Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

President Obama just blasted the Senate health bill as a “massive transfer of wealth” to the rich

(Media Release) President Barack Obama came to the defense of his health care legacy, the Affordable Care Act, on Thursday a few hours after Senate Republicans released their bill to repeal it. In a Facebook post, the former president criticized Senate Republicans’ health care bill as “a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor […]

Two reasons why Trump came clean about not having tapes of Comey

(Media Release) It has been 41 days since President Trump first suggested that he might have taped conversations with the former FBI director in the Oval Office. He first floated the idea on Twitter, and he returned to that medium Thursday afternoon to say that if there are tapes, he didn’t create them and doesn’t […]

If Trump obstructed justice, what next?

(Media Release) The latest Washington parlour game is trying to determine whether or not special counsel Robert Mueller is currently investigating Donald Trump for obstruction of justice in the Russia election meddling inquiry. Mr Trump’s lawyers have denied it. The president himself seemed to confirm it. Mr Mueller isn’t talking. All this speculation misses the […]

The madness of King Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States

Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of (Media Release) Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has not been in office for very long, but already the contours and characteristics of his rule have become clear. Rather […]

Trump-Russia inquiry: President ‘probed for obstruction of justice’

(Media Release) President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, US media reports say. They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed on whether Mr Trump tried to end an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, and about the firing of FBI chief James Comey. Mr […]

Analysis | 4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions’s feisty testimony to Congress about Russia

(Media Release) ( Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a star player in two key controversies about the Trump administration: the investigation into the Trump campaign’s connections with Russia and whether the president improperly interfered in an FBI investigation. Sessions was asked about all of this under oath Tuesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, the lead congressional […]

Senior US prosecutor Bharara fired ‘after refusing Trump call’

(Media Release) A former leading federal prosecutor in New York has revealed he was sacked by Donald Trump after receiving several unusual phone calls from him. Preet Bharara told ABC News’ This Week he felt the calls from Mr Trump had crossed the usual boundary separating the executive branch and independent criminal investigators. Mr Bharara […]

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