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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Donald Trump could be allowed to return to Facebook today - here's what you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

Donald Trump could be allowed to return to Facebook today - here's what you need to know

May 5th 2021, 6:10 AM 11,324 Views 0 Comments

The Facebook Oversight Board will rule on Trump’s ongoing ban this afternoon.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Trump launches personal communication webpage ahead of Facebook decision on ban
# Social Media
# Social Media

Trump launches personal communication webpage ahead of Facebook decision on ban

May 4th 2021, 10:58 PM 28,943 Views 38 Comments

Facebook’s independent oversight board is ruling tomorrow on whether to allow Trump back on the platform.

# donald-trump - Friday 19 March, 2021

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders

Mar 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,604 Views 14 Comments

The announcement was made by the Twitter Safety Team in a blog post.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Foreign hackers did not disrupt US presidential election despite efforts from Iran and Russia, report says

Mar 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 16,336 Views 37 Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said there was no changing of ballots or altering of the voting process.

# donald-trump - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech
# Cpac
# Cpac

'Do you miss me yet?': Trump hits familiar notes and hints at 2024 run in first post-presidential speech

Mar 1st 2021, 6:56 AM 39,684 Views 69 Comments

Trump had a message for the Republicans who voted to impeach and convict him: “Get rid of them all”.

# donald-trump - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more

Feb 25th 2021, 6:45 AM 30,658 Views 32 Comments

The 46th president has been undoing dozens of Trump orders since taking office.

# donald-trump - Monday 22 February, 2021

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors
# Trump Taxes
# Trump Taxes

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 43,096 Views 48 Comments

The nation’s highest court denied the request filed by lawyers for the former president without comment.

# donald-trump - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'

Feb 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 34,187 Views 45 Comments

Trumpism within the Republican party could be here to stay – with or without the man himself – according to columnist Larry Donnelly.

# donald-trump - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
# GOP
# GOP

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,488 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin
# Post Election
# Post Election

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin

Feb 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 27,466 Views 40 Comments

Another complaint relating to an on-air jingle on Today FM was also rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell
# United States
# United States

'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell

Feb 17th 2021, 6:47 AM 30,873 Views 22 Comments

Trump also criticised McConnell for failing to do more to back his unfounded claims of election fraud.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol

Feb 16th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,647 Views 17 Comments

It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.

# donald-trump - Monday 15 February, 2021

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

Feb 15th 2021, 6:58 AM 48,445 Views 41 Comments

Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.

# donald-trump - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again

Feb 14th 2021, 11:11 AM 21,079 Views 95 Comments

The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump ended in a similar manner to the first with his acquittal.

Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?
# 2024
# 2024

Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?

Feb 14th 2021, 9:42 AM 61,760 Views 123 Comments

The former president was defiant after his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial last night.

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him

Feb 14th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,864 Views 31 Comments

The five-day trial concluded last night as expected – with most Republicans declaring Trump not guilty.

# donald-trump - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,399 Views 250 Comments

The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.

# donald-trump - Friday 12 February, 2021

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 9:25 PM 37,512 Views 64 Comments
  • Senators are posing questions to both legal teams
  • Democratic impeachment managers rested their case yesterday after two days
  • Biden "anxious" to see how Republicans will vote tomorrow

# donald-trump - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump
# That's A Wrap
# That's A Wrap

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 37,767 Views 73 Comments
  • Democrats wrap up their case against Trump
  • Biden says 'some minds may be changed' by trial evidence
  • Trump’s lawyers will launch their defence tomorrow
Trump impeachment: New Capitol footage shows police overwhelmed and mob chanting 'hang Mike Pence'
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

Trump impeachment: New Capitol footage shows police overwhelmed and mob chanting 'hang Mike Pence'

Feb 11th 2021, 7:04 AM 31,423 Views 19 Comments

Footage shows the vice president being rushed to safety, where he sheltered in an office with his family just 100 feet from the rioters.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:59 PM 23,569 Views 53 Comments

The second day of Trump’s impeachment trial is underway this evening.

