Take former US President, Donald Trump, for example. In his four-year Presidency, awkwardness was not occasional accident, it was the defining thing, the essential Trump.
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Trump, in a statement on Tuesday night, commended Nigeria for the action, calling on more countries to “ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech.”
Facebook’s independent oversight board in May upheld the social media giant’s block on Trump, which was enforced in the wake of the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, because the company said his posts were inciting violence.
A spokesperson of the department, Jalina Porter, who gave the warning on Friday, said anyone seeking to enter the US should do so through “legal pathways”
US President Joe Biden said this in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday.
The Mission, which stated this in a statement on its website on Tuesday, also spoke on a news report that Nigerians denied visa earlier can reapply for free, adding that those caught in the closure of its Consular Section by COVID-19 have had their visa fee receipt validity extended
Seven fellow Republicans, including former Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, voted to convict Trump of the single charge of incitement of insurrection.
Trump’s lawyer David Schoen said the defence team would take “three to four hours” on Friday to lay out its arguments against convicting Trump for inciting the January 6 riot, which sent lawmakers scrambling for safety and resulted in the deaths of five people, including a police officer.
“I’m just anxious to see whether what my Republican friends do if they stand up,” Biden said.
Reuters exclusively reported on Wednesday that more than 120 Republicans, including former elected officials, along with former administrators under Trump and former presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, met virtually on February 5 to discuss forming a third party or a new centre-right faction.
According to the media outlet’s report on Tuesday, the new US administration is trying to work out whether Trump ever revealed sensitive information or made any deals with Moscow.
Trump is the first president to be impeached twice and the first to be tried after leaving office.
The trial marks the first time in history that a US president is impeached after leaving office.
The defence will be led by David Schoen and Bruce Castor, Trump’s office said late on Sunday.
It comes a week after the social media giant confirmed it would extend a ban on Trump’s channel — which has just under three million subscribers — joining other social media platforms in banning his accounts following the deadly January 6 Capitol riot.
The office, which is called: “The Office of the Former President,” will manage Trump’s correspondence, public statements, appearance and official activities, according to a press statement from the office.
The US House of Representatives prepares to forward the article of impeachment to the Senate.
In his first call to a European leader, Biden discussed the Coronavirus pandemic, climate change and security with Britain’s Boris Johnson.
The post also carried the text of remarks by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in December, in which he said: “Revenge is certain,” vowing avenge over the killing of a top Iranian General in a US drone attack.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Trump granted rapper Wayne presidential pardon in his final hours as the US president.