• Trump’s virus is spreading, and his economy is stalling

    Jul 06, 2020 14:20

    Recently, The Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece by US Vice President Mike Pence titled “There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave.’” The article was supposed to reassure the nation. What it provided, instead, was a clear illustration of the delusions and magical thinking that have marked every step of the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19, producing an epic policy disaster.

  • Trump shares video of couple pointing semi-automatic weapon at protesters

    Jul 03, 2020 05:32

    US President Donald Trump has recently retweeted a video of a white man and woman brandishing a semiautomatic rifle and a handgun at peaceful black protesters in St. Louis over the weekend, amplifying a surreal scene that embodied the racial divisions roiling the country.

  • 20 million Americans could lose health coverage as Trump aims to end Obamacare

    Jul 01, 2020 13:35

    Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which is sometimes called “Obamacare,” could cause significant harm to the American people, particularly those who depend on the program to access health insurance through state exchanges. If the law were to end suddenly by the US President Donald Trump, it’s estimated that 20 million Americans could lose their health coverage.

  • Trump responds to COVID-19 spike by cracking down on immigration

    Jun 26, 2020 18:29

    Trump and the immigration hawks around him have been working to prevent immigration and increase deportations since taking office, and advocates say the administration is using COVID-19 as an excuse to appease hardliners and pursue a harsh nativist agenda ahead of the 2020 elections.

  • 'Most corrupt president in US lifetimes': At Barr's request, Trump fires US Attorney Geoffrey Berman

    Jun 25, 2020 10:24

    At the request of US Attorney General William Barr, President Donald Trump fired U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman in Manhattan on Saturday, less than a day after the top prosecutor publicly disputed claims from Barr that he had resigned voluntarily. Meanwhile, critics have lashed out at the US president for his overt and seemingly corrupt efforts to interfere with the independence of the Justice Department.

  • What Donald Trump really thinks of European leaders

    Jun 25, 2020 10:11

    Former US National Security Adviser John Bolton in his explosive book writes of the 2018 G7 summit in Canada, saying “Trump didn’t really like either Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or French President Emmanuel Macron, but he tolerated them, mockingly crossing swords with them in meetings, kidding on the straight.”

  • Trump hammers Cuba while Cuba cures the sick

    Jun 21, 2020 19:19

    A team of 85 Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Peru on June 3 to help the Andean nation tackle the coronavirus pandemic. That same day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced another tightening of the sanctions screws.

  • Trump rips up decades-old WMD treaty in order to sell drones to Saudi Arabia

    Jun 19, 2020 18:52

    The Missile Technology Control Regime is the latest in a list of longstanding international agreements that the Trump administration has withdrawn from, often to the benefit of Saudi Arabia and US arms dealers.

  • American protesters sue Donald Trump, William Barr after being tear-gassed for photo op

    Jun 12, 2020 08:54

    American Protesters are suing President Donald Trump, Attorney General William Barr and a number of federal officials after they were tear-gassed to clear the way for an administration photo-op.

  • Four more years of Donald Trump could delay global emissions cuts by 10 years

    Jun 04, 2020 18:22

    The research, published in Environmental Science and Policy, suggests two presidential terms of U.S. inaction on climate change would create ripple effects across other nations. Ultimately, this could delay global emissions reduction by a decade.