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Who is Chase Oliver? Libertarian Party's presidential nominee

After booeing and visibly rejecting Donald Trump and RFK, Libertarian Party nominated party activist Chase Oliver for president, find out who he is.

FILE - Libertarian Chase Oliver, candidate for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat, listens during a debate, Oct. 16, 2022, in Atlanta, Ga. The Libertarian Party on Sunday, May 26, 2024, nominated party activist Oliver for president(AP)
Updated on May 27, 2024 10:44 AM IST

‘Nation-destroying ruling’: Trump slams court for rejecting immunity claim

Donald Trump, the former US President, denounced the federal appeals decision dismissing his immunity claim as a "nation-destroying ruling".

Former US President Donald Trump(AFP)
Published on Feb 07, 2024 02:40 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Did Donald Trump’s team approach RFK Jr. about serving as running mate?

People close to Donald Trump told The Post that the Republican front-runner's team earlier expressed interest in Kennedy Jr, adding “it was all premature”.

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. speaks during a campaign event at Independence Mall.(AP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2024 10:26 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Trump supporter sends marriage proposal to Nikki Haley; here's how she reacted

While Haley was speaking to her supporters at the Artisan Hotel in Salem, she was interrupted by a Trump supporter to ask – “Will you marry me?”

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 23, 2024 09:10 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

'9/11 panel lied to us, FBI lied,' Vivek Ramaswamy affirms views on 9/11

GOP candidate Ramaswamy discusses 9/11, government transparency, and erosion of trust between government and public in interview with Tucker Carlson.

Republican presidential candidate businessman Vivek Ramaswamy speaks at an event in St. Clair Shores, Mich., Monday, Aug. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)(AP)
Published on Aug 18, 2023 12:56 PM IST

Trump signed legal docs on Georgia vote fraud claims he knew were false: Judge

Carter in his ruling Wednesday said the messages he has reviewed from Eastman and other attorneys show that the “primary goal” for some of their litigation was to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's election win.

Former US President Donald Trump (AFP)
Published on Oct 20, 2022 06:39 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Sharmita Kar

Trump returns to Washington, may run for presidential election 2024

The 76-year-old Trump stopped short of declaring his candidacy, but laid out what he believed should be the priorities for the "next Republican president."

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the America First Agenda Summit, at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, DC. (AFP)
Published on Jul 27, 2022 11:56 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Trump, his claims of stolen elections were at heart of Capitol riots: panel

In a live, prime-time presentation of its findings from a year-long probe, the special committee is seeking to persuade a divided country of the existence of a deep-rooted and ongoing plot to undermine core tenets of the US Constitution and overturn the result of the 2020 election.

Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the US Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021. (AP)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 06:04 AM IST

Trump told Pentagon to seize voting machines after poll defeat: Report

The explosive document, released by the National Archives and obtained by Politico, highlights the extreme measures Trump may have been willing to take to cling to power against the will of voters who picked Joe Biden to be their next president.

Former US President Donald Trump.(AFP)
Published on Jan 22, 2022 10:20 AM IST

US embassy in Moscow limits services after Russia hiring ban

The embassy said in a statement that starting May 12, it will only provide emergency U.S. citizen services and a very limited number of immigrant visas for such life-or-death emergencies.

Moscow has moved to ban the U.S. Embassy and consular offices from hiring Russian and third-country nationals as part of its retaliation to a set of new U.S. sanctions imposed over Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election(AFP)
Published on Apr 30, 2021 10:06 PM IST
AP | , Moscow

Facebook lifts ban on US political, social issue ads

Facebook halted U.S. political ads when the polls closed on Nov. 3, an extension of an earlier restriction on new political ads in the week leading up to Election Day.

Political candidates, groups and others will be able to place ads on Facebook and Instagram beginning on Thursday.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 04, 2021 06:33 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Washington

US Congress to question US Capitol security officials on Jan 6 siege

Three of the four scheduled to testify Tuesday before two Senate committees resigned under pressure immediately after the deadly attack, including the former head of the Capitol Police.

US Capitol Police with guns drawn stand near a barricaded door as rioters try to break into the House Chamber at the US Capitol on Wednesday, in this file picture from Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP File)
Updated on Feb 23, 2021 04:11 PM IST
AP | , Washington

In her first call to foreign leader, Kamala Harris speaks to Canadian PM Trudeau

Kamala Harris expressed strong solidarity with Canada regarding the issue of two Canadian citizens unjustly detained by China and made it clear that the US would continue to do everything it can to secure their release, the White House said.

During the call, the US vice president and the Canadian prime minister agreed to remain in close touch and support all efforts to expand bilateral cooperation.(Bloomberg Photo)
Updated on Feb 02, 2021 06:45 AM IST
PTI | , Washington

'Going home': Joe Biden's surreal walk to the White House

Joe Biden popped the surreality of the moment with a quip as he made the short walk to the White House with Jill, followed closely by Vice President Kamala Harris and her family.

