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President-elect Trump worries me

The unthinkable is only unthinkable until it happens. Then, like the sacking of Rome, it can seem historically inevitable. So it is with the global political earthquake that is the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. If he is true to his campaign pledges, which were many and reckless, […]

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Why Russia wants a Trump victory; it’s all about the money

To understand why Mr. Putin is rooting for the American billionaire, you have to follow the money – and not just Mr. Trump’s alleged links to Russian businesses. The Kremlin, analysts here say, is running out of money fast, and needs to find a way to end the Western sanctions that were levelled against it […]

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Judge issues restraining order against Trump campaign over voter-harassment fears

An Ohio judge has issued a temporary restraining order against members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to prevent them from intimidating voters in the Buckeye State after the filing of a lawsuit that alleged Trump’s campaign, in cahoots with a GOP operative and his political action committee, were conspiring to suppress minority votes in the […]

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New York attorney general orders Trump Foundation to stop fundraising

Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has been ordered to suspend its fundraising immediately for violating state law, the New York attorney general’s office said on Monday. The Trump Foundation was served with a cease-and-desist letter on Friday, in which James Sheehan, the head of the attorney general’s charities bureau, wrote that the New York-based organization “must […]

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Who are Donald Trump’s followers?

Donald Trump has grabbed the hearts of angry, frustrated Americans. The following articles provide a glimpse of the changing face of the American voter. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/who-are-donald-trumps-supporters-really/471714/ http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/feb/24/donald-trump-voters-demographics-nevada-caucus http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/digging-pro-trump-vote-who-makes-his-base-n526936 http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/02/23/early-data-suggest-an-angry-nevada-electorate-that-should-favor-donald-trump/