Trump backs court nominee ‚all the way’

Trump backs court nominee ‚all the way’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump says sexual misconduct claims against his Supreme Court nominee are „totally political”.US President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has said he is „not going to let false accusations” drive him out of the nomination process. Speaking to Fox News on Monday, Brett Kavanaugh…

Trump doesn’t care if North Korea has nukes, as long as they’re not pointed at the US

Trump doesn’t care if North Korea has nukes, as long as they’re not pointed at the US

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a welcome ceremony in Pyongyang. Reuters/Pyeongyang Press Corps President Donald Trump has routinely praised, and even cheer-leaded, diplomatic efforts towards North Korea. But his enthusiasm comes despite making essentially zero progress towards his own stated goal — denuclearization. North Korean leader Kim…

Deadline set for Trump nominee’s accuser

Deadline set for Trump nominee’s accuser

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the judiciary committee, has set a Friday deadline for Christine Blasey Ford The Senate has given a woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault until Friday to decide if she will testify. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck…

Trump ‚likely’ to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is likely to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, a senior administration official told Reuters on Saturday. The tariff level will probably be about 10%, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting people familiar with the matter. This is below the…

Trump tweets that Hurricane Florence got ‚more powerful’ after it’s downgraded 2 categories

Trump tweets that Hurricane Florence got ‚more powerful’ after it’s downgraded 2 categories

President Donald Trump appeared to raise the level of alarm over the coming Hurricane Florence on Twitter on Thursda, saying the storm had gotten „even larger and more powerful” despite it being downgraded from a category 4 to a category 2 storm. Trump on Wednesday warned US citizens in the path of Florence to evacuate…

Anger at Trump Puerto Rico ‚success’ claim

Anger at Trump Puerto Rico ‚success’ claim

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: Puerto Rico hurricane response an „unsung success”President Donald Trump has been criticised for hailing the US response to the deadly Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year as „tremendous”. The mayor of its capital tweeted: „If he thinks the death of 3,000 people is a success…

Trump issues warning as hurricane looms

Trump issues warning as hurricane looms

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Customers at a hardware store in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, which may be in the path US President Donald Trump has issued a series of warnings to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which is gathering power as it approaches the Carolinas. Mr Trump tweeted that this was „one of the worst…

All the Trump officials who have publicly denied writing the anonymous New York Times op-ed

All the Trump officials who have publicly denied writing the anonymous New York Times op-ed

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Several White House senior officials have denied writing the bombshell anonymous New York Times op-ed article, whose author the paper described only as „a senior official in the Trump administration.” There was speculation that Vice President Mike Pence was the author because of the column’s use of the…