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Health Secretary Alex Azar uses resignation letter to fire warning at Trump that the Capitol siege threatens to 'tarnish' the administration's accomplishments | Business Insider IndiaBusinessinsider - 2021-01-17 06:18
How a viral video and a Donald Trump tantrum derailed the Nato summit | The Independent | The IndependentIndependent - 2021-01-16 22:41
The 8 wildest moments from Trump's Wednesday press eventNbcnews - 2021-01-16 15:47
Where do Trump and his fans go after being banned from most of the internet? | The IndependentIndependent - 2021-01-16 02:50
The Latest: House urges Pence to remove Trump from powerOklahoman - 2021-01-15 22:09
The SolarWinds hack: America, the helpless Gulliver?AEI - 2021-01-15 00:00
In the wake of the SolarWinds cyberattack, President-elect Biden has called for a more offensive cyber strategy. But given the unknowns about the attack and the Trump administration’s failed “Defend Forward” approach, Biden should consider a “mutual restr ...
To all the Republicans finally denouncing Donald Trump - you facilitated him every step of the wayInews - 2021-01-14 17:29
Donald Trump will give Bill Belichick the Presidential Medal of Freedom - ProFootballTalkNbcsports - 2021-01-14 13:49
Trump impeachment: Republicans defend - and some attack - presidentBBC - 2021-01-14 02:02
Ten Republicans voted to impeach the president this time - but most in the party came to his defence. ...
Payroll tax deferral ends with a whimperAEI - 2021-01-14 00:02
The Trump administration’s decision last August to allow employers to defer the Social Security payroll taxes seems to have done very little to stimulate the economy. Very few private employers participated in the deferral, and it has burdened the federal ...
In Louisiana Where Science Denial is Commonplace, Support Remains Strong For TrumpJohn Bolton - 2021-01-13 20:58
Read time: 10 mins“The president has not conceded — the president said he has got us,” I heard a voice blare out over a loudspeaker as I walked toward the Louisiana State Capitol building in Baton Rouge at a “Stop the Steal” rally on January 9. Once there ...
Trump Could be the First US President To Be Impeached Twice | Asbarez.comAsbarez - 2021-01-13 06:41
Turkey’s blank check to invade countries may end with Trump - Analysis - The Jerusalem PostJpost - 2021-01-12 11:57
Cuba placed back on US terrorism sponsor listBBC - 2021-01-12 01:21
Donald Trump made the decision days before Joe Biden, who wants friendlier US-Cuban ties, takes office. ...
Hawley, Trump, and the First AmendmentAEI - 2021-01-12 00:04
Understanding the role that the constitutional guarantee of free speech does — and does not — play is an essential prerequisite to any meaningful conversation about online speech and content moderation. The post Hawley, Trump, and the First Amendment appe ...
After Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, conspiracy theorists falsely blame antifaYahoo - 2021-01-11 10:35
The Trump Tapes vs the Nixon Tapes | BU Today | Boston UniversityBU - 2021-01-11 00:37
The Trump Era Is Over. Our Leaders Want To Take Us Back To 2015Jacobinmag - 2021-01-10 16:27
It was never about making America ‘great’: Is the four-year roller coaster over?Seth Frantzman - 2021-01-10 00:22
On January 8 Twitter took the unprecedented decision to suspend US President Donald Trump’s account. It came after other social media giants went after Trump and his supporters, including conspiracy […] ...
Netanyahu scrambles to reset ties with Democrats after best ever relations with Trump - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle EastAl Monitor - 2021-01-09 17:50
Debris and damage remains after pro-Trump rioters breached the CapitolYahoo - 2021-01-09 15:51
Climate Deniers Moved Rapidly to Spread Misinformation During and After Attack on US CapitolJohn Bolton - 2021-01-09 03:09
Read time: 7 minsProminent climate science deniers moved rapidly to spread false and misleading conspiracy theories online during and after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters this week. Some climate deniers, including some with ties to the ...
Policeman among five dead after pro-Trump riotBBC - 2021-01-09 00:03
Brian Sicknick died after sustaining injuries during the pro-Trump violence at the US Capitol. ...
Capitol riot: Trump commits to 'orderly' transition of powerBBC - 2021-01-08 03:26
Allowed back on Twitter after a suspension, the president decries the rioters' "heinous attack". ...
