Donald Trump

Trump Shows His U.S. Presidential Bid is No Mere Publicity Stunt

By James Oliphant MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 10  – Donald Trump served notice on Tuesday to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former reality show host is no joke. While Trump had been expected to win New Hampshire’s nominating contest, he swamped the Republican field

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Trump, Cruz Tamp Down Expectations for Uncertain Iowa Vote

By Steve Holland and James Oliphant DES MOINES, Iowa/COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Feb 1 – Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battled on Sunday to persuade their supporters to turn out and tried to lower expectations on how well they will do in the first U.S. presidential nominating contest in Iowa on Monday. Iowa will set

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Trump Pulls out of Debate in Iowa in Journalist Spat

By Steve Holland and Ginger Gibson MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa/IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan 27 – U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump withdrew on Tuesday from a debate with party rivals this week out of anger at host Fox News, leaving the last encounter before Iowa’s pivotal nominating contest without the front-runner. Trump‘s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, told

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Confident Trump Says Could ‘Shoot Somebody’ and Not Lose Voters

By Steve Holland and Ginger Gibson PELLA, Iowa /ANKENY, Iowa, Jan 23 – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence on Saturday that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand on New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot somebody,” and still not lose voters. Nine

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UK Opposition Leader Invites Trump to Visit London Mosque

LONDON, Jan 17 – Britain’s opposition leader invited U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who sparked an outcry by calling for a ban on Muslims from entering the United States, to join him on a visit to a London mosque. The comments from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a socialist who represents a multi-ethnic district of

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Trump, Cruz Clash Over White House Eligibility in Tense Debate

By Steve Holland and James Oliphant NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 15 – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and top challenger Ted Cruz clashed sharply on Thursday over the Texas senator’s eligibility to run for the White House during a tense debate weeks before voters start to pick the party’s nominee. Businessman and reality TV star

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UAE Billionaire Says Gulf Money Would Quit U.S. if Trump Wins

By Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI, Jan 14 – Gulf Arabs could pull billions in investment money from the United States if Donald Trump wins the presidency later this year, billionaire UAE businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor told Reuters. Trump, front-runner to be the Republican presidential candidate, triggered outrage around the world when he advocated a temporary

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Behind Both Obama and Haley speeches, Trump Looms

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON, Jan 13 – Donald Trump was not in the room during President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union speech, but the Republican presidential front-runner held the center of attention nonetheless. Both Obama’s speech on Tuesday, and for that matter, the Republican response by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, took pains

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U.S. Muslim Woman Gets Thrown Out of Trump Rally

By Karen Brooks Jan 10 – A U.S. Muslim woman who was ejected from a Donald Trump rally in South Carolina while engaging in a silent protest said on Saturday she wanted to make the Republican presidential candidate’s backers recognize they are supporting “hateful rhetoric.” Rose Hamid, a 56-year-old flight attendant from North Carolina, stood

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Trump Threatens to Pull $1 bn Investment if He is Banned From U.K.

LONDON, Jan 7 – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has threatened to cancel over 700 million pounds ($1 billion) of planned investments in golf courses in Scotland if Britain slaps him with a travel ban. The threat from Trump, owner of two golf courses in his mother’s homeland of Scotland, comes as British lawmakers

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