2020 election: How does a candidate win under the electoral college?

2020 election: How does a candidate win under the electoral college? Most Americans support replacing electoral college with popular vote  Graig Graziosi Tuesday 19 May 2020 22:50 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} When Americans head to the polls to vote in this November’s general election, they won’t actually be voting for the President of the United […] Read More

'It will kill you': Fox News warns viewers after Trump says he has been taking hydroxychloroquine

‘It will kill you’: Fox News warns viewers after Trump says he has been taking hydroxychloroquine Neil Cavuto launches into detailed presentation of scientific studies Gino Spocchia Tuesday 19 May 2020 10:30 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Fox News host Neil Cavuto warned viewers that hydroxychloroquine “will kill you” after Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that he was […] Read More

Coronavirus: Trump says he's been taking hydroxychloroquine for a 'few weeks'

Coronavirus: Trump says he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine for a ‘few weeks’ FDA has warned of serious side effects, has not certified drug as treatment for Covid-19 outside hospitals John T Bennett Washington Bureau Chief @BennettJohnT Tuesday 19 May 2020 07:40 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump has revealed he is taking hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug […] Read More

Trump 'surprised' Barr says review of Russia probe will not 'lead to criminal investigation' of Biden and Obama

Trump ‘surprised’ Barr says review of Russia probe will not ‘lead to criminal investigation’ of Biden and Obama President accuses predecessors of participating in ‘illegal takedown’ of his 2016 campaign John T Bennett Washington Bureau Chief @BennettJohnT Monday 18 May 2020 22:06 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump said he is “surprised” his hand-picked attorney […] Read More

'Who can believe this?': Trump rounds on Biden over Flynn 'unmasking'

‘Who can believe this?’: Trump rounds on Biden over Flynn ‘unmasking’ Former FBI special agent: ‘They are unmasked when the identity is necessary to understand the intelligence. All legal, no warrant required.’ Wednesday 13 May 2020 23:35 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump joined Senate Republicans in slamming former Obama administration officials, including his presumptive […] Read More

White House aides rattled after string of positive coronavirus test results

White House aides rattled after string of positive coronavirus test results Conflicting ways officials and aides are responding raises questions about how Trump administration is responding to challenge  Seung Min Kim , Josh Dawsey , Amy Goldstein Sunday 10 May 2020 13:55 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} The White House on Saturday scrambled to deal with the fallout […] Read More

Former White House ethics chief accuses Trump of 'laying groundwork' to interfere with presidential election

Former White House ethics chief accuses Trump of ‘laying groundwork’ to interfere with presidential election Walter Shaub was the director of the United States Office of Government Ethics during both the Obama and Trump administrations Danielle Zoellner @dani__zoellner Saturday 9 May 2020 22:38 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} A former White House ethics director has claimed Donald Trump is […] Read More

Trump accuses Obama's DOJ of 'treason' in wild rant against department and FBI over Michael Flynn

Trump accuses Obama’s DOJ of ‘treason’ in wild rant against department and FBI over Michael Flynn President appears to suggest some Obama administration officials should be in prison or put to death John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Thursday 7 May 2020 20:45 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump accused Obama administration Justice Department officials of […] Read More

Trump says intelligence told him coronavirus was 'non-threatening' in January as criticism of his early response persists

Trump says intelligence told him coronavirus was ‘non-threatening’ in January as criticism of his early response persists ABC News has reported Trump administration was being briefed on coronavirus as far back as November 2019 Griffin Connolly Washington Sunday 3 May 2020 23:10 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump pushed back on Sunday against reporting that intelligence […] Read More

Trump calls coronavirus pandemic a 'great and powerful plague' in bizarre tweet storm

Trump calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘great and powerful plague’ in bizarre tweet storm The President returned to the White House from Camp David on Sunday accompanied by son-in-law Jared Kushner and aide Dan Scavino Chris Riotta New York @chrisriotta Sunday 3 May 2020 18:28 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump has referred to the coronavirus […] Read More

