Who said it: Jose Mourinho or Donald Trump? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Jose Mourinho and Donald Trump are two people in power who have a lot of confidence and bravado even when public support has gone against them, but can you tell them apart based on quotes alone? https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/who-said-it-jose-mourinho-or-donald-trump-37260340.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/article37260337.ece/94f64/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_f65d2f93-f854-4bc2-bb05-ebc002fb5d6c_1 Email Jose Mourinho and Donald Trump are two people in power who have a lot of confidence and bravado even when public support has gone against them, but can you tell them apart based on quotes alone? Trump often takes to Twitter to clear up misunderstandings and give his take on anything and everything. And Mourinho reacted angrily to questions after his Manchester United side lost 3-0 to Tottenham at Old Trafford, spewing forth a plethora of new memorable quotes. With those words freshly … [Read more...] about Who said it: Jose Mourinho or Donald Trump?
How dare he. How dare Leo Varadkar criticise the media. Does he not realise that we in the media are above all criticism? Has he not taken account of how precious we are when it comes to evaluating our work?There was a swift reaction to dispatches from New York about the Taoiseach’s “attack” on the media. He was reported as saying that Donald Trump’s criticism of the media was one of the few things on which he agreed with the US president.Mr Varadkar cited an apparent interest in “gossip” in the media, a tendency to sensationalise news and deficiencies in investigative journalism.Naturally, the fourth estate was outraged and hurt in equal measure. Far more importantly, the opposition, in all its shades, stormed the ramparts in defence of free speech. (Let’s hope Mary Lou remains as committed to the media’s function when she’s serving in government).Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said he was “absolutely … [Read more...] about Michael Clifford: Varadkar gaffe was to find common cause with Trump
PUBLISHED: 07:33 03 May 2018 | UPDATED: 07:33 03 May 2018 Judd Trump in action against John Higgins during day 12 of the 2018 Betfred World Championship at The Crucible, Sheffield (pic Martin Rickett/PA) PA Wire/PA Images There are no more positives in defeat for Judd Trump as the snooker star admits it’s time for him to put up or shut up when it comes to winning world titles. John Higgins (right) reacts to a shot with Judd Trump (left), during day 12 of the 2018 Betfred World Championship at The Crucible, Sheffield (pic Martin Rickett/PA) The Romford-based cueman came agonisingly, heartbreakingly close to ending his long-match hoodoo against John Higgins but the result was ultimately the same – Higgins wins and Trump’s wait for a maiden Betfred World Snooker Championship title goes on. The 28-year-old led 7-3, 10-8 and 11-9 in their quarter-final at the Crucible Theatre, but the 42-year-old Scot dug in to move 12-11 ahead and even though Trump gutsily forced a … [Read more...] about Snooker: Trump’s world title wait goes on
Donald Trump personally phoned Roseanne Barr to congratulate the actor on her TV show revival which saw an estimated 18.4 million people tune into the sitcom's debut. The US President also called Barr, who has endorsed Mr Trump despite previously voicing left-wing views, on Wednesday to thank her for lending him support. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the call between the actor and Mr Trump - who is famed for his obsession with ratings - had taken place. Read more A ridiculous number of people watched the Roseanne reboot Roseanne is back: But does 2018 actually need her? 'Roseanne' star says hit sitcom returning to tackle Trump's America Roseanne returned to screens more than two decades after it ended its original run. The series, which focused on an Illinois working class family called the Conners, became the most watched show in the US from 1989 to 1990. The revival’s debut sees a family row erupt between … [Read more...] about Donald Trump calls Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on sitcom reboot
Hours after threatening a veto that would have shut down the government, Trump grudgingly signed the bill in a speech suffused with scorn, although the White House — and Trump, according to his aides — had endorsed the measure less than two days earlier. He savaged Republican leaders on Capitol Hill, as well as Democrats, for the contents of a bill they had contorted themselves, at political risk, to pass. … [Read more...] about Trump sets himself apart from Republicans, a party he has redefined but doesn’t want to join