Prince Philip dies: US Presidents Biden, Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush and Carter pay tribute

Joe Biden led tributes to Prince Philip from US Presidents on Friday morning, saying his legacy ‘will live on’ long after his death at the age of 99.   Prince Philip died on Friday, peacefully at Windsor Castle, 74 years after marrying Queen Elizabeth II and 68 years after her coronation. During his extraordinary life, he saw … Read more

More than 4 million Americans flew for the President’s Day holiday weekend

Millions of Americans traveled for President’s Day weekend despite warnings from health experts to avoid taking to the skies. New data from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) shows that 4.03 million people passed threw airport security checkpoints between Thursday and Sunday. On Friday alone, a total of 1.15 million people took flights. These are the … Read more

Donald Trump’s lawyers start their defense that the president’s speech wasn’t an incitement to riot

President Donald Trump’s team of impeachment lawyers summoned the furious rhetorical style of their client as they began his defense Friday against what they termed a ‘sham impeachment’ they branded a ‘witch hunt.’  Lawyer Michael van der Veen came out swinging with legal arguments that appeared to channel the former Twitter rage of his client … Read more

Covid-19 Brazil: Protests over president’s handling of pandemic

Hundreds of people joined protests across Brazil this weekend against President Jair Bolsonaro over his alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many demanding his resignation or impeachment.  Some 200 people gathered in central Brasilia, holding signs and banners saying ‘Bolsonaro Out’ and ‘Impeachment Now,’ while scores of autos drove slowly by, honking their horns … Read more

Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel is a dead zone after the president’s exit from Washington

As President Donald Trump has headed south, so has the see-and-be-seen nature of his Washington, D.C. hotel, once a hub for sightings of Trump family members and allies – and even the president himself.  On Thursday night, six tables of people were seated in the expansive Benjamin Bar and Lounge, while one table of guests – … Read more

Seven ‘Beast’ limos with four presidents makes Biden’s inauguration the biggest procession ever

Joe Biden’s inauguration saw the Secret Service put on the biggest motorcade procession in history, as at least seven ‘Beast’ limousines and an armada of armored cars transported the new president, vice president and three former presidents through the nation’s capital.  Seven heavily armored presidential limos, nicknamed the Beasts, were seen driving through Washington DC … Read more

Trump’s approval plummets to 29% making him one of the least popular presidents of all time

Trump’s approval rating plummets to an all-time low of 29% and drops 17% among Republicans after Capitol riot President Trump’s approval rating has plummeted after inciting a deadly riot at the Capitol  It also resulted in a sudden drop in support among voters in his own GOP party  Pew Research Center poll suggests only 29% … Read more

42% of voters say Donald Trump will go down as ‘one of the worst presidents’ in U.S. history

More than 4 in 10 voters say Donald Trump will go down as ‘one of the worst presidents’ in U.S. history as 58 per cent say they don’t believe election wasn’t stolen Forty-two per cent of registered voters think Donald Trump will go down in history as one of America’s worst presidents of all time, … Read more

Carla Bruni: ‘I tried to be a good president’s wife’

Becoming the first lady of France was a challenge for Carla Bruni Sarkozy. But the supermodel and multimillion-selling pop star has always lived life to the max. And, at 52, she’s just warming up…   Carla Bruni Sarkozy is laughing riotously because I’ve just told her I’m sure I got Covid at Madonna’s London concert in … Read more

Russian politicians approve lifetime immunity for presidents

Vlad breathes easy: Russian politicians approve lifetime immunity from prosecution for presidents following reforms announced by Putin The draft legislation would expand Putin’s immunity to cover his whole lifetime  It was part of a package of reforms approved in a referendum last summer  The reforms would also allow Putin, 68, to run for two more … Read more