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Tweeple recently tried to come up with innovative ways to fix Donald Trump. Yes, with the hashtag #FixTrumpIn5Words, Twitterati went into a brainstorming session to suggest ways that would possibly fix him and save the world peace.
Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who is reported to have made arrangements for the payments, described this as an “outlandish allegation”.
The president’s reference to African “shithole” countries and reported resistance to more immigration from Haiti felt like a tipping point in the number of people willing to call Trump a racist
The Defense Department said on Friday it did not discuss “pre-decision, draft copies of strategies and reviews.”
At their Oval Office meeting, two sources said, Trump questioned the value of taking immigrants from Haiti and African nations, and referred to them as “shithole countries.”
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will now step in for the launch of the new embassy site, which will open to staff on January 16.
US President Donald Trump cancelled his trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, blaming Barack Obama for selling off the old one for “peanuts” in a bad deal. Twitterati slammed him in a sarcastic way.
Fears of a catastrophic conflict between the US and North Korea spiked as the leaders of the two nations taunted each other, with President Donald Trump calling North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ‘Rocket Man’.
Goldstein said the US has so far not heard from Pakistan on its reported decision to suspend its military and intelligence cooperation with it in retaliation of the Trump administration’s decision to freeze all its security assistance.
In a book published last week, Bannon is extensively quoted as being highly critical of him and his family, even going to the extent of claiming that the President was not interested in winning the presidential election.
Donald Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ of Africa remark: While many condemned the US President’s choice of words, a handful others tried to understand as to why Trump must have meant and supported him.
The legislation, which passed 256-164 and split party lines, is the culmination of a years-long debate in Congress on the proper scope of U.S. intelligence collection – one fueled by the 2013 disclosures of classified surveillance secrets by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Trump’s name already has been removed from three nearby rental buildings that were part of the same real-estate development but now have different owners.
Trump has repeatedly insulted the North Korean leader, describing him as mad and a “rocket man.”