DONALD Trump has arrived at Chequers for a crunch showdown with Theresa May amid the fallout from his explosive Brexit interview. The President boarded his official helicopter Marine One this morning to fly from London to the Sandhurst army base where the two leaders watched a joint UK and US special forces show of strength. They then travelled to Chequers where they have landed for a lunchtime summit, after The Sun’s world exclusive saw the American leader deliver a damning verdict on the Prime Minister’s EU negotiating strategy. Mr Trump accused Mrs May of wrecking Brexit and killing off any chance of a vital US trade deal, just hours before they are due to hold crunch talks this afternoon. He was pictured leaving Winfield House this morning, the residence of the US Ambassador Woody Johnson, after attending a dinner at Blenheim Palace with the PM last night. But while they dined with ministers and business leaders The Sun published Mr Trump's claims that Mrs … [Read more...] about Donald Trump arrives at Chequers for crunch showdown with Theresa May after explosive Brexit interview
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0 Have your say President Trump has appeared to back the British Government in the row with Moscow over the Salisbury nerve gas attack, saying: “It sounds to me like it would be Russia based on all of the evidence they have.” He was questioned after he sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson just hours after Mr Tillerson strongly supported the UK.The President told reporters outside the White House: “Theresa May is going to be speaking to me today.“It sounds to me like they believe it was Russia and I would certainly take that finding as fact.”READ MORE: Donald Trump fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson The President, who had initially avoided blaming the Kremlin over the assassination attempt against former double agent Sergei Skripal, had announced on Twitter that Mr Tillerson would be replaced by CIA director Mike Pompeo.The Washington Post reported that the decision was made on Friday and Mr Trump said he and Mr Tillerson, who had reportedly … [Read more...] about Donald Trump on Salisbury spy attack: ‘It sounds like Russia is to blame’
THERE are moments during an interview where you listen intently, when clarity rains down from above and something clicks into place which is special. One of those moments came while I was listening to Hardeep Singh Kohli ahead of his Alternative, Fact UK tour which is coming to The McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater, on Friday, March 9. He was talking about Trump (this will be revisited later) when he said: "Trump could be the best thing which has happened to civilisation." Hardeep said the reason Trump (was a good thing) was he (Trump) had become unknown to himself a catalyst for change in the world such as the #metoo campaign and the way in which the NRA (National Rifle Association) was being investigated by journalists following all the gun shootings in America. What flooded into my mind was a speech from The Third Man given by Orson Wells as Harry Lime which went: "You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder … [Read more...] about Comedian asks question What has Donald Trump ever done for us? Answer: A positive catalyst for change….
Last week, presidential candidate Donald Trump revealed his plan for funding the wall that he wants to build on the border between Mexico and the southern United States. How would he generate the billions of dollars to construct it? He has a simple plan: block the flow of remittance funds from United States to Mexico. Cutting off that resource would compel the Mexican government into agreeing to pay for the the wall, which has a reported cost of $10 – 12 billion dollars. Trump's plan is woefully ignorant of what remittance is, how it works, and why it is so important. Millions of Mexicans living in the United States work and save their money so they can send it to their families who still live in Mexico. This is called remittance and it is estimated that over $24 billion dollars per year flows from the US to Mexico. In a spirited blog post to accompany its latest poster campaign, eco-friendly Bitcoin mining company Genesis Mining imagined what would happen if Trump succeeds in … [Read more...] about How Bitcoin will smash Donald Trump’s Mexican remittance wall
Register for our free newsletter US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with survivors and families of those killed and injured in school shootings on Wednesday afternoon, following a shooting in Florida which killed 17 people. During the meeting, Trump’s notes were snapped by photographers. Trump held a five-point list in his hands as he took questions from the gathered students and teachers. Points one, two, four and five could be seen, and read: “1. What would you most want me to know about your experience? 2. What can we do to help you feel safe? 4. Resources? Ideas? 5. I hear you.” During the discussion held in the White House state dining room and broadcast live to Americans, the mother of a six-year-old who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting implored Trump not to let the moment pass by for action. “This is not difficult. These deaths are preventable,” Nicole Hockley said. “I implore you, consider your own … [Read more...] about ‘I hear you’: US President Donald Trump’s cue card spotted as he meets school shooting survivors