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# trump - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets
# China
# China

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

Aug 15th 2020, 11:07 AM 22,327 Views 55 Comments

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app’s 100 million users in the US.

# trump - Friday 14 August, 2020

TikTok ban in US to be challenged
# China
# China

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

Aug 14th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,275 Views 12 Comments

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

# trump - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping
# US Elections
# US Elections

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping

Aug 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 42,366 Views 54 Comments

Donnelly dismays at the polarised and simplistic discussion of politics in the US from all media sources, not just Fox News.

# trump - Friday 7 August, 2020

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden
# US Elections
# US Elections

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden

Aug 7th 2020, 12:55 PM 25,293 Views 41 Comments

An independent commission said both candidates had agreed to participate in the three scheduled debates.

# trump - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump misinformation online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump misinformation online

Aug 6th 2020, 7:02 AM 29,220 Views 89 Comments

Facebook removed a post from the president while Twitter blocked a Trump campaign account.

# trump - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Trump says US generals 'feel' Beirut explosion was an 'attack', despite no evidence
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Trump says US generals 'feel' Beirut explosion was an 'attack', despite no evidence

Aug 5th 2020, 10:59 AM 35,801 Views 45 Comments

Lebanese officials say they have not determined the cause of the explosion.

# trump - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise

Aug 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 37,076 Views 71 Comments

Trump said that Microsoft was in talks to buy TikTok.

# trump - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed
# Oregon
# Oregon

Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed

Updated Jul 25th 2020, 2:44 PM 39,119 Views 138 Comments

Demonstrators were heard chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘Feds go home’.

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

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

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,373 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# trump - Friday 24 July, 2020

'We have to set an example': Trump calls off Florida segment of Republican National Convention
# Called Off
# Called Off

'We have to set an example': Trump calls off Florida segment of Republican National Convention

Jul 24th 2020, 6:57 AM 14,851 Views 20 Comments

Trump had already moved the convention’s public events out of North Carolina because of virus concerns.

# trump - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Trump concedes Covid-19 pandemic in US is 'likely to get worse before it gets better’
# Trump
# Trump

Trump concedes Covid-19 pandemic in US is 'likely to get worse before it gets better’

Jul 22nd 2020, 6:49 AM 25,518 Views 0 Comments

Politicians and White House officials have opened negotiations on a trillion-dollar-or-more ‘phase four’ rescue package.

# trump - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas
# US
# US

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas

Jul 14th 2020, 9:19 PM 16,498 Views 9 Comments

ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
# China
# China

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,636 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

# trump - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Larry Donnelly: America's problems go far deeper than Donald Trump
# US Elections
# US Elections

Larry Donnelly: America's problems go far deeper than Donald Trump

Jul 12th 2020, 7:30 AM 46,183 Views 66 Comments

Larry Donnelly says we should not write off Trump in November, but if he does lose, it is merely the first step in a long road back to redemption for the US.

# trump - Friday 10 July, 2020

Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus
# Rally
# Rally

Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus

Jul 10th 2020, 10:48 PM 37,737 Views 80 Comments

Trump also signalled that a phase two trade deal with China was not a priority now.

# trump - Thursday 9 July, 2020

US Supreme Court orders Trump financial records be released to New York prosecutors
# Trump
# Trump

US Supreme Court orders Trump financial records be released to New York prosecutors

Updated Jul 9th 2020, 9:43 PM 39,408 Views 113 Comments

Trump’s lawyers had claimed the president was immune from criminal investigation – a claim rejected by the court.

# trump - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas
# Universities
# Universities

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas

Jul 8th 2020, 10:41 PM 23,861 Views 0 Comments

Trump is pushing universities and schools to fully open when the new academic year starts in September.

US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen

Jul 8th 2020, 6:53 PM 18,993 Views 91 Comments

The virus is surging in several southern hotspots including Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Arizona.

# trump - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization
# WHO
# WHO

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization

Jul 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 40,228 Views 136 Comments

The withdrawal is effective in one year – 6 July 2021.

# trump - Friday 3 July, 2020

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:08 PM 16,946 Views 44 Comments

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

# trump - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces
# Covered Up
# Covered Up

Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces

Jul 2nd 2020, 10:07 PM 14,007 Views 19 Comments

Trump has also changed his tune.

# trump - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?
# Bounties
# Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Jul 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 21,184 Views 61 Comments

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

# trump - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'

Jun 28th 2020, 7:17 PM 56,820 Views 83 Comments

A spokesperson for Trump later said he was not aware ‘white power’ was mentioned in the video.

# trump - Thursday 25 June, 2020

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports
# US Election
# US Election

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 35,679 Views 34 Comments

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

# trump - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress
# Congress
# Congress

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Jun 24th 2020, 8:42 PM 23,690 Views 46 Comments

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

# trump - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'
# US Election
# US Election

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:13 AM 24,780 Views 67 Comments

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

# trump - Monday 22 June, 2020

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims
# Trump
# Trump

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:18 AM 38,612 Views 23 Comments

Bolton spoke to ABC News for his first interview ahead of tomorrow’s release of his tell-all book.

# trump - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules
# John Bolton
# John Bolton

Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules

Jun 20th 2020, 5:16 PM 24,245 Views 72 Comments

John Bolton’s memoir is due out on Tuesday.

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign

Jun 20th 2020, 7:31 AM 38,925 Views 49 Comments

The Manhattan prosecutor said he was refusing to leave his post and his ongoing investigations would continue

# trump - Friday 19 June, 2020

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter

Jun 19th 2020, 9:15 AM 63,589 Views 127 Comments

Twitter has flagged a number of the US President’s tweets in recent weeks.

# trump - Thursday 18 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 10:05 PM 26,144 Views 34 Comments

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

# trump - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts
# Mark Zuckerberg
# Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

Jun 17th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,238 Views 14 Comments

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

# trump - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests
# Policing
# Policing

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests

Jun 16th 2020, 9:14 PM 18,072 Views 45 Comments

The order would establish a database that tracks officers with excessive use of force complaints in their records.

# trump - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’
# Police Brutality
# Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Jun 13th 2020, 9:15 AM 34,470 Views 70 Comments

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

# trump - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Jun 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 32,396 Views 99 Comments

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

# trump - Friday 5 June, 2020

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate

Jun 5th 2020, 7:50 PM 83,195 Views 122 Comments

Trump said the improving economy was the best thing to help improve race relations.

# trump - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests
# George Floyd Protests
# George Floyd Protests

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 7:47 AM 51,574 Views 185 Comments

A post-mortem found that George Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

# trump - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests
# George Floyd Protests
# George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 5:17 PM 165,763 Views 308 Comments

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

# trump - Friday 29 May, 2020

'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter

May 29th 2020, 7:01 AM 38,905 Views 100 Comments

Trump said the factchecks were ‘editorial decisions’ by Twitter and amounted to political activism.

# trump - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 27,394 Views 68 Comments

The Lancet described the allegations made by Trump in a letter to the WHO as “serious and damaging”.