Middle East Stunned by Trump Supporters Storming US Capitol - The Media LineThemedialine - 2021-01-07 21:14
Trump's betrayal of the Kurds was the president at his malignant and incompetent worst - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2021-01-07 20:58
Opinion: An attempted insurrection offers one final humiliation to Trump’s enablers - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2021-01-07 17:14
US election 2020: Moment protesters storm US Capitol BuildingBBC - 2021-01-07 00:03
The US Capitol has gone into lockdown amid violent clashes between police and Trump supporters, who broke security lines and are inside the building. ...
Trump administration finalizes rule that turns refugees away because of late tax returnsAEI - 2021-01-07 00:01
The Trump administration issued a proposed regulation last June that would have undermined that longstanding policy by imposing numerous sweeping restrictions on the availability of asylum. I specifically called attention to a provision of the proposed re ...
Trump and Syria: the worst week for US foreign policy since the Iraq invasion? | US foreign policy | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2021-01-06 20:15
Not Everyone In the Middle East Is Sad To See Trump Go, By Phillip van Niekerk - Premium Times OpinionPremiumtimesng - 2021-01-06 19:13
Opinion: COVID changed Trump for the worse - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2021-01-06 07:36
Trends in Terrorism: What’s on the Horizon in 2021?Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2021-01-06 06:48
The year 2020 was unprecedented in many ways. Just three days into the year, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force (IRGC-QF) commander Qasem Soleimani. That news was soon eclipsed by the worl ...
'Biggest Threat Yet' to Arctic Refuge as Trump Readies Last-Minute Lease SaleJohn Bolton - 2021-01-06 06:27
Read time: 4 minsBy Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams. Originally published on Common Dreams under CC BY-SA 3.0 US. “The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge faces its biggest threat yet.” That's the warning issued by the National Audubon Society on Tuesday — a d ...
Questions about special regulation of cryptocurrency service providersAEI - 2021-01-05 00:03
A last-minute rulemaking being hustled out at the end of the Trump administration would regulate cryptocurrency more heavily and detrimentally than any other form of value transfer. The post Questions about special regulation of cryptocurrency service pro ...
Some roleplayers in the Middle East will miss Trump’s...Dailymaverick - 2021-01-03 21:33
How will the post-Trump, Biden era shape TV and movies? - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2021-01-03 20:40
After pardon, Blackwater guard defiant: ‘I acted correctly’ Liberty Donald Trump Blackwater contractors contractors | The IndependentIndependent - 2021-01-03 06:08
Trump Was Right to Question the Carter Doctrine, Biden Should Too | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2021-01-02 16:17
Is Trump splitting the Republican Party over coronavirus stimulus?Yahoo - 2021-01-02 02:07
Congress overrides Donald Trump's veto of a defense policy bill in the first such rebuke of his presidencyYahoo - 2021-01-01 22:38
Four must-read books on Trump’s Middle East policies - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle EastAl Monitor - 2020-12-31 22:12
The Guardian view on Syria and Trump: a disaster, still being made | Donald Trump | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-31 13:16
Will President Trump Bring Turkey Back to the West? - Watch JerusalemWatchjerusalem - 2020-12-30 23:59
Rep. Maxine Waters: Trump is “managing and conducting a criminal enterprise right out of the White House”Yahoo - 2020-12-30 06:10
Trump fed our worst instincts. His global legacy is toxic and immoral | Donald Trump | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-27 17:30
AP News Digest 3 a.m. photo AP South Korea Donald Trump news | The IndependentIndependent - 2020-12-26 13:26
AP News Digest 3 a.m. photo United States AP Donald Trump Florida | The IndependentIndependent - 2020-12-25 12:07
Biden and Harris respond to Trump's attacks before the RNCYahoo - 2020-12-25 07:52
Former police officer pardoned by President Trump speaks out: 'This means the world to me'Yahoo - 2020-12-25 07:36
Ali: Those targeted by Trump, and the bigotry he emboldened, just woke up to a new dayYahoo - 2020-12-25 01:36
The 'wreckage' left by Trump and how to reform itYahoo - 2020-12-24 23:10
Letters to the Editor: With Kamala Harris as VP pick, expect Trump to go full dictator against Joe BidenYahoo - 2020-12-24 11:02
UN criticises Trump's pardons for Blackwater guards jailed over Iraq killingsBBC - 2020-12-24 02:53
Four American contractors were jailed over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in 2007. ...
