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# 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 44,975 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.

# 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 35,700 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 34,320 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 38,396 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 30,900 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 48,937 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 59,952 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 59,551 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 41,559 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 69,896 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 50,742 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 24,196 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 15,953 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 45,519 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 23,382 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 60,642 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 23,502 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
Live Nov 8th 2020, 5:05 PM

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

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 52,823 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 47,584 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 46,212 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 22,658 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 28,452 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 83,172 Views 123 Comments

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

# trump - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states

Nov 1st 2020, 9:02 AM 15,369 Views 56 Comments

America goes to the polls on Tuesday.

# trump - Saturday 31 October, 2020

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?
# US Election
# US Election

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:00 PM 47,403 Views 65 Comments

Corporate tax rates, luring US pharma companies back, and regulating the tech firms – what’s in it for Ireland?

Trump and Biden crisscross Midwestern states as they enter final days of election campaigning
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Trump and Biden crisscross Midwestern states as they enter final days of election campaigning

Oct 31st 2020, 11:17 AM 17,656 Views 83 Comments

Trump was in Michigan and Biden in Iowa before they both held events in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

# trump - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Donald Trump says election is choice between 'super-recovery' and 'Biden depression'
# Campaign Trial
# Campaign Trial

Donald Trump says election is choice between 'super-recovery' and 'Biden depression'

Oct 29th 2020, 6:43 AM 16,328 Views 39 Comments

The pair will both head to Florida today as they attempt to chase votes in the state.

# trump - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop

Oct 28th 2020, 8:24 AM 60,037 Views 65 Comments

The First Lady defended Donald Trump’s record on Covid-19.

# trump - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'
# Getting There
# Getting There

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Oct 27th 2020, 10:47 PM 24,986 Views 55 Comments

Both hopefuls are in the last days of electioneering.

# trump - Friday 23 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:00 PM 42,760 Views 86 Comments

In a much calmer debate than we’ve seen, Trump may have taken the night on points, but all Biden had to do was not mess up, and he was in the clear.

# trump - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle

Oct 18th 2020, 7:30 AM 92,990 Views 90 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks at the numbers, the fact that Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton and concludes that Donald Trump faces an uphill battle to return to the White House.

# trump - Friday 16 October, 2020

Trump heads for swing states Florida and once reliably Republican Georgia
# Campaigning
# Campaigning

Trump heads for swing states Florida and once reliably Republican Georgia

Oct 16th 2020, 10:41 PM 27,745 Views 72 Comments

A Democratic presidential candidate has not won Georgia in nearly three decades.

# trump - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Trump takes swipe at disease expert Dr Fauci over mask guidance
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump takes swipe at disease expert Dr Fauci over mask guidance

Oct 15th 2020, 10:15 PM 55,444 Views 80 Comments

US President Donald Trump is campaigning in North Carolina.

# trump - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court nominee won't say whether president can pardon himself
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee won't say whether president can pardon himself

Oct 14th 2020, 6:14 PM 47,462 Views 50 Comments

Amy Coney Barrett agreed that no-one is above the law on the third day of her confirmation hearing.

Twitter suspends fake 'black Trump supporter' accounts
# United States
# United States

Twitter suspends fake 'black Trump supporter' accounts

Oct 14th 2020, 7:32 AM 20,676 Views 31 Comments

Twitter suspended the identified profiles because they were deceiving users about their intention and their identity.

# trump - Monday 12 October, 2020

Trump has tested negative for Covid-19, White House doctor says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump has tested negative for Covid-19, White House doctor says

Oct 12th 2020, 10:52 PM 27,662 Views 73 Comments

This comes after Trump declared over the weekend he is healthy enough to return to the campaign trial.

# trump - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled
# It's Off
# It's Off

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled

Oct 10th 2020, 8:19 AM 57,566 Views 99 Comments

A bullish Donald Trump is returning to campaigning but his rival Joe Biden has labelled his behaviour “reckless”.

# trump - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Facebook removes Trump post for minimising dangers of Covid-19
# Flu
# Flu

Facebook removes Trump post for minimising dangers of Covid-19

Updated Oct 6th 2020, 9:47 PM 74,852 Views 112 Comments

The US President compares Covid-19 to the seasonal flu in the post.