'Obamagate': Fox News helping Trump turn conspiracy theory into 2020 version of Clinton's emails

‘Obamagate’: Fox News helping Trump turn conspiracy theory into 2020 version of Clinton’s emails President calling apparently made-up offence the political crime of the century  Margaret Sullivan Tuesday 19 May 2020 09:24 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} It’s becoming clear that journalists never fully reckoned with the mistakes of 2016 campaign coverage. We know this because they […] 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

Coronavirus US: 13 states lifted stay-at-home orders and most are 'reopening' for business – but few are prepared for more cases

Coronavirus US: 13 states lifted stay-at-home orders and most are ‘reopening’ for business – but few are prepared for more cases Nearly every state is emerging from ‘lockdowns’ amid the pandemic. Several states never had one. Health officials and testing data show most are not ready to reopen Alex Woodward New York Tuesday 12 May […] Read More

Ahmaud Arbery's death was 'lynching of an African-American man' and White House rhetoric emboldening US racism, mayor says

Ahmaud Arbery’s death was ‘lynching of an African-American man’ and White House rhetoric emboldening US racism, mayor says ‘I think that many who are prone to being racist are given permission to do it in an overt way that we otherwise would not see in 2020’ James Crump @thejamescrump Monday 11 May 2020 21:26 {{^moreThanTen}} […] Read More

Dr Fauci enters 'modified quarantine' after contact with White House staffer who tested positive for Covid-19

Dr Fauci enters ‘modified quarantine’ after contact with White House staffer who tested positive for Covid-19 Dr Fauci is a key member of the White House coronavirus task force and regularly appears at briefings alongside Donald Trump Richard Hall New York @_richardhall Sunday 10 May 2020 02:31 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump arrives for […] 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's new press secretary refuses to take back vow president would not allow coronavirus to enter US

Trump’s new press secretary refuses to take back vow president would not allow coronavirus to enter US ‘We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here,’ former Trump campaign spokeswoman said in February John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Wednesday 6 May 2020 23:15 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump‘s new White House press secretary […] Read More

Michelle Obama was angry Democratic voters 'didn't vote' in 2016

Michelle Obama was angry Democratic voters ‘didn’t vote’ in 2016 Former first lady reflects on Donald Trump’s 2016 election win and legacy of her husband in upcoming documentary  Gino Spocchia Tuesday 5 May 2020 22:42 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Former first lady Michelle Obama has admitted that it felt “almost like a slap in the […] 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

'We won in 2016 because people hated Hillary': Trump campaign split on how to attack Biden

‘We won in 2016 because people hated Hillary’: Trump campaign split on how to attack Biden If Trump and his political machine don’t find a way to drive up Biden’s unpopularity with voters, they argue, president will have little shot at winning second term Michael Scherer , Josh Dawsey Sunday 3 May 2020 10:55 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} […] 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

Donald Trump's fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead

Donald Trump’s fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead ‘The briefing environment contrasted with earlier ones held by [Ms] Sanders that often had an out-of-control feel,’ says presidential scholar Martha Kumar John T Bennett Washington @BennettJohnT Friday 1 May 2020 20:43 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Kayleigh McEnany, […] 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

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

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

'Hambergers' and 'Noble prizes': Trump attacks press in furious Twitter rant riddled with spelling errors

‘Hambergers’ and ‘Noble prizes’: Trump attacks press in furious Twitter rant riddled with spelling errors President lashes out at report detailing his eating habits and TV news addiction Alex Woodward New York Sunday 26 April 2020 15:58 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump has threatened to strip reporters of “Noble prizes” and sue media outlets over […] Read More

Trump skips coronavirus press conference amid claims White House aides fear his performances are hurting election chances

Trump skips coronavirus press conference amid claims White House aides fear his performances are hurting election chances President ended Friday’s press conference without taking questions – on Saturday he skipped it altogether Alex Woodward New York Saturday 25 April 2020 16:28 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump skipped his regular coronavirus news briefing altogether on Saturday, […] Read More

Trump says he disagrees with Georgia governor's move to end lockdown

Trump says he disagrees with Georgia governor’s move to end lockdown President’s intervention comes despite him urging states to reopen as soon as possible and encouraging protesters against lockdown measures Phil Thomas New York @philipthomaspt Thursday 23 April 2020 00:39 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump has said he disagrees with the controversial decision by […] Read More

Kentucky sees biggest spike in coronavirus cases after anti-lockdown protests

Kentucky sees biggest spike in coronavirus cases after anti-lockdown protests ‘We’re not in the 14 days of decreasing under the White House guidelines to do certain things’ James Crump @thejamescrump Monday 20 April 2020 23:25 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Kentucky experienced its biggest daily increase in positive coronavirus cases, just two days after anti-lockdown protests. […] Read More

Coronavirus: Trump blames supply chain issues caused by 'globalists' for delayed US response

Coronavirus: Trump blames supply chain issues caused by ‘globalists’ for delayed US response ‘We’ve learned a good lesson,’ president says of US companies’ outsourcing of medical manufacturing to other countries Griffin Connolly Washington Monday 20 April 2020 01:09 {{^moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Donald Trump used his bully pulpit at the White House’s daily coronavirus briefing on Sunday […] Read More