Tag Archives: Donald Trump

26Feb/17

Former CIA director denies involvement in leaks of Russia reports

In his first interview since leaving office, former CIA director John Brennan says he had nothing to do with the leaks of national security information to the media. Continue reading

25Feb/17

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.

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22Feb/17

Pence: Trump vows to fight bigotry in all forms

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says that President Donald Trump has vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addresses anti-semitism while he visiting a factory outside of St. Louis — after vandals toppled about 170 headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in St. Louis over the weekend.

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22Feb/17

Amnesty slams Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric

Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading

21Feb/17

Trump visits National Museum of African-American History

Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.

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21Feb/17

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he is people’s choice for 2018 election

As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.

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18Feb/17

Climate change skeptic Pruitt takes EPA reins as Trump targets regulations

Director of Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt is sworn in by Justice Samuel Alito after the U.S. Senate confirms him over the objections of Democrats and environmentalists worried he will gut the agency.

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17Feb/17

Reports of National Guard immigrant roundup “despicable”: Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says reports that the Trump White House is considering mobilizing National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants is “despicable.” Continue reading

17Feb/17

Facebook CEO’s bid to reboot globalisation

Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism. As Ciara Lee reports, he’s written a letter to users saying the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. Continue reading

17Feb/17

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn declines job

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading