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Donald John Trump, born June 14, 1946, became the 45th President of the United States in 2017, after he defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the general election of 2016. He was preceded by Barack Obama, who was in office for two terms between January 20, 2009 and January 20, 2017. He was succeeded by Joe Biden, who became 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021.



The right flank of the US Republican Party is pushing ‘Project 2025’, a plan that would transfer unprecedented power to the presidency. Its goals include abolishing the Inflation Reduction Act and increasing extraction and usage of fossil fuels, undoing progress in fighting climate change.


As Ron DeSantis keeps losing ground in Republican primary polls, the effects of climate change are making themselves known across Florida. Insurers are ending coverage in the state and ocean waters are warmer than ever, putting climate change at the fore despite Republicans calling it a hoax.

  • With the former Republican leader bowing out of the fight, names floated as possible contenders range from his No 2, Steve Scalise to ex-US president Trump
  • The former US president previously said he wasn’t interested, though allies have pointed out that the gavel need not go to a member of Congress

US Defence Department has no funds left under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative and US$5.4 billion worth of Presidential Drawdown Authority, an official said on Monday.

A moment of truth has arrived for House Republicans, and it isn’t surprising that Matt Gaetz, the far-right Florida congressman and booster of former president Donald Trump, is the man behind it.

Just a week after Volodymyr Zelensky appealed in Washington for more funds to fight Russia, Congress dropped new funding for Ukraine amid opposition from hardline Republicans.

The rebuke from the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s illustrated the way the military has been dragged into the volatile political arena since the Trump era.

Charles Edward Littlejohn is accused of stealing the ex-US president and other wealthy Americans’ tax information and giving it to news outlets.

After Republican hardliners rejected a bill that would have extended funding by a month, their leader – House Speaker Kevin McCarthy – is seeking a stopgap measure, as options and time run out.

Details were given on foreign payments to members of Biden’s family, but no evidence was provided showing that the US president had personally benefited.

US President Joe Biden launched a blistering personal attack on Donald Trump, accusing his likely 2024 challenger of plotting to subvert the US constitution if he wins a return to power next year.

Donald Trump’s New York real estate portfolio could be one painful price he pays after a Manhattan Supreme Court justice found that the former president flagrantly overvalued his net worth and assets.

Seven Republican presidential candidates levelled attacks at absent Donald Trump, Democratic President Joe Biden and one another over issues from China to immigration to the economy.

The former US president and his company were found to have massively overvalued his assets and exaggerated his net worth to secure deals and financing.


The picket line in Michigan has become the scene of an early confrontation with Trump, who is set to make his own bid for the state’s blue collar votes.


Four months after barely avoiding the more serious prospect of a credit default, the world’s largest economy is once again on the verge of a convulsion.

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian reportedly wanted to visit Iran’s consular interest section following the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Trump’s lawyers argue that moves to kick him off the presidential ballot under a rarely used ‘insurrection’ clause are attempts to interfere with his freedom of speech.


General Mark Milley is retiring as chairman of the Joint Chiefs this week. He faced repeated crises at home and abroad during a tumultuous term as America’s top military officer.

Federal prosecutors said a search of the 69-year-old New Jersey Democrat’s home turned up US$100,000 in gold bars and US$480,000 in hidden cash.


Former aide Molly Michael said Donald Trump wrote tasks and requests on the back of notecards she later recognised as sensitive White House materials. A Trump spokesperson denied wrongdoing.

Qatar will ensure the funds, which are blocked in South Korea after US sanctions on Iran were hardened in 2018, are spent on humanitarian goods.