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# US President

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# road to the white house
New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid
The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.
# Testify
'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”.
# Hospitalised
Jimmy Carter hospitalised for brain surgery following recent falls
Carter was US president from 1977 to 1981.
# not a racist
'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.
# First Amendment
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.
# e jean carroll
'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.
# accusation
Advice columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Trump of 1990s sexual assault
The White House has described the story as “completely false and unrealistic”.
# 2020 vision
'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida
The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.
# trump visit
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.
# Donald Trump
'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests
The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.
# US President
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.
# reaching high
FactCheck: Could the new royal baby become President of the United States?
It’s all a question of being ‘natural born”.
# Mueller investigation
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
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.
# Democrat
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.
# metoo
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.
Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush
An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.
# Jim Acosta
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.
'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.
Trump on UN speech: 'They weren't laughing at me, they were laughing with me'
“We had fun,” he told journalists in New York.
# flying visit
Taoiseach says Trump visit will cost 'several million euro'
The duration of the US president’s stay in Ireland is yet to be determined.
# fire and fury
'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.
# Senate hearing
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.
# Brett Kavanaugh
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.”
# clemency reform
Kim Kardashian-West meets with senior White House aides to discuss US criminal justice reform
The reality TV star previously visited the White House in June.
# white house gate
'He's a f*cking moron': Woodward book paints tense relations between Trump and his top advisers
The Watergate journalist’s book, Fear: Trump in the White House, is released on 11 September.
# sinn féin think-in
Mary Lou McDonald says she would meet Trump while he visits Ireland
McDonald said the party will join the protests against the visit of the US President this November.
# trump visit
'We tolerate different views': Micheál Martin says he would have 'no difficulty' meeting Donald Trump
The US President is set to visit Ireland as part of a trip to Europe to mark the end of World War I.
# Omarosa Manigault Newman
Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set
A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.
# michael cohen
Trump lashes out at his former lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'
There had been reports that the FBI had seized the recording during a raid on Cohen’s office earlier this year.
# Border Control
Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history
James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.
# 20 years
Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther
Bill Clinton shared his memories of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, 20 years ago today.
# Deadlock
Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'
There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.
# no-prah
Oprah Winfrey rules out running for US presidency
Winfrey says it’s ‘not in my DNA’.
# russia links
Mueller investigation: How Trump might respond to lawyers' tough questions
AP reviewed legal documents to discern how Trump might act under questioning about his campaign’s Russian links.
# Golden Girl
Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?
Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.
# noprah
Trump thinks he would beat Oprah if she ran to become US President
…but doesn’t believe she’ll throw her name in the ring.
# Golden Globes
NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'
The network sent out the tweet following a joke by presenter, American comedian Seth Meyers.
# Royal interview
Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.
# Poll
70% of Irish people would not support a state visit by Donald Trump
Trump has been a divisive figure in politics across the world since he took over as US president in January of this year.