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EU Commission backs Twitter over Trump ‘glorifying violence’

by on June 2, 2020 0
The European Commission has backed Twitter in the social media giant’s dispute with Donald Trump after it hid one of his tweets, saying it violates rules about glorifying violence. The president last week tweeted he would “send in the National Guard”, and followed that up with a warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting... Read More

As Protests and Violence Spill Over, Trump Shrinks Back

by on June 1, 2020 0
WASHINGTON — Inside the White House, the mood was bristling with tension. Hundreds of protesters were gathering outside the gates, shouting curses at President Trump and in some cases throwing bricks and bottles. Nervous for his safety, Secret Service agents abruptly rushed the president to the underground bunker used in the past during terrorist... Read More

Pelosi: I ‘kind of ignore’ Trump’s tweets on Floyd

by on May 31, 2020 0
Washington (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she “kind of ignore(s)” President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on the nationwide protests spurred by the recent killing of an unarmed black man in Minnesota. In an interview with ABC, the California Democrat also praised former President Barack Obama’s recent statement on the unrest and said she thinks Trump should unify,... Read More

Trump administration considering new weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, top Democrat says

by on May 31, 2020 0
(CNN)The Trump administration is considering yet another weapons sale to Saudi Arabia despite the fact that it is facing scrutiny from congressional Democrats who believe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may have recommended the firing of an independent watchdog because he was investigating the top US diplomat’s controversial decision to fast-track a previous arms deal to... Read More

Michigan AG says Trump sent ‘the worst possible message’ by refusing to wear a mask in front of cameras during tour of Ford plant

by on May 22, 2020 0
Michigan’s attorney general slammed President Donald Trump for “conveying the worst possible message” by refusing to wear a mask in front of cameras during his visit Thursday to a Ford manufacturing plant. “I am ashamed to have him be President of the United States of America,” Dana Nessel, a Democrat, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation... Read More

Obama Rips Trump Administration’s Failed Response To Coronavirus In Commencement Speech

by on May 18, 2020 0
Former U.S. president Barack Obama tore into the failed pandemic response by Donald Trump’s administration in a college commencement address on Saturday. Obama spoke to the class of 2020 of the 74 historically black colleges and universities across the United States as part of a two-hour video event. He also addressed communities of colour that are disproportionally... Read More