What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Fewer than one-third of Americans think the 2020 elections will be held in an honest, open manner, according to a new Public Affairs Council survey released Thursday.  “We’ve never seen an American election with so much doubt about whether the results will reflect the will of the voters,” said Public Affairs Council President Doug Pinkham. “The question … Continue reading What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Why Chief Justice John Roberts might decide the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

The controversy over mail-in ballots will result in Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts deciding the 2020 presidential election, political commentator Dick Morris said on Sunday. Speaking on “The Cats Roundtable” radio show on WABC 770 AM in New York hosted by John Catsimatidis, Morris explained that “the blue state governors are mailing out tens of millions … Continue reading Why Chief Justice John Roberts might decide the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Why Trump must ban Tik Tok in the US

U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly teenagers, because of China's perceived role in the pandemic, which he routinely describes as the 'China flu,' or more recently the 'China plague.' How depriving millions of young Americans from using the TikTok app, putting 1,500 U.S.-based TikTok … Continue reading Why Trump must ban Tik Tok in the US

Trump’s executive order to prevent destruction of statues

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestles with racism during the unrest sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Trump has been clear that he opposes the removal of monuments of leaders of the Confederacy or other distasteful aspects of American history. Commenting … Continue reading Trump’s executive order to prevent destruction of statues

Trump signs executive order against ‘corrupt and errant’ police

Calling for unity as legislators in Washington, DC debate police reform and cities across the country struggle to address anti-police protests, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Tuesday that he said, "encourages police departments to adopt the highest professional standards". Trump's order establishes financial incentives for police departments to adopt national best practices … Continue reading Trump signs executive order against ‘corrupt and errant’ police

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Boris Johnson slams US Police for killing George Floyd

The death of Floyd, caused by his arrest, resulted in protests and violent riots across the US, as at least 23 states and Washington DC activated the National Guard in order to curb the unrest and stop escalating clashes in the major cities. British PM Boris Johnson has addressed the protests in the US, stating … Continue reading Boris Johnson slams US Police for killing George Floyd

Trump denies ordering riot police to use tear gas

Donald Trump was earlier accused of having a walk from his White House cabinet to a historic church in the vicinity, which had been nearly burnt down by Black Lives Matter protesters. President Donald Trump has busted the claims that he had ordered to disperse the protesting crowds from nearby Lafayette Square, as he was … Continue reading Trump denies ordering riot police to use tear gas

George Floyd: UN High Commissioner calls on the US to ensure safety of journalists

Several journalists from different countries have been attacked by US police while covering the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has called on US authorities to ensure that "reporters can do their work free from attacks or repression" during the Floyd protests. New York City … Continue reading George Floyd: UN High Commissioner calls on the US to ensure safety of journalists

Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

President Trump earlier threatened to put regulations or even shut down social media sites, including Twitter, after the latter labeled the president's tweets with fact-checks. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order "pertaining to social media" shortly, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Wednesday. McEnany first said it was not clear … Continue reading Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Trump breaks ties with WHO

Last month, President Trump halted US payments to the World Health Organization and accused the world body of botching the initial response to the outbreak of COVID-19. On Friday, he went further, announcing that the US was ending its relationship with the WHO altogether, reports CNN. Trump again accused the organization of being under the sway of Beijing, … Continue reading Trump breaks ties with WHO

Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

Joe Biden has assured George Floyd's family that he'll do everything he can to bring justice in the Minneapolis man's death. The former vice president made the disclosure in a five-minute video live-streamed Friday, in which he addressed Floyd's death and racism in the nation generally. The black man died in police custody this week; … Continue reading Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

China rejects intellectual property theft alleged by Trump

A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently released by the White House on its strategic approach to China. "We are strongly dissatisfied with the report and firmly oppose it," said Ren Guoqiang, the spokesperson for the ministry, at a press conference in response to a media question, noting … Continue reading China rejects intellectual property theft alleged by Trump

Arnold Schwarzenegger dares Trump to a ‘fight’

It looks like the Terminator is in quite a bit of trouble. During a virtual commencement speech for the class of 2020 graduating amid the COVID-19 pandemic, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger took a slight jab at President Donald Trump.  The 72-year-old actor appeared in a video in which he spoke to the students in an effort to soften the … Continue reading Arnold Schwarzenegger dares Trump to a ‘fight’

COVID 19: Why the world suspects foul play from China and WHO

On April 14, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump addressed a news conference at the White House, where he said that his administration would "halt [all] funding" for the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO, founded in 1948, is the principal United Nations agency tasked with the improvement of the health of the world; it is also widely … Continue reading COVID 19: Why the world suspects foul play from China and WHO

Trump: Expect coronavirus vaccine before the end of 2020

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he expects to see a vaccine for the coronavirus by the end of the year. "We are pushing it really hard," Trump said during a virtual town hall on Fox News Channel. "We're also pushing something. We are very confident that we're going to have a vaccine at the … Continue reading Trump: Expect coronavirus vaccine before the end of 2020