Facebook board delays decision about Trump’s possible return

Facebook’s Oversight Board has delayed its decision regarding former US President Donald Trump’s possible return to Facebook and Instagram. Mr Trump was banned from Facebook in January after the Capitol Hill riots. The Board said the delay was due to the time it has taken to review over 9,000 public responses to cases. A decision was originally due by 21 April. In a statement on Twitter, the Board said it would make a decision “in the coming weeks”. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.View original…

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Trump wishes Tiger Woods a speedy recovery after LA crash

Former US President, Donald Trump has wished golfing legend, Tiger Woods a quick recovery after he experienced a tragic car accident on Tuesday Feb 23. Woods’ crash occurred shortly before 7:15 a.m. about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of downtown Los Angeles, on the border of the upscale communities of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said.   “Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion!” Trump said, according to former adviser Jason Miller.   Woods sustained multiple leg injuries and authorities had to use the “jaws…

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YouTube suspends President Trump’s channel for ‘a minimum’ of one week for violating the site’s policy

YouTube announced on Tuesday it is suspending President Trump’s channel for at least a week.   The video-sharing platform confirmed in a statement that a video uploaded to President Trump’s channel violated the site’s policy against inciting violence and as a result, the platform suspended his ability to share content on YouTube for at least seven days.   “After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies. It now has its 1st…

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Trump aide blocks Biden administration from accessing $9.9m in transition funds

A Donald Trump aide is refusing to sign paperwork that will pave the way for Joe Biden to receive  $9.9m in transition funds he needs to begin as president.   Emily Murphy, head of the General Services Administration (GSA), said the election has not yet been decided.   “An ascertainment has not yet been made,” said Pamela Pennington, a spokeswoman for GSA. “And its Administrator will continue to abide by, and fulfill, all requirements under the law.”   The GSA is the agency that plays a role in helping to fund…

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Piers Morgan tells Donald Trump to ‘suck it up and go’ unless he has proof of election fraud

Piers Morgan has asked his friend Donald Trump to admit defeat after Joe Biden was announced as the next US president.   The 55-year-old Good Morning Britain host urged Trump to end his “pathetic tantrum” or risk losing his loyal following.   Writing for DailyMail, Morgan told Trump his presidency was “Over. Done. Finished. Kaput.”   Piers ultimately begged Trump to gracefully accept that he had lost the race.   “It’s time for you to stop fighting and admit defeat,” Piers penned in his lengthy message.   The TV presenter…

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Trump ‘won’t leave White House in January and has told aides to write his name on everything” – Rogue staffer claims

A “Rogue staffer” has alleged that US President Donald Trump “won’t leave the White House in January” despite reportedly losing the election to Joe Biden.   The allegations which emanated from an unverified Twitter account called Rogue POTUS Staff, which is operated by a group known as “Anonymous patriots” also alleged that Trump has “told aides to ‘write his name on everything.’” in the White House   The accusation was tweeted out on Monday November 9, after Trump lost his presidential battle to Joe Biden and claimed it was a…

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Trump asks team to ‘slow’ COVID-19 testing

The president has claimed falsely on several occasions that surges of COVID-19 in several states can be explained by greater numbers of diagnostic tests. At his first rally since the outbreak forced nationwide shutdowns in March, Trump told the crowd in Tulsa, Oklahoma that testing was a “double-edged sword. The United States — which has more deaths and cases than any other country — has carried out more than 25 million coronavirus tests, placing it outside the top 20 countries in the world, per capita. “Here is the bad part:…

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#GeorgeFloyd: Trump designates anti-fascist group ANTIFA as a terrorist organization

In the wake of protests that erupted in different American cities over the police killing of George Floyd last week, US President Donald J. Trump on Sunday announced that the US would be designating ‘Antifa’ as a terrorist organization.   Antifa, who describe themselves as an anti-fascist group, have been targeted by Trump during times of civil unrest and protests, and Trump and Attorney General William Barr have blamed ‘Antifa’ for violence and property damage during the protests.     Antifa, short for anti-fascists, is a fluid movement consisting of…

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President Trump terminates US ties with World Health Organization (Video)

President Donald Trump has announced that the US is terminating its ties with the World Health Organization, WHO, and will suspend all funding to the organization.   The US President made the announcement during a press conference at the White House Rose Garden on Friday May 29. He said his decision comes after WHO ”failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms”. He accused the WHO officials of helping China lie and conceal the seriousness of the ”Wuhan virus”.   He says all funds will now be redirected to other global…

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“They will do anything for Ventilators” – Donald Trump confirms speaking with President Buhari and promising Nigeria 200 ventilators (video)

US President, Donald Trump, has confirmed his government will be gifting Nigeria 200 ventilators as the nation battles the Coronavirus pandemic.   Recall President Buhari had a telephone chat with the US President who promised to give Nigeria ventilators.   President Trump had a press conference where he confirmed his government will be giving Nigeria 200 or more ventilators. According to him, we will do anything for ventilators. ”I spoke today to Nigeria. They will do anything for ventillators. We are going to send at least two hundren ventillators to Nigeria, probably more than…

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Covid-19: After receiving backlash, Trump claims disinfectant ‘injection’ idea was sarcasm (video)

US President, Donald Trump, has come out to deny ever wanting people to ingest disinfectatnts as a Coronavirus cure after facing backlash on Friday for suggesting cleaning products like disinfectants should be ingested and tested as a coronavirus treatment. On Thursday, during the White House Coronavirus briefing, Trump turned to address members of his coronavirus task force, who had been discussing a government study that showed sunlight and disinfectant kill the virus outside the body. “I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute,” Mr Trump said “One minute! And is there a way…

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Furious Donald Trump lashes out at Robert Muller, threatens to sue everyone involved in ‘fraudulent’ Mueller probe

US President, Donald Trump has threatened to file lawsuits for damages he claims to have incurred as a result of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections.   Trump, still reeling from the negative publicity and tension generated by the just concluded impeachment trial, in a series of tweets fiercely condemned the 22-month-long probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.     Trump also went on to accuse special investigator Mueller of lying before Congress when he told lawmakers he did not…

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