Donald Trump’s former campaign manager is under increasing pressure to cooperate with criminal prosecutors investigating the campaign’s alleged collusion with the Kremlin following reports that his chief lieutenant will testify against him. Several US media outlets, including the Los Angeles Times and CNN, reported that Rick Gates, a former campaign aide and lobbyist, has struck […]
Kenya’s main opposition leader is scheduled to be sworn in as president. Just one problem: The country already has a president. Raila Odinga, leader of the National Super Alliance, a coalition of center-left opposition parties, is preparing for an inauguration Tuesday to install him as a “people’s president” and create an alternative government – in […]
(Bloomberg) — Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday will be one of the president’s last, best chances to win over more of the American public to his nationalist agenda ahead of midterm elections that will be a referendum on his tumultuous administration. White House officials say the president will dial back his […]
President Trump’s first-year average job approval rating was at least 10 percentage points lower than that of any of his predecessors, according to Gallup. Trump’s job approval rating during his first year in office averaged 38.4 percent, Gallup reported. By comparison, President Obama’s first-year average approval rating was 57.2 percent. The only other president to […]
WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told a South Carolina newspaper on Monday that his “memory hasn’t evolved” about the White House meeting in which President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African nations as “shithole countries.” In an interview with The Post and Courier, Graham seemed to challenge the accounts of fellow Republican Sens. Tom […]
WASHINGTON — President Trump has again stopped short of reimposing draconian sanctions on Iran that could break up its nuclear deal with world powers, two people briefed on his decision said on Thursday, but he is expected to give Congress and European allies a deadline to improve the deal or the United States will pull […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he “probably” has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a change in tone for Trump after exchanging insults with Kim over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs. Trump has derided the North Korean leader as a “maniac” and referred to him […]
From the moment he launched his candidacy by attacking Mexican immigrants as criminals, President Donald Trump has returned time and again to language that is racially charged and, to many, insensitive and highly offensive. Whether it is a calculated strategy to appeal to less tolerant and broad-minded supporters or simply a filter-free chief […]
PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.
The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]
Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".
They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]