Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Trump impeachment: Major blow for Democrats in witnesses battle

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 31, 2020
US Democrats have been dealt a major blow in their efforts to call witnesses at President Trump’s impeachment trial.They needed four Republicans to vote with them to allow witness testimony, but one of the few wavering senators said he would not support the measure. Lamar Alexander said the Democrats had proved Trump acted inappropriately but […]

Impeachment: Republicans protect Trump, site national interest

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 31, 2020
United States President Donald Trump’s lawyers are now saying that his move to put pressure on Ukraine in exchange for military aid is because he wanted to unearth a corruption scandal. The impeachment trial continues as the question of whether more witnesses will be called on remains unresolved. Democrats want former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify, but […]

Iran missile strike: 50 US troops now diagnosed with brain injuries

by Chuks Azotanion January 29, 2020
The US Military has now increased the number of casualties suffered by US soldiers to 50, after an Iranian missile strike on a US base in Iraq early this month in retaliation for the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. According to the Pentagon, 50 US soldiers suffered Traumatic Brain Injury as a result […]

“We will take action” – Donald Trump issues threat to E.U

by Chuks Azotanion January 22, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned that the United States will impose painful tariffs on imports from the European Union unless the block agrees to a trade deal. “Europe has been very, very tough to deal with,’’ Trump told U.S. broadcaster, CNBC at the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss town of Davos, […]

Why Trump may impose travel ban on Nigeria, six others

by Chuks Azotanion January 22, 2020
The United States President, Donald Trump, has confirmed that the nation plans on expanding a controversial travel ban to include more countries. Trump revealed this in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He, however, declined to list the countries that will be included […]

US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Democrats on documents, witnesses

by Chuks Azotanion January 22, 2020
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and ensure witnesses are heard. As the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history began in earnest, Trump’s chief legal defender argued the Democratic case was a baseless […]