Donald Trump vows tax cuts, warns vaguely of ‘danger’ from immigrants

Donald Trump vows tax cuts, warns vaguely of ‘danger’ from immigrants

Donald Trump used his 78th birthday party on Friday to promise deeper tax cuts if he wins the Nov. 5 U.S. election and to make vague predictions of future attacks on U.S. soil after the arrest of Tajik nationals with suspected ISIS ties. Speaking to thousands of supporters at a convention center in West Palm … Read more

Doland Trump to meet Republicans at Capitol Hill, a first since January 2021

Doland Trump to meet Republicans at Capitol Hill, a first since January 2021

Donald Trump is making a triumphant return to Capitol Hill to meet with House and Senate Republicans, his first since sending the mob to “fight like hell” ahead of the Jan.6, 2021 attack, as GOP lawmakers find themselves newly energized and reinvigorated by his bid to retake the White House. Despite the federal charges against … Read more

After guilty verdict, Trump will appear on the ballot in the last presidential primaries of 2024

After guilty verdict, Trump will appear on the ballot in the last presidential primaries of 2024

Joe Biden (left) and Donald Trump. | Photo Credit: AP Donald Trump’s name will appear on the ballot on June 4 for the first time since his historic conviction on felony crimes as a handful of states hold the last Republican presidential primary contests of 2024. The former president will be on the ballot in … Read more

Prosecutor says Trump tried ‘to hoodwink voters’ while defence attacks key witness in last arguments

Prosecutor says Trump tried ‘to hoodwink voters’ while defence attacks key witness in last arguments

Donald Trump engaged in a conspiracy “to hoodwink voters” in 2016, a prosecutor told jurors on May 28 during closing arguments in the former President’s hush money trial, while a defence lawyer branded the star witness as the “greatest liar of all time” and pressed the panel for an across-the-board acquittal. The lawyers’ duelling accounts, … Read more

Here’s what every key witness said at Donald Trump’s hush money trial

Here’s what every key witness said at Donald Trump’s hush money trial

New York: After 22 witnesses, including a porn actor, tabloid publisher and White House insiders, testimony is over at Donald Trump‘s criminal trial in New York. Prosecutors called 20 witnesses. The defence called just two. Trump decided not to testify on his own behalf. The trial now shifts to closing arguments, scheduled for Tuesday. After … Read more

Judge in the Florida Trump classified documents case will hear more arguments on dismissing charges

Judge in the Florida Trump classified documents case will hear more arguments on dismissing charges

Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump are due in court Wednesday for the first time since the judge indefinitely postponed the trial earlier this month. The case, among four criminal prosecutions against Trump, had been set for trial on May 20 but US District Judge Aileen Cannon … Read more

Biden’s China tariffs are the end of an era for cheap Chinese goods

Biden’s China tariffs are the end of an era for cheap Chinese goods

For the first two decades of the 21st century, many consumer products on America’s store shelves got less expensive. A wave of imports from China and other emerging economies helped push down the cost of video games, T-shirts, dining tables, home appliances and more. Those imports drove some American factories out of business, and they … Read more

Trump hush-money trial: Appeals court upholds gag order; Cohen gives more testimony

Trump hush-money trial: Appeals court upholds gag order; Cohen gives more testimony

A New York appeals court on May 14 upheld the gag order in Donald Trump’s hush-money trial, finding that the judge “properly determined” that Mr. Trump’s public statements “posed a significant threat to the integrity of the testimony of witnesses and potential witnesses in this case as well.” Mr. Trump had asked the state’s intermediate … Read more

Donald Trump may owe $100 million from double-dip tax breaks, audit shows

Donald Trump may owe $100 million from double-dip tax breaks, audit shows

Former President Donald Trump used a dubious accounting maneuver to claim improper tax breaks from his troubled Chicago tower, according to an IRS inquiry uncovered by The New York Times and ProPublica. Losing a yearslong audit battle over the claim could mean a tax bill of more than $100 million. The 92-story, glass-sheathed skyscraper along … Read more

Trump campaign considering Nikki Haley as running mate: report

Trump campaign considering Nikki Haley as running mate: report

Nikki Haley was South Carolina’s governor from 2011 to 2017 and served under the Trump administration as the country’s ambassador. File | Photo Credit: Reuters Former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is under active consideration by Donald Trump’s campaign to be his running mate, news site Axios reported on May 11, citing unidentified people familiar … Read more