Tag: Donald Trump

US election 2016: Donald Trump sweeps five US states

Donald Trump has won presidential primaries in all five US states that voted on Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton triumphed in four out of five. Mr Trump called himself the Republican “presumptive nominee” after victories in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The results bring him closer to the number of delegates he needs before […]

American presidential hopeful Donald Trump warns Britain is not safe in wake of Brussels

The Republican front-runner has suggested Britain was among countries which have become “weak” and cannot protect themselves. Mr Trump said that Europe had “very, very severe” problems when it came to terrorism and that it needed better law enforcement.   He spoke out as riot police in Brussels fired water cannon at far-Right protesters yesterday. […]

Trump calls for tough U.S. border security after Brussels attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called again for tougher U.S. border security following Tuesday’s deadly attacks on the Brussels airport, saying “we have to be very vigilant and careful about who we allow into our country.”   Trump’s comments, in an interview on NBC’s “Today” program, came a day after he expressed […]

Trump: I’ll move the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the American embassy there if elected.   The comments were made in an interview to CNN hours before Trump was due to address the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC. He later repeated the same comments at […]

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Vow to Protect Israel but Differ on Means

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump on Monday presented sharply different views on how the United States should deal with the Middle East and its relationship with Israel, previewing for an influential pro-Israel audience a debate on foreign policy that could play out this fall if they face each other in the general […]

Trump chooses Israel as subject of first serious policy speech

WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump, real estate tycoon and frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, offered an unusually detailed policy speech on Israel and the Middle East at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference on Monday night.   The speech was a departure from his typical speechifying: Trump used a teleprompter, from […]

Why Israel Loves Donald Trump

This might be the most surprising poll from a wild, unpredictable 2016 campaign: One in four Israeli Jews would vote for Donald Trump.   The real estate mogul does not have a coherent position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, except to break with decades of Republican orthodoxy and announce that he would be “neutral.” His GOP […]

Foreign diplomats voicing alarm to U.S. officials about Trump

Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to U.S. government officials about what they say are inflammatory and insulting public statements by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, according to senior U.S. officials.   Officials from Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia have complained in recent private conversations, mostly about the xenophobic nature of Trump’s statements, […]

Jeffress on Trump: Evangelicals desire electability

A high-profile Southern Baptist pastor says evangelicals “by the droves” are flocking to support billionaire Donald Trump because polls indicate there’s not much support nationally for a born-again Christian to be elected – and electability, says the pastor, should now take center stage.   Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has passed on fellow Senator Ted Cruz […]

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Clinton’s victories in seven states were just as impressive but in many ways predictable, propelled by African-American voters in southern states like Arkansas, where she and former President Bill Clinton began their political careers.   Trump’s rivals Ted Cruz, a US senator from Texas, and Marco Rubio, a US senator from Florida, emphasized their determination […]