Politics

Thank president or you’ll be sorry

Thank president or you’ll be sorry

President Trump recently tweeted, “The United States, under my administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS. Where is our ‘Thank you, America?’ ” President Trump has often criticized Americans for not being grateful enough. Now he has chastised the whole world as a thankless lot of humanity — a globe of ingrates. Mr. Trump’s obsession with ...

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President Trump, first lady to host Macrons at Mount Vernon

President Trump, first lady to host Macrons at Mount Vernon

In a nod to history and the special relationship between the United States and one of the nation’s oldest allies, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host the President France Emmanuel Macron and his wife for a rare private dinner at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. “The setting will serve as a beautiful reminder of France’s unique ...

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Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media. The remarkable photo features four former presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush — along with first lady Melania Trump and former first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and ...

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A Pennsylvania man fired 121 rounds into a hunting cabin before shooting himself

A Pennsylvania man fired 121 rounds into a hunting cabin before shooting himself

State police say a man believed to have fired scores of rounds into a Pennsylvania hunting cabin before fleeing has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police in Somerset County say Donald Smodic, of Apollo, was drinking in the Larimer Township cabin with a friend but left early Saturday after a brief altercation. Police say he began loading ...

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Romney won’t commit yet to supporting Trump in 2020

Romney won’t commit yet to supporting Trump in 2020

Mitt Romney says he is not ready to commit to endorsing President Trump for reelection in 2020. “I will make that decision down the road,” Romney told CNN at the Utah GOP convention on Saturday. “As a person of political experience, if I endorse someone, I’ll want to know what’s in it for Utah and what help would he provide for us on key ...

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Trump is a huge positive in the fight against climate change

Trump is a huge positive in the fight against climate change

The US president Donald Trump is proving to be a valuable – if unlikely – asset in the fight against climate change, the head of Europe’s main climate innovation body has claimed. Kirsten Dunlop, the chief executive of Climate-KIC, said Mr Trump’s controversial stance on the issue – he once dismissed it as a hoax created by the Chinese to destroy US ...

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Trump: long way to go on NK crisis

Trump: long way to go on NK crisis

US President Donald Trump says the North Korean nuclear crisis is a long way from being resolved, striking a cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the United States. “We are a long way from conclusion on North Korea, maybe things will work out, and ...

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Rick Scott to headline gun raffle 3 months after Parkland shooting

Rick Scott to headline gun raffle 3 months after Parkland shooting

ust three months after the deadly Parkland school shooting, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is slated to headline a GOP event featuring, of all things, a handgun giveaway. The Hillsborough County GOP announced this week that Scott will be the keynote speaker at its annual Lincoln Day Dinner on May 21. The dinner, described by Hillsborough County Republican Party Chairman Jim Waurishukmost as the “most ...

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Bloomberg offers $4.5m for Paris climate accord

Bloomberg offers $4.5m for Paris climate accord

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will pay $4.5m (£۳٫۲m) to cover the lapsed US financial commitment to the Paris climate accord. He said he had a responsibility to help improve the environment because of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the deal. The withdrawal was announced last June and sparked international condemnation. It will make ...

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Melania Trump & Barack Obama share moment at Barbara Bush funeral

Melania Trump & Barack Obama share moment at Barbara Bush funeral

irst Lady Melania Trump was spotted smiling and laughing with former president Barack Obama before Barbara Bush’s funeral service Saturday afternoon, causing social media users to flood Twitter with jokes about her marriage to President Trump and questions of what former president Obama had said to her. “Melania looks happier at a funeral than she has in ages. Wouldn’t you too if you went ...

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