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Trump open to inquiry into DeJoy and campaign contributions

September 8, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campaign contributions to GOP candidates. The president also said Monday that DeJoy shoul | Read more|

Trump wades into racial tensions with visit to Kenosha

September 1, 2020
Newsdesk

Claiming the mantle of the law and order candidate, President Donald Trump is offering himself as the leader best positioned to keep Americans safe, a day after Democratic rival Joe Biden assailed him over the deadly protests that have sprung up on his watch. Trump is diving head-first into the latest eruption in the n | Read more|

Health experts decry Trump's shunning of virus rules

August 30, 2020
Newsdesk

Public health experts expressed concern Friday about President Donald Trump's largely mask-free, socially un-distanced Republican convention event on the White House lawn, saying some of his 1,500 guests may have inadvertently brought and spread the coronavirus to others. There almost certainly were individuals there w | Read more|

America needs four more years of Trump: Pence

August 27, 2020
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Portraying President Donald Trump as a protector of the nation, his deputy and running mate Vice President Mike Pence has said the US needs four more years of his administration in these challenging times. Pence, 61, formally accepted the Republican Party's vice-presidential nomination on the third night of the Nationa | Read more|

Bidding for Pennsylvania, Trump trolls Biden in old backyard

August 21, 2020
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Determined to keep Pennsylvania in his column, President Donald Trump took the fight to Joe Biden's old backyard Thursday and insisted his Democratic rival would be the state's worst nightmare if elected president. In a particularly in-your-face bit of campaign trolling, Trump staged a small rally just outside the form | Read more|

Trump retweets purported audio of Biden call with Ukraine

August 19, 2020
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President Donald Trump has retweeted an audio recording that US intelligence officials have described as being part of a Russian campaign to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The leaked conversation, purportedly between Biden and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, dates from February 18, | Read more|

Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

August 15, 2020
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President Donald Trump on Friday gave the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States. Trump's executive order said there is credible evidence that leads me to believe that ByteDance might take action that threatens to impair the national | Read more|

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

August 8, 2020
Newsdesk

US intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's reelection bid, the country's counterintelligence chief said in the most s | Read more|

Trump says generals feel Beirut blast was likely an 'attack'

August 5, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump said US military generals have told him that they seem to feel the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a terrible attack likely caused by a bomb. Trump was asked why he called it an attack and not an accident, especially since Lebanese officials say th | Read more|

US should get a very large percentage of TikTok sale proceeds: Trump

August 4, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump has demanded that the US treasury should get a substantial chunk of the TikTok sale proceeds, as he set September 15 as the deadline for the popular Chinese short video app to be out of business in the country unless it is bought by an American company. Trump was speaking to reporters at a White | Read more|