U.S. appeals court rules President Trump’s blocking of Twitter critics as unconstitutional

U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter’s ‘blocking’ function to limit access to his account,… Read More U.S. appeals court rules President Trump’s blocking of Twitter critics as unconstitutional

U.S. President Donald Trump to formally launch re-election campaign on June 18

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may prove to be a difficult bid for another four years at the White House. In a tweet, Trump said he would hold a rally with his wife, Melania, Vice President Mike… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump to formally launch re-election campaign on June 18

U.S. President Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-and-half years in prison. Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain’s Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black

U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to close border with Mexico due to immigration surge

President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, potentially disrupting millions of legal border crossings and billions of dollars in trade if Mexico does not stop immigrants from reaching the United States. “We’ll keep it closed for a long time. I’m not playing games. Mexico has to stop… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to close border with Mexico due to immigration surge

U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that Trump is a racist, a conman and a cheat who knew in advance about a release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting his 2016 Democratic presidential rival. Cohen, Trump’s onetime fixer, said Trump directed negotiations for a… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons. Trump flew into the capital Hanoi on Air Force One, touching down just before… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

President Donald Trump issues posthumous pardon to late boxing champion Jack Johnson

​President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion who was jailed a century ago after having a relationship with a white woman. “I believe Jack Johnson is a worthy person to receive a pardon, to correct a wrong in our history,” Trump said. In a… Read More President Donald Trump issues posthumous pardon to late boxing champion Jack Johnson

U.S. set to deport thousands of Hondurans following temporary protection termination

The Trump administration said on Friday it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on January 5, 2020, leaving potentially 57,000 people vulnerable to deportation. It is the latest in a series of decisions by President Donald Trump to shut down temporary protected status (TPS) granted to immigrants after natural… Read More U.S. set to deport thousands of Hondurans following temporary protection termination