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# us-president - Friday 9 October, 2020

Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil plans to probe the president’s capacity to govern after contracting Covid-19.

# us-president - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden

It was announced earlier that the candidates would “participate from separate remote locations”.

# us-president - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Trump remains out of sight as doctor says he is symptom-free

White House aides said Donald Trump has returned to the Oval Office.

# us-president - Monday 5 October, 2020

Donald Trump's car trip to wave to his supporters is 'insanity', doctor says

An attending physician at Walter Reed Medical Centre said “the irresponsibility is astounding” and was done “for political theatre”.

# us-president - Friday 2 October, 2020

Trump, Pence, Pelosi: How does the presidential line of succession work?

Donald Trump is to leave the White House to attend a medical centre after testing positive for Covid-19.

# us-president - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Trump defends supporting viral video of doctors promoting disproved coronavirus treatment

Scientific studies have shown hydroxychloroquine can do more harm than good when used to treat symptoms of Covid-19.

# us-president - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities

Hundreds have already been sent to Kansas City to help quell violence.

# us-president - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president

Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.

# us-president - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Donald Trump pulls National Guard off Washington streets

“Far fewer protesters showed up last night than anticipated!” the US President tweeted.

# us-president - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Donald Trump to sign executive order about social media, after his tweets were flagged

Trump tweeted that more mail-in voting would lead to a “rigged election” in November. The US President votes by mail-in voting.

# us-president - Monday 13 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

# us-president - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.

# us-president - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

# us-president - Monday 6 January, 2020

UNESCO warns Trump against targeting Iranian cultural sites

Donald Trump had threatened to target cultural sites in Iran.

# us-president - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Iraq's prime minister joins mourners in Baghdad for funeral of top Iranian general killed by US

Thousands of Iraqis chanted “Death to America” as they joined the funeral procession for General Qassem Soleimani.

# us-president - Friday 13 December, 2019

Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session

A 14-hour session was shut down by the House Judiciary Committee.

# us-president - Sunday 24 November, 2019

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

# us-president - Monday 18 November, 2019

'I like the idea': Trump says he will strongly consider giving evidence at impeachment inquiry

House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump “could come right before the committee and talk, speak all the truth that he wants if he wants”.

# us-president - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Jimmy Carter hospitalised for brain surgery following recent falls

Carter was US president from 1977 to 1981.

# us-president - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

'I am the least racist person anywhere in the world,' Donald Trump says Not A Racist This post contains videos

'I am the least racist person anywhere in the world,' Donald Trump says

He made the comments at the first permanent English settlement in the United States, marking 400 years of representative democracy.

# us-president - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules

The US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the Constitution when he blocks his critics.

# us-president - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'She's not my type': Donald Trump hits back at claims that he sexually assaulted advice columnist

Trump claims that E Jean Carroll is “totally lying” about the accusation.

# us-president - Friday 21 June, 2019

Advice columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Trump of 1990s sexual assault

The White House has described the story as “completely false and unrealistic”.

# us-president - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida

The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.

# us-president - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Donald Trump tells reporters Irish border 'will work out' after Brexit as he begins official two-day visit

Trump will stay at his Doonbeg golf resort in Clare for the next two nights.

# us-president - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

# us-president - Friday 17 May, 2019

Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit

Officers have been deployed to a road security box at the entrance to the airport.

# us-president - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

FactCheck: Could the new royal baby become President of the United States?

It’s all a question of being ‘natural born”.

# us-president - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Former Trump advisor Roger Stone pleads not guilty to charges related to ongoing Russia probe

Stone is charged with lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction in relation to his contacts with WikiLeaks.

# us-president - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump US President This post contains videos

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

# us-president - Saturday 12 January, 2019

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

# us-president - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid

It was the first time the senator directly addressed the issue, which has come to light in recent months.

# us-president - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush

An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.

# us-president - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video

Footage shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders was used to justify the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass yesterday.

# us-president - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'Moronic', 'odious', 'vile': How public expressed anger at Tánaiste's claim that Donald Trump is not racist

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show how the public reacted to a now-postponed visit by Trump to Ireland.

# us-president - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Trump on UN speech: 'They weren't laughing at me, they were laughing with me'

“We had fun,” he told journalists in New York.

# us-president - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Taoiseach says Trump visit will cost 'several million euro'

The duration of the US president’s stay in Ireland is yet to be determined.

# us-president - Friday 7 September, 2018

'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece

The US President has ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to root out the author of the piece.

# us-president - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

Trump's Supreme Court candidate quizzed on his loyalty to the US President

“I owe my loyalty to the Constitution,” Brett Kavanaugh told the committee. “No one is above the law in our constitutional system.”

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