Tag: Donald Trump

Donald Trump suffers another jolt as US court rejects Pennsylvania lawsuit

WASHINGTON: In a fresh setback to US President Donald Trump‘s efforts to reverse the November 3 presidential election result in the battleground state of Pennsylvania,...

View: The rotting of the Republican mind

By David Brooks In a recent Monmouth University survey, 77% of Donald Trump‘s backers said Joe Biden had won the presidential election because of fraud....

Lame duck Donald Trump to pardon White House turkey

Lame duck President Donald Trump hosts the annual White House turkey pardon on Tuesday, sparing a farm bird from the Thanksgiving table and maybe previewing...

Donald Trump: After chaotic 4 years, Wall Street is itching to unfollow @realDonaldTrump

In the closing weeks of the presidential campaign, President Donald Trump began telling his supporters that if former Vice President Joe Biden was elected, market...

What makes Trump’s subversion efforts so alarming? His collaborators

By Henry J. Farrell and Bruce Schneier Last Thursday, Rudy Giuliani, a Trump campaign lawyer, alleged a widespread voting conspiracy involving Venezuela, Cuba and China....

What we know about a suddenly important Michigan Elections Board

By Kathleen Gray The work of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers is not glamorous and rarely draws much attention. Its members handle matters like...

COVID-19 cases in US may double before Biden takes office, shows study

Washington: With Inauguration Day for US President-elect Joe Biden still two months away, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country is likely to...

Joe Biden: Get me Meacham! Joe Biden brings back the media’s good old days

By Ben Smith One afternoon in the spring of 2009, Jon Meacham sat in front of the freighted wooden bookshelf in his office and talked...

Pompeo tour seeks to cement Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran

ABU DHABI: US top diplomat Mike Pompeo has used a late term Middle East tour to cement Washington‘s “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran, so President-elect...

Everything Trump doing now is bad for American democracy: Biden’s Chief of Staff

President-elect Joe Biden’s Chief of Staff Ronald Klain on Sunday launched a scathing attack on President Donald Trump, saying American voters have rejected his leadership...

After Pennsylvania legal defeat, Trump digs in despite new pressure to concede election

WASHINGTON: Despite an emphatic court setback in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump showed no sign on Sunday of dropping his long-shot efforts to overturn the U.S....

G-20 summit opens as leaders urge united response to virus

DUBAI: The Group of 20 summit opened on Saturday with appeals by the world’s most powerful leaders to collectively chart a way forward as the...

View: Is Trump trying to take the economy down with him?

By Claudia Sahm Consumed by Election Day, Congress effectively abandoned the country when it failed to reach an agreement in October on a desperately needed...

Joe Biden to work to end executions as government sets 3 more

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden is against the death penalty and will work to end its use, his spokesman said Saturday, as the Justice Department scheduled...

King Salman: G-20 summit opens with Saudi urging united response to virus

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia‘s King Salman opened on Saturday the Group of 20 summit as the coronavirus pandemic overshadows this year’s gathering of heads of state,...

Business and world leaders move on as Trump fights to reverse election

By Michael D. Shear, David Gelles, Mark Landler and David E. Sanger WASHINGTON: Inside the wrought-iron fences that surround the 18-acre White House complex, the...

US Presidential polls: Donald Trump’s election challenges falling flat in courts

While President Donald Trump vows to press ahead with efforts to overturn the election, judges across the country have consistently swatted down his legal challenges....

Joe Biden wants Congress to pass emergency COVID aid this year

WILMINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to enact billions of dollars in emergency COVID-19 assistance before the year’s end, according to a senior...

China will have to play by rules; US to rejoin WHO, says President-elect Biden

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has said that he wants to make sure that China plays by the rules and announced that his administration will...

Donald Trump summons Michigan GOP leaders for extraordinary meeting

DETROIT: President Donald Trump summoned Michigan‘s Republican legislative leaders to the White House for an extraordinary meeting Friday amid a long shot GOP push to...

Donald Trump: Threats and tensions rise as Donald Trump and allies attack elections process

By Nick Corasaniti, Jim Rutenberg and Kathleen Gray President Donald Trump’s false accusations that voter fraud denied him reelection are causing escalating confrontations in swing...

Saudi Arabia’s Oil minister confident of ‘good relationship’ with US President-elect Joe Biden

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia‘s oil minister on Wednesday struck a conciliatory tone toward US President-elect Joe Biden, saying energy cooperation could be a launch pad for...

President Trump again refuses to acknowledge his defeat to Biden; claims he ‘won’ election

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday again asserted that he “won” the November 3 presidential election as he reiterated his allegations that there was voter...

US presidential polls: Detailed turnout data show how Georgia turned blue

By Nate Cohn, Matthew Conlen and Charlie Smart Democrats have long dreamed of turning Georgia blue, with young voters and nonwhite voters leading a progressive...

Donald Trump faces approaching deadline for recount in Wisconsin

MADISON: The final Wisconsin county submitted its canvassed vote totals to the state elections commission on Tuesday morning, starting the clock for President Donald Trump...