The US Attorney General, William Barr, has indicted that the Department of Justice– which he leads– has not found evidence of massive electoral fraud sufficient to overturn the results of the presidential election. The Attorney General made his comments in an interview with the Associated Press.
According to French officials, company executives, and consultants, a number of US technology companies, such as Facebook and Amazon, have recently received information from French tax authorities requesting them to pay millions of euros in digital taxes for 2020. This reportedly angered the US government.
US President Donald Trump might have been defeated but he hasn’t been sent into political oblivion just yet. According to the first poll conducted after the elections some believe has been won by Joe Biden, the current US President is today the figure with the highest level of support in a 2024 Republican presidential primary four years from now.
The United States’ General Services Administration (GSA) has begun to pave the way for the formal transition of the Biden Administration that was being blocked by the Trump administration. Several US and international media agencies have reported that the head of the General Services Administration, Emily Murphy, has started the process of transition, even though President Donald Trump is still trying to reverse the results of the elections in the states considered to be most important in the electoral college.
A senior US government official says Donald Trump will attend the G20 summit. This year, the summit of the leaders of the top 20 economies in the world will be held in Saudi Arabia virtually. The G20 countries include the top seven economies of the world and 13 emerging powers, and meet as usual in December each year.
Electoral officials in the State of Georgia Thursday confirmed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s victory in the state after they completed a manual recount of votes, as requested by the campaign of President Donald Trump. President-Elect Biden thus became the first Democrat to win in Georgia, a traditionally Republican state, since Bill Clinton in 1992.
U.S. President Donald Trump did not attend the ASEAN summit last week. At the summit, 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement. Officials revealed that in this context, President Trump is expected to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference (APEC) online summit.
In a move seen as retaliation, the outgoing US President, Donald Trump, announced the dismissal of the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency over a statement he described as “extremely inaccurate” regarding election security. President Trump has not provided any evidence for this accusation.
On the anniversary of the crackdown on the November protests in Iran, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, two deputies of the Foundation of the Oppressed and Disabled, and a number of individuals and entities close to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Two months before the end of his term in office, U.S. President Donald Trump has been investigating an attack on an Iranian nuclear facility. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also spoke about this issue after the publication of the results related to the US presidential election.
Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, won’t be a part of the incoming administration of President-Elect Joe Biden after all. In an interview prior to the publication of his memoir, “A Promised Land,” President Obama was categorical that he won’t accept any role in the Biden administration, even if the President-Elect offered him one.
At least one person is in critical condition, while 20 people have been arrested after thousands of Trump supporters gathered in the US capital, Washington DC, on Saturday. The thousands of Trump supporters had turned up to show their solidarity with their presidential candidate.
Donald Trump no longer seems so steely that he can retain the presidency of the United States. In his first speech since last weekend, which was held late Friday at the White House in Washington, he is quoted as having said that only “time will tell” who will be president of the United States.
Arizona and Georgia were painted blue, raising the number of electoral votes for US President-elect, Joe Biden hence confirming his victory. For the first time in decades, Arizona voted for a Democrat for president. Bill Clinton won the state in 1996 and was the only Democrat to achieve that triumph since Harry S. Truman.
The people of America have spoken and done so emphatically. Dearly missing civility and human empathy in their politics, they choose former Vice President Joe Biden as President.
President Donald Trump was rejected for his divisiveness. After all, the average American does not want a President who Tweets locker room insults at 3 AM.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that an economic dialogue will be held with Taiwan on November 20. With Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election, experts predict that Biden’s team will continue to enhance economic and trade relations with Taiwan.
The World Health Organization (WHO) resumed its meetings beginning from November 9 to 14. The United States once again criticized the World Health Organization for not being transparent enough. After the new coronavirus broke out in China at the beginning of the year, it spread to all parts of the world.
Congratulations began pouring in from around the world in earnest after it emerged on Saturday that Democratic candidate Joe Biden had taken an insurmountable lead over President Donald Trump in the near-complete tally of Tuesday’s elections. Notably, however, some top world leaders have up to now remained silent.
The election of the new president of the United States, Joe Biden, was welcomed by most of the leaders of the main countries of Latin America Saturday and Sunday With the exception of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico. Head of State of the largest Latin nation, Jair Bolsonaro has yet to speak out officially about Joe Biden’s victory.
Oil prices have risen due to the uncertainty of the outcome of the US presidential election. According to experts and world news sources, the financial markets were hoping for a definite result of the US presidential election. This ambiguity, and the possibility of Trump’s victory, would reduce Iran’s chances of returning to the oil market.
Among those watching the outcome of the US election are European Union politicians. The relationship between the United States and the EU has been tense for the past four years, and there is hope for a better outlook “based on shared values and history.” That’s according to the EU’s Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell.
Twitter has classified US President Donald Trump’s post-election tweets as controversial and misleading. President Trump posted more than one tweet in which he questioned the integrity of the election process and the vote count, accused Democrats of stealing the election, and giving wrong information about voting.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has rubbished reports doing rounds that he intends to declare himself the winner of the presidential election pre-maturely if preliminary results show him as being on the lead. President Trump made the clarification on Sunday while addressing journalists in North Carolina.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed his support for his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron’s tough stance against radical Islam and his crackdown on Islamist terrorists. Through his social networks, President Trump expressed his support for France and stressed that such attacks should be halted “immediately.”
