Is Donald Trump an authoritarian? Experts examine telltale signs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Are those who compare the president to anti-democratic strongmen overreacting or should we already be worrying? Donald Trump arrives at Beale air force base in California on Saturday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters With disorienting speed over the past two weeks, the US has Läs mer…

'He can kiss my red ass': California fire evacuees give Trump visit short shrift

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California Hundreds displaced by wildfires who are gathered in a parking lot have more pressing concerns than the president’s comments Camp fire evacuee Kelly Boyer plays guitar in front of his tent next to a Walmart parking in Chico, California. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Läs mer…

Donald Trump heads to California, again blaming fires on forest management

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California Trump: ‘The big problem we have is management’ Confusion over high number of people unaccounted for Donald Trump speaks to the media before he departs the White House for California, where he is scheduled to view damage from that state’s wildfires. Photograph: Jim Läs mer…

Republicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Republicans New Hampshire hosts the first presidential primary, and any politician’s visit is viewed as testing the waters for a White House run John Kasich, who has not said he is running for the White House in 2020 but has made several recent trips Läs mer…

The Democratic blue wave was real

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Midterm elections proved that Republicans have only a tenuous hold over the coalition that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016 Newly elected senator Krysten Sinema became the first Democrat to win an Arizona senate seat in 30 years. Photograph: Läs mer…

The Democratic blue wave was real

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Midterm elections proved that Republicans have only a tenuous hold over the coalition that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016 Newly elected senator Krysten Sinema became the first Democrat to win an Arizona senate seat in 30 years. Photograph: Läs mer…

'I've answered them very easily': Trump on Mueller investigation questions – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:13 The US president says he has finished, but not submitted, answers for Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry, telling reporters: ‘They were my answers, you don’t need lawyers to do that.’ Donald Trump said it had been hard to find time but the Läs mer…

Trump says he has answered Mueller's questions but not submitted them

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump-Russia investigation President said on Friday he answered the written questions ‘very easily’ but did not indicate when he would turn them in Follow the latest US politics news live Donald Trump answers a reporters question about the Robert Mueller’s investigation in the Oval Läs mer…

John Kerry: ‘People are going to die because of the decision Trump made’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Saturday interview John Kerry: ‘People are going to die because of the decision Trump made’ ‘We’ve got to make America fair again’ … John Kerry. Photograph: Richard Saker/Guardian The former US secretary of state has looked on as Donald Trump has dismantled the Paris Läs mer…

Blow to Trump as judge restores White House access for CNN's Jim Acosta

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Acosta’s hard pass must be restored immediately – judge But Timothy Kelly says legal battle for CNN is not over Follow the latest US politics news Play Video 2:27 ‘You are a rude, terrible person’ : Trump attacks CNN reporter – video Läs mer…

Florida hand recount in progress as Democrats gain House seat in California – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida’s Senate race still in the balance Trump honors Elvis with Presidential Medal of Freedom LIVE Updated Workers monitor the Republican party table at the Palm Beach county supervisor of elections warehouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images Live feed Läs mer…

Trump to honor Elvis, Babe Ruth and Miriam Adelson with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news Adelson and her husband donated $30m to Trump’s campaign Antonin Scalia and Senator Orrin Hatch among recipients Miriam Adelson. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and Antonin Scalia, the late conservative supreme court justice will be among seven people President Läs mer…

John Kerry: A life in politics – watch the discussion live now

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:00 John Kerry, former US presidential candidate and secretary of state for the Obama administration, discusses his life and career with the Observer’s chief political commentator, Andrew Rawnsley. Watch their discussion live as it unfolds in London’s Central Hall from 8.30pm GMT/3.30pm Läs mer…

Florida: judge gives thousands of voters time to fix ballot problem as Trump rips Mueller – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At least 4,000 voters will be given 48 hours to correct the problem Deadline approaching for machine recount of ballots in two races Sign up for the morning US briefing LIVE Updated Florida Republican Rick Scott is locked in a battle with Democrat Bill Läs mer…

John Kerry: US 'cannot afford truculent child president'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; John Kerry Former US secretary of state criticises Trump’s failure to attend Armistice Day ceremony John Kerry: ‘Every country is feeling the pressure of this nationalistic populist, and in some cases very frightening, rightwing advance.’ Photograph: Cliff Owen/AP America cannot afford “a truculent child Läs mer…