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Sweden Statement Clarified by President Trump

On Sunday, President Donald Trump, in what can be described in an unusually measured and subdued tweet, pushed back against the false claims he made up a terrorist attack in Sweden. The president used his twitter account to clarify that he had not been referencing an actual attack but a segment on Fox News. Through […]

President Donald Trump Says He Inherited a Mess

On Thursday, President Donald Trump aired out some grievances against the media, the intelligence community as well as his detractors in his new conference. The president defended his handpicked advisers against the claims of improper contacts with officials from Russia. He claimed, which is contrary to the perceptions of most that his administration was running […]

Report: Trump kept Vice President in Dark About Russians and Flynn

U.S. President Donald Trump was allegedly told six days after his inauguration that Michael Flynn, at the time his national security adviser, misled Vice President Mike Pence about phone calls Flynn had with Russia, but failed to tell Pence. Trump, after he learned of the phone calls, apparently kept his vice president in the dark […]

President Donald Trump Hosting Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

On Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump for talks at the White House that should include launching a joint initiative for female entrepreneurs and business leaders. The two heads of state will hold a number of meetings that include what the Trump administration described as a roundtable on […]

White House Announces Conway Was Counseled

On Thursday, the White House said President Donald Trump’s top advisor was counseled after she used an appearance on television to promote the jewelry and clothing line of Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter. That endorsement, in which Kellyann Conway told viewers on Fox to go and buy Ivanka’s stuff, seemed to violate key ethics rules […]

Warren Receives Support After GOP Formally Silences Her

Senator Elizabeth Warren voiced her opinion on Facebook late on Tuesday to end her speech that was formally silenced by Republicans on the Senate floor after she quoted Coretta Scott King while criticizing President Trump’s attorney general nominee Senator Jeff Sessions. The drama unfolded when the Democrat from Massachusetts overstepped the arcane rules of the […]

Report: Trump Was Not Completely Briefed on Bannon NSC Seat

President Trump reportedly was not fully briefed about the executive order that he signed allowing Steve Bannon his chief strategist to have a seat at meetings of the top national security efforts of the country. On Sunday, the New York Times ran a report that said Bannon has told his allies that he and Stephen […]

Justice Department Will Challenge Stop to Travel Ban

The White House administration is preparing to battle in court for the immigration order of President Donald Trump after a Seattle federal judge halted it nationwide on Friday. The decision on Friday set up the U.S. for a second consecutive weekend of uncertainty across the country over the ban, but this time with the new […]

President Trump Cancels Harley-Davidson Trip Due to Possible Protests

U.S. President Donald Trump is not going to Milwaukee for a scheduled visit to the Harley-Davidson plant after company officials there decided it would be too uncomfortable hosting the president amidst planned protests, said a White House official. Trump was scheduled to take a tour of the plant on Thursday where he planned as well […]

White House Appears to Pull Back on Part of Policy on Vetting

On Sunday, the White House appeared as if it was pulling back on one key part of the tough immigration order by the President, signaling that travelers attempting to enter the U.S. from the 7 countries banned by President Trump can enter if they are green card holders. Chief of Staff at the White House […]

President Trump’s Labor Secretary Choice Outsourced Jobs

The pick President Donald Trump made as his Secretary of Labor outsourced jobs in the technology department of his fast food business in the Philippines. This move contradicts the vow by Trump to keep jobs in the United States. Trump has threatened, lashed out and attempted to charm companies in the U.S. that have even […]

President Trump Agenda: Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to sign more executive orders on Wednesday that will enable the construction of his wall along the border between the U.S. and Mexico and target sanctuary cities where leaders will not hand over undocumented immigrants to be deported, said officials at the White House. The actions are part of […]

White House Says President Trump Will Not Release His Tax Returns

President Donald Trump’s counselor, Kellyanne Conway announced on Sunday that Trump would not release his tax returns, which reverses months of repeated promises during his campaign to release them after an audit had been completed. The comments from Conway came as a response to a petition at Whitehouse.gov with over 200,000 signatures that called on […]

