Trump Speech

NEW YORK | Trump tweets praise for Kanye West on Saturday Night Live

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has panned Saturday Night Live’s season premiere but tweeted praise for Kanye West, who closed the show with a pro-Trump message. Saturday’s show opened with Matt Damon playing Brett Kavanaugh in a parody of Thursday’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on sexual assault claims. As the show ended, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump tweets praise for Kanye West on Saturday Night Live

WASHINGTON  | Russia hack of Democrat followed Trump speech

WASHINGTON  — Was it just a coincidence? In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the U.S. presidential campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” Hours later, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Russia hack of Democrat followed Trump speech

WASHINGTON  | Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

WASHINGTON  — Was Russia listening, after all? In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the U.S. presidential campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” Hours later, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

Trump gives GOP leaders rallying cry, roadmap for change

WASHINGTON/March 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump gave Republican congressional leaders a rallying cry and even a roadmap as they try to push through a sweeping and divisive agenda on health care, taxes and more. In his first address to a joint session of Congress, Trump said largely what GOP leaders were hoping to … Continue reading Trump gives GOP leaders rallying cry, roadmap for change

Trump sees ‘new chapter of American greatness’ in big speech

WASHINGTON/February 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time Tuesday night and issued a broad call for overhauling the nation’s health care system, significantly boosting military spending and plunging $1 trillion into upgrading crumbling infrastructure. Striking an optimistic tone, Trump declared: “The … Continue reading Trump sees ‘new chapter of American greatness’ in big speech

In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care

WASHINGTON/February 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats’ formal response to President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress on Tuesday, accusing him of planning to “rip affordable health insurance” from Americans and being “Wall Street’s champion.” Beshear also criticized Trump’s verbal assaults on “the loyalty and credibility” of … Continue reading In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care