Trump touts busy day of meetings- then appears to play golf

The presidents Thanksgiving journey to Mar-a-Lago seemed to take a recreational turn, despite his staffs insisting he had a full schedule of sessions and calls Donald Trump appears to have headed straight-out to the golf course on the first day of his Thanksgiving trip-up to Mar-a-Lago in Florida- despite his staff insisting only an hour […]

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How big pharma’s money- and its politicians- feed the US opioid crisis

Tom Marino might have withdrawn from consideration as Trumps drug czar, but drug money is coursing through the veins of Congress contributing directly to an epidemic that kills thousands of Americans each year Donald Trump was not incorrect. Hours before his nominee for” medication czar” withdrew from consideration over his part in a statute limiting […]

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Hamilton attains triumphant debut in Washington- but will Trump go to see it?

Hit musical, which Mike Pence was booed at during a 2016 performance, opened after staggeringly successful run in New York The mega-hit musical Hamilton made a triumphant debut in Washington on Thursday, coinciding with Donald Trump’s birthday. There seems little prospect, however, of the US president ever attending the show. Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda […]

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Trump’s endless Mar-a-Lago travel is transgressing the bank. Here’s a solution for him | Jamie Peck

The president has traveled almost every weekend on working vacations. If the demands of the job are too much for him, he neednt stay in office Back in March, Donald Trump released a budget blueprint that proposed to eliminate some 62 federal agencies and programs- and cripple more of them- by slashing their budgets to […]

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Donald Trump has lost tens of millions on Scottish golf courses, accounts show

Records for resorts in Aberdeenshire and Ayrshire conflict with FEC filings in the US and uncover he has avoided paying UK corporation tax on the two courses Donald Trump has lost virtually 26 m ($ 31.8 m) building his golfing empire in Scotland, his company accounts prove a sum that means the Republican presidential nominee […]

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Trump says he will achieve Middle East peace- after a quick round of golf

Breaking with White House custom, president acknowledges to scheduled play with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson after phone call with Turkish president Donald Trump broke with White House custom on Friday by acknowledging he was playing golf. He would fit in a quick round with Tiger Woods, he said, after attempting peace in the Middle […]

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Ryder Cup: how golf is new focus of soft power diplomacy

With Donald Trump a keen player, tournament offers chance for Europe to show united front As the Ryder Cup tees off for the first time in France this weekend, at a vast course beyond the Palace of Versailles, golf is becoming a new focus of soft power diplomacy in an era of a US president […]

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Trump’s endless Mar-a-Lago travel is transgressing the bank. Here’s a solution for him | Jamie Peck

The president has traveled almost every weekend on working vacations. If the demands of the job are too much for him, he neednt stay in office Back in March, Donald Trump released a budget blueprint that proposed to eliminate some 62 federal agencies and programs- and cripple more of them- by slashing their budgets to […]

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Hamilton builds triumphant debut in Washington- but will Trump go to see it?

Hit musical, which Mike Pence was booed at during a 2016 performance, opened after enormously successful run in New York The mega-hit musical Hamilton made a triumphant debut in Washington on Thursday, coinciding with Donald Trump’s birthday. There seems little prospect, however, of the US president ever attending the show. Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda […]

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Hamilton induces triumphant debut in Washington- but will Trump go to see it?

Hit musical, which Mike Pence was booed at during a 2016 performance, opened after tremendously successful run in New York The mega-hit musical Hamilton made a triumphant debut in Washington on Thursday, coinciding with Donald Trump’s birthday. There seems little prospect, however, of the US president ever attending the show. Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda […]

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