100 Days Without Trump on Twitter: A Nation Scrolls More Calmly

Democrats are breathing easier. Republicans are crying censorship. For all of the country’s news consumers, a strange quiet has descended after a four-year bombardment of presidential verbiage. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/17/us/politics/trump-twitter.html

How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations

Online donors were guided into weekly recurring contributions. Demands for refunds spiked. Complaints to banks and credit card companies soared. But the money helped keep Donald Trump’s struggling campaign afloat. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/03/us/politics/trump-donations.html

Donald Trump’s woes continue as the travel industry’s most important luxury travel agency has removed all Trump hotels and resorts from its network

What happens when the most powerful man in the world, aka President of the United States, loses his crowning glory? For former presidents like Obama, life has continued to be a sunny and gleeful road, but for Donald Trump, the bright road is replaced by a path with more roadblocks than he must’ve via Technology and News Today https://luxurylaunches.com/hotels_and_resorts/donald-trumps-woes-continue-as-the-travel-industrys-most-important-luxury-travel-agency-has-removed-all-trumps-hotels-and-resorts-from-its-network.php

Trump as You’ve Never Seen Him Before

A furniture maker and decorator in China created a stir — and inspired copycats — by casting a ceramic sculpture of the former president in a meditative pose that evokes the Buddha.There is no shortage of merchandise in China devoted to the former president of the United States, Donald J. Trump. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/12/world/asia/china-trump-buddha.html

Twitter kept gaining new users after it banned Trump

Twitter kept gaining new users after it banned Trump

Twitter doesn’t need Donald Trump to keep growing. The company said today that it ended 2020 with 192 million daily users, and the figure continued to grow in January — the month when Trump was banned from the platform.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/9/22275079/twitter-trump-ban-daily-user-growth-q4-2020-earnings

Some monster scraped Trump’s name into this poor manatee’s back

Some monster scraped Trump’s name into this poor manatee’s back

Last week was a cacophony of horrible Trump-related news, but this is the one that hit home hardest for me: a manatee with his name scraped into its back was found in the headwaters of Florida’s Homosassa river (via Citrus County Chronicle).

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/11/22225867/manatee-harassed-with-trumps-name

Notable Arrests After the Riot at the Capitol

Notable Arrests After the Riot at the Capitol

Dozens have been charged in the days since a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, disrupting the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. On Wednesday, a mob of Trump supporters, encouraged by President Trump himself, converged on the U.S.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/10/us/politics/capitol-arrests.html

Trump returns to Twitter and promises a smooth transition of power

Trump returns to Twitter and promises a smooth transition of power

Twitter has lifted its ban on President Donald Trump, and his latest tweet is very different than the ones we’ve seen for many months. Though he does not say he lost, his latest video feels like a concession speech.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/7/22218794/trump-twitter-ban-lifted-unbanned-realdonaldtrump

Millions of Americans lose jobless benefits as Trump refuses to sign aid bill

Millions of Americans lose jobless benefits as Trump refuses to sign aid bill

PALM BEACH, Fla/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of Americans saw their jobless benefits expire on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump refused to sign into law a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package, protesting that it did not do enough to help everyday people.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-idUSKBN290046

Biden not getting intelligence reports because Trump officials won’t recognize him as president-elect

Biden not getting intelligence reports because Trump officials won’t recognize him as president-elect

WASHINGTON —The Trump administration’s unwillingness to acknowledge that former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to have won the election has led to an unusual restriction on the flow of national security information to the president-elect.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/biden-not-getting-intelligence-reports-because-trump-officials-won-t-n1247294

Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US

Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US

A judge in California has rejected a request from the Department of Justice to reverse a previous decision allowing WeChat to remain active in US app stores.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/23/21531154/judge-denies-trump-administration-ban-wechat-tencent-china

How the Immune System of Older Adults Like Trump Weakens with Age

How the Immune System of Older Adults Like Trump Weakens with Age

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he’s tested positive for COVID-19 is especially concerning because of his age. At 74 years old, Trump is solidly within an age group that’s been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-the-immune-system-of-older-adults-like-trump-weakens-with-age/

Judge orders Trump to reimburse Stormy Daniels for legal fees

Judge orders Trump to reimburse Stormy Daniels for legal fees

A California Superior Court judge has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $44,100 to Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels, to reimburse her attorneys’ fees in the legal battle surrounding her nondisclosure agreement.

Continue Reading . . . https://ktla.com/news/politics/judge-orders-trump-to-reimburse-stormy-daniels-for-legal-fees/

Trump Administration Completes Climate Dismantling with Methane Rollback

Trump Administration Completes Climate Dismantling with Methane Rollback

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final rollback of Obama-era methane rules during a trip yesterday to Pittsburgh. The move marked the culmination of a 3 ½-year struggle by the Trump administration to undo emissions rules established at the end of President Obama’s second term.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trump-administration-completes-climate-dismantling-with-methane-rollback/

Trump Administration Completes Climate Dismantling with Methane Rollback

Trump Administration Completes Climate Dismantling with Methane Rollback

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final rollback of Obama-era methane rules during a trip yesterday to Pittsburgh. The move marked the culmination of a 3 ½-year struggle by the Trump administration to undo emissions rules established at the end of President Obama’s second term.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trump-administration-completes-climate-dismantling-with-methane-rollback/

US passes 5 million coronavirus cases

US passes 5 million coronavirus cases

As school districts across the country struggle to figure out how — or if— to safely reopen schools to teachers and students, the number of coronavirus cases in the US passed 5 million on Sunday, according to the Coronavirus Research Center at Johns Hopkins University.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/9/21360916/us-5-million-coronavirus-cases

Donald Trump trying to control the FCC is a ‘disaster,’ says Sen. Ron Wyden

Donald Trump trying to control the FCC is a ‘disaster,’ says Sen. Ron Wyden

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says President Donald Trump’s recent handling of Federal Communications Commission nominations is a “disaster.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/4/21354244/ron-wyden-fcc-nomination-section-230-trump-order-vergecast-interview