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News list for irish pm brings partner to meet mike pence and delivers pointed remarks on sexuality us news


/Leo Varadkar, who is openly gay, spoke on the changes for Ireland and called out various forms of discriminationThe Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, who is openly gay, brought his partner to a meeting on Thursday with the US vice-president, Mike Pence, a conservative Christian once dubbed “the face of anti-LGBTQ hate in America”.Varadkar, who is in Washington this week to reaffirm the longstanding shared history between the two countries, brought his partner, Matt Barrett, to a St Patrick’s D...
/Leo Varadkar, Ireland's prime minister, spoke about his sexuality during a breakfast hosted by the US vice-president, Mike Pence. Varadkar, one of the few openly gay world leaders, had brought his partner, Matt Barrett, to the event. Pence has an extensive anti-LGBT record, having repeatedly voted against HIV/Aids prevention funding as the governor of Indiana Continue reading... Leo Varadkar, Ireland's prime minister, spoke about his sexuality during a breakfast hosted by the US vice-president, ...
/Enda Kenny, in Washington to meet US president, says remarks made last year ‘not related to Trump’s personality’Ireland’s prime minister appears to be backtracking over remarks he made in the country’s parliament about Donald Trump using “racist and dangerous” language.Enda Kenny is to present a bowl of Irish shamrock to Trump in the White House on Thursday as part of annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations. But the run-up to the event has been far from celebratory. Continue reading...Ireland’s pr...
/US vice president is expected to smooth relations between Washington and Canberra after January’s strained phone call between Trump and TurnbullNorth Korea, the war in Syria and trade are all expected to be discussed during US vice president Mike Pence’s whirlwind weekend visit to Australia.America’s second most powerful man met Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney and will meet senior government officials and business leaders later on Saturday. Continue reading...North Korea, the war in Syria and trade a...
/US vice-president stands by comments and claims ‘the Iranian regime openly advocates another Holocaust’Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism by US vice-president Mike Pence, who, after visiting the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, accused Iran of Nazi-like ambitions. Related: Pence hails 'remarkable, extraordinary' Trump tenure in attack on US allies Continue reading... Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism by US vice-president Mike Pence, who, after visit...
/Vice-president and Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull call on China to apply pressure but stress regime’s nuclear aims cannot be toleratedAll options including military action are “on the table” to deal with the threat of North Korean nuclear weapons, Mike Pence has said during a trip to Australia. But the US vice-president stressed he expects China to bring its influence to bear against the regime’s nuclear ambitions.Pence said three times during a press conference with the Australian p...
/South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg appears in CNN town hall2020 presidential candidate questions Pence’s view of scriptureDemocratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday night he and Vice-President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and he does not understand Pence’s loyalty to Donald Trump. Related: Too much, too young? Mayor could become the first millennial president Continue reading... Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday night he an...
/South Bend mayor to make announcement at afternoon rally in his hometown against a backdrop of improving poll numbersPete Buttigieg was ready to officially launch his run for the White House on Sunday, against a backdrop of improving poll numbers and increasing national interest. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest city in Indiana, was to make the announcement at an afternoon rally in his hometown. Related: Buttigieg v Pence: Indiana politicians put faith on the election fron...
/It’s bad enough trying to cope with the death of a parent without finding yourself judged by strangers on social mediaOf all the difficulties to navigate when caught up in the sickening grip of grief, to be told you are not grieving correctly by strangers must be the one of the most bizarre. The actor Luke Perry’s 18-year-old daughter, Sophie, was driven to write an Instagram post, in which she defended herself against criticism she had faced since her father died suddenly, of a stroke, aged 52....
/US vice-president pictured with his left hand resting on ‘critical space flight hardware’ for the Orion programmeMike Pence has jokingly defended himself after being photographed putting his hand on a piece of Nasa space equipment in contradiction of a “do not touch” sign.Pence was pictured with his left hand resting on part of a spacecraft-in-the-making called the Orion, inches away from a notice with red lettering telling people not to touch the “critical space flight hardware”. Continue readi...
/Vice-president tells European and Asian allies they should follow the US in quitting the Iran deal and recognizing Juan GuaidoMike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, in a renewed attack on traditional US allies, rejecting a call by Germany’s chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts. Related: Trump's emergency declaration is unconstitutional – ask his lawyers | Lloyd Green Continue reading... Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venez...
/Widespread consternation over move meant to exact revenge on Democratic foes as House judiciary chair dismisses Trump’s claimDonald Trump appears determined to send migrants held at the southern border to “sanctuary cities” around the US in a scheme meant to exact revenge on his Democratic foes, despite fierce political opposition and doubts over the legality of such a move. Related: Buttigieg v Pence: Indiana politicians put faith on the election front line Continue reading... Donald Trump app...
/Foreign ministry spokesman quoted as saying Julie Bishop’s comments can never be pardoned and Pyongyang is acting only in self-defenceNorth Korea has bluntly warned Australia of a possible nuclear strike if Canberra persists in “blindly and zealously toeing the US line”.North Korea’s state new agency (KCNA) quoted a foreign ministry spokesman castigating Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, after she said the rogue nation would be subject to further Australian sanctions and for “spouting a...
/Opposition leader set to meet Vice-President Mike PenceComments come a day after clashes that left four people deadVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is set to meet US Vice-President Mike Pence on Monday, after asking other countries to consider “all options” to remove President Nicolás Maduro from power. Related: Venezuela: at least four dead and hundreds injured in border standoff Continue reading... Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is set to meet US Vice-President Mike Pence on...
/Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a time of heightened fears of a clash between the US and Iran, a Moscow ally.The US secretary of state’s visit on Tuesday will be the first meeting between senior officials from the two countries since the release of Robert Mueller’s redacted report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion...

News list for irish pm brings partner to meet mike pence and delivers pointed remarks on sexuality us news