Trump Criticizes FBI Director Christopher Wray for IG Report Reaction

President Donald Trump was sharply critical Tuesday of FBI Director Christopher Wray’s response to the Justice Department’s inspector general report. “I don’t know what report current Director of the FBI Christopher Wray was reading, but it sure wasn’t the one given to me,” Trump wrote on Twitter. In an interview with ABC News, Wray reacted […]

Hillary Clinton: Trump Made Me ‘Sick to My Stomach’ Pardoning War Criminals

On Wednesday, during an appearance on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show,” 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton commented on President Donald Trump getting involved with  Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s case and pardoning Army veterans Clint Lorance and Matthew Golsteyn. After telling the story of Navy SEALs saving women and children at Osama bin Laden’s compound after […]

‘Canada could well pay for this’: Experts weigh in on consequences of Trudeau appearing to mock Trump in video

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to mock Donald Trump was thrust into the heart of U.S. politics on Thursday. A campaign ad by former vice-president Joe Biden, running to be the Democratic nominee against Trump in 2020, said the video was evidence that world leaders were derisive of the U.S. president. “The […]

Wounded China Strikes Back After House Passes Uighur Sanctions Bill

China angrily hit back Wednesday after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting Beijing’s mass crackdown on Uighur ethnic Muslim minorities, less than one week after President Donald Trump signed separate human rights legislation on Hong Kong. The Uighur Human Rights Policy Act denounces the arbitary detention of an estimated one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and […]

Vote for Women to Transform Our ‘Misogynist Society’

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is using the Thanksgiving holiday to remind voters to choose female candidates as way to transform America’s “misogynist society.” In an editorial for NBC News, the Knives Out star described the United States as a fundamentally sexist country characterized by a pervasive hatred of women. “Unfortunately, right now, we live in […]

Impeachment inquiry: Trump claims he wants aides to testify – live news | US news

4.35pm GMT16:35 Pompeo offers vague answer on testifying in impeachment inquiry Asked by a reporter whether he would consider testifying in the impeachment inquiry, secretary of state Mike Pompeo offered the vaguest possible answer. “When the time is right, all good things happen,” Pompeo said during his press briefing at the state department. The comment […]

Trump impeachment: Schiff calls on Bolton to testify and slams Republicans | US news

House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff blasted former national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday, for failing to appear for testimony in the impeachment inquiry while teasing a forthcoming memoir. Bolton “wanted to wait for a book instead of telling the American people what he knew”, Schiff told CNN’s State of the Union, drawing a […]

Confidence in Trump Economy Hits Highest Level Ever

Support for Donald Trump’s economic policies rose to the highest level of his presidency in November, according to the latest Gallup opinion poll. Fifty-seven percent of Americans approved of President Trump’s handling of the economy, up from 53 percent in August and 50 percent in May. Approval is dramatically improved from the early days of […]

To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the second of the (self-declared) oldest democracies of the world, has, alongside political developments in the United States, reached a tipping point. The political system(s), and most importantly the traditional principle of the division of powers, of both will have to demonstrate […]

Donald Trump tariff threat hangs over global stock markets – business live | Business

9.19am GMT09:19 An hour into trading, and blue-chip shares in London are down by 0.9%, accelerating losses from initial exchanges. The mid-cap FTSE 250 has lost 0.6%. Kingfisher is the biggest faller, down by 6.9%, while accounting tech company Sage Group and insurer Aviva have lost 3.6% and 3.3% respectively. On the latter two, from […]