DONALD Trump has confirmed his wife Melania WILL be moving to Washington.Speaking at a press conference on Thursday he said: "Melania goes back and forth and once Barron finishes school, it's hard to take a child out of school with a few months left, she and Barron will be moving over to the White House."There had been a lot of speculation the president's wife wasn't going to join him in the American capital, with sources saying she preferred New York.Reports quoted a family insider say Melania may decide to stay at Trump Tower in Manhattan instead of moving to Washington DC to live with her husband.The source told source told US Weekly: "They will re-evaluate toward the end of the school year if they will keep this arrangement or if Melania and Barron will move to Washington.”“They could go either way right now. They will ultimately do what’s best for Barron.”Melania and Barron, 10, were expected to join the president at the end of the school year, but the … [Read more...] about Trump confirms wife Melania WILL move into the White House as he defends ‘successful’ First Lady in sensational press conference
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BRITISH reporters were locked out of the White House ahead of a landmark press conference with Theresa May and President Trump — because guards were confused about their date of birth.A press pack from the UK were held at the gates because security officials could not understand their documents listing birth dates in day, month and year.Dates of birth in the US are listed in month, day and year.One reporter, who laughed when he was blocked from entering, was blasted by a White House press aide who said: "Why is that funny?"The world's media were gathering ahead of Friday's symbolic meeting between Donald Trump and the Prime Minister.Mrs May is the first foreign leader to visit the US since Trump's inauguration last week.On Thursday she told leading Republicans that Brexit Britain and Trump's America have "the responsibility to lead the world", drawing huge applause and leading to comparisons with the famously strong relationship between President Ronald Reagan and … [Read more...] about British reporters locked out of Theresa May and Donald Trump press conference at the White House because Secret Service were confused about their dates of birth
VLADIMIR Putin has claimed Russia has the “best” prostitutes in the world during his first public comments about Donald Trump’s ‘dirty dossier’.The widely discredited document contained lurid allegations against the President-elect relating to an unspecified stay at a Moscow hotel.The Russian President branded the salacious claims as “nonsense” and said the dossier was “an obvious fake” during a press conference, reports the Sputnik news agency.He also called those who leaked the document “worse than prostitutes” who have “no moral limits”.But during the news conference in the Kremlin, Putin also made bizarre remarks about the quality of his country’s call girls.Speaking about Trump, he said: "He arrived here and immediately ran off to meet Moscow prostitutes?""This is an adult and, moreover, a man who for many years has organised beauty contests.“He socialised with the most beautiful women … [Read more...] about Putin insists Russia’s prostitutes are the ‘best in the world’ during bizarre press conference in which he slammed Trump’s ‘dirty dossier’
SELF-confessed germaphobe Donald Trump has denied he watched prostitutes engage in "degrading sexual acts" in a Russian hotel room - because he is obsessed with cleanliness.During a news conference at Trump Tower in New York City, the president-elect picked holes in the accusations which have been detailed in a leaked "dirty dossier".He slammed the 35-page report as "fake news", adding that he has a pathological fear of germs.The definition of a germaphobe is a person with an "extreme fear" of germs who is obsessed with cleanliness.Celebrities who are said to be germaphobes include Michael Jackson and Cameron Diaz.Legend Jackson's extreme fear of germs meant he wore surgical masks and gloves while in public.While actress Cameron Diaz is said to repeatedly wash her hands throughout the day - using her elbows instead of her hands to open doors.Trump is well-known for having a fear of germs.He has previously been hesitant to shake hands with people he meets for … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump a germaphobe, what does it mean and what else did he say at the press conference?
VLADIMIR Putin will hold his annual press conference to a packed room of more than 1,400 journalists.But why does the Russian president hold the event and why has it been postponed this year?Vladimir Putin will hold his annual televised press conference on Friday.More than 1,400 journalists will attend the event which lasted three hours in 2015. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin had decided to postpone his major annual press conference to attend the funeral of murdered ambassador Andrei Karlov.He said: "Because of the fact that the funeral ceremony of the slain Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, will take place on Thursday, the president has decided not to hold the major press conference on this day .“The major press conference will start at noon on Friday, December 23“The president will take part in the mourning ceremonies.” Veteran diplomat Karlov was shot nine times in the back by off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas at the art … [Read more...] about When is Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference, what will he talk about and how can I watch?
