Trump ‘politicising’ NY attack, Senate Democratic leader Schumer says

New York Senator Chuck Schumer accused U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday of politicising the deadly Manhattan truck attack, which authorities have labelled a terrorist incident. Trump tweeted that the suspect, believed to be an immigrant from Uzbekistan, had entered the United States through a visa lottery system established through 1990 legislation that then-congressman Schumer […]

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort to surrender to FBI -reports

The former campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, was told to surrender to federal authorities on Monday, according to two media reports, in the first charges stemming from a special counsel investigation of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Manfort was to surrender to federal law enforcement authorities, CNN […]

Trump’s restrictions on refugees an unnecessary security measure – Muslim rights group

President Donald Trump’s decision to extend restrictions on refugee admissions is an unnecessary security measure based on a nonexistent threat, Muslim Public Affairs Council Vice President Omar Noureldin said. On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order to resume a refugee admissions program that includes tight restrictions and stricter vetting procedures for citizens from 11 unnamed […]