Democratic oversight is ‘bullshit’: Trump goes off-script at CPAC

March 5, 2019

President seeks rebound after North koreans and Cohen reversals, slamming Russia investigation and Green New Deal Donald Trump sought to regain his ground after a torrid week with a fiery speech applying two of his favourite tactics: moving off script and hurling insults at opponents. Basking in adulation at the Green New Deal“, attacked by Republicans as expensive and bound to curtail automobiles and aircrafts. Trump said sarcastically:” I guess…


Space Force will be a Marines-like branch under Air Force authority

February 26, 2019

President Trump is expected to sign into creation the Space Force today, as a special limb of the army overseen by the Air Force Department, according to a report in The Washington Post. The president’s decision is considered a win for the Us air force and Defense Department broadly, which had argued against setting up an independent military department based on their concerns that it would add brand-new layers of…


Trump agrees to reopen the federal government through mid-February

February 25, 2019

On Friday, President Trump announced his intentions to back off of his demand for border wall fund, permitting the federal government to reopen for three weeks through February 15. The chairwoman touted the decision to reopen the government as a deal in spite of his failure to obtain a multi-billion-dollar agreement toward a physical boundary for the southern border. At 35 days, the federal shutdown has been the lengthiest to…


Hola Code tackles the real migration crisis

February 22, 2019

Tamara Davison He had expended 14 years in Florida and was leaving behind his wife and three children restored to Mexico so he could go through the process of returning to the United States legally. Upon his return to Mexico, Hernandez had worked in structure, call centers and sold CDs before ultimately being given an opportunity that made a return to the United States less appealing. Hernandez now works as…


US will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets

February 2, 2019

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets. The report, which cites sources with knowledge of the indictment, specifically mentions Huawei’s actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as “Tappy.” The report notes that the current investigation is far enough along that an indictment may come soon. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of…


Trump campaign claims WikiLeaks not liable for releasing hacked emails

November 6, 2018

Campaign defends site in legal filing that departs from US policy, addressing questions central to Robert Muellers Russia inquiry The Trump campaign argued in a legal filing that WikiLeaks could not be held liable for publishing emails that were stolen by Russian hackers ahead of the 2016 US election because the website was simply serving as a passive publishing platform on behalf of a third party, in the same way…


Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

October 25, 2018

After maintaining a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal the summer months, and attending a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg himself in May, the European Union parliament’s civil liberties committee has called for an update to competition rules to reflect what it dubs” the digital world”, advising EU universities to look into the” possible monopoly” of big tech social media platforms. Top level EU…


The cost of Kavanaugh’s victory? The legitimacy of the US supreme court | Andrew Gawthorpe

October 11, 2018

Republicans might have won a majority in the highest court but it has lost legitimacy, says the academic Andrew Gawthorpe The saga of judge Brett Kavanaughs a seat for Neil Gorsuch by refusing to confirm Barack Obamas pick for a vacant seat on the court in 2016. Play Video 3:24 invoked protect Trump or his associates from law enforcement. The court may soon face cases on fraught constitutional matters such…


Revealed: Russias secret plan to help Julian Assange escape from UK

October 10, 2018

Tentative plot to whisk fugitive from London embassy on Christmas Eve was considered too risky Russian diplomats held secret talks in London last year with people close to Julian Assange to assess whether they could help him flee the UK, the Guardian has learned. A tentative plan was devised that would have seen the WikiLeaks founder smuggled out of Ecuadors London embassy in a diplomatic vehicle and transported to another…


Jeremy Hunt calls for fresh EU sanctions against Russia

September 9, 2018

UK foreign secretary will advise US president to tighten rules on online election advertising Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU to stand shoulder to shoulder with flight MH1 7 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. After the Salisbury attempts, the EU recollected its envoy to Moscow and issued a common declaration that it was ” highly likely” Russia was responsible. one-to-one summit with Putin in…


This mafia style of government makes Trump a role model for all autocrats | Jonathan Freedland

