Book reveals Trump effort to persuade Justice Kennedy to step aside for Kavanaugh
February 29, 2020

New book Dark Towers tells of how family coordinated charm offensive to convince ageing supreme court justice to retire

The Trump family carried out a coordinated White House charm offensive to persuade Anthony Kennedy, a swing vote on the supreme Continue reading

One year inside Trump’s monumental Facebook campaign
February 23, 2020

A Guardian investigation of 218,100 ads reveals how the campaigns sophisticated social media machine targets conservative voters

As the Democratic candidates for president spent 2019 battling each other in early voting states, Donald Trumps re-election campaign built a sophisticated Continue reading

US and Europe clash over climate crisis threat on last Davos day
February 5, 2020

US Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin downplay risks posed by climate emergency

The US and Europe have clashed over the threat posed by global heating as Donald Trumps finance minister downplayed the risks of a climate crisis during the final session Continue reading

White House expecting agreement with China ‘within next week or so’
January 28, 2020

Trade adviser Peter Navarro suggests little more than translation of text is needed

The White House has signalled that a trade agreement with China could come within the next week, amid speculation that a delegation from Beijing will travel to Continue reading