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President Trump Is Right To Be Careful With Hong Kong.

Share Tweet reddit Email Print War hawks are showing their hand by calling for President Trump to declare Twitter solidarity with the Hong Kong protestors. Some have compared this struggle for democracy (and independence) to Reagan facing [...]

Bill Kristol Wants Joe Walsh To Primary President Trump.

Share Tweet reddit Email Print The New York Times reported last night that former GOP Congressman Joe Walsh of Illinois is strongly considering a primary challenge to President Trump. Walsh is being encouraged in this quixotic endeavor [...]

President Trump Cancels Trip to Denmark After Greenland Spat

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday night abruptly canceled a coming trip to Denmark, writing on Twitter that because the country’s prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, “would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland,” [...]

A Coup Offered Hope to Zimbabwe. Has Its New President Delivered?

“We can’t afford to buy groceries,” said Jonathan Tiripano, a 46-year-old window-frame manufacturer who said he had gone without breakfast. His family had stopped buying meat, bread and milk and was surviving mostly on vegetables [...]

Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate leader glues self to president

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s not quite “Trump-McConnell 2020,” but it might as well be. As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president’s wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, [...]

Report: India sends back ex-Maldives vice president

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – India on Saturday sent back a former Maldives vice president who sought asylum after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid police questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds, a news [...]

DOD Spokeswoman Elissa Smith Undermines President Trump.

U.S. POLITICS Why is someone so critical to the Trump administration also one of its biggest detractors? on August 1, 2019 Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Department of [...]

US DHS chief, Guatemala president meet on asylum agreement

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan has met with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to discuss an agreement under which many asylum seekers would have to file claims in the Central American nation [...]

Trump Twitter problems from retweets, president says in C-SPAN interview

President Trump acknowledged some mistakes in his Twitter usage — other people’s tweets. In an interview with C-SPAN political editor Steve Scully was asked whether he regretted any of the 40,000-plus messages he had sent on the social-media [...]

New North Korean Missile Comes With Angry Message to South Korea’s President

SEOUL, South Korea — When North Korea said on Friday that it had tested a new, more advanced missile, it pointed the finger of blame at one man: Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president, who just last year embraced Kim Jong-un at their countries’ [...]