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Trump issues veto over border emergency declaration

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump had promised to veto the measure even before votes began President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure from Congress that revoked his declaration of a national emergency at the US-Mexico border. Lawmakers, including 12 Republicans, had passed the rejection resolution on Thursday in a surprising rebuke of Mr Trump’s signature issue. Congress will …

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Trump faces Senate revolt in vote on border emergency

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Trump says the situation on the southern border constitutes a national crisis President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency on the US-Mexico border looks likely to be dealt a blow by dissident Republican senators. Several members of the president’s own party are expected to rebel when the Senate votes on Thursday on a proposal …

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Classic car industry fears Trump and Brexit roadblock

Image copyright Elliot Cuker Image caption Elliot Cuker has seen sales slow sharply For more than four decades Elliot Cuker has been selling classic cars from his garage in New York, but last year he hit a roadblock. “I have been in business for 42 years, and 2018 stands out as one of the worst,” he says. Now in his …

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Would President Trump make a good comedian?

President Donald Trump recently accused the media of not appreciating his sense of humour, when he went off script at this month’s Conservative Political Action Conference. So we asked two comedians – one liberal, one conservative – to tell us just how funny the president is. Source link

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Explaining the Trudeau crisis to a Trump reporter

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a political crisis over alleged interference in a corruption investigation. How would that kind of story go down in Washington? The BBC’s Jessica Murphy in Toronto and Anthony Zurcher in Washington compare notes. Video edited by Hannah Long-Higgins and additional filming by Dan Lytwyn Source link

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‘President Trump tweeted about my football skills’

Tanzanian Hadhara Charles Mjeja gained global attention, including a tweet from US president Donald Trump, when footage of her freestyle football skills went viral. Hadhara, who started playing as a young child using orange peels, says she love doing keepie-uppies, her hobby which has turned into a source of income. She learned the skills through practice and imitating international footballers. …

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Stormy Daniels: Porn star’s Trump hush money case thrown out

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Daniels says the result is a win for her A US federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit seeking to annul a hush money agreement she had with President Donald Trump. The agreement prevented her from discussing an alleged 2006 fling with Mr Trump – but Mr Trump had already agreed …

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Trump dealt blow as US trade deficit jumps

Image copyright Getty Images The US trade gap with the rest of the world jumped to a 10-year high of $621bn (£472.5bn) last year, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump’s deficit reduction plan. The trade deficit is the difference between how much goods and services the US imports from other countries and how much it exports. Reducing the gap …

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Donald Trump: US House committee seeks proof of obstruction and abuse

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Nadler, a Democrat, chairs the House judiciary committee A committee of the US House of Representatives is seeking documents alleging obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power by President Donald Trump and his aides. Judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler told ABC news that 60 individuals and entities would be receiving requests from Monday. …

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Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president made the remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland US President Donald Trump has launched a furious attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and on his critics at a conservative summit. In the longest speech of his presidency, Mr Trump railed against the inquiry into alleged collusion between his campaign and …

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