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Donald Trump and George W. Bush

Donald Trump appears to be doing everything he can to fan the flames of anger with his threats of "shooting" and "vicious dogs." It is basically the same attitude he took to the coronavirus crisis, going as far as saying that having the highest number of infections in the world was a "badge of honor."

Trump evacuated to underground bunker VIDEO

Trump spent almost an hour in the bunker on Friday night, said an unnamed source who wished to remain anonymous.
An unnamed member of the Republican Party close to the White House said that Trump was quickly removed to the underground bunker due to the demonstrations in front of the White House, and that was confirmed by another official.

President Trump Asks for Expedited Investigation for the Death of George Floyd

President Donald Trump on Wednesday addressed the death of a Minneapolis black man who died after he was restrained by a white police officer, telling reporters he planned to receive a "full report" on the incident that he described as a "very sad event."

Salvage firm to retrieve telegraph from Titanic wreck

A judge in the U.S. state of Virginia has allowed a salvage firm to retrieve the telegraph machine used to send distress calls from the Titanic.

In an order issued on May 18, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith acknowledged the historical and cultural importance of the Macroni wireless telegraph, Fox News reported on Wednesday.

Trump: COVID-19 worse than Pearl Harbor, 9/11 attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on May 6 that the coronavirus pandemic is worse with the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the World Trade Center. 

"We went through the worst attack we've ever had on our country. This is really the worst attack we've ever had," he told reporters at the White House. "This is worse than Pearl Harbor. This is worse than the World Trade Center."

Turnover of retail trade up 9.4pct in Q1

The volume of turnover for retail trade (excluding trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles) increased in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, both as gross series and as series adjusted to the number of working days and seasonality by 9.4pct and 7.5pct, respectively, informs the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

White House to wind down coronavirus task force as focus shifts to aftermath: Trump

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on May 5.   

Trump confirmed the plans after Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the group, told reporters the White House may start moving coordination of the U.S. response on to federal agencies in late May.