Tag : Trump

Toxic Trump

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After the world was left rightly distraught on Tuesday night at the thought of the racist, sexist and misogynistic pig that is Donald J. Trump becoming President of the United States of America. Masses of people lined the streets across the US in key cities like Chicago, Washington DC and … Read More

Turncoat Trump backtracks on headline policies

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He has yet to officially begin his presidency, but President-Elect Donald Trump has already reached nearly a dozen U-turns on policy promises that featured prominently in his campaign. His pledges were controversial, but granted his campaign the support of voters who thought that only the most radical of changes from … Read More

An interview with Hilary Benn, MP

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The Gryphon sat down with Hilary Benn, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, to discuss Trump, Brexit, and the state of the Labour Party. Sacked from his post of Shadow Foreign Secretary by Corbyn in June and now reportedly having to contend with the elections to his Leeds Central constituency … Read More

Fright Night

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Steven Atkins reports on Leeds Student Radio’s election coverage night at Old Bar, describing how a fun night quickly turned sour as the results rolled in. Preparation into election night on LSR had been going on for months. I joined the student radio team with only a matter of weeks … Read More

Trump’s loud mouth: the worst of the President Elect

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Now that Trump has been elected leader of the Free World surely the best thing to do is list the worst things he’s ever said, right? The Gryphon has you covered… On Mexico “I’ll build a great, great wall on our southern border and I will have Mexico pay for … Read More

Trump is our problem too

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Trump’s victory was followed by an uncharacteristically gracious acceptance speech where he reached out to opponents and pledged to serve for all. This is perhaps an early sign that he could in practice be less radical than the election signalled. However a number of Trump’s positions still look to produce … Read More

Election Night: An Editor’s Take

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So, Trump has won. Those are words I had hoped I wouldn’t have to write, but fortune was not so kind. A campaign fuelled by hatred and deception has resulted in the least qualified individual ever to receive the party nomination winning the White House. It would be easy, and … Read More

How it happened: election breakdown

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While the final upshot forecast may have given Secretary of State Hillary Clinton an 84% chance of victory in the presidential election, it is reality television star and businessman Donald Trump that has secured 279 electoral votes, and the White House. Clinton versus Obama Clinton did not perform as well … Read More

From outsider to the Oval Office: Trump’s timeline

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1988 •  Oprah asks Trump if he would ever run for president – “Probably not,” he answers, “[but] I think I’d win. I’ll tell you what: I wouldn’t go in to lose.” 1999  •  Seeks presidential nomination for the Reform Party, but prematurely ends campaign. May 2011  •  Roasting from … Read More

American Horror Story: World in shock as Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America

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Republican Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America, beating Hillary Clinton with a result that has shocked and scared many. From the day he announced his candidacy in June 2015, his election campaign was widely seen as a joke. However, his confident speeches … Read More