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Trump's Twitter ban to remain permanent, even if he is re-elected: Twitter CFO

Trump's Twitter ban to remain permanent, even if he is re-elected: Twitter CFO

  • Former President Donald Trump's Twitter ban will remain permanent, even if he is re-elected to office - according a senior executive from the social media company.
  • This news came as Trump's impeachment trial was taking place in the Senate, on charges that he incited an insurrection with his inflammatory exhortations at a rally in Washington, immediately prior to the breach of the Capitol Building by an aggravated mob on the 6th of January.
Updated 11 Feb, 2021 05:04pm
Scottish parliament hears 'pathetic' call for Trump wealth order
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Scottish parliament hears 'pathetic' call for Trump wealth order

  • The Scottish government should hold an investigation into how Donald Trump funded his purchase of two golf courses in Scotland, the country’s parliament was told on Wednesday, a call one of the former U.S. president’s sons dismissed as “pathetic”.
  • The Scottish Green Party said ministers should seek an “unexplained wealth order” (UWOs) against Trump over his acquisition of the golf courses and resorts in north and west Scotland.
Updated 04 Feb, 2021 10:01am
Accused Capitol rioters blame Trump in novel legal defense
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Accused Capitol rioters blame Trump in novel legal defense

  • Trump told the crowd to “fight like hell,” said “we will not take it anymore” and repeated his false claims that the election was stolen from him through widespread voting fraud. Trump exhorted his followers to go to the Capitol.
  • At least six of the 170 people charged in connection with the Capitol siege have tried to shift at least some of the blame onto Trump as they defend themselves in court or in the court of public opinion.
Published 02 Feb, 2021 10:47pm
Trump ban could set 'dangerous' precedent, according to Twitter chief
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Trump ban could set 'dangerous' precedent, according to Twitter chief

  • Twitter Chief Jack Dorsey stated that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform, after last week's violence at the Capitol, was the "right decision", but that it sets a dangerous precedent.
  • Last week, Twitter removed the outgoing President's account, which had over 88 million followers, citing the risk of further violence being incited - in the aftermath of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters.
Updated 14 Jan, 2021 07:44pm
Disgruntled staffer changed the State Department's website to state Trump's term ended 9 days early: Sources
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Disgruntled staffer changed the State Department's website to state Trump's term ended 9 days early: Sources

  • A disgruntled employee at the State Department changed the biographies of President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence, to state that their term was ending on Monday - nine days before the inauguration of President-elect Biden.
  • The changes to the State Department's website came only a few days after the President incited an insurrection of Trump supporters in the Capitol building.
Published 12 Jan, 2021 01:38pm
After Capitol siege, majority of Americans believe Trump should be removed from office before term: Poll
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After Capitol siege, majority of Americans believe Trump should be removed from office before term: Poll

  • Over half of surveyed Americans in a new poll have indicated that they believe that President Trump should be removed from office, following the attack on the Capitol by his supporters.
  • 56 percent polled in favour of the removal of President Trump from office, while 67 percent polled that the outgoing President deserves a significant degree of the blame for the rioting that took place in the Capitol.
Published 11 Jan, 2021 04:02pm
Defying Trump, McConnell puts off vote on $2,000 checks, urges override of defense bill veto
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Defying Trump, McConnell puts off vote on $2,000 checks, urges override of defense bill veto

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday put off a vote on increasing COVID-19 relief checks from $600 to $2,000 and urged senators to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense bill.
  • McConnell tied the larger checks, which were demanded by Trump and supported by Democrats, to two other measures the president wants but which most Democrats oppose.
Published 30 Dec, 2020 03:39pm
Trump backs plan to contest election result in Congress, amid false claims of fraud
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Trump backs plan to contest election result in Congress, amid false claims of fraud

  • With a joint session of the House and Senate politicians set for the 6th of January, for the counting of electoral votes, President Trump engaged in another Twitter tirade to make unfounded claims about electoral fraud.
  • Several Republican congressmen have already mentioned that they will be objecting to the electoral votes, despite GOP leader Mitch McConnell requesting his party members not to.
Updated 28 Dec, 2020 03:03pm
Trump pardons Stone, Manafort after Russian investigation loses steam
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Trump pardons Stone, Manafort after Russian investigation loses steam

  • President Trump pardoned Roger Stone and Paul Manafort, two associates convicted as part of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
  • This marked the second consecutive day, in which the President pardoned his allies, especially those with connections to the White House.
Updated 24 Dec, 2020 03:32pm
Trump vetoes $740 billion defense bill
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Trump vetoes $740 billion defense bill

  • President Donald Trump vetoed the newly formulated defense bill, which allocates $740 billion to outline Pentagon's broader policy.
    *Trump, without providing specific details, called this defense legislation as "It is a 'gift' to China and Russia".
Updated 24 Dec, 2020 02:07pm
Biden to be sworn into office in largely virtual event as COVID-19 rages
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Biden to be sworn into office in largely virtual event as COVID-19 rages

  • Both the ceremony and traditional parade that follows will have limited attendance and be reimagined, the committee planning the event said in a statement.
  • The committee is urging members of the public to refrain from traveling to Washington for the inauguration, which in the past has drawn hundreds of thousands.
Published 16 Dec, 2020 12:09pm