Trump revises coronavirus deaths prediction to 'hopefully' under 100,000

Trump revises coronavirus deaths prediction to ‘hopefully’ under 100,000 US president again threatens to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods in retaliation for alleged Covid-19 cover-up  John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Friday 1 May 2020 23:31 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump made more questionable claims on Friday about his administration’s response to the pandemic […] Read More

Trump to visit Mount Rushmore for Independence Day celebration after lifting fireworks ban

Trump to visit Mount Rushmore for Independence Day celebration after lifting fireworks ban ‘What can burn? It’s stone’ Justin Vallejo New York Friday 1 May 2020 23:23 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Getty Donald Trump will visit Mount Rushmore to celebrate Independence Day with the first fireworks display at the monument since 2009. Mr Trump announced […] Read More

Coronavirus vaccine: Trump's 'Operation Warp Speed' aims to make 300m doses by January

Coronavirus vaccine: Trump’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’ aims to make 300m doses by January The programme would coordinate and streamline the efforts of pharmaceutical companies, federal agencies, and the US military Griffin Connolly Washington Wednesday 29 April 2020 22:48 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} In an unprecedented move, the Trump administration is attempting fast-track the development and production […] Read More

Coronavirus: Trump shifts to upbeat message on opening country – but top aide warns of more economic pain

Coronavirus: Trump shifts to upbeat message on opening country – but top aide warns of more economic pain ‘This is a tough one. The [economic] contraction is going to go on for a bit,’ Larry Kudlow says John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Wednesday 29 April 2020 22:01 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} The White House has shifted […] Read More

Trump announces new coronavirus testing plan as states begin to reopen

Trump announces new coronavirus testing plan as states begin to reopen ‘No, I don’t,’ president says when asked if he takes any responsibility for people considering ingesting disinfectant to kill Covid-19 John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Monday 27 April 2020 23:58 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump announced a new White House plan to help […] Read More

Former Trump friend Howard Stern backs Joe Biden for president

Former Trump friend Howard Stern backs Joe Biden for president President made numerous appearances on DJ’s show over the years, during which he often made lewd comments about women  Richard Hall New York @_richardhall Tuesday 28 April 2020 00:22 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Howard Stern said he was “all in on Joe Biden” as he […] Read More

Trump accused of exploiting coronavirus stimulus package for political gain as cheques arrive with letter signed by the president

Trump accused of exploiting coronavirus stimulus package for political gain as cheques arrive with letter signed by the president Democrats’ proposed ‘No PR Act’ would stop president from signing cheques Richard Hall New York @_richardhall Monday 27 April 2020 22:25 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Cheques sent to US citizens as part of the government’s coronavirus […] Read More

Harvard announces it won't accept coronavirus stimulus money after Trump attacks university

Harvard announces it won’t accept coronavirus stimulus money after Trump attacks university Institution says it won’t accept allocated funds after extensive criticism from president  Chris Riotta New York @chrisriotta Wednesday 22 April 2020 22:03 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Harvard University has announced it will now not accept $8.6m in relief from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief […] Read More

Hydroxychloroquine: US medical chief claims he was removed for questioning Trump's miracle drug, report says

Hydroxychloroquine: US medical chief claims he was removed for questioning Trump’s miracle drug, report says ‘Maybe he was, maybe he wasn’t,’ president says when pressed on allegations doctor was forced out John T Bennett Washington DC @BennettJohnT Wednesday 22 April 2020 22:41 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} A doctor who oversaw a federal agency charged with developing […] Read More

Trump taunts Republican governor over coronavirus testing after president accused of making false claims

Trump taunts Republican governor over coronavirus testing after president accused of making false claims Maryland’s Larry Hogan says president wrong over claim of having sufficient kits John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Tuesday 21 April 2020 00:21 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump has taunted governors over their coronavirus testing shortage allegations, holding up a thick list […] Read More

Washington state protest against coronavirus lockdown draws far-right support

Washington state protest against coronavirus lockdown draws far-right support Donald Trump has dismissed idea neo-Nazis are involved in demonstrations that have seen governors targeted with death threats Andrew Naughtie @andrewnaughtie Monday 20 April 2020 10:22 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} More than 2,500 protesters descended on the Washington state capitol on Sunday to demand that governor […] Read More