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Dozens of statutory authorities become available to any president when national emergencies are declared. They are rarely used, but Trump last month stunned legal experts and others when he claimed — mistakenly — that he has “total” authority over governors…
President Trump invited a senior Department of Homeland Security official to detail ongoing research his agency is conducting on the impact warm temperatures and sunlight might have on killing the virus.
In late February when President Donald Trump was urging Americans not to panic over the novel coronavirus, alarms were sounding at a little-known intelligence unit situated on a U.S. Army base an hour's drive north of Washington.
“I spoke to the leader of the Taliban today,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn. “We had a good conversation. We've agreed there's no violence.
Trump earlier nominated the two-term Republican congressman from Texas to be the next director of national intelligence. But in early August, Trump abruptly withdrew his name amid growing questions about Ratcliffe's qualifications for the job.
Trump's comment comes after his impeachment was triggered by his July phone call with the president of Ukraine.
But the Taliban have also issued an ultimatum to Washington, demanding a reply on their offer of a seven-day reduction of violence in Afghanistan or they would walk away from the negotiating table.
Vindman testified that he didn't think it was "proper" for Trump to press Ukraine to investigate his political rivals. …
Brian Hook, U.S. envoy to Iran, said the U.S. would renew for 60 days sanctions waivers that permit Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without running afoul of U.S. sanctions.
The Palestinians soundly rejected the plan, which Trump is expected to publicly release on Tuesday. But Trump says he expects that while the Palestinians will say no, they will quietly be negotiating.
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