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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,970 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 59,060 Views 4 Comments

Legendary American sportswriter Rick Reilly – author of Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump – is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:32 AM 12,375 Views 23 Comments

The bill approving the stimulus now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.

# donald-trump - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result
# US Election
# US Election

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result

Dec 20th 2020, 7:15 PM 84,205 Views 90 Comments

The idea of deploying the military was reportedly raised in discussions on overturning the election.

# donald-trump - Friday 18 December, 2020

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack

Dec 18th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,760 Views 9 Comments

The hack compromised federal agencies and “critical infrastructure” in a sophisticated attack.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington
# Hack
# Hack

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington

Dec 16th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,290 Views 6 Comments

Both the White House and Twitter have strenuously denied reports that the account had been hacked.

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son
# Hunter Biden
# Hunter Biden

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son

Dec 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 65,682 Views 71 Comments

Trump has consulted on a potential investigation with White House staff.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win
# US Election
# US Election

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win

Dec 15th 2020, 7:08 AM 35,830 Views 34 Comments

Electors confirmed Biden as the president-elect yesterday.

# donald-trump - Monday 14 December, 2020

Trump says he will reverse plan for early vaccine at White House
# Social Media Criticism
# Social Media Criticism

Trump says he will reverse plan for early vaccine at White House

Dec 14th 2020, 7:59 AM 91,227 Views 30 Comments

Administration officials were listed to receive their jabs early in the vaccination programme.

# donald-trump - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Four stabbed and one shot after pro-Trump rallies in US
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Four stabbed and one shot after pro-Trump rallies in US

Dec 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 56,353 Views 100 Comments

Some Trump supporters held rallies in the US yesterday.

# donald-trump - Saturday 12 December, 2020

US to begin rollout of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as the country's death toll nears 300,000
# Fda Approval
# Fda Approval

US to begin rollout of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as the country's death toll nears 300,000

Updated Dec 12th 2020, 6:51 PM 18,261 Views 8 Comments

It is the first Covid-19 vaccine approved in the US.

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory
# Presidency
# Presidency

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory

Dec 12th 2020, 7:32 AM 66,492 Views 77 Comments

The Electoral College will meet this Monday to formally elect Biden as the next US president.

# donald-trump - Friday 11 December, 2020

Man executed by the US in Trump’s final days in office despite pleas for clemency
# Federal Execution
# Federal Execution

Man executed by the US in Trump’s final days in office despite pleas for clemency

Dec 11th 2020, 9:31 AM 37,306 Views 66 Comments

Four more federal executions are set to be carried out before Joe Biden is inaugurated next month.

# donald-trump - Monday 7 December, 2020

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for Covid-19
# United States
# United States

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 7th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,870 Views 33 Comments

“Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!” Trump tweeted yesterday.

# donald-trump - Sunday 6 December, 2020

'I want to stay presidential': Donald Trump calls on Georgia governor to overturn election result
# US Election
# US Election

'I want to stay presidential': Donald Trump calls on Georgia governor to overturn election result

Dec 6th 2020, 9:40 AM 126,250 Views 123 Comments

Trump spoke with governor Brian Kemp hours before he held a rally in the state.

# donald-trump - Thursday 3 December, 2020

US government lawyers interview Ivanka Trump over alleged misuse of funds by presidential committee
# Investigation
# Investigation

US government lawyers interview Ivanka Trump over alleged misuse of funds by presidential committee

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:19 AM 90,943 Views 41 Comments

Lawyers allege that Donald Trump’s inauguration committee misused donor funds.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 44,439 Views 42 Comments

The scheme was allegedly directed at unnamed ‘senior White House officials’.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says
# United States
# United States

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Dec 1st 2020, 10:02 PM 35,691 Views 64 Comments

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

# donald-trump - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims
# US Election
# US Election

Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims

Nov 29th 2020, 5:16 PM 46,600 Views 57 Comments

Trump has continued to claim that the election was “rigged”.