Senate votes to continue with impeachment trial as Democrats to outline case against Trump
# Capitol
# Capitol

Senate votes to continue with impeachment trial as Democrats to outline case against Trump

Feb 10th 2021, 7:32 AM 9,126 Views 21 Comments

Securing a conviction is highly unlikely, as the Democrats would need 17 Republican senators to vote with them to make a two-thirds majority.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Impeachment case against Donald Trump opens with video of Capitol violence
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Impeachment case against Donald Trump opens with video of Capitol violence

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 9:11 PM 24,425 Views 42 Comments

A vote on whether it is constitutionally permissible to prosecute Trump will take place later tonight.

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,530 Views 19 Comments

The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.

# donald-trump - Monday 8 February, 2021

Trump lawyers brand impeachment trial as ‘political theatre’
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump lawyers brand impeachment trial as ‘political theatre’

Feb 8th 2021, 9:30 PM 14,038 Views 34 Comments

Lawyers for the former president have attacked the case on multiple grounds.

Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
# Starting Tomorrow
# Starting Tomorrow

Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

Feb 8th 2021, 2:43 PM 11,049 Views 16 Comments

The proceedings are scheduled to begin tomorrow, just over a month since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.

# donald-trump - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 38,268 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

# donald-trump - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Biden says there's 'no need' for Trump to be given classified intelligence briefings
# Customary Offer
# Customary Offer

Biden says there's 'no need' for Trump to be given classified intelligence briefings

Feb 6th 2021, 11:42 AM 64,857 Views 40 Comments

The regular briefings are usually offered to former presidents after they leave office.

# donald-trump - Friday 5 February, 2021

Quiz: Do you remember these famous resignations?
# Resign
# Resign

Quiz: Do you remember these famous resignations?

Feb 5th 2021, 9:30 PM 35,616 Views 11 Comments

Donald Trump has resigned from the Screen Actors Guild (Sag-Aftra), the union for US performers on film and TV.

Donald Trump has refused to testify at his impeachment trial
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Donald Trump has refused to testify at his impeachment trial

Feb 5th 2021, 9:22 AM 47,436 Views 70 Comments

Donald Trump’s legal team are expected to argue that the US Senate cannot impeach the ex-president as he is no longer in office.

# donald-trump - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
# Qanon
# Qanon

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 35,128 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:59 AM 22,726 Views 44 Comments

An estimated 600 to 700 children remain apart from their families.

# donald-trump - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Lawyers leave Trump's impeachment team ahead of trial
# Bye
# Bye

Lawyers leave Trump's impeachment team ahead of trial

Jan 31st 2021, 8:15 AM 103,584 Views 56 Comments

Donald Trump had wanted the lawyers to continue his baseless claims of mass election fraud.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

Jan 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 82,645 Views 67 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge
# Senate
# Senate

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge

Jan 26th 2021, 8:37 AM 21,726 Views 37 Comments

Arguments in the Senate trial will begin on the week of 8 February.

# donald-trump - Monday 25 January, 2021

Voting machine maker suing Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani for damages of $1.3 billion
# Dominion
# Dominion

Voting machine maker suing Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani for damages of $1.3 billion

Jan 25th 2021, 10:12 PM 75,945 Views 42 Comments

Dominion Voting Systems said Giuliani had damaged its reputation by alleging its widely used voting machines were part of a “massive fraud”.

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today
# Impeached
# Impeached

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today

Jan 25th 2021, 7:37 AM 13,428 Views 47 Comments

The impeachment trial is scheduled for the second week of February.

# donald-trump - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 20,495 Views 32 Comments

Republicans had pushed for a delay to give Trump a chance to prepare a defence on the sole charge of incitement of insurrection.

# donald-trump - Friday 22 January, 2021

Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday

Jan 22nd 2021, 4:21 PM 12,444 Views 56 Comments

A charge of incitement of insurrection is being brought against the former president.

Twitter suspends account of Iran leader after tweet vowing revenge on 'golfing Trump'
# Soleimani
# Soleimani

Twitter suspends account of Iran leader after tweet vowing revenge on 'golfing Trump'

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 2:28 PM 67,488 Views 48 Comments

The post warned of payback for the US killing of General Qasem Soleimani and his Iraqi lieutenant.