“America First”

Donald Trump is the oldest elected leader of a major world power

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Donald Trump turns 72 today, becoming only the second US president to hit that age while in office. Serving two terms would see him overtake former president Ronald Reagan, who was two weeks shy of 78 when he left office. While in office, the real estate mogul has surrounded himself with people of his generation. Read More

A photo from the G7 perfectly captured Trump vs. the rest of the world

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A single photo on Angela Merkel’s Instagram says everything you need to know about this weekend’s G7 summit in Canada. The German chancellor shared the photo on June 9 and captioned it simply, “Day two of the G7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions.” In it, Merkel stares coldly, both hands braced Read More

Trump blames “global freeloading” for costly US drugs. That’s not the problem

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Introducing his plan to reduce prescription drug prices in America today, Donald Trump said his government would focus on “tougher negotiation, more competition, and much lower prices.” The president criticized drug makers and insurance companies for failing to put “American patients first.” After listing a series of measures aimed at the US market—such as encouraging Read More

The US is talking about “great power competition.” What does that mean?

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The US is creating a new naval command and redeploying the Second Fleet in the Atlantic, the department of defense announced yesterday (May 4), putting teeth behind a new national security strategy announced in January. “We will continue to prosecute the campaign against terrorists that we are engaged in today, but great power competition, not Read More

A lie about Mike Pompeo’s Gulf War service started with an anonymous Wikipedia edit

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US Central Intelligence Agency director and Army veteran Mike Pompeo never served in the Gulf War. But that’s not what prominent members of the US Congress and major media outlets have said in articles and in public statements in recent months. Pompeo was never deployed there, the CIA says. The fake claim seems to have Read More

Zuckerberg quietly revealed a hole in Facebook’s new defenses against Russia: Shell companies

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When Mark Zuckerberg told US senators yesterday (April 10) that Facebook is in an “arms race” against Russian trolls seeking to manipulate its users, his comment made global headlines. One of the steps Facebook is taking to stop US elections from being manipulated by foreign actors is to put in place geographic checks—including literally mailing Read More

This is how Trump could fire Mueller

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Questions over whether Donald Trump will fire special counsel Robert Mueller have crescendoed this week, with the US president telling reporters yesterday (April 9) that “many people have said, ‘You should fire him.’” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders amplified them still in a press conference today, saying that Trump “certainly believes he has the Read More

There are a lot of great band names in the 58-page list of Chinese products targeted for US import tariffs

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on There are a lot of great band names in the 58-page list of Chinese products targeted for US import tariffs
The nascent trade war between the United States and China continues to escalate. A few days ago, China announced tariffs on 128 American products, covering close to $3 billion worth of US exports. Now, the Trump administration is preparing to retaliate, proposing import tariffs on 1,300 categories of Chinese products worth some $50 billion. Trade Read More

Cambridge Analytica boasted that it ran the entire Trump campaign

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It’s unclear how much influence Cambridge Analytica, a firm that consulted for the Trump campaign, had on the 2016 presidential election, but, in a private sales pitch, the firm took all the credit. It also hinted at campaign machinations that are illegal under US law. Filmed by an undercover reporter for the UK TV station Read More

Read the TrumpOrg.com email discussing money with Stormy Daniels’s lawyer

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Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen has tried his best to distance the president and the Trump Organization from the $130,000 payment he made to Stephanie Clifford, a porn actress also known as Stormy Daniels. Unfortunately, Cohen seems to have used a Trump Organization email address to organize the payment. Cohen insisted last month that Read More