Tag: Trump
World 22:13

Trump expected to declare a state of emergency and order the army to build a wall on the border with Mexico

US President Donald Trump is expected to declare a state of national emergency, which would allow him to order the army to begin construction of a wall on the southern border with Mexico, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced. His decision comes after the Congress could not agree to give the...

World 09:55

Trump blasts socialism, wars, immigration and abortion during his State of the Union address

US President Donald Trump gave a strong State of the Union address before the Congress, declaring that America will never be socialist, in response to the rising far left caucus in the Democratic Party. Trump accused the left of hurting the working class with their push for open borders and of trying...

World 20:32

Trump to give his State of the Union speech

US President Donald Tramp is due to give his State of the Union speech before the assembled Congress and other US top officials. Trump was forced to postpone his speech due to the Government shutdown over the Mexico border crisis, and it’s likely that he will announce steps to build a wall as an...

World 10:55

Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit

President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq – his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected – to defend withdrawing from Syria and to declare an end to America’s role as the global “policeman,” AFP reports. Trump landed at 7.16pm local time at Al-Asad Air Base in...

World 22:44

Angered by his resignation letter, Trump order Mattis out of the Pentagon by the end of the year

US President Donald Trump reversed his earlier decision to have Defence Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis remain in his post until February, and ordered him out of the Pentagon by the end of the year. Deputy Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan, 56, will take over the role. Mr Trump has lauded...

World 22:05

Trump’s withdrawal from Syria allows Turkey to remain part of NATO

Last Friday President Trump had another long phone call with the Turkish President Erdogan. Thereafter he overruled all his advisers and decided to remove the U.S. boots from Syria and to also end the air war. It was this decision, and that he stuck to it, which finally made him presidential. Trump’s...

Balkans 12:27

Trump to Vucic: It would be extremely regrettable to miss this unique opportunity for peace

An agreement between Serbia and Kosovo is within reach, US President Donald Trump said in a letter to Alexander Vucic. It was a pleasure to see you in Paris during the Armistice Day celebration. The United States values your leadership, especially in securing the full normalization of relations with...

World 14:26

In response to Trump, Britain says Islamic State remains a threat

Britain said on Wednesday that Islamic State remained a threat even though it held no territory, commenting after U.S. President Donald Trump said the militant group had been defeated in Syria, Reuters reports. “Much remains to be done and we must not lose sight of the threat they pose. Even without...