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Trump: Pelosi doing big disservice to US

PALM BEACH: US President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday as his Senate impeachment trial remains at an impasse, specifically against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he said was ‘’doing great disservice to the US.’’ Speaking at his private club in Palm Beach, Florida, after a teleconference call with troops stationed across the globe, Trump singled […].....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netDec 25th, 2019

Trump restarts public speeches, falsely claims Covid has a cure

US President Donald Trump will give a public speech at the White House on Saturday for the first time since testing positive for Covid-19, and will also hold a Florida rally next week in an attempt to relaunch his stumbling reelection campaign with only 25 days to go. Knocked off the campaign trail by his hospitalization for three nights last week, the president is in the midst of a frenetic bid to catch up with surging Democratic challenger Joe Biden. On Friday, during an extended media blitz, he falsely claimed that Covid-19 now has a cure. He also revealed that he’d been told he was near death at the worst of his bout with the virus, which has killed more than 210,000 Americans and severely dented his chances of winning a second term on November 3. Saturday’s speech, which a senior administration official said would be on Trump’s favored theme of “law and order,” will give him a chance to dispel lingering doubts about his health. The crowd will be on the South Lawn of the White House, while the president will stand up on the balcony, the official said, confirming US media reports. And on Monday, Trump will take another big step by holding a rally in Sanford, in the crucial electoral state of Florida, his campaign said. The events come despite continued questions over how sick Trump was last week and how complete his recovery is now, with White House officials refusing to answer basic queries including the date on which the president first contracted the virus and whether he has tested negative since. – ‘Better than a vaccine’ – On Friday, Trump gave a marathon interview to right-wing talk radio host Rush Limbaugh in which he said the experimental Regeneron antibody cocktail that he took as part of therapeutic treatment was “a cure.” It’s “a total game changer” and “better than a vaccine,” he said. In fact, there is no cure and still no approved vaccine for the coronavirus. Trump repeatedly asserted that he feels fine and he has been backed up by statements from the presidential physician, Sean Conley. But in his Limbaugh interview, Trump suggested for the first time that he had been close to death, had it not been for the therapeutic drugs. “I’m talking to you today because of it. I could have been a bad victim,” he said, referring to friends of his who had died from Covid-19. Trump said that doctors told him afterward, “you were going into a very bad phase.”  “You know what that means,” said the president. According to Conley, Trump is now fit for a “safe return to public engagement” from Saturday. – Battle for attention – Trump has tried to fill the gap left by his enforced absence from the campaign trail by making back-to-back appearances on friendly media outlets. He twice spoke at length on Fox on Thursday and was due back on Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight show late Friday, appearing from the White House where he was to undergo what the network described as an on-air “medical evaluation,” conducted remotely by Fox contributor Doctor Marc Siegel. Biden, however, is already picking up the pace of travel, with a stop in Nevada on Friday after going to Arizona on Thursday. Polls show Biden leads heavily in key demographics including women and the elderly, prompting analysts to talk increasingly of a possible landslide victory. Trump’s biggest liability — overwhelming public dissatisfaction over his handling of the coronavirus crisis — has returned as the headline issue of the campaign thanks to the president’s own infection. Adding to the pressure, congressional Democrats who control the House of Representatives unveiled plans for a commission to investigate a president’s physical and mental fitness for the job — a move clearly meant to jab at Trump. The speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said it was time to examine Trump’s “disassociation from reality.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Stocks close lower over budget delay

The local stock market ended the week lower yesterday over concern that the passage of next year’s budget will be delayed.  The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 11.05 points, or 0.19 points, to close at 5,931.61 with sectoral indices mixed.  Volume was lower at 9.16 billion shares worth P5.63 billion with gainers beating losers 119 to 76 with 43 unchanged.  “The local bourse declined due to worries over a possible delay in the passage of the national budget for 2021 which would serve as a risk against the local economic recovery,” said Philstocks Financial Senior Analyst Japhet Tantiangco.  Regina Capital Development Corporation Managing Director Luis Limlingan noted that, “Local shares retraced from earlier losses to close marginally lower after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the idea of a standalone bill to aid the airline industry, saying such a measure would need to be part of a broader fiscal stimulus package. President Trump doubled down on the Fiscal Stimulus and insisted now to have a larger than the proposed airline stimulus.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Top Democrat blasts Trump for putting name on stimulus checks

