Trump v Democrats: two contrasting views on US border wall proposal

Trump v Democrats: two contrasting views on US border wall proposal

My fellow Americans, tonight, I am speaking to you because there is a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border. The president has chosen fear. We want to start with the facts. Over the years, thousands of Americans have been brutally killed by those who illegally entered our country This is a humanitarian […]

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Trump: decision to withdraw US troops from Syria is ‘strategically brilliant’

Trump: decision to withdraw US troops from Syria is ‘strategically brilliant’

Our soldiers are not in harm’s way, as they shouldn’t be, as two countries fight over land. That has nothing to do with us and the Kurds are much safer right now but the Kurds know how to fight and as I said, they’re not angels, they’re not angels. If you take a look –you […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lambasts US government shutdown in first House speech

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lambasts US government shutdown in first House speech

Today I rise to tell the story of one of my constituents, Yahi Obed. Mr Obed was born in Yemen and came to the United States when he was eight-years-old. His childhood dream was to become a pilot and he knew and felt that in the United States all things are possible and his dream […]

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Trump aide Kellyanne Conway asks reporter: ‘What’s your ethnicity?’

Trump aide Kellyanne Conway asks reporter: ‘What’s your ethnicity?’

If the president was not telling these four congresswoman to return to their supposed countries of origin, to which countries was he referring? – What’s your ethnicity? – Uh, why is that relevant? – No, no because I’m asking a question. – My ancestors are from Ireland and Italy. – Kellyanne, my own ethnicity is […]

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Trump pulls US out of UN arms treaty

Trump pulls US out of UN arms treaty

Under my administration we will never surrender American sovereignty to anyone. [Cheering] We will never allow foreign bureaucrats to trample on your second amendment freedoms. And that is why my administration will never ratify the UN arms trade treaty. I hope you’re happy. [Cheering/applause] And I am officially announcing today that the United States will […]

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Jeremy Corbyn has turned into a remainer, says Boris Johnson during Commons clash

Jeremy Corbyn has turned into a remainer, says Boris Johnson during Commons clash

The country is deeply worried that the new prime minister overestimates himself. I am deeply alarmed to see no plan for Brexit. He was in the cabinet that accepted the backstop and, of course, voted for it on 30 March this year. It would be welcome if he could set out what he finds so […]

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Trump compares post-Brexit Irish border issue to plans for US-Mexico wall

Trump compares post-Brexit Irish border issue to plans for US-Mexico wall

Well I appreciate it. The prime minister’s done a fantastic job and we’ve become friends over the last very short period of time. Great relationship to Ireland, I think it’s as good as it’s ever been, maybe better so it’s an honour to be here. We’ll be discussing various things. Probably you’ll ask me about […]

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Robert Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings: ‘It is not a witch-hunt’

Robert Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings: ‘It is not a witch-hunt’

Director Mueller, the president has repeatedly claimed that your report found there was no obstruction and that it completely and totally exonerated him, but that is not what your report said, is it? – Correct. It is not what the report said. – Could you charge the president with a crime after he left office? […]

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Marianne Williamson’s best moments from Democratic debates

Marianne Williamson’s best moments from Democratic debates

Flint is just the tip of the iceberg. We have an administration that has gutted the Clean Water Act. We have communities, particularly communities of colour and disadvantaged communities, all over this country who are suffering from environmental injustice. If you think that any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark, psychic […]

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Boris Johnson’s Facebook Live policy announcement from his desk

Boris Johnson’s Facebook Live policy announcement from his desk

Good evening. I am speaking to you live from my desk in Downing Street and I want to tell you about some of the things we’ve been doing just in the last few days. First, perhaps most important, we’ve been putting more money into policing – £1.1bn into 20,000 more police to make our streets […]

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