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Trump's travel ban blocked by second judge

Trump's travel ban blocked by second judge

A second US judge has blocked Donald Trump’s latest travel ban, delivering a setback to the President’s third attempt at what has been widely described as a Muslim Ban. Maryland US District Judge Theodore Chuang joined Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii in...
Trump's wealth 'slumps by $600m in a year'

Trump's wealth 'slumps by $600m in a year'

Donald Trump’s wealth has declined by $ 600m (£455m) in the last year as the value of luxury property in New York falls, it has been reported. The US President has dropped 92 places in the list of Forbes magazine’s richest Americans, leaving him with $...
Trump's latest travel ban order blocked

Trump's latest travel ban order blocked

17 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption A woman (middle) travelling from Jordan on a Yemeni passport arrives in Los Angeles, California US President Donald Trump’s latest bid to impose travel restrictions on...
'I'm not being fired today' says Trump's top man

'I'm not being fired today' says Trump's top man

White House chief of staff John Kelly has dismissed rumours he is close to quitting or being fired by Donald Trump. The retired four-star Marine Corps general addressed reports of an irreparable rift between himself and the President during a surprise appearance at a...
Work begins on Trump's Mexico wall

Work begins on Trump's Mexico wall

Government contractors have started to build prototypes of President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico. Bidding documents say four of the eight prototypes are to be solid concrete and four are to be made of “other materials”. Mr Trump said on...
Trump's speech was bizarre and dishonest

Trump's speech was bizarre and dishonest

When the clouds of pepper spray clear from the streets of Phoenix, Americans will survey the wreckage of Donald Trump’s latest assault on the rules of American politics. The uncompromising dispersal of protesters by police was a dramatic end to another...
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...
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