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#Donald Trump

# donald-trump - Monday 11 January, 2021

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 17,729 Views 58 Comments

At the height of its powers, Parler had 10 million users.

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say

Jan 11th 2021, 11:49 AM 16,358 Views 27 Comments

The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course
# Off Course
From The42
# Off Course

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course

Jan 11th 2021, 8:14 AM 35,169 Views 28 Comments

It is the second time in six years the PGA has moved an event away from a course owned by Donald Trump.

# donald-trump - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence
# Washington
# Washington

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Jan 10th 2021, 7:25 PM 51,021 Views 123 Comments

Some members of Trump’s own party have called for him to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

# donald-trump - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Nancy Pelosi speaks with US military chief on preventing Trump nuclear strike
# House Speaker
# House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi speaks with US military chief on preventing Trump nuclear strike

Jan 9th 2021, 7:53 AM 54,943 Views 55 Comments

Pelosi told Democrats that she was prepared to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump if he does not voluntarily resign.

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump's account due to risk of more violence
# Gone
# Gone

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump's account due to risk of more violence

Updated Jan 9th 2021, 7:12 AM 92,694 Views 250 Comments

The social media giant also deleted tweets sent from the US presidential Twitter account after the ban.

# donald-trump - Friday 8 January, 2021

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol

Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 75,416 Views 59 Comments

More than 90 people have been arrested following Wednesday’s protests.

Donald Trump recognises there will be a 'new administration'; Education Secretary DeVos resigns
# Capitol Hill Riot
# Capitol Hill Riot

Donald Trump recognises there will be a 'new administration'; Education Secretary DeVos resigns

Jan 8th 2021, 6:56 AM 32,867 Views 29 Comments

The only two women in Trump’s inner cabinet, Betsy DeVos and Elaine Chao, resigned overnight.

# donald-trump - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Trump supporters could face sedition charges for storming US Capitol
# Maga Mob
# Maga Mob

Trump supporters could face sedition charges for storming US Capitol

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 103,342 Views 102 Comments
  • Joe Biden says those who stormed the US Capitol are 'domestic terrorists'
  • Nancy Pelosi calls for Trump's removal from office
  • William Barr says Trump’s conduct was a “betrayal of his office and supporters”
  • US special envoy for Northern Ireland, Mick Mulvaney, resigns over riot
  • Facebook and Instagram block Trump’s accounts “indefinitely”
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media

Jan 7th 2021, 5:18 PM 24,942 Views 0 Comments

Videos from inside the Capitol showing police taking selfies with protestors have been verified.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,290 Views 64 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?

Jan 7th 2021, 12:50 PM 40,858 Views 33 Comments

Republicans and Democrats have floated the idea of removing Trump from the White House.

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning

Jan 7th 2021, 10:06 AM 21,690 Views 32 Comments

Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.

Donald Trump pledges 'orderly' transfer of power after confirmation of Joe Biden's election win
# Transition
# Transition

Donald Trump pledges 'orderly' transfer of power after confirmation of Joe Biden's election win

Jan 7th 2021, 9:32 AM 59,233 Views 77 Comments

Biden’s win was certified in the early hours of this morning local time.

'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest

Jan 7th 2021, 8:09 AM 34,659 Views 49 Comments

Supporters of US President Donald Trump occupied the US Capitol building yesterday.

Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos

Jan 7th 2021, 7:24 AM 53,500 Views 74 Comments

The Washington police chief did not link the deaths from medical emergencies to the violence.

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time
# Banned
# Banned

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time

Jan 7th 2021, 2:17 AM 32,210 Views 45 Comments

Twitter has given Trump until midday Irish-time to delete three of his tweets.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win
# US Politics
# US Politics

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win

Jan 6th 2021, 9:44 AM 33,468 Views 49 Comments

Congress is today set to certify Biden’s presidential win.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Trump not allowed Scottish golf trip to avoid inauguration, Sturgeon warns
# Biden Inauguration
# Biden Inauguration

Trump not allowed Scottish golf trip to avoid inauguration, Sturgeon warns

Jan 5th 2021, 3:17 PM 153,269 Views 83 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland’s travel ban applies to Donald Trump amid speculation he is planning a golf trip during the inauguration.

