17 Jan 2020

White House ‘broke law’ by withholding Ukraine aid, says watchdog

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has ruled that by withholding financial aid from Ukraine, the Trump administration broke the law. President Trump is being accused of freezing aid to pressure Ukraine into investigating a political rival, and Ukraine has since opened a probe into separate allegations linked to the impeachment

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04 Apr 2019

Mar-a-Lago’s Security Problems Go Way Beyond a Thumb Drive

According to various security experts, the recent incident in which a Chinese woman carrying a thumb drive containing malware was arrested at Mar-a-Lago, exposes a variety of security issues affecting Donald Trump’s private resort, where he has spent about 100 days since he was sworn in as president in 2017.

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03 Apr 2019

Asian woman with a thumb drive containing malware arrested at Mar-a-Lago

On March 30, a Chinese woman carrying a thumb drive containing malware was arrested at US President Trump’s private Mar-a-Lago resort. The woman was arrested after lying to Secret Service agents and hotel staff about the purpose of her visit. Upon her arrest, Secret Service agents discovered the thumb drive

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06 Feb 2019

President Trump’s State of the Union transcript, annotated

Postponed a week due to the shutdown, President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address, evaluating, analyzing, and claiming progress across several fronts while highlighting ongoing crises on others. The Washington Post hosts a transcript of the address here, annotated with comments and supplementary information.  Source: President Trump’s

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26 Dec 2018

Trump agrees to visit Turkey after invitation from Turkish president, official says

“A Turkish official says U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s invitation to visit the country that straddles Asia and Europe. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Monday that Trump wants to make the trip in 2019 but a date hasn’t

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