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# trump - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Sat 8:00 PM 27,643 Views 106 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

# trump - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 53,786 Views 95 Comments

“I may have misjudged the extent of his capacity for malfeasance, but I have never underestimated the appeal of Donald Trump’s brand of politics,” writes Larry in this week’s column.

# trump - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Trump airs old election grievances and baseless claims of fraud in return to rally stage
# Ohio Rally
# Ohio Rally

Trump airs old election grievances and baseless claims of fraud in return to rally stage

Jun 27th 2021, 8:54 AM 36,934 Views 76 Comments

His appearance was designed to undermine a Republican politician who voted for his impeachment.

# trump - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Trump targeting Republican impeachment voter as he returns to rally stage
# Ohio
# Ohio

Trump targeting Republican impeachment voter as he returns to rally stage

Jun 26th 2021, 2:30 PM 36,343 Views 52 Comments

Trump’s event at Ohio’s Lorain County Fairgrounds, not far from Cleveland, will be held today to support Max Miller.

# trump - Friday 25 June, 2021

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’

Jun 25th 2021, 12:59 PM 22,998 Views 15 Comments

He has hit out at former president Donald Trump who put pressure on him to reverse the result of last year’s vote.

# trump - Friday 11 June, 2021

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data
# Data
# Data

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data

Jun 11th 2021, 10:12 PM 20,949 Views 14 Comments

Trump’s administration seized phone records of at least 12 people connected to the House Intelligence Committee.

# trump - Friday 4 June, 2021

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023

Jun 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 10,923 Views 40 Comments

The social media giant will review whether Trump should be allowed to return two years after he was initially banned.

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot

Jun 4th 2021, 6:42 AM 23,283 Views 36 Comments

Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.

# trump - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

New York attorney general says Trump probe is now criminal
# Trump Organisation
# Trump Organisation

New York attorney general says Trump probe is now criminal

May 19th 2021, 6:58 AM 55,054 Views 54 Comments

It follows the expansion of what had previously been a civil probe into the Trump Organisation.

# trump - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role
# Republicans
# Republicans

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role

May 12th 2021, 3:14 PM 21,921 Views 28 Comments

In a statement this morning after the vote, Trump said “Liz Cheney is a bitter, horrible human being”.

# trump - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

Apr 17th 2021, 10:19 AM 16,453 Views 16 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

# trump - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 12,660 Views 29 Comments

Three of the four people scheduled to testify before two Senate committees have already resigned.

# 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 43,060 Views 48 Comments

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

# trump - Monday 15 February, 2021

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
# White House
# White House

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts

Feb 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 8,156 Views 7 Comments

The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.

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 48,407 Views 41 Comments

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

# trump - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Here's what you need to know from Trump's second impeachment trial so far
# Senate Trial
# Senate Trial

Here's what you need to know from Trump's second impeachment trial so far

Feb 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 15,079 Views 17 Comments

The case is speeding towards a conclusion and near-certain acquittal.

# 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 37,473 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

# 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 37,720 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 - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

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 15,500 Views 19 Comments

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

# trump - Monday 8 February, 2021

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 11,008 Views 16 Comments

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

# 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 103,379 Views 56 Comments

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

# trump - Friday 29 January, 2021

The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?

Jan 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 21,107 Views 24 Comments

This impeachment hinges on the riot earlier this month in the US Capitol building, as Larry Donnelly explains.

# 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 21,700 Views 37 Comments

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

# 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 20,473 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.

# trump - Friday 22 January, 2021

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 23,368 Views 34 Comments

Ahead of an insurrection on 6 January, Trump told thousands of his supporters to “fight like hell” against the election results.

# trump - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency
# Pardon Me
# Pardon Me

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency

Jan 20th 2021, 6:56 AM 51,773 Views 46 Comments

The pardons and commutations for 143 people were announced in the final hours of Trump’s White House term.

# trump - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists
# Trump
# Trump

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists

Jan 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,506 Views 30 Comments

Queens University’s Tom Albrecht and Tristan Sturm chart the parallels between last week’s attack on the US Capitol and a similar gathering at the German Reichstag building last year.

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
# White House
# White House

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Jan 13th 2021, 6:46 AM 41,149 Views 44 Comments

The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.

# trump - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot during visit to border wall
# No Violence
# No Violence

Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot during visit to border wall

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 9:45 PM 53,088 Views 100 Comments

Trump arrived in Texas to trumpet his campaign against illegal immigration in an attempt to enhance his legacy.

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?

Jan 12th 2021, 9:23 AM 67,683 Views 102 Comments

President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.

# trump - Monday 11 January, 2021

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 118,449 Views 160 Comments
  • A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
  • A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
  • Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
Angela Merkel sees Trump's Twitter suspension as 'problematic'
# Twitter
# Twitter

Angela Merkel sees Trump's Twitter suspension as 'problematic'

Jan 11th 2021, 4:36 PM 127,127 Views 102 Comments

The chancellor’s spokesperson said freedom of opinion should be intervened in within the framework defined by legislators.

# trump - Friday 8 January, 2021

Biden says Trump decision to skip inauguration a 'good thing' as calls mount for his resignation
# Capitol Punishment
# Capitol Punishment

Biden says Trump decision to skip inauguration a 'good thing' as calls mount for his resignation

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:25 PM 106,327 Views 144 Comments
  • Biden says Trump impeachment is 'a decision for Congress'
  • US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence
  • Trump won't be attending Biden's inauguration
Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 29,742 Views 64 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra looks at Trump’s legacy and the impact his presidency has had on democracy.

# trump - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,685 Views 56 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

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 21,649 Views 32 Comments

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

US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:35 AM 67,390 Views 129 Comments
  • Trump said he will facilitate "an orderly transition", but will also continue to fight the election result.
  • Some Republicans raised objections to accepting votes from states like Arizona and Pennsylvania, but overwhelmingly lost those votes.
  • At least three Republican senators said they were now accepting electoral votes after the Capitol Hill riot.

# 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 153,139 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.

# trump - Saturday 2 January, 2021

'A resounding rebuke': US Congress votes overwhelmingly in favour of overriding Trump veto
# Defence Bill
# Defence Bill

'A resounding rebuke': US Congress votes overwhelmingly in favour of overriding Trump veto

Jan 2nd 2021, 9:25 AM 44,974 Views 32 Comments

The US President called the move ‘pathetic’.

# trump - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 30th 2020, 9:27 AM 13,826 Views 3 Comments

Biden said ‘it’s going to take years, not months, to vaccinate the American people’ at the current pace.

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