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U.S. judge denies Trump administration’s request to block Bolton’s memoir

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  A federal judge on Saturday denied the Trump administration’s request to block the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton’s memoir. “While Bolton’s unilateral conduct raises grave national security concerns, the government has not established that an injunction is an appropriate remedy,” Royce Lamberth, district …

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Troubled Trump attacks ex-aide who calls him not ‘fit’ for office

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s presidency was in turmoil Thursday after top ex-aide John Bolton declared him unfit for office, raising the stakes on a controversial re-election rally meant to boost his flailing campaign — yet facing troubles of its own. Trump’s once supremely self-confident march toward a …

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Trump asked China’s Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

Washington, United States | AFP |  Donald Trump pleaded with China’s leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president’s former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday. Bolton alleges in a blistering critique that Trump’s focus …

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Trump government sues to block ex-aide Bolton’s book

Washington, United States | AFP |  The Trump administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to prevent publication of former national security advisor John Bolton’s book, which is expected to provide a damning insider portrait of the White House. The Department of Justice alleged in its suit, filed in federal court in …

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Compliments and criticism: Trump and his ex-aides

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump ridiculed his former national security advisor John Bolton this week after Bolton threatened to become a prime witness against the US leader in the Senate impeachment trial. Trump was once a big fan of Bolton, but he now knows — like so …

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Battle for witnesses looms as defense rests in Trump trial

Washington, United States | AFP |  The fight over calling witnesses to testify in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial intensified Tuesday after Trump’s lawyers closed their defense calling the abuse of power charges against him politically motivated. Democrats sought to have the Senate subpoena former White House national security advisor John …

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House to formalize Trump impeachment investigation

Washington, United States | AFP | Democrats laid out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday as they accumulated more evidence to support charges that he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost his own 2020 electoral prospects. One day after a decorated army officer told Congressional investigators he witnessed Trump …

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More than ever, Mike Pompeo at helm of Trump foreign policy

Washington, United States | AFP |  Speaking at the White House after John Bolton’s surprise exit as national security adviser, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo couldn’t hide a smile of satisfaction. With the departure of Bolton, Pompeo has become the undisputed king of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy — with the …

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Trump fires hawkish national security chief Bolton

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the firing of hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, a move widely seen as boosting the president’s push to negotiate with US foes in Afghanistan, North Korea and other trouble spots. Trump, who said he had disagreed “strongly” with …

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