Following the electoral college vote, should President Trump concede? p1Yahoo - 2020-12-23 00:49
12 Trump Attacks on the Environment Since the ElectionJohn Bolton - 2020-12-23 00:09
Read time: 10 minsBy Tara Lohan, The Revelator. Originally posted on The Revelator. In the aftermath of the November 3 election, President Donald Trump has tried every trick in the book to avoid facing the reality of his loss. A barrage of lawsuits accomp ...
Trump's diplomatic skirmish with Turkey is a reminder that we owe the Kurds our helpTelegraph - 2020-12-21 09:36
Baby monkeys and a Trump waxwork: Monday's top photos | News | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-20 18:14
AP News Digest 2 p.m. Data AP Donald Trump Iran China | The IndependentIndependent - 2020-12-20 06:58
Coronavirus: Trump's Covid vaccine chief admits delivery mistakeBBC - 2020-12-20 00:05
The army general apologises to states who will get fewer Pfizer doses than they were expecting. ...
Trump: Georgia Sec. of State Raffensperger is an 'enemy of the people'Yahoo - 2020-12-19 13:54
Trump administration fails the first test of Covid vaccine distributionYahoo - 2020-12-19 07:05
Sarah Cooper, the internet's favorite Donald Trump impersonator, is coming to NetflixYahoo - 2020-12-18 22:52
Irritated by loss, Trump hunkers down at the White House and avoids conversation of futureYahoo - 2020-12-18 22:36
Trump’s cult of personality will be badly damaged by defeat – even if his toxic politics march on | The IndependentIndependent - 2020-12-18 13:47
The Things Trump Got Right - The AtlanticTheatlantic - 2020-12-18 13:04
Republican Senator Perdue appears to mock Kamala Harris’ name at Trump rally | World | News | The Chronicle HeraldThechronicleherald - 2020-12-18 09:41
Trump to amplify convention warnings about Biden in NH rally - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2020-12-18 06:57
Biden takes case against Trump to COVID ground zero in Iowa - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2020-12-18 06:57
Batman, autumn snow and Trump throws masks: Tuesday's best photos | News | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-18 06:35
GOP suddenly outraged by foul language, silent on Trump’s vulgarity from the past four yearsYahoo - 2020-12-18 02:47
'Everything is on the line': Kamala Harris talks about voting, warns of 'irreversible' damage from Trump in 1st campaign interviewYahoo - 2020-12-17 18:26
Trump said to be improving but next 48 hours 'critical' - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2020-12-17 11:23
Donald Trump wins Idaho - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2020-12-17 11:23
'Donald Trump froze': Kamala Harris rips into the president before his RNC speechYahoo - 2020-12-17 10:55
The Lincoln Project approvingly welcomes Kamala Harris to its defeat-Trump missionYahoo - 2020-12-17 07:16
Michael Steele: Trump allies will still ‘be beholden to the noise around their feet’Yahoo - 2020-12-17 07:11
Trump Twitter ‘hack’: Police accept attacker's claimBBC - 2020-12-17 01:34
Victor Gevers was acting ethically when he guessed the president's password, "MAGA2020!", police say. ...
Letter to the editor: Looking at Trump’s accomplishments | TribLIVE.comTriblive - 2020-12-16 18:26
Trump blasts Macron over ‘brain dead’ Nato remarks | Nato | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-16 15:56
Trump administration took 4 years to tire of Turkey’s anti-Americanism - The Jerusalem PostJpost - 2020-12-16 13:17
Myth of Trump win lives on inside the right-wing media bubbleYahoo - 2020-12-16 06:47
Hilton: The Establishment has 'declared all-out war' against Trump, supportersYahoo - 2020-12-15 19:18
Survey Says Covid-19 Cost President Trump The ElectionYahoo - 2020-12-15 13:23
Irish psychic predicted Trump's election and the pandemicIrishcentral - 2020-12-15 00:43
Al Jazeera: What Biden can and cannot do for the KurdsJustice for Kurds - 2020-12-14 20:43
Biden may have sympathies for the Kurdish cause, but as US president, he will not always act in the Kurdish interest. Many Kurds across the Middle East welcomed Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump in the recent elections in the United States. The former ...