President Donald Trump

President Trump and Joe Biden Squared Off One Last Time Before The 2020 Election

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – It was debate night for President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. They’ve squared off in Nashville in their final face-to-face confrontation before the…

Update: President Trump’s Doctor Says He’s Improving, Despite Two Blood Oxygen Level Drops

President Trump arriving at Walter Reed Medical Center for COVID-19 treatment. President Trump’s blood oxygen level dropped suddenly twice in recent days, but he “has continued to improve” since then, the White House physician said today, adding  confusion to the president’s fight with COVID-19 even while suggesting he could be discharged from the hospital as early as Monday. Trump’s doctors,…

State Health Officer on President Trump’s Diagnosis

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said he doesn’t know specifics about President Donald Trump’s COVID case, but he said this goes to show the pandemic is not over and it does not discriminate, “It affects everyone: young and old, black and white and whatever party you’re in. We still have a lot of disease transmission in our country.” Early…

Sen. Doug Jones calls rival Tuberville ‘Coach Clueless’

Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama has called Republican challenger Tommy Tuberville “Coach Clueless” for the former football coach’s recent comments about the coronavirus. Jones attacked Tuberville in a campaign appearance Friday. He criticized Tuberville’s reaction to tapes of President Donald Trump saying in February he knew the severity of the coronavirus but had downplayed the threat to avoid public…

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope

President Donald Trump is criticizing NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag at its races and is going after its only Black driver. After a weekend spent stoking division, Trump wrongly accused Bubba Wallace of perpetrating “a hoax” after one of his crew members discovered a rope shaped like a noose in a garage stall. Federal authorities ruled last month that…

Justices reject end to protections for young immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign. The outcome seems certain to elevate the issue in Trump’s campaign for reelection, given the anti-immigrant rhetoric of his first presidential run in 2016 and immigration restrictions…

Trump Signs Executive Order on Police Reform

President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package, in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on policing following weeks of national protests after the death of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The order is aimed at encouraging…

Sessions, Running for Senate, rejects Trump’s criticism

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions is pushing back at President Donald Trump’s criticism, telling Trump that he was “damn fortunate” Sessions recused himself from the Russian investigation. Sessions responded pointedly on Twitter after Trump called Sessions untrustworthy and reiterated his endorsement of Sessions’ Republican primary rival for U.S. Senate, former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville. “Look, I know…

President Trump Deems Churches ‘Essential,’ Calls for Them to Reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under Coronavirus lockdown. “Today I’m identifying houses of worship — churches, synagogues and mosques — as essential places that…

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Released from Prison to Serve Remaining Sentence on House Arrest

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was released from federal prison Thursday to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. Cohen has been serving a federal prison sentence at FCI Otisville in New York after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including campaign finance fraud and lying to Congress. Cohen arrived at his Manhattan apartment building…