0 Comments Alban Maginness: Does even Donald Trump know what he's doing? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk In 1939, Winston Churchill colourfully described Russia as being "like a riddle wrapped up in an enigma". And, when one looks at the performance of President Donald Trump, that same description springs to mind. Does anyone really understand this American president and his actions? Does he even understand what he is doing? https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/alban-maginness-does-even-donald-trump-know-what-hes-doing-36909483.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/article36909482.ece/140aa/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-05-16_opi_40967232_I1.JPG Email In 1939, Winston Churchill colourfully described Russia as being "like a riddle wrapped up in an enigma". And, when one looks at the performance of President Donald Trump, that same description springs to mind. Does anyone really understand this American president and his actions? Does he even understand … [Read more...] about Alban Maginness: Does even Donald Trump know what he’s doing?
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Donald Trump showed Angela Merkel his bedroom on her most recent visit to Washington, the US ambassador to Germany has claimed. In one of the more bizarre attempts to defend Mr Trump’s personal relations with the German chancellor, Richard Grenell said the president had given her a “very personal” tour of his private living quarters. “Donald Trump personally led the Chancellor through the part of the White House where he actually lives,” Mr Grenell said in an interview with several German newspapers. “Angela Merkel even saw the president's living room and bedroom. That was very personal. No president has shown that to her before.” The US has been at pains to deny reports that Mr Trump and Mrs Merkel have a strained relationship. While the president has gone out of his way to welcome other European leaders to the White House, holding hands with Theresa May and brushing dandruff from Emmanuel Macron’s shoulder, he has … [Read more...] about Donald Trump ‘showed Angela Merkel his bedroom’
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has announced he has pulled America out of the "horrible, one-sided" Iran nuclear deal. Speaking in the White House, the US President claimed Iran has continued to develop its nuke programme branding the agreement "disastrous" - here's what you need to know. Why has Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal? Prior to his definitive announcement, Trump repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the deal, calling it “ridiculous” as well as “insane”. Reports had emerged citing people who are familiar with the decision say he told French President Emmanuel Macron his plans to withdraw from the historic deal. While he has made no secret of his dislike of the deal he has also said he was willing to work to improve the arrangement. He has particularly objected the accord’s sunset clause, which allows Iran to resume part of its nuclear programme after 2025. Speaking at a press conference in Washington yesterday to announce his … [Read more...] about Why did Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal and what’s going to happen now?
President Donald Trump was unaware that his long-time lawyer was selling access to the White House after his election, a member of the president’s legal team has said. Rudy Giuliani – the latest addition to Mr Trump’s team managing his response to the Russia investigation – said he was “quite certain” the president did not know about the post-election activities of his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen. Mr Cohen earned millions of dollars selling his intimate knowledge of the Trump White House to companies both inside and outside the United States. One company has reportedly dismissed an employee over the revelations. Two have been in contact with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. Read more Michael Cohen was paid $1.2 million for a single meeting But Mr Giuliani said that Mr Trump seemed surprised when he brought up a recent report that Mr Cohen had been paid by a firm tied to a Russian oligarch. "He knew nothing about … [Read more...] about Donald Trump had ‘no idea’ his personal attorney was selling White House access, Rudy Giuliani claims
Prime Minister Theresa May and US president Donald Trump have discussed the impact of America pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, Downing Street said. The telephone talks covered a range of international issues, a spokesman for Ms May said, "The Prime Minister reiterated the Government's position on the Iran nuclear deal, noting that we and our European partners remain firmly committed to ensuring the deal is upheld as the best way of preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon," they said. "The Prime Minister raised the potential impact of US sanctions on those firms which are currently conducting business in Iran. Read more We should revoke Trump's Scottish golf course licence UN calls for immediate halt to all hostile acts in Middle East- live World scrambles to de-escalate Israel-Iran tensions- live Trump administration hits Iran with new sanctions "They agreed for talks to take place between our teams." They added: "The Prime Minister began by congratulating … [Read more...] about Theresa May and Donald Trump discuss Iran nuclear deal on the phone