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Former US president Donald Trump has been indicted for the fourth time on charges relating to his attempts to overturn the result of the 2020 election in the state of Georgia. A grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia, returned an indictment late on Monday, charging Trump and 18 others, for violating election law and being [...]
The New York attorney general’s office has opened a criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s company, it confirmed today. Attorney general Letitia James has been investigating whether the Trump Organisation has obscured property values to bag loans and tax breaks. It signals an escalation of the legal threat the former Republican president faces, just four months [...]
Donald Trump has pardoned his former adviser Steve Bannon, who is facing fraud charges, in one of his final acts as President of the United States. Prosecutors said Bannon and three others defrauded hundreds of donors in connection with Trump’s wall campaign, which raised $25m. It was alledged Bannon then used at least $1m to [...]
US PGA Championship organisers have cancelled plans to stage the golf major at a course owned by Donald Trump next year. The PGA of America said it risked “irreparable damage” to its reputation if it did not terminate its agreement with Trump National in Bedminster, New Jersey. The decision come days after Trump supporters stormed [...]
This is a time for elemental thoughts. Following one of the darkest days in the history of the American Republic, when an armed mob set in motion by Donald Trump marched on the capitol, ransacking it, and pressured lawmakers to overturn the 2020 election results (words I never, ever thought I’d write), it is time [...]
Newly released US jobs figures reveal a fall of 123,000 private sector jobs from November to December. The stats paint a grim picture of the US economy at the end of a pandemic-affected year, with the fall reversing months of gentle growth in non-farm employment. Most of the job losses came in large firms, with [...]
By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday put off a vote on increasing COVID-19 relief checks from $600 to $2,000 and urged senators to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense bill, in a rare challenge to his fellow Republican three weeks before Trump leaves [...]
A stimulus deal for the US economy, including direct cheques of $600 to many Americans, is set to be voted on tonight in Washington. Bipartisan agreement was finally found over the weekend on the deal, which has been the subject of tortuous negotiation and delay over recent weeks. The deal must be signed by midnight [...]
Pfizer’s chief executive has insisted the biotech company “didn’t conspire with anyone” to delay releasing its phase three trial results until after the US presidential election. Speaking at a New York Times conference today, Albert Bourla also said the company has already hit the required safety milestone for phase three trials of the vaccine and [...]
President-elect Joe Biden has described Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 presidential election as an “embarrassment”. Speaking at an event in Delaware this evening, Biden said nothing is going to stop the US transfer of power after his election victory. Joe Biden secured some 75 million votes in the race for the presidency – [...]
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