Protesters Plan Big Disruptions for Trump Inauguration

The nation’s capital is expected to be filled with hundreds of thousands of observers who will attend the inauguration of the 45th U.S. president Donald Trump. While the vast majority are in Washington to celebrate the big event, some of them will be protesters and are planning to do all they can to disrupt the […]

Summer Zervos Filing Defamation Suit Against Donald Trump

A woman, who has previously accused president-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances, filed a defamation suit against him, only three days prior to Trump being inaugurated as the next U.S. president. A former “The Apprentice” contestant, Summer Zervos said during a Los Angeles press conference that she filed her lawsuit over the alleged […]

Trump Says EU Dissolution Was Caused by Refugees

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump placed the blame on the acceptance by Europe of Middle East refugees, called by him “all these illegals,” for Britain’s decision to exit the European Union. He predicted that the organization would fall apart unless there was a reversal of policies on immigration promoted by Angela Merkel the Chancellor of Germany. […]

Wet Foot, Dry Foot Policy Ends for Cubans

On Thursday, President Barack Obama said that he terminated the policy of 22 years that allowed Cubans arriving on U.S. soil without visas to stay and be given legal residency. The move was unexpected but long sought by the government of Cuba. In a statement, Obama said that effective immediately, all Cuban nationals attempting to […]

Confirmation Hearing of Senator Sessions Has Controversial Moments

Republican Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, who has been chosen by Donald Trump to be the next attorney general in the U.S., vehemently disputed what he called amazing allegations that he holds racial bias and claimed he understands struggles that LGBT Americans go through. However, Sessions told the Judiciary Committee of the Senate, which is […]

Golden Globe Award Winner Meryl Streep Blasts President-Elect

Meryl Streep, who was given the Cecil B. deMille Award during the Golden Globes on Sunday night, used her acceptance speech to deliver harsh comments to Donald Trump and to advocate for freedom of the press. Recalling a moment when Trump mocked a reporter who is disabled during his campaign rally, Streep labeled it a […]

Donald Trump to Receive Election Hacking Classified Report

The top intelligence officials in the United States are making their most persuasive and detailed case yet to new president-elect Donald Trump of how Russia took part in interfering with the political process in the U.S. this year. Officials such as James Clapper the Director of National Intelligence, John Brennan the CIA Director and James […]

House GOP Members Back Down on Congressional Ethics Changes

On a day reserved for pageantry that opened the country’s 115th Congress, which began a new era of governance by Republicans, an embarrassing reversal on oversight of ethics took center stage as the GOP became gripped by internal differences and many lawmakers tried to distance themselves from scrutiny. The nearly 20 hours of change was […]

Democrats Promise to Undermine Certain Cabinet Confirmations

Incoming Minority Leader of the Senate Chuck Schumer announced on Sunday that the Democrats are committed to the undermining as well as slowing down of the confirmation process of Cabinet nominees of incoming President Donald Trump. Schumer released his intent recently to the Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell. Schumer said that Democrats are planning […]

Sanctions Leveled by the U.S. Against Russia for Hacking

The United States has unleashed a number of sanctions as well as punitive measures against Russia amidst allegations it engaged in cyber hacking during the recent presidential campaign in the U.S. This action put pressure on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump not to lift the sanctions after taking office on January 20. The government of Russia […]

Inauguration Planners Bracing for Large Numbers of Protesters

Security that surrounds the Donald Trump inauguration is the most challenging of any inauguration in recent history, said senior officials involved in the planning. This is in large part due to the same things that took place during the presidential campaign. Beside the daunting tasks of preparing for threats of an inaugural ceremony, the agencies […]

Donald Trump Inheriting Over 100 Judge Vacancies in Courts

Donald Trump will inherit over 100 court vacancies which is uncommon in the federal court system, as well as the open seat in the U.S. Supreme Court, which gives the soon to be U.S. President a huge opportunity to reshape the country’s judiciary once he takes office. The estimated judicial vacancies have reached 103 that […]