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# donald-trump - Monday 17 August, 2020

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

Trump says it's 'crunch time' for upcoming US election as he zeroes in on Mid West battleground states

On the tarmac in Minneapolis, Trump addressed about 150 supporters.

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote

US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.

# donald-trump - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Donald Trump's brother and 'best friend' Robert dies aged 71

The US president had visited his brother on Friday at a hospital in New York.

# donald-trump - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

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

# donald-trump - Friday 14 August, 2020

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

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

Donald Trump stokes 'false and racist' theories about Kamala Harris

The US President told reporters he’d read an article suggesting Joe Biden’s running mate wouldn’t be eligible to serve as vice president.

# donald-trump - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Biden and Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

Kamala Harris said Americans are “crying out for leadership”.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Poll: Who will win the US presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win the US presidential election?

Donald Trump is facing off against Joe Biden.

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?

The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.

Trump 'surprised' Biden picked 'disrespectful' Harris as running mate

Donald Trump called Kamala Harris “the meanest, the most horrible, the most disrespectful of anybody in the US Senate”.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House

The US President later returned to address reporters after the incident yesterday evening.

# donald-trump - Monday 10 August, 2020

Donald Trump denies reports that he suggested putting his face on Mount Rushmore

The story was reported by the New York Times.

# donald-trump - Sunday 9 August, 2020

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse

He said that if he is re-elected in November, he would look at the possibility of making the payroll tax permanent.

# donald-trump - Saturday 8 August, 2020

US-China relations deteriorate further as Beijing slams 'barbarous' sanctions placed on Hong Kong

The fresh sanctions from the US came after Donald Trump’s move against TikTok and WeChat.

# donald-trump - Friday 7 August, 2020

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

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

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

# donald-trump - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Neil Young sues Trump campaign over use of famous songs

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: Rockin’ In The Free World and Devil’s Sidewalk.

Donald Trump suggests he could accept Republican nomination from White House

Use of the presidential residence for such a partisan event would break with tradition.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

Donald Trump says US is 'lower than the world' in Covid-19 deaths as proportion of cases

A 30 minute interview of the US president was aired by HBO yesterday.

# donald-trump - Monday 3 August, 2020

Donald Trump calls his Covid coordinator 'pathetic' after she said virus was widespread across US

Pelosi and other Democrats have gone after Deborah Birx, accusing her of tailoring her messages for Trump.

# donald-trump - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

The reports emerged as US President Donald Trump said he would ban the Chinese-owned app in the US.

# donald-trump - Saturday 1 August, 2020

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

# donald-trump - Friday 31 July, 2020

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

# donald-trump - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Watch: First look at Brendan Gleeson as Trump in new TV series

The miniseries will first air on US network Showtime on 27 September

# donald-trump - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

US coronavirus death toll hits 150,000

The figure is by far the highest in the world.

Trump defends supporting viral video of doctors promoting disproved coronavirus treatment

Scientific studies have shown hydroxychloroquine can do more harm than good when used to treat symptoms of Covid-19.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'

The US has been badly hit by the coronavirus, with over 4.2 million confirmed cases and nearly 150,000 deaths.

# donald-trump - Monday 27 July, 2020

Trump's national security advisor has tested positive for Covid-19

The White House said Robert O’Brien has been self-isolating and there is no risk to the president.

# donald-trump - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Covid and BLM may have him down, but Trump may not yet be out

Larry Donnelly says Trump’s recent Fox News interview was a disaster and reflects his drop in the polls, but watch for the shift in his rhetoric from now on.

'I don't think it exists anymore': Mary Trump on how toxic family dynamics 'beat' the kindness out of Donald

The US president’s niece tells Miriam O’Callaghan how her grandfather’s cruel nature left all five of his children “deeply damaged”.

# donald-trump - Saturday 25 July, 2020

What does Joe Biden actually want to do as US president?

The reams of proposals reflect Biden’s belief that the nation faces immense challenges.

# donald-trump - Friday 24 July, 2020

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

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

# donald-trump - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities

Hundreds have already been sent to Kansas City to help quell violence.

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

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

# donald-trump - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Republicans divided over $1 trillion rescue package as US businesses close and jobs disappear

Surges of Covid-19 cases have been reported in states across the US.

# donald-trump - Monday 20 July, 2020

Donald Trump says Joe Biden is 'mentally shot' in testy Fox News interview White House This post contains videos

Donald Trump says Joe Biden is 'mentally shot' in testy Fox News interview

Trumped questioned whether Biden could pass a cognitive ability test that Trump said he had “aced”.

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.