Biden admin’s immigration policies to benefit Filipinos — Amb. Romualdez

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Changes in the US immigration policy under the administration of newly sworn-in President Joe Biden will be beneficial to Filipinos, Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Romualdez said Thursday. “One of the first things that…

Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

01/14/2021

Washington, United States—Donald Trump became the first US president in history to be impeached twice when the House of Representatives voted Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to charge him with inciting last week’s mob attack on Congress. “Today,…

Pennsylvania judge tosses out Trump election fraud claims

Agence France Presse 11/22/2020

WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania judge on Saturday threw out Donald Trump’s claims of widespread electoral fraud there, dealing a new blow to the Republican’s bid to overturn his loss in the US presidential election. The decision —…

American elections through Filipino eyes

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 11/08/2020

Because the Philippine political system has been largely modeled after that of the United States, Filipinos have an abiding interest in knowing how the system is supposed to work. We have always looked to America for lessons…

US TV networks stop live coverage of Trump address due to ‘lies’

Agence France Presse 11/06/2020

WASHINGTON–Several US TV networks late Thursday halted live coverage of Donald Trump’s first public appearance since election night after concluding that the president was spreading disinformation. Trump unleashed a flood of incendiary and unsubstantiated claims in a…

Early lessons from the US elections

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 11/06/2020

As I write this, Joe Biden seems to be on the verge of victory over Donald Trump, in a general election that has turned out to be much closer than polls suggested (A “nail-biter,” as my sister…

Trump impeached by US House on charge of abuse of power

Associated Press 12/19/2019

WASHINGTON  – President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. President…

Trump visits border wall in California, calls it ‘amazing’

Associated Press 09/19/2019

SAN DIEGO – President Donald Trump is capping a three-day trip to the West with a visit to the border wall in San Diego, where he is showing reporters details of the ongoing construction. Trump calls it…

US Senate approves bill to avert government shutdown

AFP 12/20/2018

WASHINGTON – The US Senate on Wednesday night approved an emergency short-term spending bill that averts a looming government shutdown, but excludes funds that President Donald Trump sought for a US-Mexico border wall. Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

US wants ‘concrete’ trade action from China within 90 days

AFP 12/04/2018

WASHINGTON, United States – The United States said Monday it will need to see “something concrete” from China in the next 90 days to build a real agreement on trade, two days after Donald Trump and Xi…

US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in Khashoggi killing

AP 10/24/2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump described the killing of a Saudi journalist as a botched operation and a “bad original concept” as his administration took its first, careful steps toward punishing the Saudis by moving to revoke…

Kavanaugh gets Supreme Court post after divisive fight, protests

AFP 10/07/2018

Washington – Conservative US judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court Saturday by a razor-thin margin in the Senate, ending months of partisan rancor over his nomination and offering Donald Trump one of the biggest…

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