President Trump on Thursday announced new financial sanctions targeting North Korea as his administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation, whose escalating nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have reached what U.S. officials consider a crisis point. Continue reading Trump imposes new sanctions on North Korea; Kim says he will ‘tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire’
Donald Trump Jr. has asked to be removed from Secret Service protection, telling friends he wants more privacy, according to two people briefed on the decision.
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The United Nations Security Council on Monday ratcheted up sanctions yet again against North Korea, but they fell significantly short of the far-reaching penalties that the Trump administration had demanded just days ago. Continue reading After U.S. Compromise, Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions
Key members of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory are now focused on influencing the president from outside of the White House, recently departed White House aide Sebastian Gorka said Monday, predicting further staff shake-ups to come. Continue reading Gorka, Ousted Trump Adviser, Predicts More White House Shake-Ups
US president says Pyongyang ‘is behaving badly and it’s got to stop’ as officials eye policy of nuclear containment.
Continue reading Trump: ‘Sad day’ for North Korea if military strikes
Overnight strikes Thursday on Syrian military sites — which are said to produce chemical weapons and advanced missiles — brought renewed attention to Syria’s chemical weapons, and appear to have been an escalation of Israel’s efforts to prevent its enemies from gaining access to sophisticated weapons. Continue reading Airstrikes on Syrian Military Sites Renew Focus on Chemical Weapons
Hear firsthand from Paul Ryan, the Republican leader spearheading an ambitious legislative agenda this fall, including a comprehensive plan for tax reform.
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The Justice Department announced on Tuesday it is ending DACA, the Obama-era program that allowed undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain in the country, while also giving Congress a six-month window to possibly save the policy. Continue reading Trump Ends DACA Program, No New Applications Accepted
Urgent meeting with the United Nations on North Korea Continue reading Watch ” LIVE: United Nations Urgent Meeting On North Korea 9/04/2017″ on YouTube
In a letter left on Inauguration Day for President Trump that was both congratulatory and cautionary, Barack Obama urged the incoming president to guard democratic institutions and traditions, and “sustain the international order.” Continue reading Obama’s Letter to President Trump on Inauguration Day