US Presidential election

US presidential election: Bernie Sanders suspends White House bid, making Joe Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who promised to lead a grassroots political revolution into the White House, suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

Apr 08, 2020, 23:41 PM IST

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends US presidential bid, draws Donald Trump's sarcasm

De Blasio launched his long-shot candidacy in May with the central slogan, "Working People First," and found himself in a crowded field of Democrats hoping to take on the Republican Trump in next year`s election. De Blasio`s exit leaves 19 Democrats vying to be the party`s nominee.

Sep 21, 2019, 00:10 AM IST

Donald Trump says immigration raids starting 'fairly soon'

Trump, who has made a hardline immigration stance a key issue of his presidency and his 2020 re-election bid, postponed the operation last month after the planned date was leaked to the press, but on Monday he said the roundups would take place after the July 4 holiday.

Jul 06, 2019, 09:54 AM IST

Donald Trump accuses Google of hiding 'fair media' coverage of him

In a pair of tweets, Trump said Google search results for "Trump News" showed only the reporting of what he terms fake news media.

Aug 28, 2018, 20:11 PM IST

Donald Trump told me to sue European Union: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.

Jul 15, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

President Donald Trump today scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 US election - cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.

Jul 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST

I have absolute right to pardon myself, but have done nothing wrong: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump, currently facing a probe over involvement of Russia in the 2016 US elections, has asserted that he has “absolute right to pardon” himself. However, the US President has also said that he doesn’t need to exercise his right as he has “done nothing wrong”.

Jun 04, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

Donald Trump says Democratic memo on Russia is 'very political', needs redactions

The release of the memo was blocked by Trump on Friday, kicking off a new skirmish between Democrats and the White House.

Feb 10, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

Donald Trump says Republican memo vindicates him in Russia probe

US President said on Saturday that a controversial memo attacking federal law enforcement written by congressional Republicans vindicates him in the investigation of Russian meddling in US presidential election.

Feb 04, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

US prosecutor demands information on Donald Trump from Deutsche Bank: Reports

US special prosecutor has subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for information on Trump's dealings, according to media reports.

Dec 05, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Donald Trump shrugs off ex-security advisor Michael Flynn guilty plea

Trump suggested he has been holding back something important regarding what he knew at the time of ex-security adviser Michael Flynn`s firing.

Dec 03, 2017, 07:41 AM IST

Pornstar Cherie DeVille to run for US presidential election in 2020

DeVille, who has nearly 200 film credits to her name and hails from North Carolina, said she will start campaigning for the White House after a “nod from her sponsors”.

Nov 29, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Russia not accused in US case against ex-Trump aides, says Kremlin

Federal investigators probing alleged Russian interference in last year`s US presidential election.

Oct 31, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Hillary Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of blunting impact of crude Donald Trump tape

Hillary Clinton today accused WikiLeaks of working with Russia to deflect attention away from an infamous tape of Donald Trump bragging about groping women in the run-up to the US presidential election.

Oct 16, 2017, 07:26 AM IST

Hillary Clinton ''convinced'' of collusion between Trump aides, Russia

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she was "convinced" that there was collusion between Russia and members of Donald Trump`s team during the 2016 presidential campaign, the media reported.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Accounts from Russia bought ads during US campaign: Facebook

In all, the accounts purchased some 3,000 ads between June 2015 and May 2017. 

Sep 07, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

FBI raided former Donald Trump campaign manager Manafort's home in July

A Senate Judiciary Committee aide said the panel on Aug. 2 received approximately 20,000 pages of documents from Trump`s presidential campaign that it requested for its own Russia investigation, as well as about 400 pages of documents from Manafort the same day.

Aug 09, 2017, 22:38 PM IST

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

The Kremlin was responding to questions about a previously undisclosed conversation between Trump and Putin that caused alarm among some US politicians unhappy about Trump's handling of US-Russia relations. 

Jul 20, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

After US meeting on diplomatic row, Russia says ready to retaliate

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday Moscow reserved the right to take retaliatory measures against the United States after a meeting in Washington ended without a deal on returning seized Russian diplomatic property.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Donald Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not fault his son Donald Trump Jr for meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign and that he was unaware of the meeting until a few days ago.

Jul 13, 2017, 09:59 AM IST