• ‘Brainy’ Trump Will Soon Grasp Weighty Role – Putin

    ‘Brainy’ Trump Will Soon Grasp Weighty Role – Putin

    President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in an interview aired on Sunday urged US President elect, Donald Trump rational and predicted he would quickly understand his new level of responsibility and act accordingly.

    “Since he managed to achieve success in business, that shows he is a clever person,” the Russian powerful leader made this known in an interview he granted NTV television that has already aired in the country’s far east, quoted by TASS news agency.

    “If he’s clever, that means […]

  • Clinton now surpasses Trump with 2.5 million popular votes

    Clinton now surpasses Trump with 2.5 million popular votes

    America’s electoral college system has gotten more knocks as Hillary Clinton amassed more than 2.5 million popular votes than the President elect, Donald Trump.

    The latest  independent analysis by Cook Political Report on Friday said Clinton had 65,250,267 votes compared to Trump’s 62,686,000 votes, the UPI reported.

    Clinton’s victory in the popular vote has generated criticism of the United States’ Electoral College system, which Trump won 306-232. Efforts to conduct recounts are occurring in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, amidst funding and legal […]

  • Trump breaks US policy in Asia, telephones president of Taiwan

    Trump breaks US policy in Asia, telephones president of Taiwan

    China has dismissed Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Taiwan as “just a small trick” from Taipei.

    The U.S. president-elect risked a diplomatic row with Beijing by holding a phone conversation with President Tsai Ing-wen – a major departure from decades of U.S. policy in Asia.

    Beijing firmly views Taiwan as part of a single Chinese nation and the U.S. and Taiwan have not had formal relations since 1979.

    China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, said he hoped Beijing’s relations with the […]

  • Trump advocates tough punishments for citizens who burn American flag

    Trump advocates tough punishments for citizens who burn American flag

    Donald Trump has suggested a year in prison or having their citizenship revoked as suitable punishments for Americans who burn the US flag.

    The President-elect  who has been tweeting angrily at news outlet CNN during the past 24 hours over their report on his claim of electoral fraud after his victory in the US general election, on Tuesday, turned his attention to protesters burning the American flag, writing on Twitter: “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if […]

  • Trump to meet Romney for a second time as search for Secretary of State turns dramatic

    Trump to meet Romney for a second time as search for Secretary of State turns dramatic

    US president-elect, Donald Trump’s search for a secretary of state is becoming dramatic, with the Trump summoning Mitt Romney back for a second look as a top aide leads a public pressure campaign against the pick.

    Trump is scheduled for a follow-up meeting on Tuesday with the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, who has become a symbol of the internal divisions agitating the transition team. He also plans to sit with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations […]

  • Trump alleges fraud in US popular vote, says millions voted illegally

    Trump alleges fraud in US popular vote, says millions voted illegally

    President-elect Donald Trump stressed that he would have won the US popular vote were it not for “millions of illegal” ballots, while dramatically, in Trump-style sharpening his criticism of a recount in Wisconsin, calling it “a waste of time.”

    With the recount threatening the legitimacy of Trump’s victory, Trump let out a series of early-morning tweets where he quoted Clinton about the need to respect the electoral process, while continuing to wage an extraordinarily public battle over the makeup of his […]

  • Trump responds to Castro’s death with a tweet

    Trump responds to Castro’s death with a tweet

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday weighed in on the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, with a simple tweet reading “Fidel Castro is dead!”

    Castro, Cuba’s former president died on Friday aged 90 after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule.

    During his campaign, Trump threatened if elected to reverse the historic rapprochement between the two countries realized under President Barack Obama.

    “All of the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro regime were done through executive order, which […]

  • Clinton ahead of Trump with 2 million votes

    Clinton ahead of Trump with 2 million votes

    The pollsters were not wrong afterall. Hillary Clinton was the most popular candidate in the US presidential election as she now has amassed  two million  popular votes ahead of President-elect Donald Trump.

    Cook Political Report on Wednesday said Clinton had 64,225,863 votes compared to Trump’s 62,210,612 votes, the UPI reported.

    Clinton’s victory in the popular vote has generated criticism against the United States’ Electoral College system.

    Some activists and academics that formed a coalition are calling on U.S. authorities to fully audit or […]

  • Trump cancels NY Times meeting

    Trump cancels NY Times meeting

    President-elect of the US, Donald Trump cancelled a meeting he had called with The New York Times on Tuesday.

    Trump had asked for the meeting with Times executives, and agreed to meet with reporters and columnists.

    He claimed on Twitter that the “terms and conditions” were changed at the last minute.

    “Not nice,” Trump said in an early morning tweet. He called the newspaper “failing,” a favorite insult.

    In a second tweet minutes later, the president-elect said: “Perhaps a new meeting will be set up with […]

  • Biafran Pastors claim prayers of Igbos made Trump win

    Biafran Pastors claim prayers of Igbos made Trump win

    An umbrella body of Biafran pastors, Biafra Clergy Movement, (BCM), has said that the victory of President elect of the United States of America, USA, Donald Trump, at the US polls was due to the prayers of Ndigbos, stressing that their prayers stopped Hillary Clinton.

    Speaking in Nnewi, Anambra State during a prayer session through another umbrella body for all Biafrans, Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Director of Religion for the South Senatorial zone, Apostle Akunne Chukwuemeka, cited the Book of Exodus chapter 9 verse 1,and said the […]

  • Trump says Nigel Farage would ‘do great job’ as British ambassador to US

    Trump says Nigel Farage would ‘do great job’ as British ambassador to US

    Donald Trump has come out in support of Nigel Farage being appointed Britain’s ambassador to the US.

    The US President-elect said the interim UKIP leader would do a “great job”.

    Mr Trump tweeted late on Monday night: “Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job!”

    Although Mr Farage has expressed an interest in assisting Team Trump, the politician has recently said that he doesn’t think of himself as […]