Donald Trump ‘spoke from Air Force One to prank caller for almost four minutes, didn’t realise’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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A shock jock pretending to be Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, talked to President Trump, who was on Air Force One at the time, about immigration and more.
(Reuters) – General Motors Co warned on Friday that higher tariffs on imported vehicles under consideration by the Trump administration could cost jobs and lead to a “a smaller GM” while isolating U.S. businesses from the global market.
Belgium’s prime minister was “unimpressed” after receiving a letter from Trump about sticking to NATO pledges. With less than two weeks until the alliance summit in Brussels, Trump also said Germany needs to up spending.
The Trump administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy of separating immigrant parents and their children on the US border has resulted in the separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents and guardians, sparking a public outcry.
Canada is the latest country to retaliate against the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs. The Canadian tariffs were designed to cause political pain for Republican-controlled states and districts.
#TraitorTrump! In a filing with the Commerce Department, the automaker said the trade barriers “could lead to a smaller G.M.”
She has made peace with losing the election – but not with Donald Trump. Now she is fighting to undo the damage of the president’s child-separation policy – and has no time for debates over civility
When Hillary Clinton made her first public appearance after losing the 2016 election, it was her admission that she had felt like “never leaving the house again” that made headlines. Twenty months later, other details of the speech seem much more significant. That Clinton had left her house to address the Children’s Defense Fund, a child advocacy organisation, said a lot about where the defeated candidate saw her future. Her warning about “the little girl I met in Nevada who started to cry when she told me how scared she was that her parents would be taken away from her and be deported”, told us more about her country’s future than we knew. But when I quote her words back to her, it’s not the accuracy of her prescience that makes her shudder, but its inadequacy.
“I was hopeful that I wouldn’t see the worst of my fears come true. But it has been worse. I have to tell you, even I did not believe this would happen.”
Country announced taxes on items including ketchup, lawnmowers, whiskey and yoghurt amounting to $12.6bn
Canada has announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the US in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration’s duties on Canadian steel and aluminum.
Justin Trudeau’s government released the final list of items that will be targeted beginning 1 July. Some items will be subject to taxes of 10 or 25%.
Mass events, spurred by immigration policy and supreme court, urge unity in trying times: ‘It’s not about red or blue’
Organizers of demonstrations expected to take place across all 50 states on Saturday are calling for Americans outraged by Donald Trump’s immigration policies and the prospect of a supreme court swinging sharply right to put aside party differences and protest with one voice.
“This is an all hands on deck, stop the madness moment. It’s not a red or blue thing,” the national protest organizer, Ai-jen Poo, told the Guardian.