# donald-trump - Friday 27 November, 2020

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win

Nov 27th 2020, 7:07 AM 42,088 Views 104 Comments

Trump has so far refused to concede this month’s election.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Trump says he has pardoned former aide Flynn who lied to FBI over Russia
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

Trump says he has pardoned former aide Flynn who lied to FBI over Russia

Nov 25th 2020, 9:35 PM 33,816 Views 95 Comments

Flynn pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI over his Russian contacts.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
# Progress
# Progress

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 3:53 PM 48,937 Views 54 Comments

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

# donald-trump - Monday 23 November, 2020

White House presses on with Christmas tree ceremony despite coronavirus warnings
# White House
# White House

White House presses on with Christmas tree ceremony despite coronavirus warnings

Nov 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 36,698 Views 22 Comments

Public health officials have pleaded with Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving or spend the holiday with people from outside their household.

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist
# US Election
# US Election

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist

Nov 23rd 2020, 7:26 AM 26,834 Views 11 Comments

Trump’s latest legal setback came when a Pennsylvania court threw out his fraud claims in a scathing judgment.

# donald-trump - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Drug manufacturer Regeneron gets green light for new antibody treatment in US
# Regeneron
# Regeneron

Drug manufacturer Regeneron gets green light for new antibody treatment in US

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:44 AM 36,638 Views 10 Comments

The green light for drugmaker Regeneron came after the antibodies were shown to reduce Covid-19 related hospitalizations.

# donald-trump - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Trump attempts to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win
# US Elections
# US Elections

Trump attempts to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win

Nov 21st 2020, 9:21 AM 133,754 Views 90 Comments

It comes amid criticism that Trump’s efforts to subvert the results of the election could do long-lasting damage to democratic traditions.

# donald-trump - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win
# Georgia On Their Mind
# Georgia On Their Mind

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win

Nov 19th 2020, 10:45 AM 27,397 Views 14 Comments

The state has until Friday to confirm the results.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims

Nov 18th 2020, 7:06 AM 59,551 Views 104 Comments

Christopher Krebs was director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Trump asked aides about striking Iran nuke site in coming weeks: report
# New York Times
# New York Times

Trump asked aides about striking Iran nuke site in coming weeks: report

Nov 17th 2020, 7:40 AM 86,071 Views 51 Comments

According to the New York Times, senior officials “dissuaded the president from moving ahead with a military strike”.

# donald-trump - Monday 16 November, 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election

Nov 16th 2020, 10:44 PM 25,177 Views 60 Comments

Trump continues to insist that he has won the US election.

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
# Obama
# Obama

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,559 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

Covid-19: US virus numbers surge as Australian authorities suspend flights into Adelaide
# Virus Surge
# Virus Surge

Covid-19: US virus numbers surge as Australian authorities suspend flights into Adelaide

Nov 16th 2020, 8:20 AM 33,480 Views 11 Comments

South Australia reports its first significant outbreak since April

# donald-trump - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January

Nov 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 37,654 Views 8 Comments

Rory McNab says Georgia is key to setting the tone of Biden’s administration but he will be up against the might of McConnell.

# donald-trump - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trump supporters set to descend on Washington DC for 'Million MAGA March'
# MAGApalooza
# MAGApalooza

Trump supporters set to descend on Washington DC for 'Million MAGA March'

Nov 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 43,375 Views 119 Comments

Various disparate groups of Trump supporters are planning to attend.

# donald-trump - Friday 13 November, 2020

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election

Nov 13th 2020, 9:53 PM 68,152 Views 84 Comments

This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes
# US Election
# US Election

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes

Nov 13th 2020, 7:10 AM 24,196 Views 36 Comments

Their messages came hours after President Donald Trump once again cried foul.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January
# US Senate
# US Senate

Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January

Nov 11th 2020, 10:20 PM 21,820 Views 4 Comments

Republicans won a seat in Alaska today, meaning neither party can assume a majority until the Georgia run-offs.

Trump makes first public appearance since his failed re-election bid to mark Veteran's Day
# One Term Trump
# One Term Trump

Trump makes first public appearance since his failed re-election bid to mark Veteran's Day

Nov 11th 2020, 9:42 PM 51,750 Views 92 Comments

Joe Biden has labelled Trump’s refusal to concede “an embarassment”.

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 6:25 PM 90,774 Views 86 Comments

Alaska was expected to vote Republican, so this will not hinder Joe Biden’s win.

Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired

Nov 11th 2020, 7:26 AM 45,519 Views 57 Comments

Military personnel changes have fuelled concerns of a push against figures seen as not loyal enough to Trump.