Supreme Court rulings keep Trump’s financial records private for now

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump’s financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking and other documents out of the public eye for the time being. The court rejected broad arguments by Trump’s lawyers and the Justice Department that the president is immune from […]

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope

WASHINGTON – NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only full-time Black driver of perpetrating “a hoax” when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall. Trump suggested Bubba Wallace should apologize […]

Letter to the Editor: You’ve got to hand it to Trump

Good or bad, Trump hangs on. Sometimes, his answers are crass, even brazen. And no, he does not know how to filter his words. But you’ve got to hand it to him. President Trump takes his lumps and keeps on moving. He deserves credit for trying to make America great again and for trying to […]

Letter to the Editor: Liberals trying to push communist ideas

It was nice to see that Mike Apgar survived our initial wave of the COVID-19 virus. I’m sad to see, however, that nothing happened to assuage his delusional hatred (“Hail to Mr. Tough Guy, our divider in chief,” June 17) for a person whose only offense was defeating a lying, traitorous Democrat, Hillary Clinton. I […]

Letter to the Editor: Trump should review history

When President Donald Trump says he has done more for African Americans than any president since Abraham Lincoln, it is one of the most absurd political statements in modern American political history. African Americans, historically, were Republicans until the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1932. Under pressure from A. Philip Randolph, who formed the […]

Biden: Trump has failed at home on virus, abroad with Putin

WILMINGTON — Joe Biden took aggressive aim Tuesday at President Donald Trump’s fitness for the Oval Office, suggesting he has abdicated his duty to protect U.S. troops facing Russian threats abroad and American citizens facing a pandemic and economic calamity at home. Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, told reporters Trump has “a lot to […]

Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on US troops

WASHINGTON — The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump wasn’t briefed on U.S. intelligence assessments earlier this year that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan because the information had not been verified. Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany added that Trump — even now — had not been […]

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

WASHINGTON — Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps. The company said in a statement Thursday that the ads violated “our policy against organized hate.” […]

Biden calls on Trump to ‘wake up’ to havoc caused by virus

DARBY, Pa. — Joe Biden unleashed a stinging critique Wednesday of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus, calling on Trump to “wake up” to the havoc caused by the pandemic and do more to prevent further harm. “Donald Trump wants to style himself as a wartime president,” the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said at […]

Bolton says Trump asked China to help him get reelected

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump asked China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit meeting to help his reelection prospects by purchasing more American farm products, according to a new book by former Trump national security adviser John Bolton that is highly critical of the president. Bolton called Trump’s effort to shift the June 2019 conversation […]

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