28 February 2017

Donald Trump

The Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown

Refugees that walked along railway tracks from the United States to enter Canada are detained by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Emerson, Manitoba, Canada February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

KONFRONTASI-Jaime French was jarred out of bed in Emerson, Manitoba early one morning this month by pounding at her front door, just yards from the U.S. border. A face peered in through the window, flanked in the darkness by others.

Obama behind protests, White House leaks: Trump

KONFRONTASI - US President Donald Trump says his predecessor Barack Obama is personally behind the growing intelligence leaks and nationwide protests against his administration.

During a Fox News interview that aired on Tuesday, Trump was asked if he thought people from the Obama administration were “organizing” protests and taking other measures to undermine him.

"No, I think he is behind it. I also think it is politics, that's the way it is," Trump replied.

Ahmadinejad Tulis Surat Terbuka untuk Trump

KONFRONTASI-Mantan presiden Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Minggu waktu setempat, mempublikasikan surat terbuka kepada Presiden Amerika Serikat Donald Trump, berisi sanjungan atas kritik Trump terhadap sistem politik AS, namun mengecam larangan visa kepada imigran muslim dan cara Trump mempelakukan wanita.

Banyak orang Iran menganggap Trump mirip dengan Ahmadinejad yang juga telah menohok kelompok kemapanan ketika tiba-tiba naik kekuasaan pada 2005 dengan membawa retorika garis keras dan kebijakan ekonomi yang populis yang memenangkan kelas bawah.

Ucapan Donald Trump Bikin Presiden Prancis Kesal

Konfrontasi - Presiden Prancis Francois Hollande mengaku kesal dengan pernyataan yang dilontarkan Presiden Amerika Serikat (AS) Donald Trump mengenai Prancis, khususnya Paris. Trump meyebut Prancis sudah tidak lagi aman.

Berbicara pada acara CPAC di Maryland pada Jumat, Trump membahas temannya yang bernama Jim, yang dia sebut sebagai orang yang rutin mengunjungi Prancis. Namun, Trump kemudian menyebut akibat banyaknya aksi teror di Prancis, khususnya Paris, membuat temannya ragu untuk datang ke Prancis.

Donald Trump Memimpikan Kembalinya Kejayaan Era Nuklir AS

KONFRONTASI - Presiden Donald Trump menegaskan keinginannya agar Amerika Serikat memperluas persenjataan nuklirnya, dalam pernyataan pertama tentang masalah ini sejak menjabat sebagai presiden.

Trump mengatakan 'kemampuan nuklir AS telah jauh tertinggal' dan harus diubah untuk 'berada di tempat teratas.'

Dalam wawancara dengan kantor berita Reuters, ia menuturkan bahwa akan menjadi hal yang 'indah, sebuah impian' jika tidak ada negara yang memiliki senjata nuklir.

Dikritik, Kebijakan Diskriminatif Gedung Putih Terhadap Media

KONFRONTASI-Protes keras menghantam Gedung Putih setelah melarang media tertentu ikut dalam briefing media yang biasanya dilangsungkan oleh Sekretariat Pers Kepresidenan Amerika Serikat. Media-media tersebut selama ini dikenal cukup keras mengkritik President Donald Trump dan kebijakannya.

Meksiko Sambut Dingin Utusan Trump

Presiden Meksiko Enrique Pena Nieto

KONFRONTASI-Meksiko memberikan sambutan dingin kepada para pejabat Amerika Serikat yang berkunjung ke sana akibat kontroversi menyangkut deportasi imigran ilegal. Salah seorang menteri bahkan menepis adanya peluang pertemuan dengan Presiden Meksiko Enrique Pena Nieto.

Pemerintah AS memang sedang berusaha mendeportasi banyak imigran ilegal ke Meksiko jika mereka masuk ke AS melalui Meksiko, apa pun kebangsaannya, sehingga mendapat reaksi keras dari pejabat-pejabat Meksiko.

55% of Americans disapprove of Trump: Poll

KONFRONTASI - US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has dropped to a new low at 38 percent, a new poll shows.

According to the Quinnipiac University survey released on Wednesday, only 38 percent of Americans approve of the New York billionaire, while 55 percent disapprove of him.

The poll also indicated a strong partisan divide, with 83 percent of Republicans backing him and 91 percent of Democrats opposing him.

A previous version of the poll showed a 41 percent support for the Republican president and a 51 percent disapproval rating.

Amnesty: Trump taking humanity to ‘darkest’ times

KONFRONTASI - Amnesty International has censured US President Donald Trump for adopting a “poisonous” rhetoric that “dehumanizes” entire communities and sets the stage for "angrier and more divisive politics” in the world.

In a statement upon the release of its annual human rights assessment, Amnesty said Wednesday that the divisive rhetoric used by people like the new American president led to an unprecedented spike in hate crimes last year.

Trump names new national security advisor

KONFRONTASI - US President Donald Trump names a new national security advisor following the resignation of his first pick and the refusal of the second.

On Tuesday, the Republican president announced US Army lieutenant general H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.

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