Republican renomination of Trump to be held in private

World / Politics Aug 2, 2020

Republican renomination of Trump to be held in private

The vote to renominate U.S. President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention said, citing the coronavirus. While Trump called off the public components of the convention ...

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

World / Politics Aug 2, 2020

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Should Joe Biden win the White House in November, America will likely be in for a foreign policy about-face as the former vice president reverses, dismantles or severely curtails many of President Donald Trump’s most significant and boldest actions. From the Middle East to Asia, ...

Why Trump's tweet about a U.S. election delay matters

World / Politics | ANALYSIS Aug 1, 2020

Why Trump's tweet about a U.S. election delay matters

U.S. President Donald Trump’s pattern is now familiar: He makes a stunning assertion, on Twitter or impromptu. The head scratching begins. Was he serious? Was he trying to distract from other negative news? Allies are left to shrug their shoulders and brush off his remarks. Some ...

Trump threatens to send more federal officers into 'Democrat' cities

World / Politics Jul 21, 2020

Trump threatens to send more federal officers into 'Democrat' cities

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to send more military-garbed law enforcement into U.S. cities to quell anti-racism protests, a move he called necessary security action and critics labelled an election year political stunt. After the Department of Homeland Security deployed scores of Border Patrol police ...

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

World / Politics Jul 20, 2020

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

U.S. President Donald Trump is refusing to publicly commit to accepting the results of the upcoming White House election, recalling a similar threat he made weeks before the 2016 vote, as he scoffs at polls showing him lagging behind Democrat Joe Biden. Trump says ...