A federal judge has dismissed Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against Trump, saying the President made a ‘hyperbolic statement’ against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the porn actress’ lawyer released.
While Democrats and some misguided feminists bemoaned the outcome, it was a victory for the principle of ‘innocent until proven guilty’. And the uncorroborated allegations levelled against Kavanaugh lacked that burden of proof.
It’s fine to revere these symbols…as long as you remember that’s all they are. A representation of what you believe in. Distancing yourself emotionally from your icon of choice will give you tremendous power by removing other people’s power over you.
Having failed to rattle US President Donald Trump’s strong support base, with lurid front-page editorials suggesting anything from sexual misconduct to possible treason, it would seem the New York Times is getting desperate.
Most mainstream analysts had been predicting Canada would stall until after the provincial elections in Quebec, where resistance to some of the changes runs strong.
The truth, as we’ve seen play out in recent weeks, is quite different. The US has already reached a new trade agreement with Mexico, while negotiations with Canada should see a reworked NAFTA delivered within weeks.
Now Ecuador’s president says his country and the UK are working on a legal solution for Julian Assange that would allow him to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in ‘the medium term.’
Indeed, if the word is drawn into another full-scale war, the aftermath will be like nothing we care to imagine. Yet with tension heating up from the South China Sea to the Middle East, the spectre of World War Three is all too real.
If Kavanaugh wins approval, after all, it will help cement Trump’s position in office. And his left-wing opponents are still holding out hope of seeing the President impeached.
Trump, speaking during a joint press conference with Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, said he would meet with the Iranians ‘anytime they want to’. ‘I’ll meet with anybody,’ he said.
The White House has threatened to strip six former officials of their security clearances as Trump considers striking back at critics of his meeting with Putin.