Trump’s tweets on judges ‘demoralising’, says his Supreme Court nominee

Trump’s tweets on judges ‘demoralising’, says his Supreme Court nominee

Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, on Wednesday described the president’s Twitter attacks on the judiciary as “demoralizing” and “disheartening,” a spokesman for Gorsuch said. Spokesman Ron Bonjean, a Republican strategist hired by the White House to help guide Gorsuch’s nomination through the U.S. Senate, confirmed that Gorsuch used those words […]

French conservatives head to the polls to pick 2017 nominee

French conservatives head to the polls to pick 2017 nominee

French conservatives on Sunday are choosing their nominee for next year’s vital presidential election from among two former prime ministers with deep experience in government and differing views on how to prevent more terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the conservative’s primary runoff – Francois Fillon, 62, and 71-year-old Alain Juppe – are […]

Clinton makes history as she declares herself the Democratic nominee

Clinton makes history as she declares herself the Democratic nominee

  Hillary Clinton declared herself the Democratic Party nominee for US president on Tuesday, saying she had made history as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House. The former first lady, senator and US secretary of state beat rival Bernie Sanders in New Jersey’s nominating contest, expanding […]