US politics

US politics

Trump's great purge

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): After nearly four years of inveighing against the US intelligence officials and analysts who revealed Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, Donald Trump is fina

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Who can beat Trump?

(Feb 28): The US presidential election in November is the most consequential in modern history.

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US democracy in peril

WASHINGTON, DC – The fateful collision over whether US President Donald Trump should be removed from office revealed the alarming fragility of the Constitution that Americans have relied on for mor

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Trump impeached on two counts by House, setting up senate trial

(Dec 19): The US House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress, the culmination of an effort by Democrats that further inflamed par

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Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim

(June 19): President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four yea

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Risks growing but Fed is watchful: Bank of Singapore

(June 6): President Trump’s abrupt decisions to impose tariffs on goods from Mexico (initially set at 5% on June 10 and gradually raised to 25% unless Mexico takes more forceful action to contain i

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Mattis resigns as defence chief, citing differences with Trump

(Dec 21): Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced his resignation on Thursday, citing differences over policy with Donald Trump, a day after the president abruptly called for the withdrawal of Ameri

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