Christopher Miller was brought aboard by Donald Trump following the departure of former Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, in November 2020. However, despite the high-profile role and a $200,000 per year salary, the defence chief has said he can’t wait to leave his post.
There has been much speculation as to what moves President Trump will make next as he continues to resist the outcome of the November 2020 election. Now, opponents fear that a series of candid photos of one loyalist at the White House may offer some clues.
The US intelligence community spent four years and tens of millions of dollars probing Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election campaign. A report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller from in 2019 found no evidence of a Trump-Russia conspiracy, but officials who started the hysteria have yet to face any consequences.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President-elect Joe Biden has nominated veteran diplomats Wendy R. Sherman and Victoria Nuland as deputy secretary of state and under secretary for political affairs, respectively, his office said on Saturday.
On 13 January the US House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time, after accusations from both sides of the political spectrum that his claims of ‘election rigging’ had incited supporters to storm the Capitol. Notably, ten Republicans sided with the accusing Democrats.
Joe Biden’s transition team launched a new account for the president-elect on 14 January, @PresElectBiden. The account has a temporary Twitter handle as it will automatically become @POTUS when the Democrat is sworn in on 20 January, while President Donald Trump’s @POTUS account will be archived as @POTUS45.
Astronomers first detected gravitational waves in 2016 using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, yet those space-time distortions are loud outbursts, caused when massive objects collide. Researchers are now hoping to detect gravitational waves that are more like the ‘background noise’ of the Universe.
Although best known as Microsoft's co-founder and one of the richest people on the planet, Gates has had a vested interest in farming since at least early 2000s, funnelling money into the agricultural sector in developing countries.
The British judge denied a request to extradite Australian publisher Julian Assange to the US this month over worries about the state of the editor’s mental health. Assange is facing up to 175 years in US prison under Espionage Act charges for posting hundreds of thousands of classified documents through his blog WikiLeaks.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The administration of outgoing US President Donald Trump has carried out its 13th execution since reviving the federal death penalty in July, a media witness said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Outgoing US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardoning former White House chief strategist and top campaign aide Steve Bannon before vacating the Oval Office, media reported.
The social platform Parler was suspended last week by Amazon, Apple, and Google in the wake of the US Capitol riots on 6 January for ostensibly failing to moderate content inciting hate and violence, prompting the app to file a lawsuit against Amazon Web Services (AWS), accusing the company of violating antitrust laws.
61-year-old political strategist John Weaver had been advising the late Senator John McCain during his presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2008 as well as former Ohio Governor John Kasich in his 2016 GOP primary bid. He is one of the founders of the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump political action committee.
James Murdoch, youngest son of media oligarch Rupert Murdoch, earlier in summer resigned from his position on the board of his father's News Corp media empire, citing "disagreements over the editorial content".
On Wednesday the US House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach for a second time the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, for “incitement to violence". The accusations follow widespread claims from Democrats and some Republicans that he is largely responsible for the violent 6 January attack that resulted in five deaths.
After Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the 2016 US presidential election, a special investigation into what was described as "collusion" by the Trump campaign with the Kremlin was conducted by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller - only to discover no "direct evidence" to support the allegations.
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that US President Donald Trump had ordered the US Department of Defense to split from decades-old practices and include Israel as part of the US Central Command’s (CENTCOM) responsibility, in light of the recently-signed Abraham Accords.
After the deadly 6 January attack on the US Capitol building, the Twitter account of the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, was permanently banned amid accusations that he inspired the violent insurrection. The strict measures, taken to prevent Trump from allegedly inciting further violence, were quickly repeated on other social media platforms.
Following the deadly riots on 6 January that saw Trump supporters attack the US Capitol, three top members of the Trump administration resigned, including Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that the origin of the COVID-19 coronavirus may be linked to activities of Chinese laboratories in the city of Wuhan.