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The biggest threat to another World Cup being hosted in Africa is Donald Trump

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Morocco is bidding to become the second African team to ever host the soccer World Cup in 2026—but Donald Trump stands in the way. The north African country’s bid is currently rivaled by a joint one from the United States, Mexico and Canada. In trying to sway support for the joint bid, US president Trump 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

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

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller looked pretty sleepy at a meeting on school shootings

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Top Trump aide Stephen Miller looked pretty sleepy at a meeting on school shootings
Stephen Miller, a senior advisor to president Donald Trump and one of the most strident anti-immigration voices in his administration, was apparently caught mid-slumber during a meeting today at the White House. Photos from European Pressphoto Agency photographer Jim Lo Scalzo show Miller rubbing his eyes, yawning and tilting his head down with his eyes Read More

Trump debuts in last place in political scientists’ “Presidential Greatness Rankings”

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The US’s 45th president has had a rocky start to his term as Commander in Chief. A group of more than 170 scholars from the American Political Science Association released a survey today (on Presidents’ Day, the national holiday celebrating those who have held the office), which aims to calculate the “greatness” of every US Read More

Four things Trump could spend $18 billion on instead of a border wall

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Four things Trump could spend $18 billion on instead of a border wall
US president Donald Trump announced this week that he wants $18 billion to pay for the first phase of a planned wall along the border of the US and Mexico. Despite insisting throughout his campaign that Mexico would cough up the funds, Trump has outlined the administration’s plans for how much it would cost to Read More

Trump’s space policy is a retread of Obama’s—with just 63 new words

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trump’s space policy is a retread of Obama’s—with just 63 new words
American president Donald Trump signed a document on Tuesday (Dec. 12) instructing NASA to plan a mission to the moon. But the text is only a slightly altered version, with just 63 new words, of a document produced by the Obama administration in 2010. Published 16 mins ago  |  Photo by AP Photo/Michael Probst 63 words Read More

Ronald Reagan tried deep corporate-tax cuts before. They didn’t work

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ronald Reagan tried deep corporate-tax cuts before. They didn’t work
Will sweeping corporate-tax cuts succeed in juicing the US economy and buoying middle-class wage growth? Most assuredly, says the Trump administration, with Congress poised to pass the Republican tax bill. History, however, suggests the opposite. The Trump team’s argument goes something like this: Cutting taxes on businesses will free up profits they will invest in Read More

Michael Flynn may not have been the only rat in the White House this year

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Michael Flynn may not have been the only rat in the White House this year
Michael Flynn, president Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, plead guilty yesterday to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia, suggesting he could have a cut a deal with investigator Robert Mueller to offer damaging information on the president in exchange for a lighter charge. In other words, Flynn may have ratted out Read More

What to worry about

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Exhausted yet? As the year draws to a close and thoughts turn to holiday plans, there’s one place where business is still very much unfinished: Washington, DC. The past week has been one of the most uproarious of the 10-month-old Trump presidency. On the first day of December, major issues like the future of the Read More