Washington Report Podcast: Trump releases 'Truth Social' app in Apple App Store

The launch would restore Mr Donald Trump's presence on social media more than a year after he was banned. PHOTO: AFP

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States in this weekly podcast. 

Steve Okun, senior advisor, McLarty Associates, stands in for The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh who is on leave, and he chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish about the following points:

Highlights (click/tap above):

00:56 Heightened fears of a conflict in Ukraine after reports of an escalation in fighting 

02:02 Former US president Donald Trump's accounting firm declared his financial statements 'unreliable'

03:16 Trump's new social media venture 'Truth Social' launched in Apple App Store

04:27 Biden administration warns lawmakers that the US have insufficient funds for future Covid-19 variants

05:31 A gun manufacturer in the US unveiled a semi-automatic rifle for children

Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg), The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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