Thursday, April 19, 2018

Tag "Donald Trump"

    US, UK, France launch airstrikes on Syria over suspected chemical attack

US, UK, France launch airstrikes on Syria over suspected chemical attack

America, Britain and France have launched a coordinated airstrike on Syria in response to a chemical weapon attack that killed 70 people.Announcing the attack on Friday night at the White House, Donald Trump, US President, said it is the beginning of efforts to stop Bashar Al-Assad"A short time ago, I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes [...]

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    Trump appoints Bolton as new national security adviser

Trump appoints Bolton as new national security adviser

Donald Trump, US President, has appointed John Bolton as his national security adviser after accepting the resignation of HR McMaster.In a tweet on Thursday, Trump said the appointment would take effect on April 9."I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, @AmbJohnBolton will be my new National Security Advisor," the US president tweeted."I am very thankful for the service of General [...]

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    Trump begins campaign for second term

Trump begins campaign for second term

US President Donald Trump has kicked off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign with the appointment of political strategist, Brad Parscale, as manager of his team.Parscale, a digital expert critical to Trump’s 2016 victory was named on Tuesday to lead the Trump’s re-election team.In a statement, the Trump campaign said it planned to use Parscale’s talent to help Republicans in the [...]

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    Trump is ‘worst US president’ in history

Trump is ‘worst US president’ in history

Donald Trump has been ranked as the worst US President in history in a Presidents’ Day poll conducted by political scientists.The poll ranked all 44 persons who have served as US presidentAbraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Teddy Roosevelt respectively took the top four spots in the Boise State University 'Presidential Greatness Survey'.While Trump is the 45th President, [...]

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    Trump: Sometimes, I tweet from bed

Trump: Sometimes, I tweet from bed

US President Donald Trump says sometimes, he posts on Twitter while in bed, defending his use of the social networking tool as necessary amid “a lot of fake news” about him.The New York Times had previously revealed that Trump tweets from bed. This is the first time the president would admit the allegation.“Well, perhaps sometimes in bed, perhaps sometimes at breakfast [...]

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    EXTRA: CNN, New York Times ‘shine’ at Trump’s fake news awards

EXTRA: CNN, New York Times ‘shine’ at Trump’s fake news awards

The world stood still as Donald Trump's "highly anticipated" fake news awards held Wednesday.The US President took to his playground -- Twitter -- to announce that the winners' list can be found on the website of his political party.Yes, the Republican party's main website!Trump, who has reportedly made over two thousand 'fake' claims since assuming office, said the awards is [...]

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    Benefiting from Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

Benefiting from Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

There are two sides to Trump’s shit hole: The buccal and the anal. And, folks, you do not get it whole, If your sense of smell is banal.  – Ikeogu Oke, “Trump’s Shit Hole” “Whether we like to face up to it or not Africa has been the most insulted continent in the world. Africans’ very claim to humanity has been questioned at various times, [...]

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    I want immigrants to come in from everywhere, says Trump

I want immigrants to come in from everywhere, says Trump

US President Donald Trump says he wants immigrants from around the world.Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the US president allegedly told senators in a private meeting that the US should accept more people from Norway instead of “shithole countries” in Latin America and Africa.His remark had elicited global outrage and condemnation, with African Union [...]

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    The season of recanting

The season of recanting

“I wish I could travel to the US right now”“Why? Why not wait till summer time?”“No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly how I feel about the statements he has been making about the black world.”“You don’t need to go to the US to do that. Follow him on twitter and tell him what [...]

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    Racism, sexism and global development

Racism, sexism and global development

In the past one week, two incidence once again raised the dust on the agelong concept referred to as racism and brought its danger to the fore. One of these is the alleged comment attributed to President Donald Trump,which he had denied. The second, which is closer home happened in South Africa through a misguided advert ran by H&M  where [...]

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    Trump has very high regard for Nigerians, says US over ‘shithole’ comment

Trump has very high regard for Nigerians, says US over ‘shithole’ comment

Stuart Symington, US ambassador to Nigeria, says the administration of Donald Trump has a high regard for Nigerians.Tope Elias-Fatile, foreign ministry’s spokesperson, quoted the US ambassador as making the statement when he was represented by David Young, the embassy’s charge d’affairs, in an audience with Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs.The minister on Monday summoned the US ambassador to clarify [...]

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    FG summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

FG summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

The federal government has summoned Stuart Symington, United States ambassador to Nigeria, over Donald Trump's usage of a demeaning term to describe African nations.The US president is reported to have questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from “shithole countries” such as Haiti and African nations.The comment was reportedly made in the Oval Office.Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign [...]

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    Ghana’s president summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark

Ghana’s president summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has summoned Robert Porter Jackson, US ambassador, over President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark.On Thursday, Trump reportedly expressed his displeasure over people migrating to the US from “shithole countries" at a closed-door meeting.But Trump has since denied making the remark, saying he used “tough” language at the meeting and not the now infamous word.In a statement on [...]

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    Amid global outrage, Trump denies ‘shithole’ remarks

Amid global outrage, Trump denies ‘shithole’ remarks

President Donald Trump on Friday said the language he used during the meeting on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was “tough” but he didn’t use the infamous “shithole countries” term.On Thursday, US media reported that Trump behind closed doors expressed displeasure over people migrating to the United States from “shithole countries.”“The language used by me at the DACA [...]

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    Trump ‘knocks migrants from dirty Africa’ in profanity-laced outburst

Trump ‘knocks migrants from dirty Africa’ in profanity-laced outburst

Donald Trump, US President, is reported to have questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from "s***hole countries" such as Haiti and African nations.The profane term means "an extremely dirty, shabby, or otherwise unpleasant place".According to NAN, Reuters quoted sources as saying the US president made the remarks in the White House while being briefed on a newly [...]

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    Trump cancels UK visit, blames Obama

Trump cancels UK visit, blames Obama

Donald Trump, US President, has cancelled a visit to London scheduled for early this year.Trump said he was disappointed with the “Obama administration having sold” the US embassy in the British capital."(The) reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy [...]

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