Sometimes it’s worth stepping back to look at the full picture. He has pressured a foreign leader to interfere in the 2020 American presidential election. He urged a foreign country to intervene in the 2016 presidential election. He divulged classified information to foreign officials. He publicly undermined American intelligence agents while standing next to a hostile foreign autocrat. He hired a national security adviser who he knew had secretly worked as a foreign lobbyist. He encourages foreign leaders to enrich him and his family by staying at his hotels. He genuflects to murderous dictators. He has alienated America’s closest allies. He lied to the American people about his company’s business dealings in Russia. He tells new lies virtually every week — about the economy, voter fraud, even the weather. He spends hours on end watching television and days on end staying at resorts. He often declines to read briefing books or perform other basic functions … [Read more...] about Donald Trump vs. the United States of America
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WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state official says at least 5 people have died in the crash of a World War II-era airplane. … [Read more...] about A Connecticut state official says at least 5 people have died in the crash of a World War II-era airplane
Remarks by United States (U.S) Ambassador Lisa Johnson at the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Good morning! I’m pleased to be here to help commemorate the World Day against Trafficking in Persons under today’s theme of responding to the trafficking of children and young people. And I am honored to join the Namibian government in standing in solidarity with all victims of human trafficking and committing to end this abhorrent practice wherever it may occur. Events like this serve both to raise community awareness and to stiffen our resolve to continue the fight. U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo recently affirmed, when launching the U.S. government’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, that “Modern slavery has no place in the world.” In this global fight, we appreciate that Namibia is a strong partner. Many of you here today are leading Namibia’s efforts, and I would like to recognize you and encourage you to continue your good work. … [Read more...] about Namibia: Remarks by United States (U.S) Ambassador Lisa Johnson at the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByAna Swanson Aug. 3, 2018 WASHINGTON — The United States and Mexico are edging closer to agreement on how to rewrite key portions of the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the two countries making progress on rules related to automobiles and other remaining issues during two days of meetings that ended on Friday in Washington. A preliminary agreement between Mexico and the United States would go a long way toward accomplishing President Trump’s goal of revising the quarter-century-old trade pact, which he has frequently criticized as the worst trade deal ever. But talks this week have excluded the pact’s third member, Canada, leaving significant issues unresolved. “The jury is still out on whether we’ll get to a final agreement,” said Michael C. … [Read more...] about United States and Mexico Are Nearing Nafta Compromise
Aaron Blake, The Washington Post Published 8:13 am PDT, Saturday, August 4, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Chris Ratcliffe Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 President Donald Trump, left, listens as Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, speaks during a news conference in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16, 2018. President Donald Trump, left, listens as Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, speaks during a news conference in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Chris Ratcliffe Vladimir Putin's goal was to destabilize the United States. He's succeeding. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery There has been plenty of fighting over exactly what Vladimir Putin's goal was in interfering in the 2016 U.S. election. The intelligence community has concluded he favored Donald Trump, but Trump has publicly cast doubt … [Read more...] about Vladimir Putin’s goal was to destabilize the United States. He’s succeeding.