No jail time sought for Trump ex-aide Flynn

No jail time sought for Trump ex-aide Flynn

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Flynn has admitted one count of lying to the FBI The special counsel investigating alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 US election will not be pursuing a jail sentence for former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Mr Flynn has admitted lying to the FBI. But in a memo,…

Trump says China will ‚reduce and remove tariffs’ on car imports from the US

Trump says China will ‚reduce and remove tariffs’ on car imports from the US

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that China will lower or remove tariffs on American-made cars coming into the country. „China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the US,” Trump tweeted. „Currently the tariff is 40%.” The move is significant as US-made cars from BMW and others are…

Trump alone on climate change as G20 find common ground on trade, migration

Trump alone on climate change as G20 find common ground on trade, migration

A joint statement signed by all 20 member nations at the G20 summit this weekend showed 19 of them reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate accord, while the US was the lone holdout. The US which withdrew from the pact under President Donald Trump, who has cast doubt on recent climate science assessments. Applause…

Trump and Xi to meet amid trade tensions

Trump and Xi to meet amid trade tensions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump (R) – seen here with wife Melania, Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife Juliana Awada – last met Mr Xi last year Donald Trump is to meet China’s President Xi Jinping after the G20 summit in their first talks since a trade war erupted earlier this year.…

Trump defends Russia business links

Trump defends Russia business links

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump is currently in Argentina for the G20 summit Donald Trump has defended the business dealings he had with Russia before becoming president, again calling current investigations a „witch hunt”. On Thursday his ex-lawyer admitted lying to Congress about a property deal Mr Trump was planning in Moscow. In…

The Trump Organization reportedly wanted to give Putin the penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow

The Trump Organization reportedly wanted to give Putin the penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow

When it was pushing to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, the Trump Organization reportedly wanted to give Russian President Vladimir Putin the penthouse in the building. According to BuzzFeed News, two law-enforcement officials said Michael Cohen, who was President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer at the time, discussed the idea with a spokesperson…

Trump is about to embark on a trip that could end the trade battle with China — or send the US into an economic Cold War

Trump is about to embark on a trip that could end the trade battle with China — or send the US into an economic Cold War

The moment of truth for President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is fast approaching. Trump is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday. The meeting with Xi could determine whether the US and China can ultimately resolve their differences and lower…

Trump ex-lawyer ‚to plead guilty’

Trump ex-lawyer ‚to plead guilty’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Cohen leaves court after pleading guilty to lying to CongressUS President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in relation to the Russia inquiry. Cohen admitted misleading lawmakers on talks during the presidential race about a Trump property deal in…

Ivanka Trump defends private email use

Ivanka Trump defends private email use

Image copyright AFP Image caption A public records request led to the discovery of Ms Trump’s personal email use US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka has defended her use of a personal email account, saying it was nothing like Hillary Clinton’s. „There’s no equivalency,” she said in an ABC interview aired on Wednesday.…