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# President Trump

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# US politics
Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win
Congress is today set to certify Biden’s presidential win.
# coronavirus surge
US President Trump plans to restart coronavirus briefings, as cases 'flare up'
Surges of Covid-19 cases have been reported in states across the US, with Florida and Texas among the worst affected.
# Coronavirus
Trump warns Americans of 'hell of a bad two weeks' ahead as up to 240,000 US deaths projected from Covid-19
Between 100,000 and 240,000 people in the US could die from Covid-19, according to White House projections.
# impeachment
Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.
# Stars and Stripes
President Trump coloured an American flag incorrectly, and Twitter is in meltdown
‘I’m surprised he can stay within the lines.’
# Trump on IDs
9 of the best reactions to Donald Trump thinking you need ID to buy groceries
Well, this is awkward.
# Trump vs De Niro
President Trump thinks Robert De Niro has had 'too many shots to the head'
‘Wake up Punchy!’
# Dave vs Donald
Dave Grohl went for Trump, saying he feels shame when he travels abroad
Dave says the American Dream is broken.
# clare winner
Trump organisation's Doonbeg investment pays off for its 100% shareholder, Donald Trump
The US President resigned as a board member of the resort company but will benefit from revenues which soared by 30% to €6.5m in 2016.
# Hurricane Maria
Trump tells Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to be 'proud' and tosses paper towels at them
The president’s basketball style method of doling out supplies has attracted a lot of attention on social media.
# HURRICANE HARVEY
President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.
# you had one job
Trump stared directly at the solar eclipse without glasses on and it's already a brilliant meme
Ah stop.
# many sides
Joe Biden's one-line tweet summed up the criticism of Donald Trump's response to the Virginia attack
“There is only one side.”
# rise of the left
Fine Gael minister says left-wing policies would "break this country"
Paschal Donohoe said that a ‘social disorder’ has prevailed since the 2008 economic collapse.
# swansong
Alec Baldwin hinted that last night was his final performance as Donald Trump on SNL
Looks like he’s hanging up the wig.
# 100 days later
100 brilliant tweets that sum up Trump's first 100 days in office
It’s been… wild.
# out of world record
'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump
The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.
# dad's best friend
This photo of Donald Trump in a truck yesterday has turned into one of the great memes
Overnight meme sensation.
# Somalia
'Trump seems to have made me an alien': Mo Farah hits out at US President
“It’s deeply troubling that I will have to tell my children that Daddy might not be able to come home.”
# disputed territory
Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea
Trump has antagonised China for showing his support for Taiwan on the issue.
# US and UK
Theresa May will meet Trump today to strengthen relationship that 'defined the modern world'
The two will hold a joint press conference later today.
# pay for your own wall
Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada also issued an angry riposte to Trump’s wall plan.
# down on donald
An awful lot of Irish people are feeling less positive about the world following Trump's inauguration
A total of 71% of people said they felt less positive, according to a Claire Byrne Live/Amárach poll
# post-truth
Explainer: Why would Trump's White House present blatant lies as 'alternative facts'?
It’s worked for him so far, but for how long will it last?
# day one-ish
After typically stormy start, President Trump expected to get down to business
Trump had said he would be treating today as his first work day in office.
# Defiance
Poll: Do you support yesterday's anti-Trump marches across the world?
Over a million attended the protests worldwide yesterday.
# ah come on now
Trump's team: 'This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period'
Authorities believe Trump drew around half of the 1.8 million crowd Barack Obama drew in 2008.
# taking on trump
Women's March Dublin attracts thousands as part of global protest against Trump
Other protests were held in London, Paris, Geneva and Johannesburg against sexism and racism, which Trump is seen to represent.
# The Morning After
Here's how the world's newspapers reacted to President Trump's inauguration
Trump’s promise of “America first” dominated the world’s headlines.
# That Was Quick
President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare
The order aims to “minimise the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of Obamacare.
# President Trump
19 of the very best reactions to the Trump inauguration
So many one-liners.
AS IT HAPPENED
Protests and celebrations as Donald Trump sworn in
Day One…
# People Power
Obama definitely beat Trump in the battle of the crowd sizes
Trump has regularly bragged about bringing in ‘big numbers’.
# President Trump
'This American carnage stops right here': Trump's inaugural speech does little to heal divisions
“His supporters will be thrilled, his opponents will be terrified,” one conservative commentator observed.
# momentous day
Poll: Will you be watching President Donald Trump's inauguration?
Trump is set to be sworn in at 5pm Irish time today.
Voices
'Get ready for a rollercoaster': Tom Clonan on Trump’s Cabinet and Defence Secretary
There has been much economic analysis around the likely impact of Donald Trump’s presidency but there are important security concerns too, writes Tom Clonan.
# President Trump
Donald Trump 'disavows the alt-right' and admits there's 'something' to climate change
Trump finally sat down with The New York Times after earlier cancelling a meeting.
# President Trump
Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast
And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.
# President Trump
Alec Baldwin returned to SNL with his scarily accurate Donald Trump impression
This could run and run.
# Civil Unrest
Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action
A man was injured after he was shot in the leg.