Donald Trump

Trevor Noah: ‘Trump gets a vacation, but we don’t get a vacation from him’

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Late-night hosts on Monday discussed Donald Trump’s attacks on LeBron James and his admission that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians was an attempt to get dirt on Hillary Clinton. Stephen Colbert: ‘Wonderful son Donald? So he has two sons named Donald?’ “The president is on vacation,” began Stephen Colbert. “I know people are Read More

Would or wouldn’t: how Trump’s claim he misspoke unleashed a meme-fest

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Donald Trump’s extraordinary attempt to walk back remarks made in Finland that he saw no reason to believe that Russia had interfered in the 2016 US election has been received with incredulity and amusement on the internet. After berating reporters for not understanding he had meant the exact opposite of what he had said, Trump Read More

Jimmy Kimmel: ‘Our president is a liar and not even a good one’

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Late-night hosts on Tuesday discussed Donald Trump’s attempt to walk back his comments in Helsinki, where he sided with Vladimir Putin over American intelligence agencies on the subject of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Jimmy Kimmel “We thought yesterday was the craziest day of this ridiculous presidency,” ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel began. “Turns out today Read More

‘Putin’s poodle’: newspapers declare Trump a traitor after Helsinki summit

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Newspapers around the world have reacted to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s performances at the Helsinki summit, and are united in their assessment of which world leader came out on top. In the US, several papers went in hard on Trump. The New York Daily News accused the president of treason. Its front page featured Read More

Putin arrives late for Helsinki summit with Trump – live updates

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Trump is reported to be on his way to the presidential palace. Mark Knoller, from CBS, sets out what to expect next. Mark Knoller (@markknoller) Now that Putin has arrived, Pres Trump is on his way to the Presidential Palace. There’ll be a guest book signing and official welcome. Also a photo op at the Read More

Donald Trump is right. Nato is a costly white elephant | Simon Jenkins

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Donald Trump is a pig, a liar, a woman-hater, a racist, a monster of bombast – and did I mention a disrupter and total bastard as well? Does that feel better? Comment on the current US president seems to require a wallow in the pit of competitive contempt. But it just plays his game. I Read More

‘Russia should be in this meeting,’ Trump says ahead of G7 summit – video

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Donald Trump says that Russia, which was suspended from the former G8 after its annexation of Crimea, should be reinstated. Speaking before the G7 summit in Canada, the US president said: ‘We should have Russia at the negotiating table’ Donald Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated into G7 www.theguardian.com Read More

Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump

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Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the US election, wants to ask Donald Trump about contact between his former election campaign manager Paul Manafort and Russia, the New York Times reported on Monday. The paper said it had obtained a list of nearly 50 questions that Mueller, investigating Russian meddling in the Read More

‘A political volcano just erupted’: is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?

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Ever since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, the golden rule for presidents under investigation by a special prosecutor or special counsel has been that the president shall not fire the person conducting the investigation. For there – as medieval maps sometimes warned travelers – “be dragons”. Donald Trump has been lectured repeatedly on this Read More

Syria crisis: Corbyn accuses May of waiting for Trump’s instructions – live updates

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Despite Donald Trump’s slightly more circumspect rhetoric over Syria on Thursday it is hard to escape the drum beat for military intervention. The Times claims the largest US air and naval strike force since the 2003 Iraq war is heading towards Syria. The Times of London (@thetimes) Tomorrow’s front page: Biggest task force since Iraq Read More