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 51,053 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

# donald-trump - Monday 4 January, 2021

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia
# US
# US

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia

Jan 4th 2021, 7:11 AM 57,229 Views 99 Comments

The conversation is the latest step by Trump to reverse the outcome of the US election.

# donald-trump - Sunday 3 January, 2021

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:09 AM 14,396 Views 17 Comments

A judge will decide whether he should be extradited from the UK tomorrow.

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,959 Views 42 Comments

Rory McNab says President-elect Joe Biden’s climate policies are ambitious, but if Georgia doesn’t go in the Democrats’ favour, he could be up against it.

Growing number of Republicans join Trump’s effort to overturn Biden’s election win
# Ted Cruz
# Ted Cruz

Growing number of Republicans join Trump’s effort to overturn Biden’s election win

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:29 AM 53,334 Views 73 Comments

Ted Cruz of Texas announced a coalition of 11 senators who will object to the state tallies during Wednesday’s joint session of Congress

# donald-trump - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill
# US Politics
# US Politics

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill

Dec 29th 2020, 7:16 AM 58,359 Views 10 Comments

If approved by the Senate, the override would be the first of Trump’s presidency.

# donald-trump - Monday 28 December, 2020

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
# App Appeal
# App Appeal

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban

Dec 28th 2020, 8:47 PM 17,048 Views 17 Comments

US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

US government shutdown averted after Donald Trump signs $900 billion pandemic relief bill
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

US government shutdown averted after Donald Trump signs $900 billion pandemic relief bill

Dec 28th 2020, 6:52 AM 22,409 Views 21 Comments

The move will deliver much-needed cash to businesses and individuals.

# donald-trump - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
# Election2020
# Election2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 32,137 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.

# donald-trump - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill
# US
# US

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 PM 31,977 Views 49 Comments

Biden said 10 million Americans could lose unemployment insurance benefits.

# donald-trump - Friday 25 December, 2020

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
# White House
# White House

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,560 Views 65 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

# donald-trump - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Donald Trump pardons former campaign manager Paul Manafort
# PARDONS
# PARDONS

Donald Trump pardons former campaign manager Paul Manafort

Dec 24th 2020, 7:26 AM 27,617 Views 39 Comments

The actions mean Trump has granted clemency to nearly 50 people in the last two days by pardoning them or by commuting their sentences.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision
# Outgoing President
# Outgoing President

Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:34 PM 44,297 Views 43 Comments

The bill affirms 3% pay raises for US troops and authorises more than $740 billion in military programmes and construction.

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill
# Congress
# Congress

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:03 AM 35,716 Views 24 Comments

Trump complained in a video on Twitter that the bill delivered too much money to foreign countries, but not enough to American citizens.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 12,014 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 59,102 Views 4 Comments

Legendary American sportswriter Rick Reilly – author of Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump – is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:32 AM 12,387 Views 23 Comments

The bill approving the stimulus now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.

# donald-trump - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result
# US Election
# US Election

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result

Dec 20th 2020, 7:15 PM 84,223 Views 90 Comments

The idea of deploying the military was reportedly raised in discussions on overturning the election.

# donald-trump - Friday 18 December, 2020

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack

Dec 18th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,779 Views 9 Comments

The hack compromised federal agencies and “critical infrastructure” in a sophisticated attack.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington
# Hack
# Hack

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington

Dec 16th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,311 Views 6 Comments

Both the White House and Twitter have strenuously denied reports that the account had been hacked.

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son
# Hunter Biden
# Hunter Biden

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son

Dec 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 65,730 Views 71 Comments

Trump has consulted on a potential investigation with White House staff.