Tag: Donald Trump

Canadian woman charged over ricin letter sent to Trump

A Canadian woman accused of sending a ricin poison-laced letter to Donald Trump was formally charged on Tuesday with threatening the President of the United States. Pascale Ferrier, a 53-year-old from Quebec, made a brief appearance in a federal court in Buffalo, New York after...

Biden calls Trump’s US Supreme Court push ‘abuse of power’

by Brian KNOWLTON White House hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday branded Donald Trump's moves to fill a Supreme Court vacancy less than two months before the US presidential election an "abuse of power," as some of the president's own party also objected. The prospect of an...

Trump expects enough Covid-19 vaccines for every American by April

US President Donald Trump said Friday he expects enough Covid-19 vaccines "for every American" will be produced by next April, and that the first doses will be distributed immediately after approval later this year. Claiming "historic progress" with three vaccines in the final stages of...

US court sides with Trump on deporting immigrants

A US court of appeals on Monday gave the green light for the Trump administration to expel hundreds of thousands of nationals from four countries who had been granted protected status for humanitarian reasons. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said...

Trump and Harris head for California as US wildfires ignite political row

by Cyril JULIEN President Donald Trump was due Monday to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as West Coast officials and political opponents accused him of being in denial about climate change. The history-making blazes have now burned through...

Trump revels in nomination for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

US President Donald Trump revelled Wednesday in his nomination by a right-wing Norwegian politician for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. "Thank you!" he said in one of a flurry of tweets and retweets celebrating the nomination, which cited Trump's role in brokering an agreement to...

Did Trump disclose secret US nuclear weapon in interview?

by Paul HANDLEY Bob Woodward's explosive new book on President Donald Trump has sent military analysts worldwide scrambling over a boast Trump made to the veteran Washington journalist of a potentially nuclear weapons system that "nobody's ever had." Trump appeared to disclose top-secret defense information in...

Trump denies lying to US about virus after bombshell book

by Sebastian Smith President Donald Trump on Thursday denied lying to Americans about the severity of the coronavirus after a bombshell new book by journalist Bob Woodward revealed that he deliberately downplayed the crisis. Trump's taped admission to Woodward that he minimized the pandemic in public,...

Trump, Biden to try to outshine each other at 9/11 memorials

by Catherine TRIOMPHE President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden on Friday will both visit the crash site in the key election state of Pennsylvania of one of the planes hijacked during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States. Both men...

‘Magical force’: New book reveals Trump-Kim letters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un deployed flattery and florid prose in the letters that forged his diplomatic courtship of Donald Trump, according to a new book on the US president. The pair's personal relationship has been a key driver of diplomacy between Washington and...