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# trump - Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

# trump - Monday 30 December, 2019

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

# trump - Sunday 29 December, 2019

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

# trump - Monday 23 December, 2019

Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial

Ohio, once an extremely competitive swing state, has trended more towards voting Republican in recent years.

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky

Trump is accused of withholding $400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.

# trump - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Pelosi says Trump gave Democrats 'no choice' as House heads for historic impeachment vote

The US President has this evening accused Democrats of waging an “assault on America”.

# trump - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

# trump - Monday 16 December, 2019

Impeachment: 658-page report accuses Trump of 'criminal' conduct and bribery

This comes days ahead of a House vote on impeaching Trump for abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.

# trump - Friday 13 December, 2019

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

# trump - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year

In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.

# trump - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

The charges stem from the president’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.

# trump - Monday 9 December, 2019

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

# trump - Saturday 7 December, 2019

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

# trump - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn ordered to face impeachment inquiry

McGahn was a star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

# trump - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Experts have warned about the long-term damage that the popularity of dubious theories could have on US democracy.

# trump - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

US Senate angers China after it unanimously passes bill supporting democracy in Hong Kong

A measure banning the sale of tear gas, rubber bullets and other equipment that have been used by security forces was also approved.

# trump - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Impeachment probe told of ‘improper’ Trump phone call with Ukraine leader

Nine current and former US officials are giving evidence as the House’s impeachment inquiry accelerates.

Trump's doctor dismisses rumours of chest pains following medical checkup

Yesterday, the Washington Post ran an editorial casting doubt on the official reason for the examination.

# trump - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Impeachment trial told that 'Trump cared more about Joe Biden probe than Ukraine'

The acting US ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor said an “irregular policy channel” was pushing for a probe into the Bidens.

# trump - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.

# trump - Friday 8 November, 2019

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe

The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.

'It's like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak': White House official pens anonymous book on Trump

Excerpts of the book, released on 19 November, were published in the Washington Post.

# trump - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

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.

# trump - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Trump's White House chief of staff summoned to testify in impeachment probe

Mick Mulvaney is the latest official to be summoned in the investigation. paimage

# trump - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York UFC

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York

Dozens of protesters had placards with slogans such as “Trump/Pence Out Now!” and “Headlock Him Up”.

# trump - Friday 1 November, 2019

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# trump - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Donald Trump goes on Nigel Farage's radio show and says Corbyn would be 'so bad' for UK

Trump said a team made up of Farage and Boris Johnson would be an “unstoppable force”.

US House of Representatives approves rules for Trump impeachment probe after vote

Pelosi said: “This is not any cause for any glee or comfort.”

# trump - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Trump comes under fire for comparing impeachment proceedings to a 'lynching'

A civil rights lawyer said the term is associated with public attacks on African-Americans down through US history.

# trump - Monday 21 October, 2019

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey JFK

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey

“Don’t be a d**k, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba,” starts the letter pretending to be from president Kennedy.

# trump - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida

The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.

# trump - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Hunter Biden admits error in judgment but denies any wrongdoing

Joe Biden’s son is at the centre of an impeachment probe against US President Donald Trump.

# trump - Monday 14 October, 2019

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

White House condemns fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the ‘Church of Fake News’.

Fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents shown at president's resort

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the “Church of Fake News”.

Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion

It follows US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of his troops from the conflict zone.

# trump - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Lock him up!': Trump hits out at Bidens and defends decision to withdraw from Syria

The US President is seeking to use an impeachment probe against him as a weapon on the campaign trail.