Report editor Joan Hoey said Brexit and the surprise Trump victory were linked as they both expressed a desire for major change in the status quo. Although the United States has free elections, "weak governance, an underdeveloped political culture and low levels of political participation", are all part of the reason for the demotion (and not just Donald Trump, although what he has done since being in the White House will surely add to that).
According to a Huffington Post report , the administration has also told the EPA not to issue any press releases, publish blog posts, or use social media until "further direction" is given. "We're taking a look at everything on there", he said. As of 10AM ET this morning, the EPA's climate change page was still up. "We're not changing anything".
Grand master Matthew Festing , 67, had refused to cooperate with a Vatican inquiry into why he sacked the ancient Catholic order's grand chancellor. The use of artificial contraception is banned by the Catholic Church, which the order has been historically linked with.
The press grilled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer yet again on Wednesday about the president's accusation there was rampant voter fraud in the 2016 election. If their previous county doesn't get word right away, or if a person working in that county's elections office just doesn't bother removing the old registration, then there will be multiple active registrations.
Trump was also to sign a measure targeting "sanctuary" cities where local officials refuse to help round up people for deportation, the Washington Post reported. "They're rapists and some I assume are good people", Trump said in June of 2015 of illegal Mexican immigrants crossing the southern border when he officially launched his presidential campaign from the lobby of Trump Tower in New York City.
The Metropolitan Police said two men had been arrested on suspicion of arson, adding that both were taken to hospital for treatment. Swan Housing Association which operates the flats, released this statement: "We are working closely with emergency services to support their immediate response to this incident and their investigation into the cause of it".