Poll: Most blacks and Hispanics want Census citizenship question; Trump plans executive order

Poll: Most blacks and Hispanics want Census citizenship question; Trump plans executive order

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2019 President Donald Trump planned on July 11 to announce he would sign an executive order to ensure that a citizenship question is included in the 2020 Census. The citizenship question has not been asked on the full Census since 1950. Most recently, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to […]

Meanwhile in Venezuela, UN reports 4 million have fled the country

Meanwhile in Venezuela, UN reports 4 million have fled the country

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a stunningly stark report on the political and economic conditions in Venezuela, the UN’s Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet, outlined a troubling litany of continuing human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and economic privations characterizing the besieged Latin American country. The groundbreaking report by the […]

UK warship aimed guns at Iran ships challenging tanker

UK warship aimed guns at Iran ships challenging tanker

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2019 The British warship HMS Montrose on July 10 trained its guns on Iranian ships which UK authorities say were impeding a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. “Contrary to international law, three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial vessel, British Heritage, through the […]

With Ambassador’s resignation, ‘special relationship’ with UK officially in question

With Ambassador’s resignation, ‘special relationship’ with UK officially in question

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2019 President Donald Trump’s suspicions of the UK government’s role in the massive investigation of him and his associates were confirmed with the revelation this week that London’s top envoy in Washington had written a “dossier” filled with anti-Trump vitriol, a report said. The resignation on July 10 of British […]

Perot’s son wrote two large checks to Trump campaign before billionaire died

Perot’s son wrote two large checks to Trump campaign before billionaire died

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2019 Ross Perot, legendary for his generosity and a political maverick who many analysts say paved the way for populist presidential campaigns, passed away on July 9 at age 89. In March, Perot’s son wrote two checks of the maximum legal limit to President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, Fox News […]

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2019 The United States plans to form a military coalition “that would ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and Bab al-Mandab,” the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on July 9. The U.S. is “engaging now with a number of countries” who could […]

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2019 The Chinese and international media have largely ignored mass demonstrations in Hong Kong, which started as opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved into ongoing, full-fledged protests against Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed rule over the autonomous territory. While hundreds of thousands of protesters routinely jam the former British colony’s […]

Historic: Trump fundraising seen breaking all records

Historic: Trump fundraising seen breaking all records

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2019 President Donald Trump is on pace to raise $2 billion to $2.5 billion for his re-election effort, political insiders say. “Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising committee […]

Wikipedia entry on Bill Clinton’s ties to pedophile Epstein deleted day after arrest

Wikipedia entry on Bill Clinton’s ties to pedophile Epstein deleted day after arrest

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2019 Soon after Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New York, users took to the open-sourced Wikipedia to delete references related to the billionaire pedophile’s connections to former President Bill Clinton. The reference tying Epstein to President Donald Trump was left intact. “As people in our society will do, when they […]

‘Crime wave of defamation’: Mueller reportedly ‘violated civil rights’ of Trump, multiple associates

‘Crime wave of defamation’: Mueller reportedly ‘violated civil rights’ of Trump, multiple associates

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2019 Several Trump associates who were subjects of Robert Mueller’s “crime wave of defamation” are pressing Republican lawmakers to ask the former special counsel why they were targeted when he testifies before Congress on July 17. “There are over a dozen Trump associates never accused of any wrongdoing yet mentioned […]