Trump’s America: Impeaching the president?

Earlier this week, the U.S. president found himself embroiled in legal and political scandal. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and right-hand-man, plead guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. Cohen also admitted to making hush-money payments to two women claiming to have had affairs with the president, at the direction of Mr… Read More Trump’s America: Impeaching the president?

Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House

The White House press secretary has said that now is not the time for a debate on U.S. gun control, following the Las Vegas massacre Sunday night. In an emotional press briefing which saw President Trump’s spokeswoman choking over her words at times, she said such a conversation was “premature”, citing a lack of facts… Read More Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House

The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI

Yesterday, the President of the United States fired the man leading an investigation into his ties with Russia. James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found out about his dismissal from television news; before he had heard from the White House. According to a statement from Trump’s press secretary, Mr Comey was “removed… Read More The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI

UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Paul Ryan was addressing a Central London audience when he pledged his commitment to working with the president and the UK government to achieve a trade deal between the two nations. “The United States stands ready to forge… Read More UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’