Daily Archives: April 23, 2018






  • Reporters press Sarah Sanders on Trump tweet about ‘breeding’

    Reporters press Sarah Sanders on Trump tweet about ‘breeding’

    White House press secretary Sarah Hucakbee Sanders on Monday attempted to explain the meaning of one of President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton takes swipe at ‘false equivalency’ in media coverage of 2016 election Trump asked Netanyahu if he actually cares about peace: report Official: Trump to urge North Korea to dismantle nuclear program in return for sanctions…


  • Trump-Macron: Red carpet treatment belies differences on Iran, Syria

    Trump-Macron: Red carpet treatment belies differences on Iran, Syria

    But beneath the pomp and circumstance the state visit will bring — streets lined with fluttering French and American flags, an elaborate military welcome and a meticulously planned state dinner — the two leaders are expected to tackle a slew of pressing foreign policy issues, from the Iran deal to the Syrian civil war, counterterrorism…


  • Bad news for the GOP: ‘Comey memos’ leak is ‘Nunes memo’ redux

    Bad news for the GOP: ‘Comey memos’ leak is ‘Nunes memo’ redux

    You know that feeling of subtle satisfaction you get when a person trying to stick it to someone else ends up hurting himself instead? That’s how I felt when House Republicans leaked the Comey memos, apparently before analyzing them and adjusting their strategy. As a result, House Republicans and President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton takes swipe…


  • Confirm Mike Pompeo to fill the void at State

    Confirm Mike Pompeo to fill the void at State

    CLOSE Here’s what we know about Mike Pompeo, the man who will replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of State. USA TODAY Though Trump nominee’s hawkish views are troubling, they are not sufficient reason to block his confirmation to be secretary of State: Our view Protesters at Mike Pompeo’s Senate hearing April 12, 2018. (Photo: Jim…


  • Rand Paul Flip-Flops On Secretary Of State Nominee Mike Pompeo

    Rand Paul Flip-Flops On Secretary Of State Nominee Mike Pompeo

    WASHINGTON ― Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced Monday that he will support Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, a change in position that means the CIA chief will be recommended favorably out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee after all. Paul, a libertarian-leaning critic of U.S. military intervention abroad, has spoken out against Pompeo for weeks,…