Donald Trump has been dogged by questions about potential conflicts of interests between his business ventures and his political role pretty much since he launched his presidential campaign. And he was not able or - as many argue - willing to resolve the issue during the course of the campaign, just as he has rejected calls to release his tax returns, a customary practice for presidential nominees. If Trump was hoping that the questions about his many potential conflicts of interests would simply fade away over time, he was wrong. While that might have been the case had he lost the election, winning the White House has only increased the urgency of calls for Trump to clearly separate his future presidential duties from his business roles and interests. Complete separation To address the issue the president-elect finally announced a press conference for mid-December where he said he would present his plans to avoid potential conflicts of interests - only to later … [Read more...] about Can a President Trump avoid conflict of interests?
President Donald Trump welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House for their first meeting on Friday. They sat for photos in the Oval Office following their talks and roundtable discussion with US and German business leaders. Trump had quipped with journalists, urging them to "send a good picture back to Germany, please." Despite awkward body language from both leaders, Merkel said the talks went "very well." Trump is the third US President Merkel has met as chancellor. She took time in the press conference to appreciate the role of the US in rebuilding Germany after World War II through the Marshall Plan, and in reunifying Germany after 1989. On defense and NATO spending Trump reaffirmed his "strong support" for the NATO alliance, but he also said he had pressed the chancellor to increase Germany's defense budget and to meet the 2 percent of GDP target for defense spending. NATO allies, the president said, need to "pay their … [Read more...] about US President Trump welcomes Chancellor Merkel to the White House
"Sorry, no one there." The nice young woman from the American delegation at the UN climate conference in Marrakesh is unable to provide the German journalist with an interview partner – someone who could answer questions on what will happen now, following the election of Donald Trump as the next US president. Donald Trump, who believes that climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese. Who wants to build the controversial oil pipeline from Canada that Barack Obama blocked on environmental grounds. Who wants to cancel, with immediate effect, Obama's plan to reduce environmentally damaging emissions from coal-fired power stations. Everyone here in Marrakesh is talking about Donald Trump. "Our climate envoy Jonathan Pershing will hold a press conference at the start of the week; you'll have to wait until then," the nice young woman continues. This will probably be Pershing's last climate conference; presumably he, like many of President Obama's team, will be replaced. Meanwhile, … [Read more...] about Climate conference: Who’s afraid of President Trump?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled to the White House Monday where he shook hands with US President Donald Trump for the first time since Trump's inauguration. Trudeau is the third foreign leader to meet with Trump, following British Prime Minister Theresa May and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The two leaders were scheduled to talk about free trade between the neighboring countries and beyond, as well as a roundtable discussion about women in the workplace. Before the trip, Trudeau said he expected to "find a lot of common ground" with Trump. The two countries are incredibly important to one another in trade. More than 75 percent of Canada's exports goes to its sole neighbor as 18 percent of US exports go to Canada. Canadians are concerned about what Trump may do to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an agreement Trump has vowed to renegotiate. NAFTA, which went into effect in 1994, is a trilateral trade agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico. … [Read more...] about Canada PM Trudeau seeks common ground with President Trump in Washington
Yale Law School graduate Christopher Wray appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for a confirmation hearing to become director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a 10-year term. President Donald Trump nominated 50-year-old Wray to be FBI director on June 7, praising his choice as a "man of impeccable credentials." "If I am given the honor of leading this agency, I will never allow the FBI's work to be driven by anything other than the facts, the law, and the impartial pursuit of justice. Period," Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. "There is only one right way to do this job, and that is with strict independence, by the book, playing it straight, faithful to the constitution, faithful to our laws, faithful to the best practices of the institution, without fear, without favoritism, and certainly without regard to any partisan political influence," the born New Yorker Wray told the committee. Trump fired Comey during Russia … [Read more...] about US President Trump’s choice for FBI chief Wray vows ‘impartial pursuit of justice’