Melania Trump says ‘violence never the answer’ in farewell message

Melania Trump released a farewell message on Monday as she prepares to leave the White House, saying that “violence is never the answer,” weeks after the president’s supporters stormed the US Capitol. In a formal, six-minute speech recorded on video, the First Lady made only a fleeting reference to her husband as she paid tribute … Read more

Trump will unveil DOZENS of pardons on his last full day in office

President Donald Trump is expected to pardon dozens of Americans on Tuesday, his last full day in office.  The New York Times reported Monday evening the Trump is expected to pardon at least 60 people and maybe more than 100.  The most prominent name reported Monday was rapper Lil Wayne.  The Times also reported that … Read more

Biden team says US won’t lift COVID travel ban after Trump order | Coronavirus pandemic News

Spokeswoman for president-elect who takes office on January 20 says controls on Europe, Brazil arrivals will remain in place. US President-elect Joe Biden’s spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s announcement on Monday that a COVID-19 ban on travellers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted next week, stressing the incoming administration was listening … Read more

Trump ‘to deport man to Haiti’ despite him having never been there in one of final acts

In one of its final acts, the Donald Trump administration is preparing to deport a man to Haiti – despite him having never been there before, it has been reported. According to The Guardian the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) is to carry out a final deportation flight under Donald Trump on Tuesday, with … Read more

Palm Beach police question a man outside Mar-a-Lago as two massive moving trucks are spotted

Police outside Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida detained a man for questioning on Monday night after he was seen lingering outside the president’s property. Exclusive pictures obtained by show officers questioning the man. He spoke to police for about an hour, but was not arrested and eventually left the scene. Palm Beach police … Read more

Joe Biden Administration Will Not Lift Travel Restrictions, Despite Trump Statement

Joe Biden will be inaugurated on Wednesday. Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden’s spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted, underlining the fractious transition of power. “On the advice of our medical team, the Administration does not intend to lift … Read more

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

WASHINGTON — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies. The legislation puts Biden on … Read more

Moving trucks arrive at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ahead of Inauguration Day

Several massive moving trucks arrived at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida on Monday morning, a sign that the president will permanently relocate to the Palm Beach estate after leaving office this week. Around 9.30am Monday two trucks from Sterling, Virginia-based company JK Moving Services were seen parked in front of the club with workers … Read more

Joe Biden Pushes Unity Two Days Before Taking Over White House, Donald Trump Considers 100 Pardons

“Service is a fitting way to start to heal, unite, rebuild the country we love,” Joe Biden said in video Washington: On the cusp of becoming president, Joe Biden pressed Monday for unity, while President Donald Trump remained secluded in the White House at the center of a capital inundated with troops and security barriers. … Read more

Inauguration: US flags at National Mall represent 200k non-attendees

Thousands of US flags have been placed at the National Mall in honor of the nearly 200,000 Americans who cannot be present for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The display, which is called the ‘Field of Flags,’ is comprised of 191,500 US flags and … Read more

Melania Trump says ‘violence will never be justified’ in final her First Lady message

Donald Trump’s wife Melania has said “violence is never the answer and will never be justified” in her US First Lady farewell speech. In the speech, shared on Twitter on Monday, the US First Lady has spoken about violence after her husband’s supporters rioted at the US Capitol building on January 6. Five people died … Read more

Donald Trump’s parting gift to Joe Biden: a presidential inauguration like no other. Here’s what you need to know

WASHINGTON—On the side of the Pennsylvania Building, on 13th Street near Freedom Plaza in Washington, they’ve hung out the banners: “WELCOME MR. PRESIDENT! WELCOME MADAM VICE-PRESIDENT!” Some welcome this turns out to be. I guess you could call it a 25,000-gun salute — but a version in which the guns are silent, and everyone’s praying … Read more

Gb: pupazzo-beffa di Trump entra in collezione museo Londra – Europa

Donald Trump si è guadagnato il suo angolo di storia, almeno in un museo britannico; ma non si tratta esattamente di un omaggio al leader uscente della Casa Bianca che ha spaccato a metà l’America. Il Museum of London si appresta infatti ad esporre il gigantesco pupazzo gonfiabile, che lo raffigura nei panni di un … Read more

