SIR Kim Darroch hit the headlines after a number of secret cables were leaked. The diplomat commented that the US President Donald Trump was “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”. Who is Kim Darroch? Sir Kim is one of the UK’s most senior diplomats in a career that spans three decades. The 65-year-old is currently Britain’s ambassador to the US. He was born in the village of South Stanley, County Durham in Aprial 1954. He went to Durham University to study Zoology and joined the diplomatic service in 1977. In a wide-ranging career he has had two postings to Brussels as well as tours of Tokyo and Rome. Sir Kim has served as the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union from 2007 to 2011. Before that position he was the EU advisor to the Prime Minister and the Head of the Cabinet Office European Secretariat from 2004 to 2007. Between January 2012 and September 2015 he was the Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor. Sir Kim married his … [Read more...] about Who is Kim Darroch and what did he say about Trump?
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JOHN Dingell, the longest-serving congressman in US history, has died aged 92. We explain who he is and what he has said about US President Donald Trump. Who is John Dingell? John Dingell was a Michigan Democrat who served in the US House of Representatives for 59 years. The 92-year-old was elected in 1955 and retired in 2015. He died peacefully on Thursday February 7 in his home on Dearborn, Michigan. Deborah, his wife, said in a statement: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of John David Dingell Jr, former Michigan congressman and longest-serving member of the United States Congress. “He will be remembered for his decades of public service to the people of Southeast Michigan, his razor sharp wit, and a lifetime of dedication to improving the lives of all who walk this earth.” John’s last tweet was: “The Lovely Deborah is insisting I rest and stay off here, but after long negotiations we've worked out a deal where she'll keep up with … [Read more...] about Who is Congressman John Dingell, where did he represent and what did he say about Trump?
ELIZABETH Warren has announced her candidacy for President of the United States. But how old is the Democratic front-runner, who is she married to, and what has Donald Trump said about her? Find out here... How old is Elizabeth Warren? Elizabeth Warren was born on 22 June 1949, which makes her 69 years old. She would overtake Donald Trump as the oldest first-time elected President of the United States if she beats him in 2020. Her age at inauguration day would be 71 years, 6 months, and 29 days. When Trump was sworn in as President, he was 70 years, seven months, and six days old. Who is her husband? Elizabeth Warren is married to Harvard Law professor Bruce Mann. On her 35th wedding anniversary, she revealed that she proposed to him - not the other way around. She wrote on Facebook: "When I proposed to him, he said yes. I bought a sundress that could double as a wedding gown, and 35 years ago today, I married Bruce. "This anniversary, I’ll celebrate living in America where … [Read more...] about How old is Elizabeth Warren, who is her husband and what did Trump say about her Native American heritage?
Last Updated Dec 11, 2018 2:19 PM EST An Oval Office meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi spiraled out of control over funding for the border wall Tuesday, devolving into what Schumer called a Trump "temper tantrum."With a potential government shutdown looming less than two weeks away, Pelosi, the presumptive soon-to-be speaker of the House, told Mr. Trump, "you will not win" on the border wall. The president demanded border wall funding — and said he's not afraid the shut down the government over it. In fact, he said, he's proud to do so, and will take credit for it."I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck," the president said. "So I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not gonna blame you for it. The last time you shut it down it didn't work. I will take the mantle of shutting down. And I'm gonna shut it down for border security."Mr. Trump is pushing for $5 billion for … [Read more...] about “I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” Trump says in Oval Office “tantrum” with Schumer, Pelosi
US President Donald Trump has made efforts to back Saudi Arabia despite the Khashoggi murder. Mr Khashoggi was murdered on 2 October during his visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and Trump refused to listen to his murder recording. Why did Trump back Saudi Arabia? In a statement named "America First!", Trump said that Saudi Arabia is a "steadfast partner" that has agreed to invest "a record amount of money" in the US. Trump also mentioned that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "could very well" have known about Khashoggi's murder, reported BBC. But added: "In any case, our relationship is with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They have been a great ally in our very important fight against Iran." "Our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event -- maybe he did and maybe he didn't! "We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi." What did he say … [Read more...] about Why did Donald Trump back Saudi Arabia and what did he say about Khashoggi murder?