FBI searches Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of presidential records probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday, a move that represents a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of law enforcement scrutiny of the former president. Trump, disclosing… Continue reading FBI searches Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of presidential records probe

UK to roll out life-saving COVID-19 treatment which was given to Donald Trump

London, Sep 18 (PTI) Thousands of vulnerable health service patients in the UK hospitals due to COVID-19 are set to benefit from a life-saving new antibody treatment called Ronapreve, which was given to former US president Donald Trump. A combination of two monoclonal antibodies, Ronapreve, will be targeted initially at those in hospital who have… Continue reading UK to roll out life-saving COVID-19 treatment which was given to Donald Trump

U.S. Capitol on high alert as pro-Trump demonstrators converge for rally

Washington, September 18 (Reuters): Hundreds of police officers will be on duty around the U.S. Capitol on Saturday braced for a rally by supporters of the hundreds of people who breached the building on Jan. 6 trying to overturn former President Donald Trump’s election defeat. A black eight-foot-high (2.44 m) fence which surrounded the white-domed… Continue reading U.S. Capitol on high alert as pro-Trump demonstrators converge for rally

Taliban mark Afghan independence as challenges to rule rise

Kabul, Afghanistan (AP): The Taliban celebrated Afghanistan’s Independence Day on Thursday by declaring they beat the United States, but challenges to their rule ranging from running a country severely short on cash and bureaucrats to potentially facing an armed opposition began to emerge. With many ATMs out of cash and worries about rising food prices… Continue reading Taliban mark Afghan independence as challenges to rule rise

Was Biden handcuffed by Trump”s Taliban deal in Doha?

Washington, August 19 (AP): After President Donald Trump signed a peace deal with the Taliban in February 2020, he optimistically proclaimed that “we think we’ll be successful in the end.” His secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, asserted that the administration was “seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation.” Eighteen months later, President Joe… Continue reading Was Biden handcuffed by Trump”s Taliban deal in Doha?

Trump asked Justice Department to go to Supreme Court to overturn election: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump considered replacing the acting attorney general with an official willing to pursue unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, and he pushed the Justice Department to ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden’s victory, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the… Continue reading Trump asked Justice Department to go to Supreme Court to overturn election: WSJ

Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided. Four years after standing on stage at his own inauguration and painting a dire picture of… Continue reading Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

U.S. House impeaches Trump for a second time; 10 Republicans vote yes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week’s violent rampage in the Capitol. The vote in the Democratic-controlled House was 232-197 following… Continue reading U.S. House impeaches Trump for a second time; 10 Republicans vote yes

Republican U.S. Senator Toomey says Trump should resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey said on Sunday that President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, should resign after his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly rampage last week. Toomey, who has been a supporter of Trump until recently, became the second Senate Republican to call for the president to step down.… Continue reading Republican U.S. Senator Toomey says Trump should resign

Majority of Americans want Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence – Reuters/Ipsos poll

(Reuters) – Fifty-seven percent of Americans want Republican President Donald Trump to be immediately removed from office after he encouraged a protest this week that escalated into a deadly riot inside the U.S. Capitol, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Most of them were Democrats, however, with Republicans apparently much more supportive of Trump serving out… Continue reading Majority of Americans want Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence – Reuters/Ipsos poll