Trump signalled in January that he planned to dramatically widen the net of illegal immigrants targeted for deportation, but his administration has not publicised its efforts to reopen immigration cases.
Trump also said that Comey’s testimony vindicated him from allegations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
The trigger of the current crisis was ostensibly a recent speech by Qatar’s emir, but geopolitics sheds more light.
While the tweeter-in-chief remained silent during Comey’s testimony, Donald Trump Jr. took up the mantle, live tweeting through the entire proceedings
How did the investigations begin? What did the intelligence agencies find? Here’s a look at what’s publicly known about the US’s investigation.
The consensus in Washington is that Comey has damaged the credibility of Donald Trump.
While security concerns have punctuated the campaign’s closing days, Brexit remains the most important issue on voters’ minds. How the EU exit is managed will matter a great deal to US interests.
Trump’s announcement that he will nominate Wray as director of the FBI came a day before Comey’s eagerly anticipated public testimony before a Senate committee.
The states’ brief tells the Supreme Court that the order did not unconstitutionally single out Muslims and was needed to protect national security.
He praised the action against American ally Qatar over growing terrorism even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest US air base in the region.
Ending catch and release was one of Trump’s central promises during his presidential campaign, but officials say there has been little change in the policy.
Democracy is in a parlous state in many countries in southern Africa. Autocrats hold onto power, while electorates have little to choose from at the polls.
Cooperation and sincerity are key to dealing with the challenges we face today, both natural and man-made.
Relations between India and the US continue to prosper, no matter the differences over the Paris agreement, says the minister of external affairs.
The long-term environmental damage that highly-destructive weapons cause persists for years and impacts different life forms.
The intelligence committee says that it is looking for the ‘exact words’ and tone of what was allegedly said by President Trump on the matter.
Putin told NBC that regardless of Trump’s previous travels to Russia as a businessman, he had had no relationship with him and had never met him.
Trump’s West Asia tour has made the prospect of engagement and dialogue very remote. The region needs a strong dose of statesmanship and good sense for peace prospects to be revived.
Until you dedicate your life to making socially just decisions, don’t fool yourself that planting one tree a year, composting at home or riding a bicycle will somehow help save the environment.
In its latest season, ‘House of Cards’ fails to compete with the outrage-inducing politics of the real world, but manages to conclude on an interesting note.
The UNFCCC must also banish fossil fuel and polluting industries from all climate change negotiations by requiring observer organisations to disclose conflicts of interest.
Due to congressional budget cuts, the 38-year continuous U.S. Arctic satellite monitoring programme is about to end, leaving researchers blind to ongoing Arctic sea ice losses.
Some may say it’s far fetched to compare a 1970s African dictator with the President of the US. But the similarities between Idi Amin and Donald Trump are quite startling.
Despite Trump’s decision to leave the Paris accord, the US secretary of state said the country will continue its efforts to reduce emissions.
As Trump knocks down the Paris pact, the Modi government should push India’s BASIC strategy again.
The administration has filed two emergency applications to lift or stay the injunctions placed on Trump’s travel ban by federal district courts.
The full impact of Trump’s decision still depends on whether other countries follow the US lead and decide to withdraw from the pact.
The US has been pressing China to rein in its reclusive neighbour North Korea and also condemned the militarisation of islands in the south China sea.
The Trump administration has argued that the travel ban is needed to prevent terrorism in the US.
Donald Trump said the global accord was “partial” to India and China.
But dismisses calls for taking on US’ burden of financial obligations or higher emission reductions.
What can or should the US do to change the trajectory of tragedy in Afghanistan?
Global leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to mitigating emissions in light of the US’s volte face, while France, Italy and Germany have said Trump won’t be allowed to renegotiate on the deal’s terms.
With a deadline for a decision looming, Trump is likely to continue his predecessors’ policy of signing a six-month waiver overriding a 1995 law requiring that the embassy be transferred to Jerusalem.
Trump’s original message, which seemed to have been the start of a complaint about media coverage, soon became a top trend on Twitter.
According to a source, Comey could testify before the panel publicly at some point after the Memorial Day holiday, even as early as next week.
A source close to the matter said Trump was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord.
The decision will put the US in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world’s only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement.
Trump wants to cut US diplomacy and aid budgets by about a third, or nearly $19 billion. This includes cutting some $1 billion from UN peacekeeping funding.
The three men had been investigating factories that produce shoes for Ivanka Trump.