Tag: Trump

‘Trump political base hit hardest by coronavirus’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tomas Philipson (top right) says low-wage earners have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic The economic impact of the coronavirus has taken a heavier toll on low-wage earners according to Tomas J Philipson, the chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. In an exclusive interview with the BBC before his… Read more →

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George Floyd: What has Trump done for black jobs, poverty and crime?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump is looking to pick up black votes in the 2020 election As protests continue across the US over the death of an African-American man, George Floyd, President Donald Trump has said he’s done “more for the black community than any president since Abraham Lincoln”. He tweeted that he had delivered the lowest… Read more →

Trump delays ‘outdated’ G7 leaders’ summit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump made the comments on board Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida US President Donald Trump has said he will postpone this year’s G7 summit and invite leaders of other countries to participate in the talks. “I don’t feel that… it properly represents what’s going on in the world.… Read more →