Tag: Barack Obama

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing his baseless claims that last month's election was stolen from him, telling a raucous crowd at his first post-poll rally he would somehow still win. In a speech remarkable for its...

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up for a massive rollout to tackle surging infections. The word of caution comes as the United States clocked a record number of...

Obama, Bush & Clinton will publicly get COVID shots ‘if it’s safe!’

Three former U.S. presidents, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are ready to volunteer to allay fears among Americans to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Their aim is to prove its safety to the American public and ready, and they will be first in...

Anthony Blinken, likely secretary of state, is positive on US-India ties

India, Nov. 23 -- US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anthony Blinken, a long-time national security and foreign policy expert who has been enthusiastic about ties with India and called China a "common challenge", as his secretary of state, US media reported. Jake...

PM Modi speaks to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris; discusses Covid-19 pandemic, climate change

India, Nov. 17 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Tuesday night wished United States President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his victory in the recently concluded Presidential polls, underlining increased focus on Indo-US ties. "Spoke to US President-elect @JoeBiden on phone to congratulate...

Trump and Biden to do battle in final debate

by Eric BARADAT, with Jerome CARTILLIER in Washington President Donald Trump squares off against Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Thursday in what promises to be a bruising final debate with less than two weeks left in their turbulent fight for the White House. The pair’s last...

Trump’s trade war does little good for US industry

by Delphine TOUITOU When President Donald Trump visited a Whirlpool factory in Ohio in August, he boasted that his trade policy had led to the creation of about 200 jobs for the appliance manufacturer at the plant. But in slapping tariffs on appliances and components imported...

Trump records show Chinese business pursuits and bank account: NYT

Donald Trump spent years cultivating business projects in China, where he maintained a previously unknown bank account, The New York Times reported Tuesday, as the US president attempts to portray election rival Joe Biden as weaker on Beijing. Trump has spent recent days promoting a...

Trump traverses US as Obama steps up support for Biden

by Sebastian Smith Former president Barack Obama holds his first rally Wednesday in support of US election front runner Joe Biden, while Donald Trump campaigned frantically and accused his opponent, who stayed home in Delaware, of going “into hiding.� Two weeks before the polls, the contrast in...

Obama to campaign for Biden in battleground Pennsylvania next week

Former US president Barack Obama will make his first appearance on the campaign trail for his former vice president Joe Biden next week, the Biden campaign announced on Friday. Obama will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday to campaign on behalf of Biden and Democratic...