US presidential election

Trump calls for 'major investigation' into voter fraud

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 20:52

Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for "a major investigation" into "voter fraud" in the 2016 election, after his claims earlier this week, without citing any evidence, that millions of illegal votes were cast during the November polls.


I think Russia was behind election hacking: Trump

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 06:26

Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) US President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he though it was Russia behind the cyberattacks targetting the 2016 US presidential election.


I would have won against Trump, says Obama

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 04:34

Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama expressed confidence that he would have been able to marshal enough support to defeat Donald Trump if he had been eligible to run for a third term.


Clinton's leads Trump in popular vote by 2.5 million

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:40

Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) US Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's popular lead over President-elect Donald Trump surpassed 2.5 million votes as ballots are still being tallied after more than three weeks since the November 8 election.


Michelle will never run for White House: Obama

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 08:50

Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Outgoing US President Barack Obama has said that his wife and the current First Lady Michelle Obama will never run for the White House, despite a growing chant.


'Nothing will change' as a result of vote recount: Trump

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 02:50

Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) US President-elect Donald Trump said on Sunday on Twitter that "nothing will change" as a result of the campaign to recount the votes cast in three states in the November 8 presidential election.


Donald Trump: A turning point or stopgap?

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 11:50

After a convivial evening at King's College on the Strand, when he boarded the Victoria Line to Earl's Court, Professor Ron Geaves experienced the first public reaction to a Donald Trump victory.


US election raises financial uncertainty: South Africa

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 08:34

Johannesburg, Nov 25 (IANS) The South African Reserve Bank has said that the recent US presidential polls presented an uncertain future in the financial markets with a possible policy shift.


Facebook denies it spread fake news to help Trump win

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 10:12

San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Hit by charges that the social media giant distributed fake news which helped Donald Trump win the US presidential election, Facebook on Tuesday denied any such charges.


President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Donald Trump

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:10

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated Republican Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the US and hoped for "a new era in the growing India-US partnership in his presidency".