - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on?

The current political crisis has been years in the making.

Donald Trump delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown is over

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi has effectively blocked Trump from giving his State of the Union address.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'No Cave!': It's wall or bust for a defiant Trump as shutdown enters 33rd day

Democrat Nancy Pelosi accused the president of “holding Americans hostage” over his wall demands.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump US President This post contains videos

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'

The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.

# donald-trump - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.

# donald-trump - Saturday 19 January, 2019

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown

Many wore pink “pussy” hats to protest Trump’s demeaning comments about women.

Robert Mueller disputes BuzzFeed article that claimed Trump ordered Cohen to lie to Congress

The report said Trump ordered Michael Cohen to lie about a Russian skyscraper project they pursued during the 2016 election.

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border

Trump will be speaking from the Diplomatic Room at 8pm.

# donald-trump - Friday 18 January, 2019

Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown

He also stopped Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi from going to Afghanistan.

# donald-trump - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad

In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons

Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff Happy Meal This post contains videos

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

Trump's order to block some women's access to free contraception blocked by judge

It was estimated that over 70,000 women would be affecting by the repeal of the Obama-era provision.

# donald-trump - Monday 14 January, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russia, says 'it's all a big fat hoax'

Trump’s angry comments sought to bat down a mounting controversy over his alleged ties to the Kremlin.

# donald-trump - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'The wall won't get built': Republicans warn Donald Trump against state of emergency over border wall

The move signals doubts about the controversial wall within the president’s party.

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.