U.S. President Donald Trump signs executive order to lower drug prices

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Sunday aimed at lowering drug prices in the United States by linking them to those of other nations and expanding the scope of a July action. “My Most Favored Nation order will ensure that our Country gets the same low price Big Pharma gives to other… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump signs executive order to lower drug prices

U.S. appeals court denies bid to halt criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn

A U.S. appeals court on Monday denied a bid by Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, to immediately end the criminal case against him for lying to the FBI about his talks with a Russian official before Trump took office in 2017. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia… Read More U.S. appeals court denies bid to halt criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn

U.S. President Donald Trump considering pardon for former NSA contractor Edward Snowden

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a pardon for Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor – now living in Russia – whose spectacular leaks shook the U.S. intelligence community in 2013. The Republican president’s comments followed an interview here Trump gave to the New York Post this week… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump considering pardon for former NSA contractor Edward Snowden

U.S. President Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of adviser Roger Stone

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Trump’s decision to commute Stone’s sentence days before he was due to report to prison marked the Republican president’s… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of adviser Roger Stone

U.S. appeals court rules against border wall spending of President Donald Trump

A federal appeals court on Friday said U.S. President Donald Trump was wrong to divert $2.5 billion meant for the Pentagon to build part of his long-sought wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In a pair of 2-1 decisions, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the White House lacked constitutional authority for the transfer,… Read More U.S. appeals court rules against border wall spending of President Donald Trump

Twitter labels tweet of U.S. President Donald Trump as manipulated media

Twitter Inc added a ‘manipulated media’ label on a video posted on U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed on Thursday that showed a doctored news clip with a mis-spelled banner flashing “Terrified todler runs from racist baby.” The original video, which went viral on social media in 2019, showed a black toddler and a white… Read More Twitter labels tweet of U.S. President Donald Trump as manipulated media

Facebook removes posts, ads of President Trump’s campaign team over violation of organized hate policy

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate. The ads showed a red inverted triangle with text asking Facebook users to sign a petition against antifa, a loosely organized anti-fascist movement. In a tweet on… Read More Facebook removes posts, ads of President Trump’s campaign team over violation of organized hate policy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises review of content policies following criticism

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics. Zuckerberg did not promise specific policy changes in… Read More Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises review of content policies following criticism