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

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

With impeachment over, critics see Trump ”retribution tour”

In the week since his acquittal on impeachment charges, a fully emboldened President Donald Trump is demonstrating his determination to assert an iron grip on government, pushing his Justice Department to ease up on a longtime friend while using the levers of presidential powers to exact payback on real and perceived foes. Continue Reading

Donald Trump presses allies for exoneration

US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Representatives. Continue Reading

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