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President Trump admitted Friday that he did actively consider business dealings with Russia well into the 2016 presidential campaign.
The Trump administration is seeking to extradite an enemy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in order to convince the Turkish leader to decrease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a dissident journalist, NBC News reported Thursday, citing two senior U.S. officials and two other people briefed on the requests.
In President Donald Trump’s first days in office, his administration asked the Department of Justice to look into the matter, NBC News has reported.
The renewed effort, however, comes as Trump administration officials are seeking to placate Erdogan over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump’s trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.
Still fighting political flaps that arose during his weekend in France, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the Secret Service nixed a visit to a cemetery in the rain because the motorcade would have shut down Paris. “When the helicopter couldn’t fly to the first cemetery in France because of almost zero visibility, I suggested driving,” Trump tweeted.
President Donald Trump spent barely two days in France, but his brief visit revealed the widening rift between the United States and its Western allies.
China is digging in for the long haul. And President Donald Trump had better start thinking about an exit strategy from a trade war that is showing no signs of easing.
Business leaders and lawmakers are expressing alarm that the White House is apparently not allowing any exemptions to its latest round of China tariffs, which cover $200 billion worth of goods. The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office has yet to create a process for requesting exclusions to the levies, a contrast to previous rounds of tariffs.
The Trump administration is drastically cutting back on who on Capitol Hill gets to see intelligence reports on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, according to multiple congressional sources.
The Trump administration said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.