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# trump - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech State Of The Union This post contains videos

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech

The US President declared America is “stronger than ever before” in his State of the Union address.

# trump - Monday 3 February, 2020

Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.

Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

Trump went through most of the major candidates one by one hurling insults.

# trump - Friday 31 January, 2020

Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, all but ensuring his acquittal

The Democrats had wanted testimony from John Bolton.

# trump - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony

The defence in the Trump impeachment trial closed their initial arguments yesterday.

# trump - Friday 24 January, 2020

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

# trump - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

# trump - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash Ukraine This post contains videos

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

# trump - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Trump impeachment: White House 'violated law' by freezing Ukraine aid, non-partisan watchdog says

The damning assessment comes ahead of the Senate’s impeachment hearing getting under way next week.

# trump - Friday 10 January, 2020

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

# trump - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops

Trump has said that new economic sanctions will be imposed on Iran after the strike this morning.

# trump - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military

Tehran will want to ensure its response does not bring further cost to the nation, writes Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics.

# trump - Monday 6 January, 2020

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

# trump - Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

# trump - Monday 30 December, 2019

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

# trump - Sunday 29 December, 2019

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

# trump - Monday 23 December, 2019

Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial

Ohio, once an extremely competitive swing state, has trended more towards voting Republican in recent years.

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky

Trump is accused of withholding $400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.

# trump - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Pelosi says Trump gave Democrats 'no choice' as House heads for historic impeachment vote

The US President has this evening accused Democrats of waging an “assault on America”.

# trump - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

# trump - Monday 16 December, 2019

Impeachment: 658-page report accuses Trump of 'criminal' conduct and bribery

This comes days ahead of a House vote on impeaching Trump for abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.

# trump - Friday 13 December, 2019

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

# trump - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year

In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.

# trump - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

The charges stem from the president’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.

# trump - Monday 9 December, 2019

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

# trump - Saturday 7 December, 2019

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

# trump - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn ordered to face impeachment inquiry

McGahn was a star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

# trump - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Experts have warned about the long-term damage that the popularity of dubious theories could have on US democracy.

# trump - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

US Senate angers China after it unanimously passes bill supporting democracy in Hong Kong

A measure banning the sale of tear gas, rubber bullets and other equipment that have been used by security forces was also approved.

# trump - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Impeachment probe told of ‘improper’ Trump phone call with Ukraine leader

Nine current and former US officials are giving evidence as the House’s impeachment inquiry accelerates.

Trump's doctor dismisses rumours of chest pains following medical checkup

Yesterday, the Washington Post ran an editorial casting doubt on the official reason for the examination.

# trump - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Impeachment trial told that 'Trump cared more about Joe Biden probe than Ukraine'

The acting US ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor said an “irregular policy channel” was pushing for a probe into the Bidens.

# trump - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.

# trump - Friday 8 November, 2019

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe

The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.

'It's like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak': White House official pens anonymous book on Trump

Excerpts of the book, released on 19 November, were published in the Washington Post.

# trump - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# trump - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Trump's White House chief of staff summoned to testify in impeachment probe

Mick Mulvaney is the latest official to be summoned in the investigation. paimage