POLITICS 12/20/2018 08:16 pm ET A look at how the president's thinking has shifted, as the government faces possible shutdown over border security funds. By Antonia Blumberg One of President Donald Trump’s main campaign talking points was a very clear promise to build a wall along the southern border of the United States and somehow get Mexico to pay for it. But over time, the president’s thinking ― or, at least, his rhetoric ― has shifted. This week, as the federal government faces a possible shutdown over Trump’s insistence on more funding for border security, the wall of his campaign trail appears to be nowhere in sight. Here’s a brief look at Trump’s evolution in talking about that wall: “Build the wall!” Trump’s vow that he would “build the wall” was unequivocal throughout his campaign and reiterated in one way or another in almost every rally, speech and interview. The promise went more or … [Read more...] about See Donald Trump Evolve On The ‘Border Wall’ He Promised During His Campaign
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PRESIDENT Donald Trump had a frosty reception at George H.W. Bush's funeral today when he was forced to sit next to longstanding political opponents. Trump and Melania were seated at the front of the church next to Barack and Michelle Obama as well as Hillary and Bill Clinton. Trump and the Obamas briefly shook hands, while Bill glanced only briefly in his direction and Hillary - who Trump has demanded is jailed over a historic email breach - refused to glance in his direction. Hundreds of Twitter users noticed the tense atmosphere, posting videos and images of the couples' furtive glances on social media. Bush Snr's national farewell is taking place today at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The 41st US president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April. His passing and funeral today brought together all of Washington DC with both sides of the political spectrum praising his lifetime … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton refuses to look at Donald Trump during George HW Bush funeral… as he shares frosty handshake with Michelle Obama
IT seems like only yesterday that Donald Trump's shock triumph over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US Election. However, the clock is already ticking to the next vote – here's when America will head to the polls again, and whether the President is standing for re-election. When is the next US Election? The next US presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. In America, election votes take place every four years, and this will be the 59th election since the first in 1788. As always, it will be a drawn-out affair, with the primaries and caucuses set to stretch over the first half of the year. The winner of the election will then be inaugurated on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Will Donald Trump run for President again in 2020? On February 27, The Drudge Report claimed that Donald Trump was set to announce that he is running for re-election. Trump has raised more than $100m for his 2020 re-election campaign. He raised $18m (£13.6m) during the July to September … [Read more...] about When is the next US Election, is Donald Trump standing again in 2020 and who will stand against him?
Oct 29, 2:46 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Juliana Rose Pignataro @julie_pignataro 01/20/17 AT 8:00 AM Donald Trump's presidential campaign had no shortage of outrageous, controversial comments. As Trump prepares to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, here’s a look back at some of his most memorable quotes from the campaign and beyond.“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot people and I wouldn’t lose voters,” he said during a rally in Sioux City, Iowa, last January.“Truly weird Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain. He was terrible at debate!” the then-candidate tweeted In August after a Republican debate.“My Twitter has become so powerful that I can actually make my enemies tell the truth,” he tweeted in 2012 before his presidential aspirations became … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Quotes: 12 Outrageous Comments From The President-Elect Before Inauguration Day
POLITICS 10/15/2018 07:43 pm ET Her attorney Michael Avenatti said that he planned to appeal the ruling and that Daniels' other suits against the president would move forward. By Nick Visser A federal judge on Monday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by porn star Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump and ordered the woman to pay the president’s legal fees. U.S. District Judge James Otero said that Trump was well within his right to free speech when he tweeted about Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, earlier this year, saying she was a “total con job.” Those comments, which Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti called defamation, were just politics, the judge ruled. “The court agrees with Mr. Trump’s argument because the tweet in question constitutes ‘rhetorical hyperbole’ normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States,” Otero wrote. “The … [Read more...] about Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels’ Defamation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump