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PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:11 PM IST
Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton recorded a three-minute video from Arlington National Cemetery after President Joe Biden's inauguration this week. The segment included no mention of Trump by name.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:48 PM IST
From time to time, Iran impose symbolic sanctions on US officials. Tuesday's announcement comes on Trump's last full day in office.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:14 PM IST
Here’s everything you need to know about Inauguration Day
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:26 AM IST
Trump will become only the fourth president in history to boycott his successor's inauguration. And while he has said he is now committed to a peaceful transition of power — after months of trying to delegitimize Biden's victory— he has made clear he has no interest in making a show of it.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:14 AM IST
The announcement comes less than a week before Trump leaves office to be succeeded by Democrat Joe Biden on Jan. 20. It was the latest in a series of steps targeting China, which analysts see as a bid to lock in a tough approach to Beijing.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Executives of state-owned enterprises, officials of the Chinese Communist Party and military, along with oil giant CNOOC will face new restrictions for allegedly using coercion against states with rival South China Sea claims.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:11 AM IST
The two social media giants indefinitely suspended Trump after his supporters stormed the US Capitol on January 6, an attack on the seat of democracy that on Wednesday led to Trump's second impeachment.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The decision removes uncertainty hanging over Chinese social media and gaming leader Tencent and Alibaba, the e-commerce titan founded by billionaire Jack Ma that’s now under intense regulatory scrutiny by Beijing regulators.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Trump is likely to argue at trial that his remarks were free speech protected by the Constitution's First Amendment and that, while he told supporters to "fight," he did not intend it as a literal call to violence.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Kenneth Roth accused Trump of having "cozied up to every friendly autocrat under the sun" while reserving criticism on human rights issues for his "perceived adversaries" - Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, and "sometimes China".
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 11:00 AM IST
The choice facing Republicans isn't just about the immediate fate of Trump, who has just seven days left in his presidency. It's about whether the party's elected leaders are ready to move on from Trump, who remains popular with the GOP but is now toxic in much of Washington.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:36 PM IST
To make the case that Donald Trump incited the riot, prosecutors would have to show that he intended to provoke violence, but his words are vague enough that it’s possible to argue that he was simply urging his supporters to peacefully protest outside the Capitol.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 09:36 PM IST
Trump called his likely impeachment in the House of Representatives on Wednesday a "continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics."
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:51 PM IST
“History will reflect on the good work that this president and our administration has done,” Mike Pompeo said Tuesday in an interview. “Those actions, the actual things that happened, will be reflected in a way that shows there was good work done on behalf of the American people.”
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 02:42 PM IST
The lenders are following social media outlets and other companies in suspending ties with the president after he encouraged attendees at a rally last week to march on the Capitol, where they stormed the building and interrupted the certification of the electoral college vote.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:27 PM IST
The resolution being pushed through the House by the majority Democrats on Tuesday calls on Pence to invoke the Constitution’s 25th Amendment.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 12:31 PM IST
Posts on pro-Trump and far-right online networks have called for protest action on a number of dates.
By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:25 PM IST
They also introduced a resolution calling upon Vice-President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump declaring him “unable to successfully discharge the duties and powers of his office”.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Targeting corporate capitalism won’t help. It is essential for growth and democracy. Focus on reforming it.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:37 AM IST
India and the US should deepen convergence, find ways to deal with differences
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Biden had run on the promise of according top priority to the battle against Covid-19 if elected, and in his first significant step since the election, he set up an advisory team to start planning his administration’s approach after his inauguration on January 20
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 10:48 PM IST
The campaign had in an earlier lawsuit sought to block the state from certifying its election result and asked for setting aside 682,479 ballots that it alleged had been counted “illegally, in secret” as its poll watchers were not allowed to observe the counting
‘Don’t tell me it’s not possible in the United States,’ says Biden, Kamala Harris confident she won’t be last woman in office
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:17 AM IST
When my mother came to the US at the age of 19, she believed in an America where such a moment can come true, Kama Harris said in her first address as the Vice President-elect.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Meadows has remained involved in Trump’s post-election effort to challenge votes in several states where he trails former Vice President Joe Biden.
By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 08:17 PM IST
Many in the community believe it’s a good thing for them to identify themselves as Hindus, as long as it does not assume exclusionary overtones. But irrespective of how it plays out, the arrival of the Hindu card in American politics merits note back home.
By Associated Press | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 05:52 PM IST
Twitter initially responded by banning users from sharing links to the article in tweets and direct messages because it violated the company’s policy prohibiting hacked content.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 06:09 AM IST
On Thursday, a day after the vice-presidential debate, he unleashed a full range of them against Senator Kamala Harris: A “monster”, a “communist” and “unlikable”.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Most Americans believe President Donald Trump could have avoided Covid-19 infection if he had handled the pandemic better, and there is no indication yet of an outpouring of support for him, according to a new poll by Reuters/Ipsos released on Sunday.
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 08:28 AM IST
During the first presidential debate Tuesday, Trump was asked specifically about a report in The New York Times that revealed he paid only $750 in personal income taxes each o
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Cleveland
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 07:28 AM IST
Joe Biden charged during Tuesday night’s debate that Trump “has no plan” to deal with the virus and noted that the president praised Chinese President Xi Jinping’s initial actions in dealing with the outbreak.