In the European market on Friday, U.S. crude oil futures prices fluctuated down by about 1% and traded at around $ 40. A strong U.S. dollar impacted oil prices. In addition, the market was worried that the surge of new coronavirus pneumonia cases in Europe and the United States would reduce these two in the world’s largest fuel-consuming regions.
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.
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.
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.
US President Donald Trump on Sunday demanded that his main opponent in the November 3 presidential elections, Democrat Joe Biden must undergo an analysis to unravel a possibility that he is using drugs to up his debating prowess before or after the debate between the two presidential candidates scheduled for next Tuesday.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has warned that US President Donald Trump will most likely use a slew of schemes to hold on to power if he loses in the November elections. Speaking during a phone interview with the New York Times earlier this week, he stressed that voters and lawmakers alike have to be vigilant.
On Thursday, more than 70 major Republican party members, including diplomats and former national security officials in various fields, signed on to a letter that characterizes Donald Trump as “dangerously unfit to serve another term,” and that endorses voting for Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November 3rd presidential election.
Controversy has erupted over voting in the upcoming presidential election in the United States between Democrats and Republicans. The fate of the United States Postal Service is also at stake. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for an end to the House summer recess and for a confrontation with President Donald Trump’s policies.
With less than three months to the U.S. presidential election, 50% of registered voters in the country would vote for the Democratic party candidate, Joe Biden if the elections were held today, while 41% back incumbent Donald Trump. The figures are from the very latest opinion poll conducted by The Wall Street Journal / NBC News.
Iran has been toning down its war rhetoric in recent weeks, even in the face of an increasingly hostile archenemy, Israel. The recent destruction of sites crucial to Iranian nuclear program by suspected Israeli operatives caused a stir, but the Iranian administration was keen to downplay the incidents.
US President Donald Trump has raised the idea of delaying the November 3 presidential election, which has met with immediate opposition from Democrats and his fellow Republicans in Congress. Under US law, only they have the sole authority to make such a decision.
Just over three months before the US presidential election, President Donald Trump has replaced his campaign manager. Bill Stepien replaces Brad Parscale, and will now take over the management of the incumbent US president’s campaign. Parscale will now be in charge of the campaign’s digital and social networks.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced today that he will reverse yesterday’s decision by the current US president, Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization (WHO) should he win this year’s US presidential elections. The former Vice President made his announcement in a tweet.
Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading US President Donald Trump in the most recent polls undertaken by Siena College and the New York Times. They show him leading by 14 points. The scenario is a bit worrying for Wall Street. Investors are wary that Biden will unleash a wave of negative policies that will stymie American companies.
Ret. Gen. Colin Powell, who served as Secretary of State to Republican President George W. Bush, said he will vote for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over Republican incumbent Donald Trump in the forthcoming November presidential election. A report that Bush himself wouldn’t back Trump has since been refuted by a Bush spokesman.
If elected as President, Democratic nominee Joe Biden says that one of his first tasks will be to undertake police reforms and fight racism in the US. Biden’s promise is informed by the recent murder of George Floyd, an African-American that led to protests against police violence and racial disparities in the United States.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has formally won the race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination after attaining the necessary 1,991 delegates to be nominated at the Democratic National Convention. He will now square it out with the incumbent President, Republican Donald Trump, in November.
The State of Minnesota has deployed the National Guard on the streets to keep law and order as protesters, triggered by the murder of George Floyd, continue to cause havoc. Rioters have left retail stores and vehicles destroyed in their wake as they lament his racially-instigated death.
Some members of the Joe Biden presidential campaign have contributed to the Minnesota Freedom Fund. At least 13 members of staff have posted receipts of their contributions on Twitter. The non-profit organization helps to pay bail for incarcerated community members that are unable to raise the money.
Despite nighttime curfews being enacted in at least 25 cities in the US, the protests against the death of the African American, George Floyd, continued on Saturday night for the fifth day running. Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets across the country, and clashes between them and the police became a common scene.
The murder of George Floyd, an African American, has led to massive protests across the United States, which are seemingly multiplying day by day. The murder, which took place in Minneapolis, has triggered chain reactions in dozens of states, leading to the imposition of curfew in at least 25 US cities.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is about to get some serious backing from some of Silicon Valley’s top tech billionaires. The list includes Steve Jobs’ widower Laurene Powell Jobs, LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
US President Donald Trump has hit out at Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s ad showing him playing golf while the number of coronavirus deaths in the country continues to rise. The ad format depicts the president as an unconcerned leader who leisures away as the country continues to suffer.
Ukrainian prosecutors will investigate leaked tapes allegedly featuring former President Petro Poroshenko and then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. The heavily-edited contents concern conditions for a $1 billion loan between the two former leaders. The tapes, which have yet to be authenticated, were released on May 19 by a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has responded to his predecessor’s veiled attacks Saturday, and called him the most corrupt and incompetent president to ever lead the US. During a virtual commencement speech for the graduating class of 2020, Barack Obama, the former US president, launched a veiled attack on the current administration.
