“President” in the news

Example collocations

became president
first president
former president
served as president
vice president

Publications and example sentences

www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· As protests continue, so does the coronavirus  
A day after law enforcement forcefully and dramatically cleared protesters outside the White House so President Donald Trump could visit a riot-damaged church, a large group took a knee at 7 p.m.  Copy example sentence
www.vox.com
Vox
· The coronavirus crisis has revealed what Americans need most: Universal basic services  
In March, Michael D. Higgins, the president of Ireland, reflected on the impact of the coronavirus on an Irish talk show.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Trump’s defence secretary thought he was going to see vandalised toilet when he joined controversial photo opp at church  
Defence secretary Mark Esper believed Donald Trump was leading White House officials to view a damaged toilet when the president posed outside St. John’s Episcopal Church in actions that were condemned.  Copy example sentence
www.vox.com
Vox
· Can Trump cancel the November election?  
Monday evening, law enforcement officers gassed and used rubber bullets to clear peaceful protesters from an area near the White House — President Trump soon emerged from the White House so that he could have a photo op at a nearby church.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· 'Cuddle curtain' enables essential hugs despite coronavirus restrictions  
At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the White House task force that President Donald Trump assembled to manage the health crisis met every day.  Copy example sentence
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· UK’s Johnson condemns George Floyd killing, calls for ‘lawful’ protests  
But Johnson avoided answering questions as to whether he had raised the matter with the president, as Britain eyes a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· As protests continue, so does the coronavirus  
Yesterday, we asked which — if any — Republican elected politicians would criticize President Trump for using police to clear protesters all for a photo-op.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· First Thing: protests stayed peaceful amid Trump's 'normalised mayhem'  
The controversy over Donald Trump’s short walk to a Washington DC church on Monday continues, after it emerged that clergy linked to St John’s – known as the “church of the presidents” – were among the peaceful protesters dispersed by police with teargas and rubber bullets to clear Trump’s path from the White House.  Copy example sentence
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers Kremlin  
President Vladimir Putin was forced to postpone it until June 24 however due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Copy example sentence