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Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

21 Aug 2020

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

23 Feb 2019

Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

US President Donald Trump has nominated his envoy to Canada, Kelly Knight Craft, as the next US Ambassador to the UN to succeed Indian-American Nikki Haley.

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

30 Jun 2018

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

Canada hit back at the US with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup, and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump.

Fair deal or no deal: Trump warns Trudeau on NAFTA

01 Jun 2018

Fair deal or no deal: Trump warns Trudeau on NAFTA

Issuing stern warning to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the US President Donald Trump said US will either agree to a 'fair deal' on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or there will be no deal at all.

NAFTA: Trump open to new US-Canada trade deal excluding Mexico

12 Oct 2017

NAFTA: Trump open to new US-Canada trade deal excluding Mexico

US President Donald Trump has envisaged a US-Canada trade pact that excludes Mexico, should negotiations to reform the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the three countries fail.

Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump

24 Aug 2017

Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump

Addressing supporters at the 'Make America Great Again' rally in Phoenix, Arizona, President Donald Trump noted that he will build a border wall, even if he has to close down the US government.

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

19 May 2017

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

The Trump administration has formally informed the US Congress that it intends on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.

Trump tells Canada and Mexico that US isn't terminating NAFTA

27 Apr 2017

Trump tells Canada and Mexico that US isn't terminating NAFTA

President Donald Trump told Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto that America won't be leaving the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

27 Feb 2017

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

26 Feb 2017

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".

Trudeau walks a diplomatic tight rope during Trump meeting

14 Feb 2017

Trudeau walks a diplomatic tight rope during Trump meeting

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visited the White House to meet US President Donald Trump.

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

12 Feb 2017

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.

Trump: US begins designing border wall

09 Feb 2017

Trump: US begins designing border wall

The US is in the process of designing the wall which will be constructed along the Mexico border, said President Donald Trump.

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

02 Feb 2017

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

President Donald Trump threatened to send American troops into Mexico to take care of "bad hombres" [bad men] in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a leaked White House transcript cited by the Associated Press.

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

27 Jan 2017

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

US President Donald Trump suggested that a new 20% tax on imports from Mexico would be instituted to finance the construction of a border wall.

Trump fulfils campaign pledge, orders Mexico border wall's construction

26 Jan 2017

Trump fulfils campaign pledge, orders Mexico border wall's construction

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for the construction of an "impassable physical barrier" along the US-Mexico border.

Trump seeks money from US coffers, says Mexico will reimburse

07 Jan 2017

Trump seeks money from US coffers, says Mexico will reimburse

In a recent tweet, President-elect Trump said American taxpayers will be reimbursed for a new border-wall by Mexico and that US-money spent initially will be for the "sake of speed".

Trump lays down his policy- 'Buy American and Hire Americans'

15 Dec 2016

Trump lays down his policy- 'Buy American and Hire Americans'

President-elect Donald Trump, at a victory rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin said that his government will support two simple rules: "buy American and hire Americans."

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

08 Dec 2016

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

A Global Times report titled 'Trump may be cool to alliance with Delhi' suggested that president-elect Donald Trump may increase Indo-US defence co-operation to "suppress" China.

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

06 Dec 2016

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

President-elect Donald Trump met Al Gore at Trump tower in New York and is said to have discussed 'Climate Change' at length.

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

06 Dec 2016

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened American firms with dire consequences if they move abroad and still hope to sell products in the US; he has proposed a 35% punitive tax.

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

25 Nov 2016

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

The Indian IT-sector is getting jittery over the implementation of Trump's campaign promises; he had stressed on prioritizing jobs and wages for US workers and also cap the number of H-1B visas.

Trump's statements: Then and now

23 Nov 2016

Trump's statements: Then and now

Donald Trump has been found changing his statements on several key issues.

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

22 Nov 2016

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

In a video message, outlining his plans once he assumes office, Donald Trump said one of his foremost actions would be scrapping the Trans-Pacific-Partnership agreement.

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

12 Nov 2016

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

A US expert on South Asian issues said that the problem of H-1B visas could be a sore point for the India-US ties under Trump's leadership.

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

11 Nov 2016

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

US President-elect Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House and promised to seek his counsel on governance; Trump also revealed a new health plan, scrapping Obamacare.

Won't pay for the wall: Mexico

10 Nov 2016

Won't pay for the wall: Mexico

Mexico reiterated its stance that it will not pay for the wall Donald Trump promised to erect on the US southern border.

Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 Presidential Election

10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 Presidential Election

Republican presidential candidate and real estate baron Donald Trump defeated the Democrats' Hillary Clinton by 210,472 votes.

Remittances to finance the Mexico Wall: Donald Trump

02 Sep 2016

Remittances to finance the Mexico Wall: Donald Trump

The then Republican Presidential candidate, Trump, intended to extract funds from Mexicans for building his proposed wall on the southern border of USA.