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Tag: Republican

  • Monday, September 21st 2020 - 08:18 UTC

    US election campaign turns into a Senate battle to fill a Supreme Court vacancy

    The prospect of an expedited Senate confirmation has sparked furious pushback from Democrats desperate to stop Trump moving the court lastingly to the right.

    White House hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday branded Donald Trump's moves to fill a Supreme Court vacancy less than two months before the US presidential election an “abuse of power,” as some of the president's own party also objected.

  • Friday, April 5th 2019 - 08:52 UTC

    Ex Republican presidential hopeful, Trump’s candidate for the Fed

    Herman Cain, the former pizza chain executive quit the White House race in 2012 amid allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denied

    United States President Donald Trump has confirmed he recommended former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. Mr Trump told reporters at the White House Mr Cain is undergoing background checks to join America's central bank.

  • Saturday, December 1st 2018 - 10:34 UTC

    George Bush, the graceful victor of Gorbachev and the Soviet empire has died

    Bush “guided our nation, and the world, to a peaceful and victorious conclusion of the Cold War,” Trump said

    George Herbert Walker Bush, the World War II veteran who was elected the 41st president of the United States and fathered the nation's 43rd, died late Friday at the age of 94, his family announced in a statement. The Republican spent decades serving in government before ascending to the nation's highest office, having served as United Nations ambassador, CIA chief and vice president under Ronald Reagan, a towering political figure still venerated by the GOP.

  • Tuesday, January 30th 2018 - 10:06 UTC

    FBI's No 2 steps down; Trump publicly criticized him of political bias

    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump ”stands by his previous comments” about McCabe

    Andrew McCabe, the FBI's No. 2 official whom President Donald Trump publicly criticized for alleged political bias and reportedly wanted fired, stepped down from the bureau Monday, weeks ahead of his retirement. The move followed months of blistering criticism by Trump and his Republican allies that McCabe, 49, was an anti-Trump partisan. Recent reports said McCabe had been pressured to leave the bureau.