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# trump - Today’s News

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

4 hours ago 11,330 Views 29 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 - Yesterday’s News

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

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed

Fri 7:00 AM 22,934 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

Wed 6:56 AM 51,280 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 27,495 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 41,042 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 53,039 Views 101 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 67,545 Views 102 Comments

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

# trump - Monday 11 January, 2021

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 126,595 Views 102 Comments

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

House ‘will proceed’ with legislation to impeach Trump, speaker Nancy Pelosi says
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

House ‘will proceed’ with legislation to impeach Trump, speaker Nancy Pelosi says

Jan 11th 2021, 6:50 AM 118,301 Views 160 Comments

It would be the first time a US president had been impeached twice.

# 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 106,239 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 29,245 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 60,592 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 21,574 Views 30 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 67,265 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 152,567 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 44,952 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 13,806 Views 2 Comments

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

# trump - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

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 35,682 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.

# trump - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says

Dec 17th 2020, 7:34 AM 34,297 Views 23 Comments

US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he is “hopeful” of an agreement.

# trump - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 7:12 PM 38,376 Views 61 Comments

Mitch McConnell said “the Electoral College has spoken”.

# trump - Friday 11 December, 2020

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state
# US Election
# US Election

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state

Dec 11th 2020, 6:21 PM 30,891 Views 24 Comments

Joe Biden won the state by about 20,600 votes.

# trump - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
# Progress
# Progress

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 3:53 PM 48,913 Views 54 Comments

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

# trump - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 59,618 Views 65 Comments

Larry Donnelly says while defeating Trump is a welcome victory, Democrats are in danger of storing up problems for the future by isolating the centre-ground.

# trump - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims

Nov 18th 2020, 7:06 AM 59,491 Views 104 Comments

Christopher Krebs was director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

# trump - Monday 16 November, 2020

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
# Obama
# Obama

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,520 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

# trump - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 69,865 Views 75 Comments

The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.

# trump - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud
# March For Trump
# March For Trump

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud

Nov 14th 2020, 4:10 PM 50,729 Views 103 Comments

Trump yesterday broke his silence after a week without on-camera comments.

# trump - Friday 13 November, 2020

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes
# US Election
# US Election

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes

Nov 13th 2020, 7:10 AM 24,181 Views 36 Comments

Their messages came hours after President Donald Trump once again cried foul.

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,855 Views 64 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says recent events have convinced him that political discourse has changed and that a place for considered compromise must now be found in Irish politics.

# trump - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired

Nov 11th 2020, 7:26 AM 45,475 Views 57 Comments

Military personnel changes have fuelled concerns of a push against figures seen as not loyal enough to Trump.

TikTok to create 200 new jobs in Ireland as company files last-minute petition against Trump order
# Appy Days
# Appy Days

TikTok to create 200 new jobs in Ireland as company files last-minute petition against Trump order

Nov 11th 2020, 7:23 AM 23,045 Views 14 Comments

TikTok faces a Thursday deadline to restructure ownership of the app in the United States to meet US security concerns.

# trump - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Johnson tweet congratulating Joe Biden appears to have hidden reference to Trump
# US Election
# US Election

Johnson tweet congratulating Joe Biden appears to have hidden reference to Trump

Nov 10th 2020, 2:14 PM 60,596 Views 27 Comments

A ‘technical error’ is said to be responsible for the situation.

# trump - Monday 9 November, 2020

Ben Carson becomes latest Trump official to test positive for Covid-19
# White House Cluster
# White House Cluster

Ben Carson becomes latest Trump official to test positive for Covid-19

Nov 9th 2020, 4:57 PM 23,498 Views 15 Comments

Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows was diagnosed with the virus on Saturday.

# trump - Sunday 8 November, 2020

LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins

Updated Nov 8th 2020, 5:05 PM 107,051 Views 42 Comments

World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon

Updated Nov 8th 2020, 4:10 PM 52,820 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has won the US election. Here’s what you need to know.

# trump - Friday 6 November, 2020

In White House remarks, Trump claims without evidence that election is being stolen from him
# Incendiary Remarks
# Incendiary Remarks

In White House remarks, Trump claims without evidence that election is being stolen from him

Nov 6th 2020, 12:03 AM 47,573 Views 142 Comments

Trump insisted there had been “historic election interference by big media, big money and big tech”.

# trump - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?

Nov 4th 2020, 8:11 AM 46,157 Views 54 Comments

The overall result of the US election is still unclear.

# trump - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Opinion: I once ran as a candidate in a US election - I'm from Cork
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Opinion: I once ran as a candidate in a US election - I'm from Cork

Nov 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 22,606 Views 8 Comments

Corkman Greg Delanty, a poet, found himself running as a candidate in the US election in 2004. It was a learning experience.

Two small towns cast their ballots just after midnight as US election day begins
# Election Day
# Election Day

Two small towns cast their ballots just after midnight as US election day begins

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:01 AM 28,449 Views 32 Comments

A third community with midnight voting suspended the tradition because of coronavirus concerns.

# trump - Monday 2 November, 2020

FBI investigating after Trump supporters surround Biden campaign bus in Texas
# Election Race
# Election Race

FBI investigating after Trump supporters surround Biden campaign bus in Texas

Nov 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 83,026 Views 123 Comments

The US President, however, has said that “these patriots did nothing wrong”.

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