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# donald-trump - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Covid-19: United States posts record 67,632 new cases in 24 hours

The death toll currently stands at more than 136,400.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin still waiting on first phone call with Donald Trump

Micheál Martin has spoken to several world leaders and senior EU figures – but not Donald Trump.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G

The Chinese tech giant’s equipment is to be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas

ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.

Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president

Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

# donald-trump - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time

The US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, as Disney Florida opened up.

# donald-trump - Saturday 11 July, 2020

From masks to polls, here's what's happening in the US presidential contest right now

The election is happening even if coronavirus has grabbed all the headlines.

Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone

“Roger Stone is now a free man!” the White House said in a statement, days before he was to start serving time.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Excerpts from Mary Trump's tell-all book have been published - and the President's not happy

Trump has described that book as “fiction.”

# donald-trump - Monday 6 July, 2020

From The42 Trump calls on Nascar driver Wallace to apologise for noose protests Demand

Trump calls on Nascar driver Wallace to apologise for noose protests

Fellow drivers staged a demonstration against bigotry after the incident but the FBI did not find evidence of a hate crime.

# donald-trump - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

# donald-trump - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

'We will not be terrorised': Donald Trump attacks protesters and 'cancel culture' at Mount Rushmore

Donald Trump accused Black Lives Matter protesters of trying to ‘wipe out our history’.

# donald-trump - Friday 3 July, 2020

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

# donald-trump - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'It looked like the Lone Ranger': Donald Trump appears to perform u-turn on masks

Donald Trump has long avoided being photographed in a mask.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Joe Biden accuses 'white flag’ Trump of leaving the battlefield

Biden suggested Trump has abdicated his duty to protect both US troops abroad and American citizens at home.

US buys up virtually all stocks of antiviral drug remdesivir

Remdesivir was developed for use against Ebola but has shown promise in treating Covid-19 patients.

# donald-trump - Monday 29 June, 2020

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

# donald-trump - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers

The Trump campaign boasted than more than one million tickets were requested but just 6,200 people attended.

# donald-trump - Friday 26 June, 2020

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally

In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Debunked: This photograph showing Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein embracing is a fake

The original image, which has been doctored, showed Trump with his daughter Ivanka in the 1990s.

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

# donald-trump - Monday 22 June, 2020

US work visa ban broadened and extended until the end of 2020, J1 and H1-B visas included

The ban will now included H1-B visas, the most-commonly used visa by Irish people moving to the US.

# donald-trump - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Tom Petty's family hit out at Trump's use of I Won't Back Down at Tulsa rally

In a statement posted on Petty’s Twitter account, his family said Trump was “in no way authorized to use this song.”

Trump defends handling of pandemic at low turnout rally in Oklahoma

The president ignored health warnings to hold his first rally in 110 days.

Prosecutor overseeing investigations into Trump allies removed from job

Geoffrey Berman is the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan.

# donald-trump - Friday 19 June, 2020

South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office

Tensions on the peninsula have heightened in recent weeks.

# donald-trump - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Facebook removes Trump campaign ad for use of upside down red triangle used by Nazis

The symbol was used to designate political prisoners in concentration camps.

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

Trump performs u-turn and says Kaepernick deserves another shot at the NFL

The US president has made a considerable departure from his 2017 comments, when he called for protesting players to be expelled from the league.

Trump asked China's president for help in boosting re-election prospects, former advisor says in tell-all book

John Bolton wrote that the US President “saw conspiracies behind rocks” in his book due to be published next week.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book

‘The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir’ is due to hit the shelves next Tuesday.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Trump rejects health concerns for election rally and says he wants to triple crowd numbers

Health experts have warned against the planned rally in Oklahoma at a time when cases are rising again in the state.

# donald-trump - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer Unimpressed

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer

Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.

# donald-trump - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.