Tag: Donald Trump

UN’s human rights chief compares ‘demagogues’ Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and Geert Wilders to Isis

The UN’s human rights chief has compared controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders to Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and Isis, in a hard-hitting speech at The Hague.   Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, who has held the position for two years, called for action to confront European and US politicians who breed “an atmosphere thick with hate”, as […]

UN human rights chief: Trump spreads ‘humiliating racial and religious prejudice’

The United Nations human rights chief on Monday accused U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of spreading “humiliating racial and religious prejudice” and warned of a rise of populist politics that could turn violent.   In comments at a security and justice conference, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he […]

Trump as American ‘messiah?’ Rabbi says yes

Donald Trump has been called a lot of things. “Messiah” probably isn’t one of them.   A Jewish rabbi from New Jersey, however, is making that claim, making clear in the process that he doesn’t see the GOP presidential nominee as the Messiah but rather a messiah.   Rabbi Mendel Kessin, during a lecture shared […]

As Trump vs. Clinton Captivates World, Netanyahu Is Unusually Silent

For three hours, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel held forth on all sorts of topics — on Israel and the Middle East, on his record and on his plans. One subject that Mr. Netanyahu studiously avoided in his expansive conversation with American visitors last weekend, though, was the United States election.   Much of […]

Coulter: If Clinton wins, ‘no hope for any Republican ever winning another election’

Forget about the speculation of Donald Trump potentially starting a media company if he loses to Hillary Clinton in November, Ann Coulter said Tuesday, suggesting that if the Manhattan businessman fails to stop Clinton’s election, the likes of talk-show hosts and Fox News will be made obsolete.   “I’ve been recommending that since the Mexico […]

Mexico president says he’s willing to meet with Trump

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday he was willing to meet with Donald Trump, months after comparing the Republican presidential candidate to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.   “Yes, I would meet with him,” Pena Nieto said, referring to Trump in a pre-taped television interview broadcast on Tuesday night.   “I have never […]

Obama to take trade battle to the heartland

President Barack Obama is taking the fight for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to America’s streets — directly countering the fusillades from Donald Trump and, increasingly, from Hillary Clinton.   The White House is making an all-out push to win passage of the deal in the lame-duck session of Congress, organizing 30 events over the […]

Trump stands by remarks that Obama is the Isis founder and its ‘most valuable player’

Donald Trump is refusing to back down on his claims that Barack Obama is the founder of the Islamic State (Isis) and that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is the co-founder.   The Republican presidential nominee stood by comments made on Thursday (11 August) and even called Obama the terrorist organisation’s “most valuable player”. On several […]

Trump: ‘Obama and Clinton are co-founders of ISIS’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday accused US President Barack Obama of being the “founder” of extremist terrorist organization Islamic State, according to The Guardian newspaper.   “ISIS is honoring President Obama… He is the founder of ISIS,” Trump said during a campaign stop in Sunrise, Florida.   “And, I would say the co-founder […]

Trump: I’d be the ‘last one’ to use nukes

Donald Trump on Saturday hit back at critics who question whether he should be entrusted with nuclear weapons, saying he would be the “last one” to ever authorize their use.   “Believe me, I would be the last one to use nuclear,” Trump said at a rally in Windham, N.H. “Because I understand what it […]