Business

Trump Organisation and top executive indicted in tax investigation

The former president’s family business and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, are expected to appear in court this week. A grand jury in Manhattan has indicted Donald Trump’s family business, the Trump Organisation, and one of its top executives in connection with a tax investigation into fringe benefits handed out at the company, people […]

Politics

Trump was sicker than acknowledged with COVID-19

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was sicker with COVID-19 in October than publicly acknowledged at the time, with extremely depressed blood oxygen levels at one point and a lung problem associated with pneumonia caused by the coronavirus, according to four people familiar with his condition. His prognosis became so worrisome before he was taken to […]

Politics

Trump parts with impeachment lawyers a week before trial – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has parted ways with his lead impeachment lawyers just over a week before his Senate trial is set to begin, two people familiar with the situation said Saturday. Butch Bowers and Deborah Barbier, both South Carolina lawyers, are no longer with Trump’s defense team. One of the people described […]

World News

US inauguration: Donald Trump scrambling to get guests to his final farewell

When Donald Trump promised to turn his back on history and not show up at the inauguration for President-elect Joe Biden, he had his own celebration in mind. A final, Trump-sized farewell for a man who leaves the White House kicking and screaming but in his own unique way. The early-morning, drawn-out goodbye at the […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Trump moves to lift travel restrictions on EU, UK, Brazil

With just hours before he leaves the White House, US President Donald Trump has made a huge statement by drastically changing the nation’s travel rules, but the incoming Biden administration says it will reverse the changes. Trump issued a proclamation lifting entry bans on most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil and much of Europe – […]

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Trump pardons: Who can Donald Trump pardon? How do people get pardoned?

Donald Trump convinced fans ‘there is no truth’ claims Comey President Trump will vacate the White House and hand the Presidency to Joe Biden on January 20. Congress has twice impeached the outgoing Commander-in-Chief, and the Senate could soon bar him from holding office ever again, leaving political experts unsure as to what he will […]

Politics

‘Traitor!’ Dozens of Trump supporters heckle Lindsey Graham for breaking with the president.

Jeering supporters of President Trump accosted Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Friday at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, angrily denouncing the Republican as a “traitor” and a “liar” for voting to formalize President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory. “Traitor! Traitor!” one woman could be heard yelling in a pair of videos shared […]

World News

Where is First Lady Melania Trump hiding?

Melania Trump hasn’t been seen since New Year’s Eve. She hasn’t tweeted since January 2 and hasn’t posted on Instagram since Christmas. She was absent from the Trump clan’s controversial celebratory party prior to the violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trumpists. Last seen returning to the White House via helicopter on New Year’s Eve […]

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Trump moves to loosen mining regulations, approve projects as he exits

(Reuters) – Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is moving to loosen mining regulations and green light new mineral projects before leaving office this month, with successor Joe Biden unable to reverse some of the changes.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election […]

Politics

As his term ends, Trump faces more questions on payments to his hotel – The Denver Post

By Eric Lipton, The New York Times WASHINGTON — It was a month before Donald Trump’s inauguration, and one of his aides had a delicate question: Wasn’t there going to be a backlash when it became known that the inauguration had spent donors’ money at Trump’s hotel in Washington, even though other places would cost […]