Presidential Elections

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Published 21/08/2017

It will be President Donald Trump's turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, America's longest military conflict. [more…]

Charlottesville violence tests Trump`s presidential mettle

Charlottesville violence tests Trump`s presidential mettle

Published 13/08/2017

For President Donald Trump, this was the week when the real world began to intrude upon his presidency. [more…]

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Published 12/08/2017

The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, the New York Times reported on Saturday. [more…]

Pence denies eyeing presidential bid amid distance with Trump over Russia

Pence denies eyeing presidential bid amid distance with Trump over Russia

Published 06/08/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denied that he is preparing for a presidential election run in 2020, saying the suggestion is "disgraceful and offensive." [more…]

U.S. Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Trump son`s meeting

U.S. Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Trump son`s meeting

Published 16/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016.

The U.S. Secret Service on Sunday denied a suggestion from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer that it had vetted a meeting between the president's son and Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign.

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Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to handle Russia probe

Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to handle Russia probe

Published 15/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump announced in a statement on Saturday that veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb will serve as special counsel, and sources familiar with the hiring said Cobb would handle the White House's response to Russia-related investigations.

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U.S. president defends son after emails over Russian campaign help

U.S. president defends son after emails over Russian campaign help

Published 12/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. (L) gives a thumbs up beside his father Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump (R) after Trump's debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S. September 26, 2016.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his eldest son as "innocent" following emails that showed Donald Trump Jr. welcomed Russian help against his father's rival in the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Published 12/07/2017

Part of an email conversation between Donald Trump Jr and publicist Rob Goldstone is seen in a Twitter message posted by Trump Jr. on July 11, 2017. @DonaldJTrumpJR/Handout via REUTERS

President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father, according to emails released on Tuesday.

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Trump calls son `high-quality person,` applauds his transparency

Trump calls son `high-quality person,` applauds his transparency

Published 12/07/2017

Donald Trump kisses his son Donald, Jr. at a campaign event at Regents University in Virginia Beach, Virginia February 24, 2016.

President Donald Trump called his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., a "high-quality person" on Tuesday after disclosures about the latter's meeting last year with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have information incriminating Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

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Senate Judiciary committee wants Donald Trump Jr.`s testimony

Senate Judiciary committee wants Donald Trump Jr.`s testimony

Published 12/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. stands onstage with his father Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump's debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S. September 26, 2016.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Tuesday she wanted Donald Trump Jr. to testify before the panel, in a public setting, as soon as possible.

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