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#US Election

# 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?
# LARRY DONNELLY
# LARRY DONNELLY

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

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 21,708 Views 69 Comments

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?
# A House Divided
# A House Divided

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 21,696 Views 65 Comments

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-election - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

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

Feb 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 11,579 Views 0 Comments

“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'
# Playing It Cool
# Playing It Cool

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 5:55 PM 19,330 Views 126 Comments

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
# Botsmasters
# Botsmasters

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

Oct 31st 2017, 7:04 AM 8,256 Views 17 Comments

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
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

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

Sep 7th 2017, 8:22 AM 11,518 Views 88 Comments

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
# White House Woes
# White House Woes

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

Aug 4th 2017, 7:05 AM 18,416 Views 54 Comments

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

# us-election - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

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

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out

Jul 25th 2017, 5:13 PM 8,519 Views 7 Comments

Always the bigger person, is our Donald

# us-election - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 11th 2017, 10:10 PM 30,352 Views 93 Comments

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
# Not Letting This Go
# Not Letting This Go

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

Jun 1st 2017, 6:55 AM 24,204 Views 64 Comments

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
# Make Canada Great Again
# Make Canada Great Again

Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court

Jan 7th 2017, 5:54 PM 20,649 Views 45 Comments

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
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

Jan 6th 2017, 10:06 PM 18,312 Views 226 Comments

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
# Clapper
# Clapper

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

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,196 Views 162 Comments

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
# Dear Taoiseach
# Dear Taoiseach

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

Dec 28th 2016, 11:00 PM 14,521 Views 61 Comments

“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
# Your Say

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

Dec 27th 2016, 8:30 PM 25,256 Views 116 Comments

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'
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

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

Dec 21st 2016, 9:13 AM 28,887 Views 107 Comments

“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
# The Electoral College

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

Dec 18th 2016, 6:11 PM 16,233 Views 106 Comments

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
# Liked And Shared
# Liked And Shared

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

Dec 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 8,367 Views 50 Comments

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
# Rick Perry
# Rick Perry

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

Dec 14th 2016, 3:56 PM 10,528 Views 63 Comments

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 Kremlin
# The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

Dec 9th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,635 Views 24 Comments

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
# Trending
# Trending

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

Dec 8th 2016, 1:01 PM 8,997 Views 10 Comments

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
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

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

Dec 5th 2016, 10:14 AM 16,007 Views 0 Comments

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
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

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

Nov 27th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,522 Views 43 Comments

“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
# Not Over
# Not Over

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

Nov 25th 2016, 11:13 PM 39,531 Views 89 Comments

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
# It Ain't Over
# It Ain't Over

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

Nov 24th 2016, 3:30 PM 18,257 Views 94 Comments

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

# us-election - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking'
# Not Over Yet
# Not Over Yet

Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking'

Nov 23rd 2016, 9:54 AM 36,895 Views 125 Comments

A team of academics has also called for a Congressional Investigation into alleged “hacking by foreign powers”.

# us-election - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role
# Tangled Web
# Tangled Web

Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role

Nov 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,447 Views 32 Comments

Law experts have cast doubt on the idea that the so-called “blind trust” is actually blind at all – referring to it as a “one-eye-closed-and-one-eye-open trust”.

# us-election - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month
# No Enda-vitation
# No Enda-vitation

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month

Nov 16th 2016, 4:57 PM 10,213 Views 59 Comments

The Taoiseach is to travel to the US at the end of the month.

# us-election - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?
# Faking It
# Faking It

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

Nov 15th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,178 Views 98 Comments

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

# us-election - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected
# Before Tuesday
# Before Tuesday

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected

Nov 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,706 Views 38 Comments

Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.

# us-election - Saturday 12 November, 2016

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"

Nov 12th 2016, 7:30 PM 165 Views 105 Comments

Now that the first shock has abated, TheJournal.ie columnist Larry Donnelly ponders on a world post-Trump victory.

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?
# Underdog
# Underdog

Obama, the media or ambition: what gave rise to Donald Trump's political career?

Nov 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 11,713 Views 28 Comments

No one gave the idea that Donald Trump might win serious consideration.

# us-election - Friday 11 November, 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg
# White House 2016
# White House 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg

Nov 11th 2016, 11:53 AM 21,552 Views 64 Comments

Facebook’s CEO is adamant that the proliferation of less-than-truthful news had no bearing on the US election result.

# us-election - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today
# US Election
# US Election

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today

Nov 10th 2016, 6:19 PM 28,271 Views 106 Comments

The two men have had a fraught past, with both taking a jab at the other’s track record.

Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec has written a letter to America on how to deal with Trump
# Knope 2020
From The Daily Edge
# Knope 2020

Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec has written a letter to America on how to deal with Trump

Nov 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 5,441 Views 4 Comments

Leslie to the rescue!

Opinion: How did the media miss Trump's majority?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: How did the media miss Trump's majority?

Nov 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 148 Views 38 Comments

It’s Brexit all over again as the Trump victory takes mainstream media publications by surprise, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# us-election - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Massive delays on Canada's immigration website as Americans seek to flee
# Trump Presidency
# Trump Presidency

Massive delays on Canada's immigration website as Americans seek to flee

Nov 9th 2016, 10:16 PM 32,175 Views 42 Comments

Many celebrities pledged to move north if Trump won, including Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston, and singers Cher and Barbra Streisand.

As it happened: The world reacts to Donald Trump's shock victory
# White House 2016
# White House 2016

As it happened: The world reacts to Donald Trump's shock victory

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 PM 151,979 Views 143 Comments

We’ll be taking you through the declaration, the results and the speeches.

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump
# Third Party Candidates
# Third Party Candidates

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump

Nov 9th 2016, 4:43 PM 13,690 Views 40 Comments

Larry Donnelly tells us why it’s “undemocratic” that the Republican and Democrat parties have a “mutually beneficial stranglehold” on US politics.

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President

Nov 9th 2016, 4:40 PM 21,355 Views 28 Comments

It’s been an eventful morning in the west Co Clare village – with a lot more activity to come.