Tag: Defends

Trump defends Columbus Day in appearance with Italian president: 'Some people don't like it. I do!'

President Trump defended Columbus Day on Wednesday during a press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, pushing back against a growing movement to call the holiday “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” “To me, it will always be called Columbus Day,” Trump said. “Some people don’t like it. I do!” Trump’s comments — while standing next to the Italian head of state —…

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, blasts Democrats at impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats during testimony to a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump. Corey Lewandowski, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and close confidant, is seated to testify before the…

Hamilton defends Vettel over 'minuscule' errors

7:19 AM ET ESPN staff Lewis Hamilton has defended Sebastian Vettel’s mistake at the Bahrain Grand Prix, saying the German’s great performances out-weigh his recent errors. Sebastian Vettel apologised to Ferrari for the spin Sunday that ultimately cost him at shot at winning the Bahrain Grand Prix, but insisted the mistake had nothing to do…