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In policy shift, Trump says U.S. recognizes Israel sovereignty of Golan Heights

By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it’s time for the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister’s planned visit next week to the White House. The administration has been considering recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan, which Israel captured from Syria in 1967. Last week, in its annual human rights r...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Jerusalem, Sport, World news, Iran, Syria, Soccer, United States, West Bank, Jesus, Hamas, State Department


Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
Tags: Health, Obama, Congress, Politico, Israel, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Syria, Fbi, United States, US politics, House, Abortion, Nancy Pelosi


WH Refuses Dems’ Request For Info On Trump’s Talks With Putin

The White House has rejected House Democrats’ request for information on President Donald Trump’s communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing executive authority. “The President must be free to engage in discussions with foreign leaders without fear that those communications will be disclosed and used as fodder for partisan political purposes,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone (pictured above, left) wrote to the chairmen of the House Committees on Intelligence, Foreign Affai...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, House, Donald Trump, Trump, WH, Eliot Engel, Elijah Cummings D Md, Matt Shuham, Translators, Russia Probe, Cipollone, Pat Cipollone


Scaramucci calls Trump’s comments insulting John McCain ‘stupid’

President Trump’s former White House communications director is calling the president’s attacks on late Sen. John McCain “stupid.”            [Author: Buzz60]
Tags: News, White House, John Mccain, Trump, Scaramucci, Buzz60


Even A Church Is Dunking On Trump For His McCain Comments

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. clapped back at President Donald Trump Thursday, with a spokesman clarifying that no funerals held there, including the late Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ), require the approval of a President. “Washington National Cathedral was honored to host the funeral service for Senator John McCain. All funerals and memorial services at the Cathedral are organized by the family of the deceased; only a state funeral for a former President involves consultation with g...
Tags: News, Washington, Barack Obama, John Mccain, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Trump, McCain, Washington National Cathedral, Kevin Eckstrom, National Cathedral, Kate Riga


Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp to talk with foreign leaders, claims Cummings

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings says Abbe Lowell has confirmed that President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor Jared Kushner has been using the encryptable/disappear-able messaging WhatsApp to communicate with leaders of foreign nations. "Mr. Lowell could not answer whether Mr. Kushner's communications included classified information." Mr. Kushner's attorney disputes the claims in the Cummings letter. Kushner's the tip of the iceberg -- the House attention to this ...
Tags: Security, Post, Politics, News, Maryland, White House, Cnn, Whatsapp, Hillary Clinton, House, National Security, National Security Council, Donald Trump, Trump, Lauren Fox, Elijah Cummings


Q&A: Waiting for the final Mueller report and what happens next

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON  — America is waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 22 months could end up disappointed. The exact timing of Mueller’s endgame is unclear. Attorney General William Barr, who oversees the investigation, has said he wants to release as much information as he can about the inquiry into possible coord...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, America, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, House, Associated Press, Cia, Giuliani, Donald Trump


Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges

Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative impact that the Patriots owner’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president.
Tags: News, Prostitution, White House, Super Bowl, New England Patriots, Kraft, Trump, Robert Kraft, Donald J, Robert K, MeToo Movement, Jupiter (Fla


President Trump Says It’s Time for the U.S. to ‘Fully Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty’ Over the Golan Heights

Trump's tweet came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Jerusalem
Tags: News, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Trump, State, Golan Heights, Mike Pompeo, Onetime


UK will change tack on UN motions criticising Israel, says Jeremy Hunt

Policy will be to vote against claims of rights abuses by Israel brought under special protocolThe UK will oppose motions criticising rights abuses in the West Bank and Gaza that are brought to the UN’s human rights council under a special procedure dedicated to Israel’s behaviour in the occupied territories, Jeremy Hunt has said.The move is likely to delight the Trump administration, which quit the human rights council in June last year, citing its approach to Israel. It also appears aimed at c...
Tags: Politics, UK, Human Rights, Israel, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Labour, Gaza, West Bank, United Nations, Un, Jeremy Hunt, Trump


Cummings: Ivanka Trump not preserving all official email

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat says Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, says in a letter that Trump’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, informed […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, House, Trump, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, Ivanka Trump, Abbe Lowell, House Oversight and Reform Committee


Mississippi to sign anti-abortion law that could prompt Roe v Wade challenge – live

