Editorial: Double jolt

Donald Trump became the first President in the history of US to be impeached for a second time, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined the Democrats in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to charge him with inciting an insurrection which led to the violent rampage at the Capitol last week. Continue Reading

Trump denies stoking violence

Outgoing US President Donald Trump, who is facing the prospect of an unprecedented second impeachment following the storming of the US Capitol last week, on Tuesday denied that he had any role to play in inciting the violence. Continue Reading

Biden pushes for $2000 ‘stimulus checks’ for Americans

US President-elect Joe Biden has called for a $2,000 ‘stimulus checks’ to his fellow Americans, arguing that the current $6,00 coronavirus relief payment is not enough to choose between paying rent or putting food on the table. Continue Reading

Editorial: Warning time

In an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump, all 10 living former secretaries of defense have cautioned against any move to involve the military in pursuing claims of election fraud, arguing that it would take the country into dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory. Continue Reading

US election results: Suspense prevails as Trump and Biden deliver mixed results

The results of the keenly-contested US presidential elections are trickling in with Donald Trump and Joe Biden winning traditional strongholds. Continue Reading

Donald Trump becomes 3rd Prez in US history to be impeached

Donald Trump has become the third President in US history to be impeached as the House of Representatives formally charged him with abuse of power and obstructing the Congress, setting up a Senate trial next year that will decide whether he remains in office after three tumultuous years.
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The Mueller report that made President Trump breathe easy

The report makes at least two things immediately obvious. One, that President Donald Trump did not collude with Russia to influence the 2016 elections. And two, that the Democrats are extremely sore losers. Continue Reading