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Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal talking to reporters

Subpoenas Issued For Six Years of Donald Trump Tax Returns

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said he did not “take this step lightly” The chairman of a US Congressional committee has issued subpoenas for President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Richard Neal said in a statement he did not “take this step lightly”,…

11th May 2019
Donald Trump and Tiger Woods

Donald Trump Presents Tiger Woods With Presidential Medal of Freedom

The award ceremony took place in the White House Rose Garden Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods has been presented with America’s highest civilian honour by President Donald Trump in Washington. The 43-year-old, who won the Masters at Augusta in April, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom…

7th May 2019

Mueller Report: Eight New Things We Learned

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation paints a decidedly mixed picture of President Donald Trump’s conduct, that provides ample fodder for either side of the political divide. The 448-page report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election confirmed what Mr Trump has insisted…

19th April 2019

Mueller Report: Democrats Vow To Probe Trump ‘Obstruction’

Democrats have vowed to continue pursuing Donald Trump over allegations he obstructed justice, following the release of a report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. They want Robert Mueller, the man who collated the report, to publicly testify before congress about the work…

19th April 2019

Mueller Report: Trump ‘Tried To Get Special Counsel Fired’

US President Donald Trump tried to get the man appointed to investigate his links to Russia fired, a long-awaited report has revealed. The 448-page redacted document, collated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, was finally released on Thursday. Mr Trump’s legal team has described the report…

19th April 2019
Trump and Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar: Muslim Lawmaker Gets More Death Threats After Trump Tweet

One of the first ever Muslim members of the US Congress has said that a tweet by President Donald Trump has led to an increase in threats against her life. Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar said the threats were sparked by “violent rhetoric”, accusing Mr Trump…

15th April 2019
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar in front of US flag (file photo)

Ilhan Omar: The 9/11 Row Embroiling The US Congresswoman

Representative Ilhan Omar is at the centre of the row about comments she made about 9/11 A Democratic congresswoman says she will not be silenced after facing a barrage of criticism over comments she made about the 9/11 attacks – including from Donald Trump.…

14th April 2019
Former US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen holding an executive order on immigration policy

Trump’s Homeland Security Chief, Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns

Kirstjen Nielsen has served in her role since December 2017 The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will replace her temporarily, Mr Trump said.…

8th April 2019
Donald Trump says FBI & DOJ will review the

Donald Trump Says FBI & DOJ Will Review The ‘Outrageous’ Jussie Smollett Case

President Donald Trump has announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice will review the outrageous Jussie Smollett case after all charges against him were shockingly dropped by a prosecutor.   Recall that the Empire actor was facing up to 48 years in prison on 16…

28th March 2019
The US border fence, covered in concertina wire, separating the US and Mexico, at the outskirts of Nogales, Arizona, on February 9, 2019

US-Mexico Border Wall: Pentagon Authorises $1bn Transfer

Fences already run along stretches of the US-Mexico border   The Pentagon has authorised the transfer of $1bn (£758m) to army engineers for new wall construction along the US-Mexico border. The funds are the first under the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump…

26th March 2019
BBC Graphic showing who has been charged in the Robert Mueller investigation, updated 23 March 2019

Trump-Russia Inquiry: President ‘Did Not Conspire With Russia’

Mueller report a “complete exoneration”, says US President Trump President Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia during the 2016 election, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. A summary of Mr Mueller’s report released on Sunday did not draw a conclusion as to…

24th March 2019
Composite image of Trump and Mueller

Trump-Russia: Special Counsel Robert Mueller Delivers Report

President Donald Trump (left) has criticised Robert Mueller’s (right) investigation as a “witch hunt”   Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his long-awaited report on alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. A justice department official said Mr Mueller’s report did…

23rd March 2019
File photo showing Israeli position in the occupied Golan Heights (10 May 2018)

Donald Trump: Time To Recognise Golan Heights As Israeli Territory

The Golan Heights has a political and strategic significance which belies its size   President Donald Trump has overturned decades of US policy by saying it is time to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in 1967.…

22nd March 2019
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as his campaign manager Paul Manafort (C) and daughter Ivanka (R) look on at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in July 2016

Paul Manafort: Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Gets 43 More Months in Jail

Manafort said the case had taken everything from him US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort has been jailed for 43 more months on charges stemming from the Russia investigation. It comes a week after the 69-year-old was given a 47-month prison…

14th March 2019
American Airlines Boeing 727 Max 8

Boeing Grounds Entire Crash Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash. The US plane-maker said it would suspend all 371 of the aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration said fresh evidence…

14th March 2019