Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings

US President Donald Trump has condemned as “unacceptable” the killing of two men who had tried to stop a man abusing a Muslim teenager and her friend. Mr Trump had been facing mounting criticism for his silence over the deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best in Portland on Friday. On Monday the presidential Twitter … Read more Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings

Trump NYC Protests And Barricades Making Tiffany Investors Nervous

Getting to Tiffany & Co.’s (TIF) flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan has been a huge debacle for shoppers since Donald Trump became president-elect a week ago. It means navigating around a labyrinth of street closures, metal barricades and armies of police officers, some in full-SWAT gear, who have tightly blocked access to Trump … Read more Trump NYC Protests And Barricades Making Tiffany Investors Nervous

With ‘Fake News,’ Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative Language

Friday night, President Trump took to Twitter to deliver one of his favorite insults to journalists: “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!” he wrote. It’s a phrase President Trump has now tweeted 15 times this month (10 times in … Read more With ‘Fake News,’ Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative Language

‘Enemies of the people’: Trump remark echoes history’s worst tyrants

At a different time, in another country, it was effectively a death sentence. Being branded an “enemy of the people” by the likes of Stalin or Mao brought at best suspicion and stigma, at worst hard labour or death. Now the chilling phrase – which is at least as old as Emperor Nero, who was … Read more ‘Enemies of the people’: Trump remark echoes history’s worst tyrants