Once President Trump wraps up an initial foreign trip that aides believe has gone very well, the Commander-in-Chief plans to strike quickly next week to beef up the White House staff with a “war room” aimed at taking the fight to the administration’s critics more aggressively, according to two advisers to the president.
The names of David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski, two trusted hands from the Trump campaign, are being bantied about as possible additions to the White House staff.
A former US President, Barack Obama, has criticised President Donald Trump’s executive order to curb immigration, backing protesters who have taken to the nation’s airports to express their displeasure.
Obama, in a statement on Monday by his spokesperson, Kevin Lewis, said Trump’s immigration policy was discriminatory.
“The (former) President fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion,” CNN quoted Lewis as saying.
Academy Award nominee, Asghar Farhadi who is an Iranian may not attend the Oscar Awards due to the new US immigration ban.
Citizens of Iran and six other predominantly-Muslim countries have been banned from entering the United States for 90 days.
Farhadi, a movie director whose movie The Salesman is nominated for the foreign language film award may not attend.
Head of the National Iranian American Council, Trita Parsi said Farhadi can only attend if granted an exception.
Donald Trump was likened to a "fool or maniac" while Hillary Clinton was dismissed as "weak and feckless" in a punchy vice-presidential debate.
Democratic Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Indiana Governor Mike Pence clashed on a series of topics ranging from abortion to Russia.
But they focused their sharpest exchanges on Mrs Clinton and Mr Trump.
The running mates tangled at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, 34 days before Americans go to the polls.