Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump issues executive order to start rolling back Obamacare

WASHINGTON: Within hours of taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at trying to fulfill one of his most impassioned campaign promises: Rolling back Obamacare. The multi-part executive order stated that the administration’s official policy is “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care ...

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Trump lands in Washington DC

  WASHINGTON: The reality of the moment, that the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the oath of office Friday, is finally taking hold. At noon Friday, the most divisive campaign in recent history – and a similarly contentious transition period, marked by Trump’s attacks on Rep. ...

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Snowden Won’t Be ‘Gifted’ To Trump, Might Become a Russian Citizen

NEW YORK: When former CIA Director Michael Morell suggested in his op-ed for The Cipher Brief that Edward Snowden should be presented as the “perfect inauguration gift” from Vladimir Putin to Donald Trump, Russians seemed offended by this tip. In fact, so much so, that Snowden’s asylum was extended for three ...

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Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial

LOS ANGELES: One of about a dozen women who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances filed a lawsuit against him in New York on Tuesday, alleging he had made false and defamatory statements about her in rejecting the accusation, causing her emotional and economic harm. The ...

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Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump

BRUSSELS: EU heavyweights Germany and France led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump Monday after he branded NATO “obsolete” and said more countries would leave the EU after Britain. In a hard-hitting interview with two European newspapers, Trump unleashed a volley of verbal attacks on Europe and ...

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Donald Trump says UK ‘doing great’ after Brexit vote

LONDON: The UK is “doing great” following its vote to leave the EU, US President-elect Donald Trump has said. In his first UK interview – with former Justice Secretary Michael Gove for the Times – Mr Trump said he thought the UK was “so smart in getting out”. Mr Trump ...

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Kind Khan on not being like Meryl: I’m an actor, not a vocal leader

MUMBAI: When multiple Oscar-winning actor and living legend Meryl Streep took the stage at the 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony, little did she know that her speech against US President-elect Donald Trump would make pundits back in India criticise Indian actors and celebrities for not being politically vocal and honest. ...

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CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

WASHINGTON: The outgoing CIA director has called Donald Trump’s comments about the US intelligence community “outrageous” and suggested the president-elect’s attitude toward Russia reflected an incomplete understanding of the country’s intentions. CIA chief John Brennan parting rebuke came amid escalating tensions between the president-elect and the intelligence community following a ...

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