Restrictive bill will ban abortions after six-week markBridget McCain condemns Trump for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 5.11pm GMT Congressional investigators are raising concerns after the revelation that Jared Kushner used both personal email and WhatsApp to conduct government business.Kushner’s lawyer Abbe Lovell confirmed to Elijah Cummings, the current chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee and Trey Gowdy, Cummings’s predecessor, that...
Tags: Health, Mississippi, Washington Post, White House, US, World news, US news, US politics, Abortion, Donald Trump, Jared, Trump, Elijah Cummings, McCain, Kushner, House Government Oversight Committee


Jared Kushner: Trump's son-in-law uses WhatsApp and personal email for official White House business, attorney says

Jared Kushner uses private messaging apps and personal email to communicate about official Trump administration matters with foreign leaders – a violation of a laws governing White House records - a congressional committee has been told. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic congressman who heads the House of Representative’s oversight committee, said the lawyer of the president’s son-in-law.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Elijah Cummings, House of Representative, Jared Kushner


President Trump Saves The Last Tank Factory In The Western Hemisphere ~ VIDEO

Lima, Ohio – -(AmmoLand.com)- In 2012, the Obama Administration sought to close one of America’s premier defense facilities as part of mandated budget sequestration. Congressional Republicans managed to stop them, but the number of employees at the plant still plummeted to just 75. “Enter President Trump,” writes White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro in The New York Times, “with a far different view of the role of a strong military in both defending our homelan...
Tags: Guns, Obama Administration, Washington, White House, America, New York Times, The White House, Ohio, Lima, Trump, Gallup, Peter Navarro, Lima Ohio, Shooting Industry News, President Trump


‘Why Are We Doing This?’: Trump Aides Don’t Understand McCain, Conway Attacks

President Trump’s aides are befuddled by his latest choice in nemeses. According to a Wednesday Politico report, some close to Trump believe the President is hitting the late-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and the husband of one of his most loyal aides to distract from criticism over his lukewarm response to the massacre in New Zealand and the controversy surrounding the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets. Others are at a loss. “It does not appear to be a great use of our time to talk about George...
Tags: News, White House, New Zealand, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump, McCain, Wednesday Politico, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway, Nicole Lafond, Trump Aides Don t Understand McCain Conway Attacks


Trump Wants His Buddy Robert Kraft At The WH Despite Prostitution Scandal

President Donald Trump told aides that he wants Patriots owner Robert Kraft to come with the team on the celebratory White House visit, despite the bad optics of a President cozying up to a man allegedly caught in a high-profile prostitution sting. According to a Wednesday Politico report, staffers think it’s a bad idea, but know that Trump’s high premium on loyalty and tendency to stick by men accused of sexual misdeeds will probably land Kraft in the White House anyway. They are reportedly ...
Tags: News, White House, New England Patriots, Donald Trump, Kraft, Patriots, Trump, Robert Kraft, Wednesday Politico, Kate Riga, Trump Wants His Buddy Robert Kraft


Anthony Scaramucci says Trump's McCain attacks are 'stupid'

President Donald Trump's attacks on the late Sen. John McCain are "stupid" and "socially unnatural," former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Thursday.
Tags: White House, Cnn, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Trump, McCain, Anthony Scaramucci


Trump to order colleges to back free speech or lose funding

President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding. White House officials say Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order requiring colleges to certify that their policies support free speech as a condition of receiving federal research grants. Trump initially proposed the […]
Tags: News, White House, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump


Hicks To Turn Over Docs For Judiciary Committee’s Trump Obstruction Probe

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over a wide range of documents to the House Judiciary Committee after a request for information on topics including the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to committee chair Jerry Nadler’s (D-NY) spokesperson. According to a Wednesday CNN report, the request includes documents like diaries and notes about the Trump administration, organization and campaign. Despite her promise of cooperation, it is uncl...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Fbi, House Intelligence Committee, Obstruction, James Comey, Trump, Hope Hicks, House Judiciary Committee, Hicks, Former White House, Jerry Nadler, Kate Riga


GOP Senators Push Back Against Trump’s Relentless McCain Attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his anti-McCain tirade in Ohio on Wednesday, several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump by defending the Vietnam War veteran as a hero seven months after he died of brain c...
Tags: Utah, New York, News, Obama, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, America, Barack Obama, Georgia, Ap, Gop, United States, Arizona, Mitt Romney


