President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new cabinet prospects as he gathers with his family for a long Thanksgiving weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
NEXT week Americans vote in an election with by far the greatest global impact. In 2012, when Obama defeated Romney, 129.1m people voted — 53.6% of those entitled to. If that turnout is repeated, then, and if pre-election polls are of any value, more than 50m Americans will vote for Donald Trump. How many more choose to do so will decide the election and who becomes the world’s most powerful person.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
If a third party candidate, such as Mitt Romney, runs in the upcoming United States presidential election and neither Trump or Clinton get a majority (270) of electoral college votes the Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will decide who will be the next President.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s family was "dead broke" and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said at the start of a high-profile book tour that could precede a 2016 presidential campaign.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
Might you have enough on your plate with friends and colleagues bending your ear about their misfortune on the sixth or the bunker shot they nailed on 18, without the world’s top golfers wrecking your head too, with their triumphs and despairs and might-have-beens?
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
A RECENT opinion poll revealed 96% of Irish people would have voted for Barack Obama in the US election so why, if we hate Republicans so much, is the State’s attitude to abortion an identikit copy of that party’s pariah fringe?
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012
President Barack Obama’s re-election, coupled with Republicans’ continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated Americans who see big problems going unsolved.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012