The US government’s budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018, its highest level in six years as President Donald Trump’s tax cuts caused the government to borrow more heavily in order to cover its spending.
US President Donald Trump has called the Associated Press “fake news” over a headline it had on a story about comments Trump made on the midterm congressional elections, saying the AP headline was misleading.
US President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift US sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and returned to the United States over the weekend.
There has never been a US administration more isolated internationally than the current government under Donald Trump, says an international affairs expert, a day after President Hassan Rouhani made the same remarks.
As international pressure is mounting on Saudi rulers by various governments and rights group over disappearance of a dissident journalist at Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Trump's administration still seems to be following an undetermined policy toward Riyadh on this issue, prompting many analysts to believe that Washington prefers Saudi trade over the value of human life.
A top scientist has accused Britain of ignoring warnings against fracking, which is extraction of oil and gas under huge pressure, saying authorities were imitating US President Donald Trump in having a deliberate disregard for scientific facts.