“President” in the news

Example collocations

became president
first president
former president
served as president
vice president

Publications and example sentences

The Economist
· Viral marketing: Indonesia’s president has a new rival  
Finally, on March 31st, the president declared a national emergency.
The Age
· Defiant Washington DC mayor has 'Black Lives Matter' painted on street near White House  
Bowser and Trump, a Republican, are at odds over the president's use of federal law enforcement agencies and military police to put down demonstrations.
The New York Times
· Cities Ask if It’s Time to Defund Police and ‘Reimagine’ Public Safety  
“We are going to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a transformative new model of public safety,” Lisa Bender, the City Council president, wrote on Twitter on Thursday night, responding to another city councilor, Jeremiah Ellison, who had pledged to take the department apart.
The China Post
· Venezuela jails 3 DirecTV executives as US firm ends service  
It cited U.S. sanctions that prohibited DirecTV from broadcasting channels that were required by the administration of President Nicolás Maduro.
· 18 states report spike in cases  
President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of minimizing the effects of the crisis.
· Federal immigration agents detain Floyd protester in NYC  
Soldiers from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division were called to the Washington, D.C. area earlier this week in case President Donald Trump invoked the Insurrection Act to deal with protesters.
The New York Times
· D.C.’s Mayor Fights for Control of Her City at Trump’s Front Door  
Amid tensions with the president over his deployment of federal officers during protests, Washington’s mayor had “Black Lives Matter” painted near the White House in an unmistakable assertion of control.
The New York Times
· Harry Hoffman Dies at 92; Led the Expansion of Waldenbooks  
Harry Hoffman, who as the president of Waldenbooks cemented its standing as the No.
The New York Times
· Urging Iran to ‘Make the Big Deal,’ Trump Ties Nuclear Negotiations to Election  
The president’s invitation came as international inspectors were said to have found that Iran had boosted its stockpile of low-enriched uranium in the past three months.