News / UK and world by Press Association December 3, 2018, 2:33 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Lawyers for President Donald Trump want a Los Angeles judge to award 340,000 US dollars in legal fees for successfully defending him against defamation claims by porn actress Stormy Daniels. Lawyers are due in Los Angeles federal court on Monday to make their case that gamesmanship by Daniels’ lawyer led to big bills. Daniels alleges she had an affair with Mr Trump in 2006. She sued him after he dismissed her claims of being threatened to keep quiet about the tryst as a “total con job”. A judge ruling Mr Trump’s statement was an exaggeration aimed at a political rival threw out the case in October. He said Mr Trump could recoup legal fees. Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represents Ms Daniels, says the amount sought is staggering and should not exceed 25,000 US dollars. Sign up to our Daily newsletter More … [Read more...] about Lawyers for Donald Trump seek to recoup legal costs from Stormy Daniels
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DONALD Trump's two year stint in the White House has been dominated by controversy and scandal His presidential campaign was dogged with blunders and infighting and his time as leader of the free world has been no different. Let’s take a look at the US President’s most controversial moments.Charlottesville violence – good people “on both sides” Trump’s response to the violence which erupted during a neo-Nazi rally in Virginia last year is one of the most controversial moments of his presidency. Far-right groups had gathered at Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12, 2017, to protest the decision to bring down the statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee. But a peaceful counter-protest ended in tragedy when a car driven by a self-identified white supremacist ploughed into a crowd, killing one person and injuring about 19 others left-wing demonstrators. Anti-fascists clash with far-right protesters at Unite the Right rally in Virginia Trump spoke … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s most controversial moments as President revealed as voters go to the polls for the US midterm elections
DONALD Trump’s time as US President has been a rollercoaster of highs and lows. Let’s take a look at his tumultuous time in the White House. PRESIDENTIAL HIGHS Booming US economy Trump has spoken of his desire to turbo-charge the US economy which he claims is the healthiest it’s ever been. It’s true that Americans are in the midst of a booming economy which includes low unemployment and a record-breaking stock market. Although contrary to the president's repeated claims, the US has been stronger economically at times in the 1950s and 1960s when GDP growth was higher and unemployment was lower than today’s figures, according to reports. That being said, the country’s financial markets, particularly the Dow Jones Industrial Average, have experienced record highs under Trump. Republicans point to the president’s tax cuts, his “America First” policies and his plan to invest in infrastructure to explain the growth in the stock market. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s highs and lows as president as voters head to the polls across America for the US midterm elections
Katy Balls 19 May 2018 9:00 AM 19 May 2018 9:00 AM Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Whatsapp ‘Trump Make Israel Great’ reads the banner on the deserted hotel next to the new American embassy in Jerusalem. Unlike most of the world population, Israelis regard the US President as a big improvement on Barack Obama. In government, his decision to move the embassy here from Tel Aviv has elevated him to near godlike status. ‘We are very lucky that the strongest kid in the classroom is on our side in this crazy school,’ is how Yoav Galant, Israel’s housing minister, puts it. There is evidence for Trumpophilia all over the place. Signs proclaiming the US President a ‘friend of Zion’ are dotted around the Holy City and ‘God Bless America’ booms out in restaurants. Even the reports that a shady Israeli intelligence company, Black Cube, spied on the Obama administration have become a source of national … [Read more...] about Notes from Jerusalem: Everyone is in love with Donald Trump
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?