FBI probes whether woman stole Pelosi’s laptop to sell to Russia | Crime News

Riley June Williams has been charged with entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct during the US Capitol riot. The FBI is investigating whether a pro-Trump rioter stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop from her office and attempted to sell it to a Russian intelligence service, according to court documents. According to an affidavit from … Read more

Trump officials and conservatives discuss ‘woke tech titans’ at Vegas summit

Top conservative figures and Trump administration officials gathered in Las Vegas over the weekend for a secret summit to discuss issues including ‘woke tech’ and ‘restoring law’.   The ‘Digital Statecraft Summit’ was hosted by the conservative think tank Claremont Institute, according to Protocol, which obtained a copy of the agenda and spoke to four people … Read more

Sen. Josh Hawley has new publisher for ‘Big Tech’ book

Sen. Josh Hawley has found a new publisher after his book was dropped by Simon & Schuster in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump ByThe Associated Press January 18, 2021, 6:30 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — … Read more

Lil Wayne will get pardoned by Donald Trump but Steve Bannon is ‘TBD’

President Donald Trump is expected to pardon rapper Lil Wayne in the closing days of his presidency.   Trump will leave the White House Wednesday morning and fly out of Washington before 8 a.m. after issuing around 100 pardons to white collar criminals, high-profile rappers and a jailed Florida eye doctor, according to reports.    Fox News reported … Read more

U.S. Capitol on lockdown due to external security threat

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol complex is on lockdown, with no entry or exit allowed due to an external security threat and people inside being forced to shelter in place, according to a Reuters witness. The lockdown comes just days ahead of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration and follows the Jan. 6 attack on the … Read more

Donald Trump to ‘issue 100 pardons before fleeing Washington DC at 8am Wednesday’

Sulking Donald Trump is poised to grant pardons for 100 criminals on his final day in office before he jets out of Washington DC on Wednesday morning, it is claimed. Trump, who has been impeached for a record second time after inciting riots in the US Capitol, is reportedly weighing up freeing people he thinks … Read more

Biden inauguration: Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons before leaving office – live | US news

If Joe Biden’s aim is, as reported, to try and undo a lot of Trump administration damage in the first weeks of his presidency via executive order, he’s still getting an increasing workload of things to reverse. Troy Farah reports for us this morning as part of our This land is your land series on … Read more

Trump Twitter ban is ‘undemocratic’, culture secretary says – live updates

Lee Jae Yong, the top decision maker at Samsung, has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison on bribery charges, following years of legal wrangling. The ruling sees Lee put once again behind bars, following his release in February 2018 when his five-year term was suspended. The verdict said Lee “actively provided bribes … Read more

Rudy says he can’t be on Trump’s impeachment defense because speech at Capitol ‘makes him a witness’

Rudy Giuliani has said he will not be on Donald Trump’s legal team for the upcoming Senate impeachment trial – a day after claiming he would be spearheading the president’s defense. Speaking to ABC News on Sunday night, the former mayor of New York said: ‘Because I gave an earlier speech [at the January 6 Trump rally], I am … Read more

Trump pronto a graziare 100 persone il 19 gennaio – Nord America

  Donald Trump è pronto a concedere la grazia e a commutare la pena a circa 100 persone alla vigilia del suo addio alla Casa Bianca ma nella raffica di provvedimenti che il tycoon è pronto a firmare alla vigilia del suo addio alla Casa Bianca non dovrebbe comparire il suo nome, contrariamente alle voci … Read more

Donald Trump Prepares List Of 100 Pardons, Not Planning To Pardon Himself: Report

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said so far Trump does not plan to pardon himself. Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump at this point is opting not to issue a pardon for himself as he prepares an expansive list of more than 100 pardons and commutations for release on Tuesday, a source familiar with … Read more

Trump preparing to issue over 100 pardons, commutations on Tuesday: source – National

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump at this point is opting not to issue a pardon for himself as he prepares an expansive list of more than 100 pardons and commutations for release on Tuesday, a source familiar with the effort said. White House advisers have said Trump has privately debated with … Read more

Trump will leave the White House at ‘8am Wednesday’ – the morning of Biden’s inauguration

Trump will fly out of DC at ‘8am Wednesday’ after ‘issuing 100 pardons to white-collar criminals, high-profile rappers and a jailed Palm Beach eye doctor’ on his final full day in office By Luke Kenton For Published: 02:28 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 03:15 GMT, 18 January 2021 Donald Trump is reportedly set … Read more

