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Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
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Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,421 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him
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McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him

Feb 14th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,819 Views 31 Comments

The five-day trial concluded last night as expected – with most Republicans declaring Trump not guilty.

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees
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US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees

Feb 5th 2021, 7:07 AM 32,894 Views 20 Comments

Nearly all Republicans voted against the move but none defended Greene’s lengthy history of outrageous social media posts.

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
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Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 34,811 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats
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Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats

Jan 28th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,893 Views 33 Comments

Marjorie Taylor Greene also posted a video of herself confronting a school shooting survivor, calling him a “coward”.

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
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All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

Jan 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 82,363 Views 68 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi
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House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi

Jan 16th 2021, 7:45 AM 30,856 Views 53 Comments

Nancy Pelosi said there was “strong interest” in Congress for a 9/11-style investigation of the attack on the Capitol.

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
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Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,430 Views 63 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
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Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

Nov 5th 2020, 5:30 PM 19,678 Views 17 Comments

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign

Nov 1st 2020, 7:04 PM 23,003 Views 43 Comments

Joe Biden still retains a lead ahead of Trump, according to the polls.

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week
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Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

Oct 17th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,100 Views 37 Comments

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
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Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,727 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes
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Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:40 PM 17,237 Views 24 Comments

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?
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US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Aug 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 12,014 Views 103 Comments

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found
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'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found

Aug 26th 2020, 7:01 AM 37,030 Views 69 Comments

The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.

Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections
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Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections

Aug 24th 2020, 9:36 PM 18,122 Views 49 Comments

The nomination was one of the first acts of a Republican convention.

An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention
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An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention

Aug 24th 2020, 11:12 AM 20,124 Views 47 Comments

The US President is trailing his Democrat rival Joe Biden in the opinion polls.

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events
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Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Aug 6th 2020, 1:07 PM 14,647 Views 21 Comments

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election
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Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Jul 31st 2020, 6:00 PM 32,495 Views 53 Comments

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
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White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,374 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'
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Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'

May 26th 2020, 5:52 PM 31,159 Views 29 Comments

A commonly-shared image purporting to be from a 1998 interview with People Magazine is a fake.

Who are the Republican no hopers daring to take on Donald Trump?
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Who are the Republican no hopers daring to take on Donald Trump?

Mar 7th 2020, 8:30 AM 23,919 Views 34 Comments

Trump has won 833 of the 834 delegates up for grabs.

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory
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'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory

Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 AM 8,851 Views 44 Comments

The starting gun in the 2020 presidential race was shot this week.

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'
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Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Nov 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,388 Views 23 Comments

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview
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Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

Nov 7th 2019, 8:03 PM 22,322 Views 35 Comments

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change
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The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change

Oct 31st 2019, 4:10 PM 23,927 Views 71 Comments

The House of Representatives voted to pass impeachment rules today.

Republicans storm impeachment hearing as tensions rise over Trump investigation
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Republicans storm impeachment hearing as tensions rise over Trump investigation

Oct 24th 2019, 8:04 AM 17,829 Views 52 Comments

Republicans have opposed the Democrat-led investigation into Donald Trump.

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast
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Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 10:15 AM 31,946 Views 54 Comments

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives
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Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives

Jul 17th 2019, 7:06 AM 19,601 Views 96 Comments

At the weekend, the US President tweeted that four congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of origin.

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'
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Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Feb 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 25,954 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'
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State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'

Feb 6th 2019, 7:09 AM 14,825 Views 42 Comments

Trump told Congress that the ‘politics of revenge’ must be rejected but Democrats are sceptical.

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
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Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:40 AM 8,106 Views 12 Comments

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
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Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid

Dec 31st 2018, 3:11 PM 17,322 Views 53 Comments

Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
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Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances

Nov 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 7,817 Views 17 Comments

Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?
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He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?

Nov 7th 2018, 6:55 AM 23,264 Views 20 Comments

The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
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'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Nov 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 11,637 Views 33 Comments

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms
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The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:14 PM 6,609 Views 6 Comments

Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections
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Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections

Aug 29th 2018, 11:41 AM 33,408 Views 87 Comments

He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations
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'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

Jun 20th 2018, 9:25 PM 20,711 Views 105 Comments

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold
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Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Mar 14th 2018, 9:47 PM 14,167 Views 29 Comments

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

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