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# republicans - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

# republicans - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

# republicans - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

# republicans - Friday 28 August, 2020

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

# republicans - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found

The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.

# republicans - Monday 24 August, 2020

Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections

The nomination was one of the first acts of a Republican convention.

An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention

The US President is trailing his Democrat rival Joe Biden in the opinion polls.

# republicans - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# republicans - Friday 31 July, 2020

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

# republicans - Saturday 25 July, 2020

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# republicans - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'

A commonly-shared image purporting to be from a 1998 interview with People Magazine is a fake.

# republicans - Saturday 7 March, 2020

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

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

# republicans - 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.

# republicans - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

# republicans - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# republicans - Thursday 31 October, 2019

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change Out From The Shadows This post contains videos

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change

The House of Representatives voted to pass impeachment rules today.

# republicans - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Republicans storm impeachment hearing as tensions rise over Trump investigation

Republicans have opposed the Democrat-led investigation into Donald Trump.

# republicans - Friday 9 August, 2019

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

# republicans - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives

At the weekend, the US President tweeted that four congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of origin.

# republicans - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# republicans - 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.

# republicans - 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.

# republicans - 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.

# republicans - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances

Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.

# republicans - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?

The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.

# republicans - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# republicans - Friday 2 November, 2018

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms

Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.

# republicans - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections

He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.

# republicans - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

# republicans - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

# republicans - Friday 9 February, 2018

Trump White House admits it could have 'done better' over allegations of domestic abuse against senior aide

Rob Porter left his post as senior aide to Donald Trump on Wednesday after multiple accusations of domestic abuse were made by his two ex-wives.

# republicans - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# republicans - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo

The panel voted unanimously in favour of the release.

# republicans - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Donald Trump heralds 'a new American moment' in his first State of the Union address

Trump said the United States’ immigration policies were the cause of a number of social ills.

# republicans - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

# republicans - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# republicans - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# republicans - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# republicans - Monday 2 October, 2017

Riot officers deployed at Portlaoise Prison after dissident republicans 'protest living conditions'

The protest started at around midday today.

# republicans - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Could a fellow Republican beat Donald Trump in 2020?

There is a plausible scenario in which Trump could be vanquished by someone from his own party, Larry Donnelly writes.

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