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Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

President Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will not take long and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a hoax.” “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office as the upper chamber’s members were sworn in to serve as... Continue Reading →

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US Democrats Lock Horns Over War, Gender In Last Debate

Leftist Bernie Sanders attacked frontrunner Joe Biden on foreign policy Tuesday but found himself fighting accusations of sexism in the final presidential debate before Democrats begin choosing who challenges incumbent Donald Trump in November’s election. With no candidate yet to carve out a clear lead less than three weeks to go before the first votes... Continue Reading →

Senate Likely To Begin Trump’s Impeachment Trial Next Tuesday

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.  McConnell said he expected the House of Representatives to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber on Wednesday. “We believe that... Continue Reading →

Trump revives bad memories in new storm over intelligence

President Donald Trump's reputation for bending truth for political ends and conflicting administration rationales for taking out Iran's top general are stirring a new debate over intelligence with troubling echoes in recent history. Administration officials are tying themselves in knots to avoid contradicting Trump's statement that Qasem Soleimani was planning attacks on four US embassies... Continue Reading →

US House Votes To Limit Trump War Powers Against Iran

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw back congressional war powers from the White House. The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump’s order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by the Islamic... Continue Reading →

Trump Pulls Back From War With Iran

President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of war with Iran on Wednesday, saying that Tehran appeared to be “standing down” after firing missiles — without causing casualties — at US troops based in Iraq. In a televised address to the nation from the White House, Trump emphasized there were “no Americans harmed” in... Continue Reading →

US House To Vote Against Trump’s War With Iran

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will vote Thursday to prevent President Donald Trump from war with Iran after he ordered the killing of a top general, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. Pelosi said that the Democrats will move forward as their concerns were not addressed in a closed-door briefing Wednesday involving Secretary of State Mike... Continue Reading →

Nigeria, Israel, And India Among Survey Lists As US President Trump Strongholds

A survey by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre has listed Nigeria as one of the strongholds of United States President, Donald Trump. This is as the survey found that support for President Trump remains largely negative around the world. The Centre discovered that across the 33 countries surveyed a median of 64 percent said they... Continue Reading →

Trump Says ‘All Is Well’ After Iranian Missiles Target US Troops

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that initial casualty assessments indicated “all is well” after Iranian missiles targeted two bases housing US troops in Iraq. He tweeted that “assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good!” Yahoo News reports. Trump did not go on evening television to address the nation —... Continue Reading →

Iran Fires ‘More Than A Dozen’ Missiles At US Forces In Iraq

Iran fired missiles Wednesday at Iraqi bases used by the US military, officials in Washington and Tehran said, in the first act of the Islamic republic’s promised revenge for the US killing of a top Iranian general. The Pentagon said it was still “working on initial battle damage assessments” after “Iran launched more than a... Continue Reading →

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