PoliticsWorld

Trump pressure to flip election 'upended' lives, hearing told

US state lawmakers and poll workers described Tuesday how their lives had been upended by threats of violence as Donald Trump singled them out in his bid to overturn the 2020 US election. Trump was personally involved in an intense campaign of pressure on officials in key…
Politics

Trump calls deadly insurrection 'greatest movement' in US history

Former US president Donald Trump called the 2021 Capitol assault “the greatest movement in the history of our country” in a meandering rant Thursday — hours ahead of a congressional hearing aimed at demonstrating his culpability for the deadly siege. The…
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Trump finally promises transition as calls mount to remove him

Donald Trump on Thursday acknowledged his presidency was ending and promised a smooth transition to Joe Biden in the wake of a mob attack by his supporters on the US Capitol now known to have left five people dead. After two of his cabinet secretaries quit in protest…
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Cabinet members discussing Trump's removal: US media

Members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet on Wednesday discussed the possibility of removing Trump from office after his supporters stormed the Capitol, three US news channels reported The discussions focused on the 25th amendment to the US Constitution…
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Audio shows Trump's attempt to alter Georgia election result

On the phone, the president of the United States Donald Trump presses local secretary of state to ‘find votes’ to overcome Biden. Less than 20 days from having to leave the White House after being defeated at the polls by Joe Biden, President Donald Trump made a new…
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Trump appeals decision that prevents US TikTok ban

The US government has appealed a court decision that prevents the Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on the Chinese social network TikTok, which would lead to its ban in the United States. Washington indicated, in a succinct procedural document, quoted Monday…
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For the last time, Trump forgives turkey for Thanksgiving Day

President made first public appearance after authorizing formal transition of power U.S. President Donald Trump forgave a turkey for Thanksgiving Day, continuing a White House tradition. “Thanksgiving Day is a special date for turkeys. I think it’s probably not…
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Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win

Pennsylvania officially certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory in the state over Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after the president agreed to a transition but stopped short of conceding. Governor Tom Wolf tweeted that the Pennsylvania Department of State…
ChinaEconomy

China admits Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump

The option of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement was promoted at the time by the former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, but abandoned by Donald Trump. A few days after signing the world’s most important trade agreement in terms of gross…