Bannon said in a statement released on Sunday that his comments were directed at Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, and not aimed at the president’s son.
Dissolving the election fraud panel set up in May last year, President Trump in a statement said that he has “asked the Department of Homeland Security to review these issues and determine next courses of action.”
Some Trump allies have accused the team of Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller of being biased against the Republican president.
The Senate and House Intelligence panels are conducting the main congressional investigations after US intelligence agencies found that Moscow attempted to influence the campaign to help the Republican Trump defeat his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.
Trump Jr. answered the “overwhelming majority” of questions from committee members in his hours of testimony.
The US has a polarised polity, with intense divisions that affect communities and families. Trump’s rise symbolises these toxic trends, but he is only the manifestation of the disease, not its cause.
The presidential debate in St. Louis came two days after an audiotape emerged in which Trump was heard bragging about groping women.
The Washington Post reported Sergei Kislyak was overheard by US spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed the Trump campaign with Jeff Sessions.
The public, even supporters of Trump, have been made uneasy by his firing of James Comey, who was leading the FBI probe into Trump’s contact with the Russians.
Trump has been dismissive of the possibility that Russia, a longstanding cybersecurity adversary of the US, hacked the emails to help him win the election.
James Comey also publicly challenged Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 campaign headquarters in Manhattan’s Trump Tower.
Trump’s incoming chief of staff said that the president-elect believed Russia was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organisations.
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Donald Trump ran a free-wheeling campaign with a skeletal staff, which somehow worked for him, until now. Now it’s reality time, and the lack of planning and foresight is costing him dear.
Stephen Bannon also praised the Modi government for “banning” Greenpeace.
While her congratulatory letter to Donald Trump may simply be a reflection of ‘diplomatic necessity’ rather than any ‘genuine conviction’ for him, Sheikh Hasina is likely relieved that Hillary Clinton did not win the US presidential election.
The naming of an open racist like Stephen Bannon raises concerns about the Trump administration’s agenda
The moral and political decay within both the Democrat and Republican establishments is symptomatic of the crumbling US-led, post-1945 world order.
Facebook has faced a number of content controversies this year and the scrutiny has heightened since Donald Trump was voted in.
From how Donald Trump got elected to what his presidency means for India, we bring a series of articles that analyse what happened and predict what is to come.
Thousands have taken to the streets of Miami, Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon to voice their anger at Trump’s election.
Some of your friends and relatives would have supported Donald Trump all along but never made it explicit. That may now change.
His anti-intellectual proclivities and unsophisticated solutions for the US’s socio-economic issues were favoured by many. But they will soon realise his rhetoric consisted of mostly empty promises that cannot be fulfilled now or in the foreseeable future.
Even as we accept the verdict, we need to find ways to move our personal and political lives forward in the face of this tectonic defeat
From Reuters to Nate Silver, from the New York Times to the Washington Post, a great majority of polls had indicated a Clinton victory.
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Nicaragua goes to the polls on November 6. Whoever leads the country next must take a hard look at its realities and ensure the government’s priorities are properly aligned.
Donald Trump has fused economic worries, racial and gender resentment into a politics of fear and revenge, a tactic that is not new to the Republican Party.
The Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll showed Clinton’s lead over Trump rising back up, the same advantage she held before the FBI announcement related to her email practices.
Some European leaders offered uncharacteristically blunt assessments of his fitness to be a party nominee, and their preferred electoral outcome.
The reopening of the probe into Clinton’s email server is re-energising Donald Trump’s voters while potentially depressing the Democratic Party base.
More than just accounting for Donald Trump’s rise, the profit motive in the digital media game has made it easier to spread false or defamatory information.
Open societies today have become susceptible to misinformation that instigates intimidation, discrimination and violence against vulnerable groups, even in strong democracies with press freedom and a vibrant marketplace of ideas.
Increasing skepticism of the US government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorising or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
While the Russian media has a clear pro-Trump bias and the Arab media has shown a strong preference for Clinton, the Chinese media have consistently focused on the weaknesses of both candidates.
Trump’s barrage of offensive remarks reflects the misogyny prevalent in American society, which, unfortunately, is unlikely to go away even if he loses.
The documents show repeated efforts by the campaign to collaborate with Super PACs on strategy, research, attacks on political foes and fundraising.
When asked to choose between the actual candidates, Clinton easily led Trump with 54% of respondents to 21% in a two-way race.
Trump’s apocalyptic view of the world is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Shalabh Kumar of the Republican Hindu Coalition cast the event not as an Indian American but a “Hindu American” rally, a nomenclature that would make many members of the community uncomfortable.