September 9, 2018

Punishing critics like John Brennan is part of the US presidents ongoing abuse of power and normalisation of autocracy, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland More than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s modus operandi- and the threat it represents- is clear. His working method is that of the mafia boss and gangland chieftain, daily wielding his strength to reconcile ratings, teach lessons and crush dissent. Anyone who’s seen…


‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani trumps ‘alternative facts’ with new Orwellian outburst

September 6, 2018

Presidents lawyer deters up attack on Mueller investigation, producing NBC host Chuck Todd to say: This is going to become a bad meme When the definitive record of Donald Trump’s presidency comes to be written, many years hence, 11.02 am working on Sunday 19 August 2018 will surely be granted a special mention. It was the moment when the phrase was coined that might be said to sum up the…


Trump hits back after Omarosa releases secret recording of president

August 29, 2018

She was vicious, but not smart, Trump tweets about former aide after videotape appears to show chairperson expressing surprise at her firing tweeted on Monday, had recognized that his response to her pretensions were” not presidential “.~ ATAGEND ” She prayed me for a occupation, rips in her eyes, I said Ok. People in the White House hated her. She was vicious, but not smart. I would rarely learn her…


How Trumps wildlife board is rebranding trophy hunting as good for animals

August 12, 2018

As hunters hold immense clout in the Trump administration and most of security council resolutions members are advocates of the athletic, critics worry they will protect their hobby , not the animals Donald Trump has called big-game accolade hunting a” horror show”, despite his “sons “‘ participation in elephant and leopard hunts, and in 2017 he formed an advisory council to steer US policy on the issue. But rather than…


Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

July 21, 2018

In week of controversy over household separation policy, staffer announces she was asked to leave because I work for POTU The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was hurled out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing kudo on the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, for taking a moral stand. Others sympathetic to the chairman exhorted…


Putin proposes a joint cybersecurity group with the US to investigate Russian election meddling

July 20, 2018

Over the course of Monday’s controversial Helsinki summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed an agenda that would ostensibly hear the U.S. and Russia working side by side as allies. The two countries build stranger bedfellows than ever as just days prior, Trump’s own Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials for the infamous 2016 Democratic National Committee hack. Nonetheless, the Russian president revived are talking about a seam group…


California malls are sharing license plate tracking data with ICE

July 19, 2018

A chain of California shopping center is sharing its license plate reader data with a well-known U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement( ICE) contractor, imparting that bureau the ability to trail registration plate numbers it captures in near real-time. A report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation been demonstrated that real estate group Irvine Company shares that data with Vigilant Solutions, a private surveillance tech corporation that sells automated registration plate recognition(…


Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

July 9, 2018

Former US vice-president compares situation to 1930 s as migration convulses politics The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused” demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up voters’ horrors just as they did in the 1930 s as the issue of migration threshes politics on both sides of the Atlantic. Biden, seen as a potential Democratic party candidate against Donald Trump in 2020, did not mention the US president by identify…


Hillary Clinton says Trump’s family separation policy ‘worse than her worst fears’

July 9, 2018

Clinton accused Trump of withdrawing on his hardline immigration policy only because even for him the optics were terrible Hillary Clinton has spoken up to slam Donald Trump’s ” zero-tolerance ” immigration policy of separating households when they cross the US border illegally as” truly, unimaginably brutal “. She also hinted that perhaps his official visit to Britain next month should not plow ahead” until “their childrens” are reunited” with…


Goodbye to the worst EPA administrator of all time | Richard Wolffe

July 7, 2018

The notorious climate denier finally vacated amid scandal. Dont trust Trump to supersede him with someone who actually were concerned about the environmental issues, writes the Guardian US columnist Richard Wolffe Scott Pruitt has been brutally misunderstood. Now that he has quit as executive of the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s time to set things straight. You verify, he wasn’t just protecting the environment. He was shielding our president’s soul. ”…