Donald Trump’s Brother Robert Hospitalized In New York

President Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, is hospitalized in New York.White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany confirmed the news to ABC News. The outlet described Robert’s condition as “very ill.” Donald Trump is expected to visit his brother Friday ― he was already scheduled to spend time at his nearby country club in New Jersey.Donald and Robert are reportedly...

Black residents oppose Trump’s visit to Jacksonville on anniversary of ‘Ax Handle Saturday’

Nearly 60 years ago, 16-year-old Rodney Hurst led a group of 33 Black teenagers in a peaceful sit-in to integrate a “whites only” lunch counter at a department store in Jacksonville, Florida.At the same time a few blocks away, about 200 angry white men, many dressed as Confederate soldiers and armed with ax handles and bats, stormed the store to attack the demonstrators.Many of the teenagers...

John Bolton’s book thwarts Trump’s China-bashing strategy in the 2020 election

The passages that have generated the most headlines this week center on Bolton’s account of Trump’s talks with Xi, in which he apparently asked the Chinese president to help him win the 2020 election by boosting agricultural imports from the American heartland, spoke openly of executing journalists, and — perhaps in the most eye-catching anecdote — encouraged Xi to carry on the...

How Trump’s North Korea gamble went bust

WASHINGTON — North Korea officially declared an end Friday to its diplomatic dalliance with the U.S. But experts say it’s been clear for some time that President Donald Trump’s bold but risky effort to sweet talk Kim Jong into relinquishing his nuclear weapons never really went anywhere.Two high-profile meetings with North Korea’s leader bought Trump a hiatus from bellicose rhetoric and...

Trump’s ‘this is a great day for Floyd’ remarks slammed: Live | USA News

Protests continue over police brutality as several cities hold memorials to honour George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25.  Twitter has removed President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform, citing a copyright complaint. Rights groups in the US have sued the Trump administration, claiming...

Between President Trump’s Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A ‘No Man’s Land’ : NPR

Grass and shrubs take over the closed Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course in Brownsville, Texas. The course was original built by the University of Texas system but the facilities are on the south side of the border wall. Golfers didn't like having to drive through a gate and being walled off from the rest of the city and eventually stopped coming to the course. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide...

Chris Cuomo Exposes Trump’s 2020 Strategy: ‘Keep People Pissed Off And Frustrated’

Chris Cuomo says President Donald Trump is telegraphing his plan to win reelection, and it comes down to three words: “Lie, deny, defy.” On Monday night, the CNN host said that strategy was already in use on two key issues: the Iran crisis and health care.  On Iran, Trump and his administration have offered vague and shifting explanations as to why they believed there was an “imminent”...

Supreme court to rule on release of Donald Trump’s financial records – live | US news

12.47am GMT00:47 In case you missed it, sketch comedy group the Upright Citizens Brigade dunked on both Mike Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg by releasing a cringeworthy Bloomberg 2020 dance that was just dorktastic enough to challenge the Team Pete dance: Nick Ciarelli (@nickciarelli) Look out #TeamPete because us Bloomberg Heads have our own dance! Taken at the Mike Bloomberg rally in Beverly...

Democrat: Picture Zelensky’s 15-Year-Old Daughter Duct-Taped in Trump’s Basement

Rep. Hank Johnson (R-GA) conjured a bizarre image during Thursday’s debate in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on articles of impeachment: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s daughter duct-taped in President Donald Trump’s basement. Johnson, together with Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and other Democrats on the committee, tried to push back against Zelensky’s public claims that he...

Azar, Verma battle for Trump’s favor amid White House showdown

“There’s a lot of guys on the sixth floor” of HHS headquarters, where Azar and his senior staff sit, said one former official, adding that Verma long resented “the boys club” at the health department — “especially the boys club who told her what to do.” Verma and her team sit on the third floor. Two former HHS officials described a 2018 heated meeting where Verma told one Azar...