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# trump - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 29th 2020, 8:53 AM 30,128 Views 61 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Jan 24th 2020, 7:35 AM 10,349 Views 33 Comments

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
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:36 PM 8,662 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Ukraine

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

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 10:29 PM 33,747 Views 64 Comments

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
# Military Aid
# Military Aid

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

Jan 16th 2020, 4:21 PM 11,622 Views 47 Comments

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
# Fallout
# Fallout

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

Jan 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 14,469 Views 57 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

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

Jan 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 28,250 Views 45 Comments

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
# Soleimani
# Soleimani

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

Jan 7th 2020, 6:17 PM 17,601 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Jan 6th 2020, 4:04 PM 8,670 Views 22 Comments

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
# Reinforcements
# Reinforcements

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

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:05 PM 28,660 Views 94 Comments

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
# Mike Pompeo
# Mike Pompeo

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

Dec 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 10,845 Views 18 Comments

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'
# Trump
# Trump

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

Dec 29th 2019, 5:46 PM 20,421 Views 21 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:31 PM 11,336 Views 33 Comments

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
# Internal Emails
# Internal Emails

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 2:52 PM 14,421 Views 40 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 11:55 PM 30,551 Views 90 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Dec 17th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,468 Views 75 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Dec 16th 2019, 8:45 PM 11,899 Views 42 Comments

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
# Financial Records
# Financial Records

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

Dec 13th 2019, 10:43 PM 13,240 Views 34 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

Dec 13th 2019, 5:22 PM 13,731 Views 47 Comments

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
# Phase One
# Phase One

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

Dec 13th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,017 Views 6 Comments

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
# Twitter Spat
# Twitter Spat

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

Dec 12th 2019, 4:43 PM 61,376 Views 137 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:28 PM 23,045 Views 75 Comments

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
# Weapons Test
# Weapons Test

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

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Dec 7th 2019, 7:45 AM 17,699 Views 25 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Nov 26th 2019, 6:52 AM 8,624 Views 6 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:52 AM 22,770 Views 63 Comments

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
# Democracy
# Democracy

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

Nov 20th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,451 Views 22 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Nov 19th 2019, 3:56 PM 9,958 Views 14 Comments

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
# Health Concerns
# Health Concerns

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

Nov 19th 2019, 8:32 AM 18,442 Views 67 Comments

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'
# He's A Peach
# He's A Peach

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

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 8:30 PM 21,545 Views 54 Comments

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
# Alabama
# Alabama

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

Nov 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 32,789 Views 47 Comments

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
# Threats
# Threats

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

Nov 8th 2019, 10:06 PM 23,123 Views 33 Comments

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
# Senior Official
# Senior Official

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

Nov 8th 2019, 7:42 AM 43,395 Views 85 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 7th 2019, 10:50 PM 12,964 Views 0 Comments

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
# John Bolton
# John Bolton

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

Nov 7th 2019, 8:03 PM 22,323 Views 35 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Nov 6th 2019, 8:01 AM 10,228 Views 28 Comments

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

# trump - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York
# UFC
# UFC

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York

Nov 3rd 2019, 8:06 AM 28,971 Views 50 Comments

Dozens of protesters had placards with slogans such as “Trump/Pence Out Now!” and “Headlock Him Up”.

# trump - Friday 1 November, 2019

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Nov 1st 2019, 6:53 AM 38,682 Views 25 Comments

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# trump - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Donald Trump goes on Nigel Farage's radio show and says Corbyn would be 'so bad' for UK
# On The Air
# On The Air

Donald Trump goes on Nigel Farage's radio show and says Corbyn would be 'so bad' for UK

Oct 31st 2019, 6:35 PM 30,458 Views 86 Comments

Trump said a team made up of Farage and Boris Johnson would be an “unstoppable force”.

US House of Representatives approves rules for Trump impeachment probe after vote
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

US House of Representatives approves rules for Trump impeachment probe after vote

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 3:04 PM 9,526 Views 25 Comments

Pelosi said: “This is not any cause for any glee or comfort.”