News / UK and world by Press Association June 15, 2019, 9:47 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Donald Trump’s dig at Sadiq Khan over the recent violence in London is the latest in a long-running spat between the pair. The US president and mayor of London’s history of trading blows can be traced back to 2015, when Khan reacted to Trump’s plan for a “Muslim ban”. In December 2015, he said in a BBC interview he hoped Trump would lose the presidential election “badly”. Roughly five months later, when Khan was elected mayor in May 2016, Trump laid on some unusual praise: “If he does a great job, frankly that would be a terrific thing.” In comments reported by the New York Times, the future president also hinted Khan, a Muslim, would be “exempt” from the proposed ban. But days later the relationship soured after Trump admitted he was “offended” by Khan’s comment that … [Read more...] about Why are Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan feuding again?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Panel He Hasn’t Lied Advertisement Supported by ByNicholas Fandos and Maggie Haberman June 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr. told Senate investigators on Wednesday that he did not inform his father at the time about a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer promising “dirt” on Hillary Clinton and that he was not kept abreast of negotiations over a proposed real estate project in Moscow, a person familiar with his testimony said. The younger Mr. Trump, in roughly three hours of closed-door questioning in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said that he had nothing to correct from past statements that he had given that panel and other congressional bodies — despite claims by former Trump aides to the contrary. Questioning … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Panel He Hasn’t Lied
News / UK and world by Press Association June 7, 2019, 4:29 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Donald Trump has ended his first presidential visit to Ireland by playing golf at his luxury coastal resort. Mr Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew out of Shannon Airport in Air Force One on Friday afternoon having spent two nights at his nearby five-star hotel in Doonbeg, Co Clare. The president met local schoolchildren on the golf course during his round on Friday morning. Standing by the ninth green, the pupils caught Mr Trump’s attention by waving American flags and were invited by the Secret Service to come and meet the president. Abbi Shanahan, 16, said the president was “so sound”. “He just told us to stay in school and asked if there’d be any future Taoiseach’s, but I don’t know about that – I’m a bit young yet,” she said. Abbi was not so sure about his golfing talents though. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump jets out of Ireland after round of golf at Doonbeg
DONALD Trump has just completed a three-day visit to the UK. So what happened on his much-anticipated trip? From talking Brexit to meeting there royals, here's everything that went down this week for the US president. When did Donald Trump arrive in the UK? US President Trump landed on British soil on Monday June 3, 2019, at Stansted Airport. He left the country for Ireland on Wednesday June 6 after making a final goodbye to the Queen who told the President to come again soon. The visit was timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Trump was accompanied by his wife Melania and his adult children, who also met the Queen. What did President Trump get up to while he was here? Day 1 The President received a ceremonial welcome from the Queen, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, as we followed the action live. The carriage procession down the Mall and the official welcome on Horse Guards Parade did not take place as it was deemed a security risk. Instead it took place in … [Read more...] about What happened during Donald Trump’s UK state visit?
Jemma Crew, Press Association 04 June, 2019 11:29 Thousands of protesters have lined the streets of London to protest against the state visit of President Donald Trump. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed those demonstrating against Mr Trump's policies on the second day of his visit. Mr Corbyn, who refused to attend a state banquet on Monday evening for the president, said he joined crowds to "stand in solidarity with those he's attacked in America, around the world and in our own country". Mr Corbyn spoke to crowds from a stage in Whitehall this afternoon. "In welcoming visitors to the United States, I hope there can be a conversation," he said. "I am not, absolutely not, refusing to meet anybody. I want to be able to have that dialogue to bring about the better and more peaceful world that we all want to live in. "But I'm very disappointed, particularly today, on the wonderful festival of Eid, that our Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been … [Read more...] about Jeremy Corbyn joins protest against Donald Trump visit