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#US Election

# us-election - Thursday 25 June, 2020

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

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

# us-election - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

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

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

# us-election - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

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

# us-election - Monday 4 May, 2020

'Everybody makes our drugs except us': Trump hits out at Irish-based American pharmaceutical firms

The president also said that US citizens should start going back to beaches this summer.

# us-election - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote

Sanders said he will remain on the ballot to “exert significant influence” over the direction of the party.

# us-election - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?

Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Monday 2 March, 2020

Pete Buttigieg pulls out of Democratic presidential race

The 38-year-old’s surprise decision was set to shake up the race this week when 14 states vote on “Super Tuesday.”

# us-election - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?

Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.

# us-election - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place

The start of the elections has been thrown into chaos.

# us-election - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer

The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.

# us-election - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released

The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.

# us-election - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# us-election - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Sondland's impeachment testimony was explosive, but don't expect it to change the outcome for Trump

Is this week’s explosive impeachment testimony simply water that will drip smoothly off Trump’s back?

# us-election - Friday 8 November, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

# us-election - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?

Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-election - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# us-election - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'There was nothing to hide!': Trump says ex-advisor's actions during transition were 'lawful'

Trump again reiterated that there was “no collusion” with Russia ahead of the US presidential election last year.

# us-election - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

# us-election - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# us-election - Friday 4 August, 2017

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

# us-election - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out Mean Tweets

# us-election - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting

The FBI are currently investigating whether Trump’s administration aided Russia in their attempts to influence the 2016 US election.

# us-election - Thursday 1 June, 2017

The Russians were 'guided' by Trump team to sabotage election campaign says Hillary

Trump hit back at the allegations, using his well-worn “Crooked Hillary” catchphrase.

# us-election - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court

Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.

# us-election - Friday 6 January, 2017

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

# us-election - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# us-election - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'He's a real danger to the Irish people': 20 letters scorning Enda Kenny for his Trump congratulations

“I know that a great many Irish people feel as I do and are alarmed that your expression of congratulations is made in their name.”

# us-election - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017?

Trump has divided opinion during his presidential campaign – and that hasn’t changed since he won the election.

# us-election - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

# us-election - Sunday 18 December, 2016

His critics may be hoping for an upset, but US electors are getting ready to anoint Trump

The Electoral College, a peculiarly American institution, appears near-certain tomorrow to select Trump as President.

# us-election - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

# us-election - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it

Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.

# us-election - Friday 9 December, 2016

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

# us-election - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

# us-election - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

# us-election - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican

“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”

# us-election - Friday 25 November, 2016

It's the dreaded 'R' word: A recount has officially been requested in Wisconsin

The Green Party’s Jill Stein has made the request.

# us-election - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states

Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

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