Preet Bharara: I didnt call Trump back and its one of the best decisions I ever made’

Fired by the president, the former US attorney has written his first book. He talks about if and when Trump will face justice and why he fears for his own safety Preet Bharara is used to dealing with bullies. When he was the Osama bin Ladens son-in-law, Crips and Bloods gang leaders and mafia bosses. For going after the infamous arms dealer Recep Tayyip Erdoan once tried to persuade the then US vice-president, Billions is loosely based on his legal …

Gary Younge: Our understanding of democracy is under threat’

Our editor-at-large on the six US elections hes covered so far, the upheaval in world politics and why many Republicans like him How did you get into journalism? When I was younger, I wanted to be a doctor. Or maybe a revolutionary, but a doctor in my spare time. As I got a bit older, I discovered that I loved words, and I studied translation I wanted to play with language, and was fortunate enough to do so as a …

Don’t let America turn North Korea into another Iraq | William M Arkin

The news has taken on a theme: North Korea is only stringing the US along, and the controlled leaks feel very similar to what unfolded with Iraq in 2002 The Trump-Kim breakup in Hanoi was almost as sudden as the engagement a huge sigh of relief pouring forth from the national security establishment. Donald Trump did not give away the store. But more important, to the experts, the collapse of the summit proved that a marriage that should never have …

Bolton: Trump would be ‘disappointed’ if North Korea launches missile test

National security adviser speaks after reports based on imagery suggest Pyongyang was continuing work at rocket launching site Donald Trump would be pretty disappointed if North Korea launches a new rocket or carries out a missile test, national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday. Bolton spoke reports based on imagery from summit in Vietnam last month. Refusing to comment specifically Bolton said theres a lot of activity all the time in North Korea and added: Nothing in the proliferation …

Democrats target Trump Jr, Weisselberg and more as investigations grow

Cohen hearing turns up heat on Trump as House judiciary chair Nadler aims at obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power Democrats in the House of Representatives are stepping up investigations into Donald Trumps potentially impeachable acts of corruption, obstruction of justice and abuse of power. On Monday the House judiciary committee, which is on the front line of renewed Democratic efforts to hold the president accountable, will issue demands for documents from more than 60 people and entities. …

Dave Eggers: why Donald Trump could win again

The presidents El Paso rally should have been a tricky affair, with the wall, the shutdown, a counter-rally by local Democrat star Beto ORourke. But it was a night of wild surprises At the end of Trump rallies, order breaks down and people are tired. To those seeking to shock, injure, annoy or make a point, its go time. In El Paso, on the USs southern border, at Trumps first campaign-style rally of 2019, two people unfurled the flag of …

Democratic oversight is ‘bullshit’: Trump goes off-script at CPAC

President seeks rebound after North Korea and Cohen reversals, slamming Russia investigation and Green New Deal Donald Trump sought to regain his footing after a torrid week with a fiery speech using two of his favourite tactics: going off script and hurling insults at opponents. Basking in adulation at the Green New Deal, attacked by Republicans as expensive and bound to curtail cars and planes. He said sarcastically: I think the new green deal, or whatever the hell they call …

‘Trump will win, 100%’: conservatives on socialism, Bernie Sanders and 2020

Once deeply resistant to the president, the annual CPAC convention is now like a religious gathering full of Trump idolatry Which Democrat does Donald Trumps base fear most in the 2020 presidential election? Senator Bernie Sanders was the candidate named by many attendees interviewed by the Guardian at this years Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the biggest annual gathering of grassroots conservatives, citing his authenticity and ability to generate big crowds. But none reckoned Trump will actually lose next year …

The Hanoi summit collapse reaffirms Trump’s amateur hour in diplomacy | Michael H Fuchs

Trump has repeatedly undermined his own negotiating position by making clear that he already sees his diplomacy with North Korea as a success Donald Trump came away from his meeting in Hanoi with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with at least one thing: material for a new book, The Art of No Deal. The breakdown in talks in Hanoi reaffirms what weve known for almost a year this process has been diplomatic amateur hour. Trump has repeatedly undermined his own …

People Are Laughing At The Way This Teenager Explained Global Warming To Trump After His Tweet

“In most places, weather can change from minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day, and season-to-season. Climate, however, is the average of weather over time and space. An easy way to remember the difference is that climate is what you expect, like a very hot summer, and weather is what you get, like a hot day with pop-up thunderstorms.” Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image …

25+ Pics That Will Make Trump Regret Canceling WWI Cemetery Visit Because Of Rain

The White House commented on the U.S president’s absence citing, “scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather,” and instead sent a delegation led by Chief of Staff John Kelly to the cemetery in his place. The cloudy weather and rain prevented president’s helicopter for traveling to the site located 50 miles from Paris. Among the world leaders that did show were Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron. #9 #10 #19 #20 #29 …