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Donald Trump as "shameful" Wednesday, April 15, after it emerged that the president's name will be printed on stimulus checks, potentially delaying payments to Americans struggling during the coronavirus crisis. The Treasury Department confirmed to AFP that Trump's name will be ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2020

‘Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives’

House speaker Nancy Pelosi squarely blamed President Donald Trump for the  unnecessary loss of lives by initially playing down the pandemic. The post ‘Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 30th, 2020

U.S. ups virus emergency

WASHINGTON (AFP) — With the economy reeling, US President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to stem the damage from the coronavirus, unlocking $50 billion in federal spending while also unveiling plans to stockpile oil and waive interest payments on student loans. Hours later, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi announced she had reached […] The post U.S. ups virus emergency appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 14th, 2020

Enmity flares up at US State of the Union

  WHEN United States President Donald Trump came to deliver his State of the Union message before a joint session of the US Congress last Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi extended her hand in welcome, but the President ignored it, refusing to shake hands with her. That marked the start of the annual presidential address that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2020

Trump& rsquo;s state of the union address draws cheers, jeers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped up her copy of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday, in a pointed political gesture after listening tight-lipped to the president tout his achievements to Congress......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020

Pelosi rips up Trump s SOTU speech

Pelosi rips up Trump s SOTU speech.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020

U.S. House delivers Trump impeachment articles to Senate

WASHINGTON DC, USA (2nd UPDATE) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump Wednesday, January 15, shortly before they were delivered to the Senate, where the US president faces trial on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress . "So sad, so tragic for our country, that the actions taken ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

Trump impeachment articles reach Senate

Two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump were delivered from the US House to the Senate on Wednesday, setting in motion the trial of the 45th US president. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the articles, which charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, before they were ceremonially walked through the Capitol […] The post Trump impeachment articles reach Senate appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

Trump trial looms as House to send charges to Senate on January 15

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The US House of Representatives will transmit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday, January 15, setting the stage for the US leader's trial for abuse of power, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced. "Tomorrow, we will transmit those articles & name impeachment managers. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2020

Republicans challenged to allow a & lsquo;fair& rsquo; impeachment trial

Washington―Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Sunday challenged Republicans to allow a “fair trial” when Donald Trump’s impeachment case moves to the Senate, going head-to-head with the president who suggested the Senate should dismiss the charges against him outright......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2020

Speaker Pelosi prumeno sa impeachment kontra Trump

INIHAYAG ni US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi na hindi nila iaakyat sa Senado ang ipinasang articles of impeachment laban kay President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsDec 20th, 2019

Defiant Trump rallies supporters as House impeaches him

BATTLE CREEK, Michigan: Defiant in the face of a historic rebuke, President Donald Trump labeled his impeachment by the House of Representatives on Wednesday “a suicide march” for the Democratic Party as he delivered a rambling two-hour rally speech that overlapped the vote. “Crazy Nancy Pelosi’s House Democrats have branded themselves with an eternal mark […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 19th, 2019

Trump says will strongly consider testifying in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump on Monday, November 18, said he is "strongly" considering answering a challenge from opposition Democrats to testify in his own impeachment investigation . After the speaker of the lower house, Nancy Pelosi, upped the ante by suggesting that Trump come forward to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2019

Trump doing Asean and his own country a grave disservice The Manila Times

Trump doing Asean and his own country a grave disservice The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

Trump, Pelosi clash in heated White House meeting on Syria

WASHINGTON, USA – Top congressional Democrats walked out of a fractious White House meeting on Syria policy Wednesday, October 16, when US President Donald Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a "third-rate politician." One of the Democrats attending the meeting, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, said Trump launched into a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2019

White House rules out cooperation in Trump impeachment probe

A defiant White House declared war Tuesday against the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump, blasting the process as partisan, illegitimate and unconstitutional and saying neither the president nor his administration will cooperate. In a fiery letter, the White House threw down the gauntlet to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairmen of three congressional panels […] The post White House rules out cooperation in Trump impeachment probe appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

8 reasons why impeaching Donald Trump is a big risk for the Democrats (and 3 reasons why it s not)

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the Democrats have begun a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over allegations he tried to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate a Democratic political rival. And now the transcript of the phone call has been released, Democrats have said the evidence was even more ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2019

Trump nanganganib ma-impeach

INANUNSIYO ni Speaker Nancy Pelosi ang pagsasagawa ng House ng formal impeachment inquiry laban kay US President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 26th, 2019