Donald Trump maintains a bank account in China where he pursued licensing deals for years, according to a report that could undermine the president’s election campaign claim that he is tough on Beijing. Tax records reviewed by the New York Times showed a previously unreported bank account in China controlled by Trump International Hotels Management. The account paid $188,561 in taxes in China between 2013 and 2015.
Donald Trump’s teenage son Barron tested positive for coronavirus but had no symptoms, according to first lady Melania Trump. Barron, 14, tested positive after both of his parents contracted the virus, Mrs Trump said in a personal post on the White House website. She said that after she and her husband were diagnosed with the virus, her mind “went immediately to our son”.
US President Donald Trump has completed his course of treatment for Covid-19 and can return to public engagements this weekend, his physician has said. Dr Sean Conley said the president had responded “extremely well” to medication and had “remained stable”. Mr Trump later said he would probably take another Covid test on Friday and hoped to hold a rally over the weekend.
Donald Trump has promised that the treatment he received for coronavirus will be offered to Americans for free. In a new video posted on Twitter, the president said: “I want to get for you what I got – and I’m going to make it free. You’re not going to pay for it. “It wasn’t your fault that this happened, it was China’s fault. China’s going to pay a big price for what they’ve done to the world.”
US President Donald Trump has made a theatrical return to the White House to continue his treatment for coronavirus after a three-night hospital stay. Mr Trump, who is still contagious, removed his mask on the balcony of the White House, while posing for pictures. His physician said he would continue treatment from there, and he “may not entirely be out of the woods yet”.
Medical experts are questioning Donald Trump’s decision to greet supporters in a drive-past outside the hospital where he is being treated for Covid-19. There are concerns the US president, who wore a mask, may have endangered Secret Service staff inside the car. White House spokesperson Judd Deere said the trip on Sunday had been “cleared by the medical team as safe”.
Donald Trump and his wife Melania have tested positive for coronavirus. The US president confirmed on Twitter that he and the first lady have contracted COVID-19, saying: “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” Mr Trump is now expected to self-isolate for two weeks while facing treatment for the disease, with his diagnosis coming just one month before the US election on 3 November.
Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 – the year he was elected, according to The New York Times. An investigation by the newspaper also claimed that he didn’t pay any income tax at all in 10 of the 15 years before he became president. The claims come just weeks before a divisive election, with early voting already underway.
US President Donald Trump has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a former model in New York in 1997. Amy Dorris told the UK’s Guardian newspaper that Mr Trump groped various parts of her body and forcibly kissed her as she came out of a bathroom at the US Open tennis tournament. Mr Trump’s lawyers have denied the claims, branding it an “attempt to attack” him before the election.
US President Donald Trump has fuelled a discredited conspiracy theory about Joe Biden’s Democratic running mate Kamala Harris which suggested she may not be eligible to serve in the White House. Born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother in Oakland, California, in 1964, Ms Harris would be the first black and Asian American vice president if Mr Biden wins the November election.