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# trump - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas
# Universities
# Universities

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas

Jul 8th 2020, 10:41 PM 23,865 Views 0 Comments

Trump is pushing universities and schools to fully open when the new academic year starts in September.

US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US tops 3 million Covid-19 cases as Trump pushes for schools to reopen

Jul 8th 2020, 6:53 PM 18,995 Views 91 Comments

The virus is surging in several southern hotspots including Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Arizona.

# trump - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization
# WHO
# WHO

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization

Jul 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 40,247 Views 138 Comments

The withdrawal is effective in one year – 6 July 2021.

# trump - Friday 3 July, 2020

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:08 PM 16,954 Views 44 Comments

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

# trump - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces
# Covered Up
# Covered Up

Texas governor issues order requiring face coverings in public spaces

Jul 2nd 2020, 10:07 PM 14,009 Views 19 Comments

Trump has also changed his tune.

# trump - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?
# Bounties
# Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Jul 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 21,215 Views 61 Comments

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

# trump - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Trump tweets and later deletes video of man chanting 'white power'

Jun 28th 2020, 7:17 PM 56,829 Views 83 Comments

A spokesperson for Trump later said he was not aware ‘white power’ was mentioned in the video.

# trump - Thursday 25 June, 2020

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports
# US Election
# US Election

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 35,680 Views 34 Comments

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

# trump - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress
# Congress
# Congress

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Jun 24th 2020, 8:42 PM 23,691 Views 46 Comments

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

# trump - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'
# US Election
# US Election

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:13 AM 24,791 Views 67 Comments

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

# trump - Monday 22 June, 2020

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims
# Trump
# Trump

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:18 AM 38,615 Views 23 Comments

Bolton spoke to ABC News for his first interview ahead of tomorrow’s release of his tell-all book.

# trump - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules
# John Bolton
# John Bolton

Trump’s former national security adviser can publish tell-all book, judge rules

Jun 20th 2020, 5:16 PM 24,254 Views 72 Comments

John Bolton’s memoir is due out on Tuesday.

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign

Jun 20th 2020, 7:31 AM 38,926 Views 49 Comments

The Manhattan prosecutor said he was refusing to leave his post and his ongoing investigations would continue

# trump - Friday 19 June, 2020

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter

Jun 19th 2020, 9:15 AM 63,633 Views 127 Comments

Twitter has flagged a number of the US President’s tweets in recent weeks.

# trump - Thursday 18 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 10:05 PM 26,146 Views 34 Comments

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

# trump - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts
# Mark Zuckerberg
# Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

Jun 17th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,241 Views 14 Comments

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

# trump - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests
# Policing
# Policing

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests

Jun 16th 2020, 9:14 PM 18,088 Views 45 Comments

The order would establish a database that tracks officers with excessive use of force complaints in their records.

# trump - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’
# Police Brutality
# Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Jun 13th 2020, 9:15 AM 34,479 Views 70 Comments

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

# trump - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Jun 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,106 Views 99 Comments

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

# trump - Friday 5 June, 2020

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate

Jun 5th 2020, 7:50 PM 83,228 Views 122 Comments

Trump said the improving economy was the best thing to help improve race relations.

# trump - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests
# George Floyd Protests
# George Floyd Protests

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 7:47 AM 51,601 Views 185 Comments

A post-mortem found that George Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

# trump - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests
# George Floyd Protests
# George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 5:17 PM 165,818 Views 309 Comments

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

# trump - Friday 29 May, 2020

'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter

May 29th 2020, 7:01 AM 38,915 Views 100 Comments

Trump said the factchecks were ‘editorial decisions’ by Twitter and amounted to political activism.

# trump - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 27,410 Views 68 Comments

The Lancet described the allegations made by Trump in a letter to the WHO as “serious and damaging”.

# trump - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'

May 16th 2020, 8:29 PM 32,403 Views 91 Comments

The timeline projected by Trump is more optimistic than what Europe foresees.

# trump - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast

May 12th 2020, 5:52 PM 21,926 Views 40 Comments

Dr Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel the federal government has developed guidelines for local jurisdictions on how to safely reopen activities.

# trump - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump?

May 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 125,615 Views 161 Comments

Trump was on track to take a second term, but Covid-19 has changed everything, writes Donnelly.

# trump - Thursday 7 May, 2020

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn

May 7th 2020, 9:20 PM 17,377 Views 60 Comments

The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.

# trump - Friday 1 May, 2020

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together
# Teamwork
# Teamwork

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together

May 1st 2020, 8:41 AM 27,125 Views 56 Comments

António Guterres was critical of the lack of leadership in response to Covid-19.

# trump - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'I don’t want people to get used to this': Trump says US will not extend social distancing guidelines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I don’t want people to get used to this': Trump says US will not extend social distancing guidelines

Apr 30th 2020, 8:00 AM 75,038 Views 113 Comments

The national guidelines are set to expire on Thursday.

# trump - Saturday 25 April, 2020

White House cuts off coronavirus briefing without taking questions
# Trump
# Trump

White House cuts off coronavirus briefing without taking questions

Apr 25th 2020, 7:33 AM 66,384 Views 99 Comments

It is the first time reporters have not been able to ask questions at the conclusion of the briefing.

# trump - Friday 24 April, 2020

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment
# White House
# White House

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment

Apr 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 86,781 Views 196 Comments

Ingesting disinfectant is not a treatment against coronavirus.

# trump - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Apr 21st 2020, 7:03 AM 45,350 Views 102 Comments

Trump’s tweet gave no further details about what the measure would entail or how long it would be in place.

# trump - Friday 17 April, 2020

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow
# Trump
# Trump

Wave of protests in several US states as anti-lockdown campaigns grow

Apr 17th 2020, 8:48 AM 87,256 Views 187 Comments

Much of the protesters are affiliated with Trump supporter groups.

# trump - Friday 3 April, 2020

Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida

Apr 3rd 2020, 1:41 PM 18,377 Views 23 Comments

Four people have died on board the MS Zaandam which was refused entry by a number of South American countries.

# trump - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

Mar 31st 2020, 7:29 AM 66,880 Views 94 Comments

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

# trump - Monday 30 March, 2020

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

Mar 30th 2020, 6:59 AM 39,401 Views 56 Comments

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

# trump - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Trump rolls back on proposal to quarantine New York and other states with coronavirus 'hotspots'

Mar 29th 2020, 8:10 AM 56,213 Views 62 Comments

It was unclear if Trump had the power to issue the quarantine order.

# trump - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US
# Washington
# Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Mar 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 18,172 Views 67 Comments

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

# trump - Friday 27 March, 2020

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy

Mar 27th 2020, 7:08 AM 41,997 Views 88 Comments

Over 83,000 people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19.