Oversight Board reviewing Trump Facebook ban, considering a public profile

Facebook's Oversight Board investigating former President Donald Trump's banishment from the social platform will need to determine if a person's public profile should be considered in the ability to comment, according to a board member. The Oversight Board was looking into an appeal concerning Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a former Danish prime minister, told The … Continue reading Oversight Board reviewing Trump Facebook ban, considering a public profile

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Biden focused on ending Trump’s migration policies

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday will order a major review of asylum processing at the US-Mexico border and the asylum and legal immigration systems that will dismantle portions of former President Donald Trump’s hardline policies, according to a fact sheet circulated on Tuesday. Biden planned to sign orders on family separation, border security and … Continue reading Biden focused on ending Trump’s migration policies

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Impeaching an ex-president is a bad and totally unconstitutional move – Trump adviser

Former U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly parted ways on Saturday with the two lead lawyers working on his defense for his Senate impeachment trial, a source familiar with the situation said, leaving Trump’s legal strategy in disarray. Butch Bowers and Deborah Barberi, two South Carolina lawyers, are no longer on Trump’s team, the source said … Continue reading Impeaching an ex-president is a bad and totally unconstitutional move – Trump adviser

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Has Trump destroyed his political future?

After failing to overturn results of the 2020 Presidential Election, former POTUS, Donald Trump has left the White House for Joe Biden. But Trump's defiant campaign of misinformation also left an indelible mark on his political future. Rioters egged on by the president breached the US Capitol as Congress met to certify Biden’s victory on … Continue reading Has Trump destroyed his political future?

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Trump has left the White House

United States President Donald Trump has left the White House. Trump boarded the presidential helicopter Marine One at 8:20am (13:20 GMT) on Wednesday, Aljazeera reports. He briefly spoke to reporters calling his term the ‘honour of a lifetime’ and an ‘amazing four years’ before boarding the helicopter en-route to a farewell ceremony at Joint Base … Continue reading Trump has left the White House

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Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

The 59th inaugural ceremony will be held on Jan. 20 -- just three days away -- at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The event will swear in President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Due to surging COVID-19 cases, the Jan. 6 attack by President Donald Trump's supporters on the US Capitol and the refusal of Trump himself to … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

Trump’s refusal to concede is undermining America’s democratic tradition

President Donald Trump’s ongoing efforts to overturn the 2020 election results — laid out in stark detail in an hourlong weekend phone call with a Georgia election official — are demonstrating his unrestrained determination to maintain a grip on power no matter the consequences for the nation’s democratic traditions. Trump, in a Saturday phone call, … Continue reading Trump’s refusal to concede is undermining America’s democratic tradition

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NY Post to Trump, ‘It’s time to concede’

President Donald Trump’s continued effort to overturn the Nov. 3 election results got a front-page rebuke from one his most loyal backers: the New York Post. “Mr. President, it’s time to end this dark charade,” the New York City tabloid’s editorial board wrote in Monday’s edition. The paper, which endorsed Trump for president, tells Trump … Continue reading NY Post to Trump, ‘It’s time to concede’

Trump angers China after showing support for Taiwan and Tibet

China expressed anger on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law measures to further bolster support for Taiwan and Tibet, which had been included in a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package. China has watched with growing alarm as the United States has stepped up its backing for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and its … Continue reading Trump angers China after showing support for Taiwan and Tibet

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Trump Campaign suffers more devastating legal defeats

Donald Trump’s campaign said it filed a lawsuit in Georgia state court on Friday seeking to invalidate the presidential election results there, the latest in a series of legal challenges aimed at reversing his loss that have so far gone nowhere. The Trump campaign said in a statement its new lawsuit would include sworn statements … Continue reading Trump Campaign suffers more devastating legal defeats