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Guam governor defends Trump's N Korea phone call

Guam governor defends Trump's N Korea phone call

There should be a “more aggressive position from all countries” in dealing with North Korea, the governor of Guam has told Sky News. On the eve of military drills in the Asia-Pacific region which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could view as provocative,...
President Trump's chief strategist leaves post

President Trump's chief strategist leaves post

President Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post, according to US reports. Mr Bannon was a key adviser to Donald Trump during the general election campaign and has been a contentious presence in the White House. The former leader...
Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

A major refurbishment is underway in the White House, ordered by US President Donald Trump while he takes an extended holiday. Armchairs, carpets, tables and even the famous Resolute Desk occupied by generations of powerful world leaders have all been stripped out....
Trump's fighting talk on N Korea may prove wise

Trump's fighting talk on N Korea may prove wise

That’s what Donald Trump told North Korea would be in the post if it issued any more threats. Predictably, an hour or so later, the North Koreans responded with, what else, a threat – to attack the US Pacific territory of Guam. What does Trump do now?...
CNN contributor joins Trump's 'real news' show

CNN contributor joins Trump's 'real news' show

CNN contributor joins Trump’s ‘real news’ show 7 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright @donaldtrump facebook Image caption The President posted the second instalment of his own ‘real news’ show on Sunday A former...
Trump's 17-day holiday causes a stir

Trump's 17-day holiday causes a stir

Trump’s 17-day holiday causes a stir 4 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption “Don’t take vacations”, Mr Trump once advised Like many denizens of Washington DC, President Donald Trump is escaping the...
Sports tycoon confirmed as Trump's UK ambassador

Sports tycoon confirmed as Trump's UK ambassador

A billionaire sports tycoon has been confirmed as Donald Trump’s ambassador to the UK. Speaking at his Senate confirmation hearing, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson pledged to work to strengthen the “special relationship” between the two countries....
Russia: Sanctions bill shows Trump's weakness

Russia: Sanctions bill shows Trump's weakness

Russia has reacted angrily after a US bill imposing fresh sanctions was agreed overwhelmingly by the country’s lawmakers. The bill, which also brings sanctions against Iran and North Korea, was described as “seriously flawed” by US President Donald...
You're fired! Trump's sackings and resignations

You're fired! Trump's sackings and resignations

A string of firings and resignations has at times made Donald’s Trump White House resemble the reality TV show he once hosted. Here are some of the senior scalps taken (so far) during the US President’s turbulent short time in office: Reince Priebus Chief...
Trump's top job firings will only continue

Trump's top job firings will only continue

The week started with much speculation over the fate of Donald Trump’s Attorney General. Calling Jeff Sessions “weak” and “beleaguered” led to fervent chatter about one of his most loyal supporters’ imminent demise. But the...
Trump's trans ban is 'policy-making in reverse'

Trump's trans ban is 'policy-making in reverse'

It appeared to come out of nowhere: three decisively worded tweets that left the future of thousands of active US service members hanging in the balance. Donald Trump’s ban on transgender troops is another smackdown of an Obama-era policy and is very much at...
Trump's spin doctor seals press debut with kiss

Trump's spin doctor seals press debut with kiss

Blowing a kiss to the White House press corps after his first outing at the podium, Donald Trump’s new communications chief has signalled a different approach to the media. In stark contrast to the blustering, confrontational style of his much-mocked predecessor...
Sessions to stay on after Trump's rebuke

Sessions to stay on after Trump's rebuke

Jeff Sessions has said he will not quit as US attorney general despite being criticised by Donald Trump for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in last year’s election. “We love this job, we love this department and I plan to...
Three of Trump's allies to testify on Russia

Three of Trump's allies to testify on Russia

President Donald Trump’s son, son-in-law and former campaign manager will answer questions about the campaign’s alleged links with Russia. Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort will be the closest allies of the president to be called before...
Let Obamacare fail – Trump's new plan

Let Obamacare fail – Trump's new plan

Let Obamacare fail – Trump’s new plan 18 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump made repealing and replacing Obamacare a key campaign pledge President Donald Trump has said the new Republican healthcare...
Trump's five options for dealing with N Korea

Trump's five options for dealing with N Korea

It “won’t happen”, he tweeted. It appears that Donald Trump’s certainty that North Korea would not test an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the US was wrong. The threat has been brought to the US homeland –...

President Donald Trump's most memorable tweets

Donald Trump is more attached to his Twitter account that any US president since the social media website’s invention. Whether it is advertising his latest appearance on Fox and Friends, railing against the “Fake News Media”, or his regular refrain...
Trump's revised travel ban takes effect

Trump's revised travel ban takes effect

New visa criteria for entering the United States from six mainly Muslim nations, have come into force – meaning only those with close family or business ties are exempt from the travel ban. The move came after the Supreme Court voted to partially restore...
Trump's Twitter tirade against TV presenter

Trump's Twitter tirade against TV presenter

President Donald Trump has attacked the television host Mika Brzezinski in a blistering and vulgar fashion. It’s the latest in a string of escalating insults heaped on the national news media. Minutes before the end of MSNBS’s Morning Joe show which...
Trump's bid to replace Obamacare dealt blow

Trump's bid to replace Obamacare dealt blow

Donald Trump has suffered an embarrassing setback on a key campaign pledge after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell delayed a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The draft bill was meant to mollify moderates and hardliners in the Republican...
Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback

Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback

Cuba denounces Trump’s policy rollback 17 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHas Trump really ‘cancelled’ Cuba deal? Cuba’s government has denounced US President Donald...
Trump's attitude to Qatar has big implications

Trump's attitude to Qatar has big implications

With stunning apparent ignorance of the geopolitics of the Middle East, Donald Trump has welcomed a regional blockade of a country his own military relies on to host 11,000 American soldiers. In an unprecedented ostracisation, Qatar’s neighbours have isolated...
Calls to halt Trump's UK visit rejected

Calls to halt Trump's UK visit rejected

Boris Johnson rejects calls to axe President Trump’s state visit 6 June 2017 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA Image caption This is not the first time Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan have argued in public Boris Johnson has rejected calls to cancel...
How Trump's climate move could affect US industry

How Trump's climate move could affect US industry

It takes longer to pull out of the Paris accord than it does to withdraw from the EU, so President Trump’s decision is going to stick around until the next presidential election. By then, we’ll know what sort of an impact it will have had upon the American...
World leaders condemn Trump's climate u-turn

World leaders condemn Trump's climate u-turn

I was in the vast Paris convention centre late on that December night back in 2015 when the climate change accord was agreed. The jubilation among the delegates was palpable. Politicians, scientists, activists were all ecstatic. They were surprised too. After the...
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