US President Joe Biden walks to the podium to swear in presidential appointees in a virtual ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House.(Reuters Photo )
Published on Jan 21, 2021 06:26 AM IST

'Ready to serve': Kamala Harris' first tweet as US Vice-President

Harris made history by becoming the first woman, first African-American, and first Asian-American to become the Vice-President of the US after taking oath in a historical swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday.

US Vice President Kamala Harris (REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 11:32 PM IST
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi

Bomb threat at US Supreme Court ahead of Biden inaugural

"The court received a bomb threat, the building and grounds were checked out, and the building is not being evacuated," said high court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg.

File photo of the US Supreme Court (AFP)
Published on Jan 20, 2021 09:52 PM IST
AFP | , Washington

Joe Biden oath ceremony: Schedule, India timing, how to watch

Joe Biden oath ceremony: President-elect Joe Biden will be taking oath as the 46th President of the United States and Vice-President elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the 49th Vice-President of the country.

US President-Elect Joe Biden will take oath on Wednesday. (AFP)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi

78-yr-old Joe Biden will be oldest US president to take oath

Joe Biden's inauguration is taking place under the shadow of the unprecedented health crisis and protests in the US.

The security in the capital has been beefed up amid a high level of security concerns following the January 6 Capitol riots.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 04:28 PM IST

Mike Pence expected to skip Trump's departure ceremony: Report

It would be difficult for Pence to be at Joint Base Andrews for Trump's sendoff and attend President-elect Joe Biden's inaugural, as the outgoing vice president is expected to do, they said.

Vice President Mike Pence .(AP)
Published on Jan 20, 2021 06:41 AM IST

'We must unify around our shared values': Trump in farewell message

Trump, in a pre-recorded video message released by the White House on Tuesday, said, to serve as the President has been an honour beyond description. “Thank you for this extraordinary privilege. And that’s what it is -- a great privilege and a great honour,” he said.

US President Donald Trump.(AP)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 06:06 AM IST

Kamala Harris formally resigns from US Senate ahead of inauguration

Local media reported that Harris has submitted her letter of resignation to California Governor Gavin Newsom.

US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2021 06:03 AM IST

US lawmakers aim to curtail face recognition as technology IDs Capitol attackers

Senator Ed Markey said in a statement that the technology may not be worth the risks.

FILE PHOTO: Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 19, 2021 05:42 AM IST
Reuters |

Biden nominates Indian-American Uzra Zeya to key State Department position

Uzra Zeya has been nominated to be Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, according to key nominations for the Department of State announced by Biden.

Uzra Zeya served most recently as CEO and President of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, where she drew on over two decades of diplomatic experience in Near East, South Asian, European, human rights, and multilateral affairs.(Twitter/@UzraZeya)
Published on Jan 17, 2021 08:28 AM IST
PTI | , Washington

On guns, abortion and voting rights, Trump leaves lasting mark on US judiciary

When Trump took office, Democratic-appointed judges held majorities on nine of the 13 appeals courts. Under Trump, the 11th Circuit and two other regional appeals courts have "flipped" to have a majority of Republican appointees.

The impact of US President Donald Trump's conservative judicial appointments is plain to see.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 06:57 AM IST
Reuters | , Washington

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

With a potential eye on a 2024 presidential run, Pompeo has doubled down on his support for Trump, even as other Cabinet members have resigned or stayed out of sight in the aftermath of the Capitol violence.

In a sign of his post-Trump ambitions, Pompeo urged followers of his official State Department Twitter account to start following his personal one.(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 06:54 AM IST
AP | , Washington

Extremists could return to Washington, disrupt Biden’s inauguration: Report

Experts have warned that the calls for violence have only intensified as incoming Biden administration prepares for inauguration on January 20.

Trump supporters gesture to US Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber after breaching the halls of the Capitol in Washington.(AP)
Published on Jan 09, 2021 10:22 PM IST | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Biden says Trump decision to skip inauguration a 'good thing'

Biden's remarks came after Trump tweeted earlier Friday that he would not attend the inauguration.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 06:47 AM IST

Planning to go for her swearing-in ceremony: G Balachandran, maternal uncle of Harris

“I spoke to her day before yesterday. It was family chitchat. I did not ask any political questions over the phone. I am planning to go to her swearing-in on January 20,” Balachandran told ANI.

US vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 12:57 PM IST
ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar

US Election 2020: These Republicans are openly supporting Joe Biden

The Lincoln Project with 2.5 million followers on Twitter is an anti-Trump group formed by former Republican strategists George Conway, Steve Schmidt, John Weaver and Rick Wilson.

Over the course of his presidency, an average of 87% Republicans have approved of Trump’s handling of the White House. But there are some dissenting voices in the Republican Party.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 09:51 PM IST | Edited by Mallika Soni

Joe Biden says will campaign in person in US battleground states

Joe Biden made clear he would adhere to local guidelines and arrange to host events “without jeopardizing or violating state rules about how many people can in fact assemble.”

The Democratic convention was held last week, almost entirely online.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 08:25 AM IST
Washington | ByAgence France-Presse
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