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#US Election

# us-election - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-election - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# us-election - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'There was nothing to hide!': Trump says ex-advisor's actions during transition were 'lawful'

Trump again reiterated that there was “no collusion” with Russia ahead of the US presidential election last year.

# us-election - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

# us-election - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# us-election - Friday 4 August, 2017

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

# us-election - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out Mean Tweets

# us-election - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting

The FBI are currently investigating whether Trump’s administration aided Russia in their attempts to influence the 2016 US election.

# us-election - Thursday 1 June, 2017

The Russians were 'guided' by Trump team to sabotage election campaign says Hillary

Trump hit back at the allegations, using his well-worn “Crooked Hillary” catchphrase.

# us-election - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court

Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.

# us-election - Friday 6 January, 2017

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

# us-election - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# us-election - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'He's a real danger to the Irish people': 20 letters scorning Enda Kenny for his Trump congratulations

“I know that a great many Irish people feel as I do and are alarmed that your expression of congratulations is made in their name.”

# us-election - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017?

Trump has divided opinion during his presidential campaign – and that hasn’t changed since he won the election.

# us-election - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

# us-election - Sunday 18 December, 2016

His critics may be hoping for an upset, but US electors are getting ready to anoint Trump

The Electoral College, a peculiarly American institution, appears near-certain tomorrow to select Trump as President.

# us-election - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

# us-election - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it

Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.

# us-election - Friday 9 December, 2016

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

# us-election - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

# us-election - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

# us-election - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican

“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”

# us-election - Friday 25 November, 2016

It's the dreaded 'R' word: A recount has officially been requested in Wisconsin

The Green Party’s Jill Stein has made the request.

# us-election - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states

Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

# us-election - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking'

A team of academics has also called for a Congressional Investigation into alleged “hacking by foreign powers”.

# us-election - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role

Law experts have cast doubt on the idea that the so-called “blind trust” is actually blind at all – referring to it as a “one-eye-closed-and-one-eye-open trust”.

# us-election - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month

The Taoiseach is to travel to the US at the end of the month.

# us-election - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

# us-election - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected

Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.

# us-election - Saturday 12 November, 2016

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"

Now that the first shock has abated, columnist Larry Donnelly ponders on a world post-Trump victory.

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?

No one gave the idea that Donald Trump might win serious consideration.

# us-election - Friday 11 November, 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s CEO is adamant that the proliferation of less-than-truthful news had no bearing on the US election result.

# us-election - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today

The two men have had a fraught past, with both taking a jab at the other’s track record.

From The Daily Edge Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec has written a letter to America on how to deal with Trump Knope 2020

Opinion: How did the media miss Trump's majority?

It’s Brexit all over again as the Trump victory takes mainstream media publications by surprise, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# us-election - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Massive delays on Canada's immigration website as Americans seek to flee

Many celebrities pledged to move north if Trump won, including Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston, and singers Cher and Barbra Streisand.

As it happened: The world reacts to Donald Trump's shock victory

We’ll be taking you through the declaration, the results and the speeches.

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump

Larry Donnelly tells us why it’s “undemocratic” that the Republican and Democrat parties have a “mutually beneficial stranglehold” on US politics.

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President

It’s been an eventful morning in the west Co Clare village – with a lot more activity to come.

Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had many talked-about moments during their campaigns.

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