Donald Trump ‘I don’t think I’m fake news’: Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Trump spar over misleading claims about US coronavirus death rates

President Donald Trump sparred with the “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace over COVID-19 mortality in the US, leading Trump to accuse Wallace of being “fake news.” In the interview, Trump falsely claimed that the US had “one of the lowest mortality rates in the world” from COVID-19. Wallace, however, cited Johns Hopkins University data…

Donald Trump New York, Philadelphia, and Detroit mayors tell Trump don’t send federal law enforcement officers here over protests

Mayors in major cities are pushing back on the federal government’s efforts to send in federal troops. Federal troops were deployed in Portland, and reports last week said that agents in unmarked cars were seizing protesters. President Donald Trump has defended their actions and called the unrest “worse than Afghanistan,” The Washington Post. Mayors in…

Donald Trump Trump is trying to undermine the legitimacy of the 2020 election because he’s out of options and worried he’ll lose

President Donald Trump has repeatedly spread false information on mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that it leads to widespread fraud. On Thursday, he suggested delaying Election Day, which he can’t legally do. The push for increased access to mail-in voting among Democrats is linked to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic as the virus continues to…

Donald Trump Immigration judges suing the Trump administration over gag rule saying it violates their right to free speech

The Trump administration in January issued a rule prohibiting immigration judges from speaking about their job or their take on US policy. The one exception is judges who serve in their union. But the Trump administration is also trying to decertify that union. The National Association of Immigration Judges on July 1 filed a lawsuit…

Donald Trump Biden releases $700 billion ‘Buy American’ plan that echoes Trump’s economic nationalism

Home » Internationaal » Biden releases $700 billion ‘Buy American’ plan that echoes Trump’s economic nationalism Foto: Joe Biden rolled out a $700 billion “Buy American” plan that mirrors Trump’s economic nationalism with a renewed focus on domestic manufacturing and job creation in the US. The two main components anchoring the proposal are a purchasing…

Donald Trump The White House wants to cut $35 billion of funding for extra coronavirus testing and the CDC from a relief bill

The Trump administration is seeking to cut funding to boost coronavirus testing from a new relief bill, reported The Washington Post. The White House is also reportedly seeking to exclude funding for measures to fight the pandemic at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pentagon, and the State Department. Trump has falsely claimed that…

Donald Trump Rudy Giuliani interviewed Dr. Stella Immanuel — doctor who previously preached about alien DNA — on his radio show calling her his ‘hero’

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, called Dr. Stella Immanuel, the doctor seen in a viral video espousing misinformation about the coronavirus, his “hero” on his radio show on Wednesday. Giuliani and Immanuel discussed the doctor’s claim that hydroxychloroquine is a cure for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. There is no…

Donald Trump Trump defends people who ‘love’ the Confederate flag and says they’re ‘not thinking about slavery’

President Donald Trump defended people who support the Confederate flag and said they don’t necessarily support it because of the Confederacy’s deep-rooted ties to slavery. “Well, people love it, and I don’t view – I know people that like the Confederate flag and they’re not thinking about slavery,” Trump told CBS News in an interview.…

Donald Trump Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political reasons and not to curb the coronavirus spread

President Donald Trump has pushed back at states considering keeping schools closed in the fall, saying state leaders might be seizing on the opportunity to make a “political statement.” Trump touted a declining number of coronavirus deaths, higher rates of testing, and a resurgence of new jobs as indications that US schools should reopen, though…