Politics Jul 24

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Trump considering pulling security clearances of critics

President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of six former top officials who have been critical of his administration, a move that opponents and experts say would be an unprecedented politicization of the clearance process.

Politics Jul 23

U.S. President Donald Trump reads from prepared remarks as he speaks about his summit meeting in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Trump’s tweeted threat underscores rising tensions with Iran

Trump's bellicose, all-caps challenge addressed to President Hassan Rouhani followed a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he accused Iran's leadership of massive corruption and widespread rights abuses and urged Iranians to rise up in protest.

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