Trump Podium Speaking

Trump’s First Weeks in Office Saw Record Drop in German Trust

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

US President Donald Trump has had a busy first few weeks in office, making deals and executing campaign trail promises through executive orders. His actions have done little to improve his favorability at home, and those numbers abroad show an even deeper lack in trust over foreign interactions. And while …

Sources: Die Welt

Photos: DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen [Flickr], Avaaz [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Spiegel Trump Liberty Crop

Spiegel Defends Cover of President Trump Beheading Liberty

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Let’s face it, any magazine cover of US President Donald Trump is sure to ruffle some feathers. If painted in a positive light, the far left will cry fowl. Make him look bad? The far right will come to his defense and shout ‘fake news’. So when Germany’s Der Spiegel released …

Sources: Reuters

Photos: Der Spiegel

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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America First Germany Second

Video: America First? Germany Second

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

No matter which side of the aisle you may be leaning towards right now, I think we can all agree that a good laugh is needed. Shortly after President Trump’s inauguration last month, a Dutch comedy show released a video that parodied our new president with a message explaining why Holland …

Sources: Neo Magazin Royale [YouTube]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Muslim Ban Protesters

Merkel Sides Against Trump’s Muslim Ban as 100,000+ German Citizens Could Be Affected

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s no escaping the widespread coverage of President Trump’s recent executive order instituting a Muslim ban for individuals who are linked to seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. Protests erupted at airports across America over the weekend and a wide array of American politicians, CEO’s and world …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: Kenneth Lu [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Economy - Manufacturing jobs

German Economy Serves as Inspiration For Trump Administration

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During his campaign, President Trump promised voters that he was going to overhaul the U.S. economy by implementing policies that would work for both business and individuals. Many in the mainstream media have already pegged it as a failure before any of the policies went into effect or were made …

Sources: CNBC

Photo: WolfVision GmbH

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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TPP Protest

Trump’s TPP Exit Spells Economic Opportunity For Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Monday, he followed through with one of his many campaign promises, but with a key partnership now crumbling, Germany’s leaders are eyeing this opening as a major economic opportunity. In an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper, set to hit newsstands …

Sources: Newsweek

Photo: Lorie Shaull [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Sigmar Gabriel

German Vice Chancellor Gabriel Offers First Statements On Trump After Inauguration

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s first governmental response to President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday came from Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel during an interview with public broadcaster ZDF. Instead of offering a congratulatory tone, Gabriel instead used his time to pick apart Trump’s inauguration speech and policies expected to come in the first weeks or months …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: Ralph Alswang [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Trump Sworn in 01

New Poll Shows How Germans Feel About President Trump

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With Donald Trump officially sworn in today as the 45th President of the United States, a new poll is out from Germany that takes a look at just how popular the new leader of America is among the German people. As expected, the numbers see some drastic fluctuation between individual beliefs or …

Sources: CIVEY via The Local

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Obama Phone Call

Merkel Receives President Obama’s Final Foreign Call as President

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During President Obama’s eight years in office, he formed a special bond with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Despite some tiffs over alleged wiretapping activity carried out by the US, the two foreign leaders kept on nurturing their friendship, so when the time came to place his final foreign call as …

Sources: DW

Photos: White House

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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EU Stars

Merkel Tells EU to Build Up Defense in Light of Trump Presidency

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With Donald Trump set to take the office of President in a few short days, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned fellow European leaders on Thursday to start building up security and defense operations, hinting that the United States won’t be so quick to jump to the aid of its European allies. …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: mark notari [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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