Biden will wait for recommendation from security services on whether to share briefings with Trump

Biden will wait for recommendation from intelligence advisers on whether to share classified information with Trump after he leaves office, top aide says President-elect Biden is to consult with intelligence advisers on whether to provide President Trump with daily intelligence briefings Every former president has normally benefited from the national security perk with routine intelligence … Read more

Trump to issue around 100 pardons and commutations Tuesday, CNN sources say

U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to issue around 100 pardons and commutations on his final full day in office Tuesday, according to three people familiar with the matter, a major batch of clemency actions that includes white collar criminals, high-profile rappers and others but — as of now — is not expected to include … Read more

FBI vetting Guard troops in D.C. amid fears of insider attack

WASHINGTON — U.S. defence officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped … Read more

Joe Biden will lead memorial for the COVID dead on eve of his inauguration

Joe Biden will try to turn the page on the Donald Trump era by focusing on the human toll of coronavirus before and after his inauguration, it emerged Sunday.  He and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will lead a national memorial for the dead of COVID on Tuesday night from Washington D.C., where he and Jill … Read more

Heavily fortified statehouses around the U.S. see small protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes. Security was … Read more

Trump campaign spokesman says president CAN’T denounce Capitol riot because he doesn’t have Twitter

Trump campaign spokesman Hogan Gidley says president CAN’T denounce the Capitol riot because he’s been banned from Twitter and insists voter fraud claims came from ‘attorneys and advisers’ Gidley told Fox News that the media ‘can’t have it both ways’ with the president  Claims media want Trump silenced by ‘big tech’, then ask why he … Read more

Biden to kill Keystone XL pipeline extension on inauguration day

TORONTO — On the day that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office, he intends to kill the Keystone XL pipeline deal, according to documents reviewed by CTV News. The documents, reviewed by CTV News’ Washington Bureau Correspondent Richard Madan, contain a list of objectives which Biden intends to complete on his first day of office. … Read more

Biden to prioritize blocking of Keystone XL pipeline extension

TORONTO — A source close to the transition team of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has told CTV News that the new president will kill the Keystone XL pipeline after taking office. According to the transition briefing documents, reviewed by CTV News’ Washington Bureau Correspondent Richard Madan, the plan to use an executive order is listed … Read more

Concerns Donald Trump’s mishandling of White House records may leave a hole in history

The public will not see President Donald Trump’s White House records for years, but there’s growing concern that the collection will not be complete, leaving a hole in the history of one of America’s most tumultuous presidencies. Mr Trump has been cavalier about the law requiring records to be preserved. He has a habit of … Read more

‘Rudy wants $2m to get you a pardon.’ Report reveals was said during boozey meeting at Trump hotel

Former CIA officerJohn Kirakou, who was convicted of disclosing classified information, revealed Rudy Giuliani offered to sell him a pardon from President Donald Trump for $2 million Rudy Giuliani has peddled that $2 million could buy people pardons from Donald Trump, a new report revealed Sunday as concerns grow the president could use his last … Read more

Small crowds, heavy security: US braces for pro-Trump violence | Donald Trump News

United States law enforcement officers have been out in force at state capitols across the country and in Washington, DC, in response to planned protests in support of President Donald Trump that on Sunday had drawn only a small number people. More than a dozen states have activated National Guard troops to help secure their … Read more

Israel OKs hundreds of settlement homes in last-minute push

Israeli authorities say they have advanced plans to build nearly 800 homes in West Bank settlements By JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press January 17, 2021, 6:34 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Sunday advanced plans to build nearly 800 homes in West Bank settlements, in … Read more

Lindsey Graham blames PELOSI for Capitol riot because ‘she didn’t provide enough security’

Lindsey Graham blames PELOSI for Capitol riot because ‘she didn’t provide enough security’ as he warns convicting Trump ‘would destroy the Republican Party’ South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham is blaming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for not providing enough security at the Capitol to protect against rioters ‘How in the hell could that happen?’ Graham said … Read more

‘World’s first Covid patient’ who vanished from Wuhan a year ago still missing – World News

A Chinese scientist who vanished after she was dubbed ‘the world’s first Covid patient’ is still missing despite a year-long manhunt amid fears of a state cover-up. Huang Yanling was named as Patient Zero in early online reports shared widely throughout China last February, when the magnitude of the deadly virus was first coming to … Read more