Sebastian Smith

Trump abandons ‘enemy’ media briefings — then comes right back

In a confusing series of announcements, the White House scheduled a press conference with Trump for Monday afternoon. Then scrapped it, and then put it back on

Trump rejects climate ‘prophets of doom’ as Thunberg warns Davos

The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare

Trump warns Iran of ‘major retaliation,’ threatens sanctions on Iraq

Trump bluntly warned Iran against taking vengeance, repeating his insistence that US bombing targets could include Iran's cultural heritage sites

Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

The US president did not receive warm welcomes from the areas of Ohio and Texas where shootings have taken place

Trump, producer-president, makes July 4th his own show

July 4 is a unique holiday in that it is hyper-patriotic but free from usual Republican-Democratic fighting, but not this year

Trump launches 2020 bid with vow to ‘keep America great’

The US president launched his campaign for the 2020 elections

Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff

Organisers claim the Orlando rally has sold out a 20 000-seat arena, with many more to gather outside, watching on big screens

Trump walks out on Democrats as impeachment talk heats up

A livid Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer

Trump ramps up battle against Chinese telecom giant Huawei

​Donald Trump stepped up his battle against Huawei on Wednesday, effectively barring the Chinese telecom giant from the US market

Trump says Congress ‘can’t impeach’ him

Asked by reporters at a White House Easter event for children whether the prospect of impeachment worries him, Trump replied: "Not even a little bit."

Trump promises North Korea ‘awesome’ future ahead of nuclear talks

Trump's enthusiastic tweet came hours before a second summit in Hanoi to build on the historic first meeting in Singapore in June

Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends

President Trump backed down late on Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address

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