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George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

19.09.2018 3:14

Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination after the attacks on Sept. 11. 2001.

From: www.yahoo.com

Hillary Clinton in blistering new attack on Trump: 'Our democracy is in crisis'

19.09.2018 2:12

‘Trump and his cronies do so many despicable things that it can be hard to keep track,’ Clinton writes in the afterword to What Happened. Hillary Clinton has unleashed a blazing attack on Donald Trump, accusing the man who beat her in 2016 in the race for the White House of cruelty, negligence, corruption, dishonesty, racism and malevolence that have combined to put democracy in America into crisis. In an afterword to the new paperback edition of her book on her 2016 presidential election defeat, What Happened, Clinton makes her most excoriating takedown yet of Trump’s character and actions since he took office.

US to slash refugee admissions to historic low of 30,000, Pompeo confirms

19.09.2018 0:11

The US will allow no more than 30,000 refugees into the country in the coming year, down by a third from last year’s cap, the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has announced. The latest cut reflects a victory by White House hardliners on immigration over both the state department and the Pentagon. When Donald Trump took office the ceiling on refugees the US was prepared to welcome each year was 110,000.

From: www.yahoo.com

US has become a 'piggy bank' to the world 'ripped off by everyone': Donald Trump

18.09.2018 23:10

Trump was addressing a joint news conference with the visiting Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House

From: www.dnaindia.com

China once looked tough on trade, but now its options are dwindling

18.09.2018 22:32

China’s responses to U.S. tariffs have failed, so far, to thwart President Donald Trump’s trade offensive, and with the White House amping up the fight again, Chinese leaders are not sure how to respond,

From: www.seattletimes.com

Woodward's Trump book sells 1.1 million copies in first week

18.09.2018 21:53

September 19, 2018 9:53 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - Investigative journalist Bob Woodward's incendiary "Fear: Trump in the White House" has become the fastest selling book in Simon and Schuster's history, the publisher said on Tuesday (Sept 18), shifting 1.1 million copies in its first week.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Books ‘Full Disclosure’ by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House

18.09.2018 19:15

Mr. Trump’s presidency has proved to be an unexpected boon for the publishing industry, which has unleashed a barrage of juicy insider accounts.

From: www.nytimes.com

Trump to visit North Carolina to survey Florence impact

18.09.2018 15:34

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday confirmed Trump’s travel plans to North Carolina, which bore the brunt of the powerful storm. Days after the hurricane rolled through, the region is dealing with massive [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Senate Passes Short-Term Spending Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

18.09.2018 14:48

The Senate passed a short-term spending bill on Tuesday which would keep the government open through early December, according to The Washington Post. The legislation was attached to a large budget package which contains full-year funding for 2019 for the Pentagon and the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education departments, which account for more than 60 percent of all discretionary spending. The Pentagon budget for 2019 would be $605.5 billion according to the legislation, an increase of $17 billion compared to 2018. Funding for the Labor, HHS, and Education Departments would amount to $178 billion, a slight increase from 2018 and $10 billion more than the White House requested in...

From: article.wn.com

Hispanic group in Congress boycotts White House event

18.09.2018 14:45

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Citing President Donald Trump’s policies and comments about Latinos, members of the influential Congressional Hispanic Caucus boycotted a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration hosted by Trump at the White House. In a letter to the president, caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a New Mexico Democrat whose district includes Albuquerque, also cited [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

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