Trump-Russia inquiry: Manafort under pressure after reports that Gates has flipped

Trump-Russia inquiry: Manafort under pressure after reports that Gates has flipped

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager is under increasing pressure to cooperate with criminal prosecutors investigating the campaign’s alleged collusion with the Kremlin following reports that his chief lieutenant will testify against him. Several US media outlets, including the Los Angeles Times and CNN, reported that Rick Gates, a former campaign aide and lobbyist, has struck […]

Gallup: Trump’s first-year job approval 10 points lower than any predecessor

Gallup: Trump’s first-year job approval 10 points lower than any predecessor

President Trump’s first-year average job approval rating was at least 10 percentage points lower than that of any of his predecessors, according to Gallup. Trump’s job approval rating during his first year in office averaged 38.4 percent, Gallup reported. By comparison, President Obama’s first-year average approval rating was 57.2 percent. The only other president to […]

Graham: ‘My memory hasn’t evolved’ on Trump immigration meeting

Graham: ‘My memory hasn’t evolved’ on Trump immigration meeting

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told a South Carolina newspaper on Monday that his “memory hasn’t evolved” about the White House meeting in which President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African nations as “shithole countries.” In an interview with The Post and Courier, Graham seemed to challenge the accounts of fellow Republican Sens. Tom […]

Pauline Hanson in Senate with a burqa

PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.

Pauline Hanson in Senate with a burqa

The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]

Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".

Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]

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