Israel and Sudan agreed to normalize relations between them through American mediation. Sudan is the third Arab country to establish relations with Israel within two months. The Palestinians condemn the agreement and consider it a “new stab in the back of the Palestinian people” and a “political sin.”
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin can resolve the final differences, and pass a Coronavirus Stimulus Bill in the House of Representatives, then the Senate will take over the bill.
In the European market on Monday, the Euro rose about 60 points against the US dollar to a three-day high of $1.1763. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump said that he wanted a stimulus plan larger than that of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). He also said that the new coronavirus vaccine will be available soon.
International oil prices fell on Monday due to China’s economic growth rate in the third quarter, which was lower than expected. China’s energy demand is still inevitably dragged down by the renewed surge in the number of new coronavirus infections in other countries around the world.
An ancient king. A modern president. Nebuchadnezzar vs Trump. Nebuchadnezzar restored Babylon to its former glory and metamorphosed it “into a city of light.” In 2016, President Trump promised to make America great again and transform it into a national beacon of equal rights and racial justice. Economic progress was being made until the onslaught of COVID-19; advancement toward greater social justice remains a subject of contention.
On Thursday, the US stock markets fell for the third consecutive day, but the decline was significantly narrowed towards the end of the trading session. The European region tightened lockdown measures to control the coronavirus pandemic to suppress market sentiment.
On Friday, international gold prices fell and are expected to close again after a lapse of two weeks. Investors expect that the United States is unlikely to introduce new fiscal stimulus measures before the presidential election, and the number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Europe has surged.
US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he considers it a “waste of time” to engage in a virtual debate with his rival for the US presidency, former Vice President Joe Biden. Therefore, Trump announced he won’t participate in what would have been the second debate between the two fierce contenders, initially scheduled for October 15.
In the European market on Wednesday, the dollar against the yen in the short-term refreshed a three-and-a-half-week high to 105.94, which is close to the 106 integer mark. On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump suddenly stopped financial stimulus negotiations with Congressional Democrats.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in cooperation with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, has decided to impose a lockdown in several religious communities in the city. Mayor de Blasio has divided the five boroughs of New York City into traffic light colors— green, yellow and red— according to the level of the increasing Coronavirus infections.
On Tuesday, the positive correlation between the U.S. dollar and U.S. stocks may be interrupted this quarter due to the decline in its attractiveness as an arbitrage currency and possible fiscal stimulus. Data from the past 10 years show that the US dollar index rose by an average of about 1.7% in the fourth quarter.
US President Donald Trump briefly left the Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Sunday, sat in his presidential car, and greeted the supporters gathered outside the hospital through the window. The 74-year-old waved gently while wearing a mask, while supporters vigorously waved the Trump 2020 campaign flag and shouted “USA! USA!”
Kudos to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and their diplomatic team. They have added the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to the list of Arab countries that recognize Israel as a legal entity and via the “Abraham Accords” agree to normalize diplomatic and other relations.
In recognition of President Trump’s brokerage of the Accords, a Norwegian official has nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize, seemingly totally oblivious of the fact that the peace deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain represent only two small steps in a complicated and lengthy process toward Middle East peace. Agreements between Arabs and Palestinians, Sunnis and Shia, Arabs and Iranians must be achieved before a lasting Middle East peace becomes a reality.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as well as two former US presidents, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and his wife, a former first lady and a 2016 presidential contender, Hillary Clinton join the long list of world leaders that sent messages of goodwill and quick recovery to US President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania Trump after the duo tested positive for COVID-19.
US President Donald Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, announced late Thursday night that they had tested positive for the Coronavirus. Their announcement triggered messages of goodwill and wishes for a speedy recovery from leaders at home and from across the globe.
On Friday, US crude oil continued overnight decline, refresh more than a two-week low at $37.29. The cloth oil fell below the $40 mark, news sources confirmed, triggering fears of the market for the spread of the epidemic. The United States Crude oil is currently reported at $37.40, a decrease of 3.46%.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, has said that it is unfair for US President Donald Trump, a billionaire, to pay only three figure taxes, at most, while hardworking citizens earning way less pay more. This is following a New York Times expose that has disclosed the president’s tax records.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Speaker of the US House of Representatives, has said that President Trump’s tax records are a national security matter. Her statement came just a day after the disclosure of US President Donald Trump’s tax records by The New York Times.
Many newspapers at home and abroad reacted overnight to the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, held in Cleveland, Ohio. Almost unanimously, the papers analyzed it as one marred by chaos, confusion, and insults.
A US district court judge issued a provisional order on Sunday night preventing the Department of Commerce’s ban against TikTok from taking effect. However, Judge Carl Nichols declined “at this time” to rule against another ban, due to take effect on November 12.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called upon the United Nations member states to unite in the fight against future pandemics. “After nine months of fighting COVID, the very notion of the international community looks tattered,” Said Johnson. “Unless we unite and turn our fire against our common foe, we know that everyone will lose.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has warned the international community against trusting Iran too much and helping it to overcome sanctions. Speaking during the United Nations annual meeting on Wednesday, he underlined that Tehran was dangerous and was only keen on projecting its power in the Middle East.