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# 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.

# trump - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package
# Rescue Plan
# Rescue Plan

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package

Mar 25th 2020, 7:01 AM 19,694 Views 63 Comments

The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.

# trump - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course

Mar 18th 2020, 6:45 PM 40,587 Views 114 Comments

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara stated that he was “very concerned” over the An Bord Pleanála’s decision.

# trump - Monday 16 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Deaths grow in Europe as Germany says vaccine is not for sale to Trump
# International
# International

Coronavirus: Deaths grow in Europe as Germany says vaccine is not for sale to Trump

Mar 16th 2020, 7:36 AM 149,993 Views 134 Comments

The number of deaths in Spain and Italy jumped yesterday.

# trump - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:10 PM 15,987 Views 41 Comments

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

# trump - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate
# Rod Blagojevich
# Rod Blagojevich

Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate

Feb 19th 2020, 8:27 AM 30,285 Views 38 Comments

The clemency actions have sparked claims that Trump may pardon more high-profile convicts.

# trump - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone
# Resigned
# Resigned

Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone

Feb 12th 2020, 6:59 PM 26,132 Views 33 Comments

The Justice Department had overruled lawyers’ prison time request following an intervention by the president.

# trump - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 PM 18,049 Views 101 Comments

Trump addressed a friendly crowd who applauded during multiple parts of his speech.

# trump - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

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

Feb 5th 2020, 7:18 AM 83,238 Views 98 Comments

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
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:24 AM 13,720 Views 29 Comments

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

Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 12,731 Views 14 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 11:24 PM 33,134 Views 108 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Jan 29th 2020, 8:53 AM 30,130 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 10,353 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 8,663 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 11,624 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 14,470 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 28,251 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 17,607 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 8,687 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 28,665 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 10,847 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 11,338 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 14,422 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 30,553 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 12,475 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 11,900 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 5,019 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 61,386 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 23,048 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 7,935 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 8,452 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 9,959 Views 14 Comments

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