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Politics Jun 27Senate to vote on restricting Trump’s authority to order military strikes
The measure, which is not expected to pass, is being considered amid escalating tensions with Iran.
Politics Jun 26Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrants, and Dems fire back
President Trump said the deaths could have been prevented and castigated Democrats for failing to pass legislation he claimed would stop people from trying to make the dangerous trek.
World Jun 20Trump suggests Iran’s shootdown of drone was accidental
On Twitter, President Donald Trump responded to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard attack on a U.S. drone Thursday morning, declaring that "Iran made a very big mistake."…
World May 08U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate
President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Iran Wednesday, just days after the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over what it described as a new threat from Tehran.
World Apr 30U.S. weighs designating Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group
Enforcing such a designation could be difficult, and could complicate U.S. diplomacy.
Politics Apr 21As Russia probe began, Trump called on NSA spy chief for help
Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called the head of the largest U.S. intelligence agency. Trump told Mike Rogers, director of the National Security…
World Apr 11WATCH: Trump, South Korea leader mull next steps in nuclear talks
President Donald Trump and South Korea President Moon Jae-in are meeting for the first time since the unsuccessful summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
World Mar 22White House says Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated
President Trump said Friday "it's about time" that the group no longer controlled territory in the region, after a campaign by U.S. and coalition forces that spanned five years and two U.S. presidencies unleashed more than 100,000 bombs and killed…
World Mar 21U.S. abruptly endorses Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights in big shift
In a tweet that appeared to catch many by surprise, Trump said the time had come for the United States to take the step, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed as a "miracle" on the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Politics Mar 07Trump still hopes for North Korea deal after ominous report
Satellite photos showing new activity at a North Korean rocket launch site raised fresh doubts that Kim Jong Un will ever give up his drive for nuclear weapons, yet talks continue and President Donald Trump said he was still hoping…