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Trump looks to cash in from lavish NYE party at Mar-a-Lago – but is it ethical?

Added: 01.01.2018 3:06 | 17 views | 0 comments

Guests ate ‘Mr Trump’s wedge salad’ and baked Alaska, the president’s favorite dessert. Donald Trump is throwing a lavish party tonight, as he does every New Year, at Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. At $600 for dues-paying members and $750 for their guests, ticket prices are up from last year, when, as president-elect, Trump charged $525 for members and $575 for guests.

States see Trump's infrastructure promise slipping away

Added: 19.12.2017 17:34 | 4 views | 0 comments

Last December, a delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors attended a meeting on the 29th floor of Trump Tower, and left encouraged: President-elect Donald Trump had reiterated a promise from the campaign trail that his new administration would use federal dollars to leverage $1 trillion in funding for everything from the nation's roads and bridges, to its transit systems and electrical grid.


Inside the day that set in motion Michael Flynn's guilty plea

Added: 09.12.2017 0:51 | 11 views | 0 comments

On the day that set in motion former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and cooperation with the special counsel, President-elect Donald Trump was ensconced at his Mar-a-Lago resort, contending with the latest news from the Obama White House.
It was Dec. 29, 2016, and President...


Kremlin denies that Michael Flynn convinced President Putin to hold off on retaliatory sanctions

Added: 04.12.2017 17:07 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Monday issued several sharp, successive denials to questions of whether a senior aide to then president-elect Donald Trump convinced Russian President Vladimir Putin not to retaliate to sanctions issued by then President Barack Obama.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov told reporters...

In upset, TV star leads U.S. ally in Honduras presidential vote

Added: 27.11.2017 19:06 | 11 views | 0 comments

A flamboyant TV host took a surprise lead in the Honduran presidential election, initial results on Monday showed, upsetting forecasts of a win for the country's incumbent leader who is a close ally of the United States. With 57 percent of ballot boxes counted, Salvador Nasralla was ahead with an almost 5 point margin at 45 percent, according to the first official results, released nearly 10 hours after Sunday's voting ended. "I am the new president-elect of Honduras," Nasralla, 64, wrote on Twitter after the results were announced.

Stelter: Why Trump's media attacks are still shocking

Added: 27.11.2017 17:41 | 8 views | 0 comments

One year ago this week, president-elect Donald Trump repeatedly complained about CNN and tweeted a totally baseless conspiracy theory.


VA Secretary David Shulkin on agency reform, relationship with Trump

Added: 08.11.2017 14:03 | 11 views | 0 comments

Nearly 10 months ago, President-elect Trump tapped then-VA undersecretary David Shulkin to lead the nation's second-largest federal agency. Norah O'Donnell spoke with Shulkin at a VA hospital in New York where he opened up about his successes, his challenges and his unique relationship with his boss, President Trump.


Trump campaign subpoenaed for documents on assault allegations

Added: 16.10.2017 8:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

Summer Zervos (R), seen here with her attorney Gloria Allred, file a defamation suit January 17 against then President-elect Donald Trump Donald Trump's campaign has been subpoenaed as part of a defamation suit for documents related to sexual assault allegations that emerged during his run for president, according to a court...

Just how partisan is Facebook's fake news? We tested it

Added: 07.09.2017 19:13 | 13 views | 0 comments

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest at Trump rallies.
None of that is true, of course. That’s the sort of fake news that was disseminated by Facebook—bogus content that many believe was written by partisan groups to influence the election. That belief was apparently confirmed Thursday, as The that Facebook had sold ads to Russian "troll farms," presumably to influence the election. Previously, Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) had warned that potentially had published posts to spread disinformation about Hillary Clinton.

Trump’s traveled from fiery to conflicted on dreamers

Added: 06.09.2017 1:05 | 10 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The calls began in the hours before Donald Trump took the oath of office. The president-elect was attending a morning prayer service and many in the party were celebrating a long-awaited return to power. But incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus was in a van, parked outside St. John's Episcopal Church, fielding ...]


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