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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Saturday 12 January, 2019

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits

No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# donald-trump - Friday 11 January, 2019

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

Trump warns that murderers and gangsters would spread across America if wall isn't built

In other Trump news, his former lawyer Michael Cohen is set to testify to Congress next month.

# donald-trump - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

'A temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way': Trump storms out of border wall negotiations

Trump tweeted that he wasn’t making progress in his talks with Democrats so said “bye bye”.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight? Border Wall This post contains videos

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?

It’s all about money, and a wall.

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

Trump tells US the border wall would stop the shedding of 'American blood' by illegal immigrants

Democrats accused the president of “holding the American people hostage” and governing “by temper tantrum” following the address.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# donald-trump - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week

An impasse with lawmakers over Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to pay for a border wall has shut 25% of the government since 22 December.

# donald-trump - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'We're going to impeach the motherf***er' - Democrat congresswoman's call out of Trump raises eyebrows New Blood This post contains videos

'We're going to impeach the motherf***er' - Democrat congresswoman's call out of Trump raises eyebrows

Rashida Tlaib was unapologetic following her speech to reporters.

# donald-trump - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Trump warns that US government shutdown could last 'a long time'

The White House has accused Democrats of refusing to compromise over the wall along the US border with Mexico.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president

“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.

Varadkar concerned about 'external interference' in European elections

The Taoiseach has said there is “a real risk” the upcoming elections could be targeted.

# donald-trump - Monday 31 December, 2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid Democrats This post contains videos

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid

Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.

QUIZ: How well do you remember what Donald Trump did this year?

So much has happened…

# donald-trump - Friday 28 December, 2018

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress doesn't approve wall funding

Democrats are refusing to provide $5 billion for Trump’s border wall project.

# donald-trump - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump

Waterford Whispers founder Colm Williamson spoke to TheJournal.ie about the publication’s fifth annual book.

Hunger Games meets X Factor: Play highlights how people who are 'different' are treated in a post-Trump world

The piece is devised and performed by an ensemble of actors with intellectual disabilities, reflecting satirically on the rise of right-wing authoritarianism.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Donald Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to US troops deployed in Iraq

The visit was Trump’s first to US troops in a war zone since he was elected president two years ago.

Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change?

The bill passed in the Senate last week after it received huge bipartisan support.

From The Daily Edge Here's why Donald Trump's 'Santa' question was such an agonising moment The Santa Question

'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve

It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.

A book about golf for Trump and seeds for Christine Lagarde: The gifts Varadkar gave in 2018

Bodhráns, jerseys and crystal bowls were also handed out.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Watch: Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at the age of seven is 'marginal'

This is despite the Irish government granting Santa access to Ireland’s airspace yesterday.

# donald-trump - Monday 24 December, 2018

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

# donald-trump - Sunday 23 December, 2018

US government to stay in shutdown over Christmas after Trump digs in on €4.4 billion border wall

Trump is blaming the Democrats. And the Democrats are blaming Trump.

# donald-trump - Saturday 22 December, 2018

The Mueller investigation will be the political story of 2019, and other predictions for US politics

Larry Donnelly looks back on 2018 and ahead to 2019 in American politics.

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'

Around 800,000 federal employees may be forced to ditch work or work without pay ahead of Christmas.

# donald-trump - Friday 21 December, 2018

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan

The move stunned officials in Kabul who are involved in an intensifying push to end the 17-year conflict.

# donald-trump - Thursday 20 December, 2018

US defence secretary Mattis has resigned

Trump has said that a new Secretary of Defence will be named shortly.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

The US is withdrawing all ground troops from Syria

Planning for the pullout has begun and troops will begin leaving as soon as possible, a White House spokesperson has said.

Trump panel recommends US schools should consider arming staff

The Federal Commission on School Safety panel was set up after the February massacre in Parkland, Florida.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Trump agrees to close his charity amid accusations of 'persistently illegal conduct'

The New York Attorney General was pursuing a lawsuit against the charity, Trump and his three eldest children.

Former FBI director hits out at Trump for telling 'lies' and undermining rule of law

James Comey urged Republicans to stand up to the US president.