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trump nyc governor mayor 060320 President Donald Trump pressed New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to seek additional deployments of federal troops to quell violence amid protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Although the protesters defied curfew, New York City survived calmer night Tuesday as demonstrations on the streets were peaceful, reports said. "New York's Finest ar

trump tear gas 060220 Democratic leaders have condemned the use of tear gas against protesters ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square.

georgefloyd jun02 As police officers are targeted by rioters and looting takes place in several places amid widespread protests across the U.S. over the death of George Floyd in police custody, President Donald Trump vowed to use federal troops to end the unrest. In an address to the nation on Monday evening, Trump said he strongly recommends that state governors deploy the National Guard to dominate the streets.

georgefloyd june01 President Donald Trump spent Sunday out of sight, reportedly in an underground, presidential bunker in White House as violent protests raged outside over the death of George Floyd in police custody. However, the White House has scheduled two meetings chaired by Trump at the Oval Office and Situation Room for Monday morning. On Friday night, when protesters gathered outside the White House in ou

trump3 111418 29may20 President Donald Trump lashed out at China during a highly anticipated press conference on Friday, accusing the communist country of breaking its promises with the U.S. and other nations around the world. Trump harshly criticized China's handling of the coronavirus, claiming Beijing instigated the "global pandemic" by allowing the disease to spread.

trump twitter2 052920 Twitter has flagged and hidden for the first time President Donald Trump's tweet from his profile, saying his remarks referring to protests over the death of an unarmed black man violates rules about glorifying violence.

trump may29 President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes away legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms. Trump's move comes a day after he threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to fact-check his "false claim" that Mail-In Ballots will lead to massive corruption and fraud. A statement issued by the White House Thursday said the President is t

trump twitter 052720 President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to "fact-check" his tweets. "There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent," Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Disputing the accuracy of the tweet, Twitter put a "fact-check" warning label on it, and posted a link which read "Get the facts about mail-in ba

trump may26 President Donald Trump said he is no longer taking anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible Covid-19 treatment. Trump repeatedly touted hydroxychloroquine as effective in the treatment of the deadly disease. In an interview broadcast on Sunday, the President said he completed taking a two-week course of the medicine. Defending his decision to take the drug, Trump told Sinclair Broad

trumpcorona may20 It is "a badge of honour" for the United States being the country to report the world's highest number of coronavirus deaths and infections, according to President Donald Trump. 'When we have a lot of cases, I don't look at that as a bad thing; I look at that as being a good thing because it means our testing is much better," Trump said after a Cabinet meeting Tuesday. "If we were testing a mil

andrewcuomo may18 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo got tested for coronavirus during his daily briefing Sunday, which was broadcast live on television. "You don't have to be New York tough to take that test," Coumo said as a nurse collected his sample using a nasal swab. The Democratic governor said that all New Yorkers who are experiencing flu-like symptoms are now eligible for tests. He announced that New York h

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