Trump Jr says 2016 meeting a ‚distraction’

Trump Jr says 2016 meeting a ‚distraction’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Controversy surrounds Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016 US President Donald Trump’s son has said his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer was about „essentially nothing” relevant to claims of collusion. Donald Trump Jr called the media uproar over the meeting „the ultimate distraction” from his…

Trump warns trading partners over Iran

Trump warns trading partners over Iran

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country. „Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States,” the president tweeted. Some re-imposed sanctions…

Trump will ‚force’ May’s government to accept hormone beef and chlorinated chicken after Brexit

Trump will ‚force’ May’s government to accept hormone beef and chlorinated chicken after Brexit

Sir Peter Westmacott, Britain’s Ambassador to the United States between 2012 and 2016 Greg Kahn / Stringer LONDON — The Trump administration will „try and force” Britain to apply American standards in return for a trade deal after Brexit, demanding major concessions including the import of hormone-treated US beef and chlorine-washed chickens, according to the…

Trump admits purpose of 2016 Trump Tower meeting was to get ‚information’ on Hillary Clinton

Trump admits purpose of 2016 Trump Tower meeting was to get ‚information’ on Hillary Clinton

Media reports say President Donald Trump is worried about his son, Donald Trump Jr. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson President Donald Trump acknowledged that the controversial 2016 meeting at the Trump Tower between his surrogates and a Kremlin-linked attorney was to gather information on his opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump also dismissed reports that he fears his son, Donald…

Melania Trump praises LeBron James and says she would visit his school after Trump insults him on Twitter

Melania Trump praises LeBron James and says she would visit his school after Trump insults him on Twitter

First lady Melania Trump praised LeBron James less than a day after President Donald Trump lashed out at the NBA star on Twitter. She also said she is open to visiting the school for underprivileged children James recently opened in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, which he said in an interview that aired last week…

Donald Trump taunts NBA star Lebron James

Donald Trump taunts NBA star Lebron James

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump tweeted after the NBA star accused him of being divisive US First Lady Melania Trump has backed basketball player Lebron James, hours after her husband made insulting remarks about him on Twitter. President Donald Trump had criticised an interview in which James was „made to look smart”.…

Eric Trump bashes Washington Post and Jeff Bezos after report claiming Trump hotel profited off of Saudi visit

Eric Trump bashes Washington Post and Jeff Bezos after report claiming Trump hotel profited off of Saudi visit

Eric Trump on Friday bashed the Washington Post over its coverage of the Trump Organization. Richard Drew/AP Eric Trump on Friday bashed The Washington Post on Twitter after it reported the Trump International Hotel in New York City had profited from „a last-minute visit” to the city by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Eric,…

Trump threatens to double down on his trade war with China — and the fight could be about to get ugly

Trump threatens to double down on his trade war with China — and the fight could be about to get ugly

President Donald Trump could be about to double down on the next phase of the trade war with China Senior administration officials told reporters Wednesday that Trump asked the US Trade Representative to explore the possibility of imposing a 25% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to the US. The original proposal proposed…

Trump hikes tariff threat on Chinese goods

Trump hikes tariff threat on Chinese goods

Image copyright Getty Images The US is considering 25% tariffs on $200bn (£152bn) of Chinese goods – more than double the 10% initially planned. The review of the higher tariff is a request from President Donald Trump, who wants China to change its trade practices. However, the decision risks escalating tensions between the world’s two…

Trump demands Russia probe end ‚right now’

Trump demands Russia probe end ‚right now’

Image copyright Getty/Reuters Image caption Mr Trump said Mr Manafort was being treated worse than the Prohibition-era Chicago mobster Al Capone US President Donald Trump has ramped up his attacks on the Russia investigation by demanding it end „right now”. In a series of tweets, he said Attorney General Jeff Sessions must halt the inquiry…