Donald Trump sued by 16 states over ‘illegal’ national emergency declaration to get border wall funds

Trump used executive powers to gather the £4.4billion to build the wall after Congress only allocated him £1.09billion – falling well short of his demands. The most recent budget deal passed by Congress was to avert a second government shutdown. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement yesterday declaring the move to bypass Congress and use money from the […]

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Trump warns Venezuela military they are risking their lives and future

MIAMI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela’s military who are helping President Nicolas Maduro to stay in power that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country. Speaking to a cheering crowd mostly of Venezuelan and Cuban immigrants, Trump said if the Venezuelan military […]

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‘This will get Trump re-elected’: Amazon dumps New York, sparking elation, outrage

New York: Inhaling his nicotine vape pen as if contains life-saving medication, Josh Bowen is growing increasingly furious and his language increasingly salty. Long Island City restaurant owner Josh Bowen blames “Marxist revolutionaries” for Amazon’s decision to pull out of its planned move to New York. Credit:Matthew Knott "This sucks!" he says. "New York is a city of bitches and whiners." It's […]

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Trump will refuse shutdown deal if it has backpay for contractors

Trump will REFUSE to sign a deal to prevent another shutdown if it includes backpay for federal contractors who lost out during the last government stoppage President Trump won’t sign legislation to prevent another government shutdown if it includes back pay for contractors  Democrats were trying to get money for them in the final bill But Republican Sen. Roy Blunt […]

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Boy named Trump who fell asleep during State of the Union wakes a hero

For some people watching the State of the Union address in the US Capitol on Tuesday night, the hero was the one speaking from the dais. For some, it was the Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose pursed lips, standing ovations and visible sighs became instant memes. Sixth-grade student Joshua Trump earned a legion of fans online after falling asleep […]

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Escort says she made up Trump dirt story to help win release from Thai jail

Escort who claimed she had dirt on Trump arrested in Moscow A Belarusian model, who said she had proof that President Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election, has now backtracked and says she made up the claims. Anastasia Vashukevich, who spent months in a Thai jail last year for organizing sex training seminars, grabbed headlines after […]

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Trump aides claim public support ROCKETED during shutdown despite key backers branding president a ‘wimp’ for ‘caving in’ on border wall

They say the move bolstered his standings in "key political battlegrounds" even though he was branded a WIMP for restarting government without clinching funding for his wall. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale commissioned a survey taken during the final days of the shutdown. It covered 10 Republican districts that Democrats won in the 2018 midterms and found although some voters […]

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Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador over caravans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to cut off aid to three Central American countries on Wednesday in response to what he said was a new wave of immigrants headed toward the United States from those countries. Trump, struggling to get a request through the U.S. Congress for money to build a southern border wall, […]

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U.S. prosecutors press witnesses to testify against Assange-WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. federal prosecutors have stepped up efforts to pressure witnesses to testify against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, WikiLeaks said on Wednesday, in connection with what it said were secret criminal charges filed by the Trump administration. WikiLeaks did not mention any names in its public statement. But Assange’s lawyers identified some of those contacted in a document […]

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