Trump’s latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war

Trump’s latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war

North Korea recently flipped out on the US, and President Donald Trump had plenty to say about it. KCNA President Donald Trump addressed a key North Korean complaint on Thursday, ahead of a planned historic summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un. But in doing so he evoked the threats that brought the world to…

Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen called Novartis’s CEO promising access to the president — then they made a $1.2 million deal

Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen called Novartis’s CEO promising access to the president — then they made a $1.2 million deal

Michael Cohen. Yana Paskova/Getty Images The curious relationship between one of the world’s biggest drugmakers and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer began early last year when Michael Cohen, a longtime fixer for the president, reached out to Novartis’ then-CEO Joe Jimenez, promising help gaining access to Trump and influential officials in the new administration, according…

Why the raid on Trump’s lawyer is a big deal

Why the raid on Trump’s lawyer is a big deal

Image copyright Getty Images The FBI has raided the office, home and hotel room of Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s long-time personal lawyer, business adviser and fixer-of-uncomfortable-problems. Now Mr Cohen himself has become the uncomfortable problem, with no easy fix in sight. There’s basically no precedent for this sort of action in modern US presidential politics.…

Trump’s ‚economic cold war’ with China could wreck any chance of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit

Trump’s ‚economic cold war’ with China could wreck any chance of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit

US President Donald Trump and Chinese premier Xi Jinping Getty Images / Thomas Peter-Pool Trump’s economic war with China could wreck the prospect of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit. That’s according to Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Politics. „We are entering into an economic cold war with China. We’re…

Why Trump’s ‚predatory’ plan to exploit Brexit makes a US-UK trade deal almost impossible

Why Trump’s ‚predatory’ plan to exploit Brexit makes a US-UK trade deal almost impossible

British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump at the first session of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Thorsten Gutschalk / Getty Experts say Trump’s global trade war makes a UK-US Brexit trade deal almost impossible. „[The US] believes the UK needs free trade deals and so is…

Trump’s legal team shake-up falters

Trump’s legal team shake-up falters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump insists he is not struggling to find lawyers to represent him US President Donald Trump will no longer hire two lawyers whose appointments were announced last week, with the shake-up of his legal team appearing to hit a stumbling block. Joe diGenova’s appointment to the team handling…