Business

NYC to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol insurrection

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. The Trump Organization is under city contract to operate the two ice rinks and a carousel in Central Park as well as a golf course in […]

World News

GZERO VIDEO: Trumpism will continue to have a political space in America

NEW YORK (GZERO MEDIA) – Trumpism will still have political space and gravity and many will occupy it, says American political scientist Ian Bremmer. Speaking after the violent storming of the Capitol by Mr Donald Trump’s supporters on Jan 6, he says that the divisions in the US are getting worse and will keep becoming […]

Politics

Trump says 'tremendous anger' in nation over impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment ahead, the House on Tuesday will first try to convince the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly to remove President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy in the remaining days of his presidency. House lawmakers are reconvening at the Capitol for the first […]

Business

Twitter Permanently Bans Trump From Platform

Outgoing President Donald Trump is officially and permanently banned from Twitter, his favored social media platform. Twitter on Friday evening said a “close review” of Trump’s recent tweets “and the context around them, specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter” led to its decision to impose a permanent ban. It […]

Politics

Justice Dept. Open to Pursuing Charges Against Trump in Inciting Riot

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said on Thursday that it would not rule out pursuing charges against President Trump for his possible role in inciting the mob that marched to the Capitol, overwhelmed officers and stormed the building a day earlier. “We are looking at all actors, not only the people who went into the […]

Politics

Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a dozen Republican […]

Politics

Trump to return to White House early from Florida vacation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is cutting short his Florida holiday vacation and returning to Washington on Thursday, one day earlier than expected for reasons the White House didn’t explain. The White House announced the abrupt change in the president’s schedule late Wednesday, hours after Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said he […]

Politics

How Richard Jewell’s Lawyer Became a Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theorist

L. Lin Wood had a message from God to deliver. “Don’t believe the media. They’re liars,” the celebrity defamation lawyer declared in October at a gathering of evangelicals in Atlanta. Then he vowed, “We’re going to take them down,” bringing the crowd to its feet. Mr. Wood’s speech to a packed ballroom at the Faith […]

Politics

Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday that he would hold it accountable “if one American is killed” in rocket attacks in Iraq that the Trump administration and military officials blamed on Tehran. In a Twitter post that came after a meeting with senior officials at the White House, Mr. Trump said that Iran […]

Politics

Trump appoints flurry of allies as presidency winds down

WASHINGTON (AP) — His time in the White House rapidly ending, President Donald Trump is rewarding some supporters and like-minded allies with the perks and prestige that come with serving on federal advisory boards and commissions. On Thursday, Trump announced his intention to nominate two authors who wrote books that flattered him to a board […]