Tag: "trump"

Jeff Sessions: Anti-Trump FBI officials exchanged more than 50,000 texts

The two FBI officials who have been criticized for anti-Trump texts, exchanged more than 50,000 text messages, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday night.The number was released after six congressional committees requested all text messages between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page between July 1, 2015, and July 28, 2017.

Donald Trump falls short of promise to spend 'a lot of money' on opioid crisis

President Trump last year pledged to spend “a lot money” on the opioid crisis but used his platform to focus on military and border-security spending instead, nudging the drug fight to the sidelines.Issued to great fanfare, the declaration has failed to pry new money out of a Congress deadlocked over an immigration debate that pushed the opioids crisis to the background.

US Special counsel may question Donald Trump on Russia probe

WASHINGTON: US Special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question President Donald Trump as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, media reports said today.Now Trump's legal team is pushing for a written question and answer, multiple media reports said.

US President Donald Trump Says "Probably" Has Very Good Relationship With North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump suggested his combative tweets are part of a broader strategyWashington:  US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he "probably" has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a change in tone for Trump after exchanging insults with Kim over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.Asked whether he has spoken with the North Korean leader, Trump told the newspaper: "I don't want to comment on it.

Donald and Melania Trump Attend Christmas Eve Church Service

The Trumps continued their Christmas tradition of attending services at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida, where they were married.A crowd of about 100 people stood on the street to watch the motorcade — even a protester who held an “impeach” sign on Christmas Eve.

Trump keeping option open for Iran sanctions amid protests: White House

The White House on Tuesday said President Trump will “keep option open” for new sanctions on Iran and decertifying the nuclear deal in light of ongoing protests in that country.“We certainly keep our options open in terms of sanctions in terms off singing a waiver later in January,” said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

-US ambassador to Panama resigns over Trump

A State Department spokeswoman confirmed Feeley’s departure, saying he will retire on March 9 of this year.Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein said the ambassador was leaving for “personal reasons” and was not related to Trump’s alleged use of the vulgar term.

White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm


Updated 3:51 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to media outside the White House in Washington during the government shutdown, Monday, Jan.Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is focused on minimizing the harm Democrats are causing through the government shutdown.

As shutdown deal reached, Trump stays out of sight


Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press

Updated 4:21 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, Jan.Mulvaney is defending President Donald Trump's lack of outreach to Democratic lawmakers during the government shutdown.

-Trump 'buffoonery' suited for show business

Donald Trump is a “paradigm of age” whose "buffoonery and clownishness" work best only in show business not government, says American analyst Dr.The US public is evenly divided on whether or not Trump is mentally stable, with 48 percent saying his is, and 47 percent saying he’s not.

Wyoming uranium producers appeal to Trump for help -

(AP) - Two uranium producers operating in Wyoming are asking President Donald Trump for help in controlling foreign uranium imports.Energy Fuels and Ur-Energy petitioned the Department of Commerce to look into whether imports from Russia and elsewhere pose a national security risk.