Barack Obama has slammed Donald Trumps 'serious mistake' of quitting Iran Nuclear Deal which 'could embolden an already dangerous regime'. In a rare public rebuke of his predecessor Mr Obama said the decision was "miguided". In a lengthy statement on his facebook page the 44th president hit out at Trump's rejection of the international agreement which he announced on Tuesday evening. "I believe that the decision to put the JCPOA at risk without any Iranian violation of the deal is a serious mistake," Obama said in a statement." And he launched a wider criticism of the current Whitehouse's approach to international diplomacy. "In a democracy, there will always be changes in policies and priorities from one Administration to the next," Obama's statement continued. "But the consistent flouting of agreements that our country is a party to risks eroding America's credibility, and puts us at odds with the world's major powers." "Indeed, at a time when we are all rooting for diplomacy with … [Read more...] about Barack Obama slams Donald Trump’s ‘misguided’ decision to quit Iran Nuclear Deal
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Donald Trump has outlived the “axis of adults” that was supposed to guide and shape his foreign policy. He’s run through two national security advisers, innumerable lawyers and lower-level aides, an attorney general, an array of Cabinet secretaries and, any day now, the second of two White House chiefs of staff. He’s dumped the ideologist who helped elect him and never really clarified what his “America First” campaign slogan was all about anyways. But since we launched The Global Politico days after his inauguration, Trump has more than followed through on his election pledge to shake up the Washington establishment of both parties when it comes to America’s position in the world. Each week, we’ve watched as he’s reoriented — or tried to — U.S. policy toward everywhere from Iran to North Korea, Russia to our North American neighbors. In 67 episodes over the last year and 85 days, I’ve been privileged to host NATO … [Read more...] about Just how dangerous is Donald Trump?
FBI agents who raided the offices of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer were reportedly searching, among other things, for records about the Access Hollywood tape in which the president made lewd comments about women. The Access Hollywood tape, taken from Mr Trump’s 2005 appearance on the programme, showed the president bragging about being able to sexually assault women. He said that when he met a beautiful woman he felt able to “grab them by the pussy”. He hold host Billy Bush: “When you’re a star they let you do it. You can do anything.” Read more Trump's lawyer raided 'over payments to pornstar and former playmate' Published by The Washington Post, shortly before the presidential election, Mr Trump was widely denounced and forced to issue a public apology. It was unclear what role Mr Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, played Mr Trump's response to the tape, or whether he played any … [Read more...] about FBI raid on Donald Trump’s lawyer’s office ‘sought documents on infamous Access Hollywood tape’
Michelle Obama has compared Donald Trump to a neglectful parent who lets their children gorge on sweets all day and stay up late. The former first lady used the parenting allegory to compare her husband's presidency to that of his successor. “I think what we see is what happens when we take things for granted. For the eight years Barack was president, it was like having the ‘good parent’ at home,” she said at the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston. Read more Netflix to produce new TV show with Barack and Michelle Obama Michelle Obama meets with girl pictured looking in awe at her portrait Michelle Obama says she uses social media ‘like a grown-up' Michelle Obama announces memoir will be called Becoming “The responsible parent, the one who told you to eat your carrots and go to bed on time. And now we have the other parent. We thought it’d feel fun, maybe it feels fun for now because we can eat candy … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama compares Donald Trump to neglectful parent who lets children ‘eat candy all day’
Theresa May doesn't much like "citizens of nowhere". In 2016, the Prime Minister branded them as "the sort of people who have more in common with international elites" than with the people "they pass in the street".Not her type, apparently.But, on Wednesday night, Mrs May landed in Davos to rub shoulders with the global elite she purports to disdain.The annual World Economic Forum gathering at the Swiss Alpine resort attracts global leaders, billionaire businessmen and corporate financiers.A political powerhouse of attendees including US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.From business, the chief executives of the world's biggest companies: Microsoft, Alibaba and Google.Mrs May, swapping her trademark kitten heels for a £120 pair of Sorel snow boots, will - like other global leaders - deliver a keynote speech.Hers will be on Thursday afternoon, continuing her crusade for social media … [Read more...] about All eyes on Donald Trump meeting as Theresa May arrives in Davos