Trump investigation: Former White House aide Hope Hicks ‘to cooperate’ with Democrat probe

Former senior White House official Hope Hicks is said to have agreed to cooperate with a Democratic-led congressional investigation into Donald Trump. Ms Hicks, 30, who was considered one of the president’s closest confidantes and who served as White House communications director from the summer of 2017 to the spring of last year, has reportedly said she will provide documents to a congressional committee looking into possible obstruction of justice by Mr Trump. CNN said Democratic congressman...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Fbi, James Comey, Trump, Democratic, Hope Hicks, Donald Trump Jr, Michael Flynn, Hicks, Jerry Nadler, Donald Trump Ms Hicks, House of Representative 's judiciary committee


Don Lemon: This is a trick Trump has played before

CNN's Don Lemon criticizes President Donald Trump for his recent remarks about the Mueller report, the late Sen. John McCain and George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Trump, Sen John McCain, Mueller, George Conway


Trump wants Bob Kraft at White House despite despite prostitution sting

President Donald Trump has told White House aides that he wants New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft, who was at the center of a Florida prostitution sting just last month, to come to the Patriots' Super Bowl celebration at the White House. “The situation's causing problems for those planning the event,” writes Gabby Orr at Politico. From Politico's story: President Donald Trump wants Kraft to join his players at the White House this spring for a celebration of their January Super Bowl victor...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, News, White House, NFL, New England Patriots, Bill, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump, Kraft, Patriots, Trump, Roy Moore, Alabama Senate, Bill O'Reilly


CZ75 Republika Handgun Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš

CZ75 Republika Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On March 7th, 2019, President Trump and the First Lady met with Prime Minister Andrej Babiš of the Czech Republic and his wife, in the White House.  The meeting was cordial, with both men celebrating the bond between the two countries. After the meeting, PM Babiš told reporters that he had presented President Trump with one of one hundred custom crafted CZ75 pistols created for the centennial of t...
Tags: Google, Guns, White House, Israel, Department Of Defense, Czech Republic, United States, Nato, Arizona, Kennedy, Trump, Abraham Lincoln, Czechoslovakia, Warsaw Pact, Andrej Babis, Babis


How Democrats fell out of love with impeaching Trump

Almost from the day that Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a significant chunk of Democrats have wanted Congress to throw him out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue via impeachment. Which makes the latest finding on impeachment in a CNN-SSRS poll all the more intriguing.
Tags: Congress, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Pennsylvania Avenue


Analysis: How Democrats fell out of love with impeaching Trump

Almost from the day that Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a significant chunk of Democrats have wanted Congress to throw him out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue via impeachment. Which makes the latest finding on impeachment in a CNN-SSRS poll all the more intriguing.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Pennsylvania Avenue


Trump Complains He Wasn’t Thanked For Approving McCain Funeral

President Donald Trump could not get the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) out of his craw on Wednesday, going on an extended riff on how approved the funeral McCain wanted and lamenting that he was never thanked. “I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as President I had to approve,” Trump said at a speech at a factory in Lima, Ohio. “I don’t care about this, I didn’t get a thank you, but that’s okay. We sent him on the way but I wasn’t a fan of John McCain.” It isn’t entirely clear...
Tags: News, Funeral, Barack Obama, Arizona, John Mccain, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Trump, McCain, Lima Ohio, Sen John McCain R AZ, National Cathedral, Kate Riga


Override Trump’s wall emergency

Trump claims he’s done more for the military than any recent occupant of the White House, but this stunt will hurt the military, which is already struggling with a $116 billion backlog of facility improvements. It will also hurt the communities that have grown up around bases.
Tags: News, White House, Editorials, Trump


Rep. Cummings accuses White House of obstruction

House Oversight committee chairman Elijah Cummings accused the White House of an "unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction" in a Washington Post op-ed as his committee seeks information related to multiple ongoing investigations into the Trump administration. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, House Oversight Committee, Sunlen Serfaty


Former Trump confidante Hope Hicks to cooperate with House Democratic probe into Trump

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director and long-time confidante of President Donald Trump, plans to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into potential obstruction of justice.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Hope Hicks, House Judiciary Committee



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