Joe Biden, the the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential candidate for this year’s election, denied Friday morning that he sexually assaulted a former US Senate aide in 1993. It was the first time that Biden, a former US Senator and Vice President, had referred to the accusation made by the former aide, Tara Reade.
US President Donald Trump is once again blaming China for hiding information related to the spread of COVID-19, especially during the initial stages. The president says that the virus could have been stopped in China before spreading to other parts of the world. He has revealed that the United States government is undertaking investigations to get a clear picture of what happened.
US President Donald Trump has attacked Democrats through a series of fiery tweets for carrying out disinformation campaigns, claiming that he called coronavirus a hoax. This is while stating that he believes the COVID-19 epidemic will end in a “miracle.” The president has not elaborated on what he meant by “miracle.”
At present, the number of infected with coronavirus passed the two million mark around the globe. Fortunately, stock markets are slowly rising around the world, which is a bit of a positive during the current difficult economic times. Meanwhile, the US is in the midst of a presidential election campaign scheduled for this fall. As of this week, Russia has ramped up its efforts to use social media propaganda and increase its internet presence.
US. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has chosen to drop out of the Democratic presidential race Wednesday, thus paving the way for his rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, to face the Republican incumbent, Donald Trump, in November. Sanders announced his decision via a Facebook Live video while speaking from his home in Burlington, Vermont.
A new Washington Post – ABC News opinion poll shows Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leading by two points, at 49 percent to 47 percent, ahead of US President Donald Trump. The percentage difference is well within the margin of error to indicate a tie. The news comes in the wake of another survey which revealed an uptick in Trump’s approval due to his handling of the current coronavirus crisis.
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping over the new coronavirus epidemic, stressing that he was somewhat dissatisfied with China. On the same day, after the governors of many states in the United States asked the federal government for more medical protective equipment, Trump announced that he would declare a state of emergency in New York, California, and Washington.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for his initial slow response to the coronavirus epidemic. On Thursday, the Democratic candidate took a swipe at his initial coronavirus remarks downplaying the seriousness of the virus. The presidential hopeful said that the president is trying to deflect blame by attempting to label the scourge the “Chinese Virus.”
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden won the primary elections held on Tuesday in the states of Florida, Illinois, and Arizona, broadening his advantage over his closest rival, Bernie Sanders, to face Republican President Donald Trump in the November US presidential elections.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of last week’s Democratic presidential election in Washington. In doing so, he beat his rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in five of the six states that went to the polls on March 10. After nearly a week of counting, Biden retained a small lead over Sanders.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) remains in the fight to become the Democratic presidential candidate despite a series of recent defeats by his chief opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden. “Donald Trump must be defeated, and I will do everything in my power to make that happen,” Sanders said at a news conference, stressing that he is looking forward to his upcoming debate with Biden.
Former Vice President Joe Biden took a giant step toward the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday, with victories in at least four of the six states holding primaries on Tuesday. Namely, Michigan was especially important for Biden, and especially painful for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who won the state four years ago when he made his first attempt to be the Democratic party presidential candidate in 2016.
New York billionaire and former Mayor Mike Bloomberg threw in the towel for the Democratic Party’s nomination in this year’s United States presidential election after his disastrous performance in the Super Tuesday primaries. In making his decision official, Bloomberg also announced his support for former Vice President Joe Biden.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden won the the Democratic primary in South Carolina on Saturday, halting Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) winning streak. The contest was also marked by the withdrawal of billionaire Tom Steyer from the Democratic presidential race. Biden managed to win about 60% of the African-American vote in the contest, and more than half of moderates, according to research by the Edison Research Institute.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is optimistic of winning the South Carolina primary today, and hopes it will put him back on track to the Democratic presidential nomination. He currently trails Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), but hopes to overtake him, eventually. The polls close in South Carolina at 7 PM Eastern.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) won Nevada’s Democratic presidential caucuses on Saturday, several media outlets reported. One of the first to congratulate Sanders on the victory was none other than the President of the United States, Donald Trump. “Looks like Crazy Bernie is doing well in the Great State of Nevada,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
After three days of Democrats presenting their case against President Trump in the impeachment trial, Donald Trump’s lawyers began their defense on Saturday, warning against the temptation to overturn the result of the 2016 election “without the slightest evidence.” Pat Cipollone, a lawyer for the White House, argued, “we believe when you hear the facts, and that’s what we intend to cover today, the facts, you will find the president did absolutely nothing wrong.”
With just a few weeks to the start of the US Democratic Party’s primary election, and less than a year to the 2020 US presidential election, former President Barack Obama has not yet officially declared his support for any of his Democratic Party’s candidates. On Monday, however, he made a statement that could as well be interpreted as a criticism of the top names in the two US biggest parties, Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
The US House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Friday, alleging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. In total, 23 members— all Democrats— voted in favor, and 17 members— all Republicans— voted against.
US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend the first public hearing on impeachment to which they have been invited by the House of Representatives, the White House confirmed on Sunday. After two months of investigations, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins on Wednesday the legal debate to determine if the allegations against the president are serious enough to justify the opening of a political trial.