Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.
Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to know
US president Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum.
Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'
Stung by midterm results, Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'
Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.
US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.
US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test
The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of US president Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.
US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race
More than anything on this Election Day in America, in a midterm contest like no other before it, voters cast their ballots with one man in mind: President Donald Trump.
It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency
Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress is at stake in Tuesday's midterm election, along with command of governors' offices and statehouses around the country.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds
The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control.
US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority
Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.
US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump’s idiom of fear mongering won’t stop even if Republicans suffer losses
Fear, the reigning idiom of the Donald Trump presidency, isn’t about to roll over quietly, no matter what the results of the US midterm election on 6 November. It’ll likely get louder.
US midterm elections 2018: In final sprint, Donald Trump tells Republicans to hang on to 'fragile' victories
US President Donald Trump implored Republicans on Monday to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democrats as he closes out a midterm campaign that has been defined by his racially charged rhetoric, hard-line immigration moves and scattershot policy proposals.
US midterm elections 2018: Early results likely 6 November midnight; key races to watch as Donald Trump stokes immigration fears
The US midterm elections on 6 November close by 7 pm EST and early results should begin trickling in by midnight when we'll likely know if Democrats have been able to flip the 435 member US House. Here's your bucket list of key races and polls to watch before a high stakes election spiked by Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric stoking immigration fears.
US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump's take-no-prisoner politics on the boil as all 435 seats in US House go on the ballot
The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump's take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party's super-charged campaign to end the GOP's monopoly in Washington and statehouses across the nation.
US midterm elections: If Democrats flip the House, what does it mean for US foreign policy and India? 'Very bullish' is dominant theme
Long time US foreign policy watcher and president of the International Republican Institute Daniel Twining remains “very bullish” on the US India relationship (despite the current misalignment on trade) even if the Senate and the House pull away in two different directions after the US midterm elections on 6 November.
Donald Trump says executive order on asylum seekers coming next week; suggests US troops could open fire if migrants fling stones
Trump announced that a "comprehensive" executive order (EO) is coming as early as next week that covers asylum seekers too. He did not mention what else may be included in the EO, although in interviews this week, he has threatened to bring an EO to end birthright citizenship for children of non-citizens.
Be very afraid: Donald Trump's closing message ahead of midterm election stokes fears of immigrant ‘invasion’ as White House hawks plan more skewering
With five days to go before America’s midterm elections, US president Donald Trump’s closing message is clear: Be very afraid, because illegal immigrants, according to Trump, are “invading” America, having babies on “this side of the border” and freeloading on the country’s bounties. The messaging is so loaded with violent imagery that even the booming economy or last week’s massacre at a synagogue come a far second. As far as Trump’s White House and his campaign is concerned, the midterms and the 2020 elections are a culture war whose time has come. If it was vicious in 2016, it’s not getting better.