To Ease Turkish Anger Over Journalist’s Killing, White House Considers Extraditing An Enemy Of Erdogan

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.

President Trump Blames Secret Service For Canceling Cemetery Trip In France

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.

Trump Dreams Up Another Immigrant Crisis

Public safety, national security and the rule of law are among the incantations the Trump administration likes to chant when rolling out one of its deliberately and pointlessly cruel immigration policies. It evidently hopes that repetition will somehow insulate its actions from public or judicial scrutiny.

Rabbi Says He Won’t Meet With Trump As Synagogue Shooting Victims’ Funerals Begin

A rabbi from Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue said he won’t meet with President Donald Trump who is heading to the city Tuesday in the wake of the massacre at the house of worship this weekend.

Trump Plans to Sign Executive Order Curbing Birthright Citizenship: Report

President Trump said in a newly released interview he plans to sign an executive order ending so-called “birthright citizenship” for babies of non-citizens born on U.S. soil — a move that would mark a major overhaul of immigration policy and trigger an almost-certain legal battle.

Trump’s Tweet Claiming He Only Uses Government Phones Was Sent From An IPhone

The president is online again.

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to respond to a recent New York Times article that reported he routinely uses his unsecured iPhones to speak with friends and associates instead of using a secure White House phone line.

Trump Administration Advances Controversial Space Force Plans

Warning of increasing adversarial threats to the nation’s satellites and other space capabilities, U.S. vice president Mike Pence reiterated on Tuesday that the Trump administration hopes to establish a Space Force as a sixth branch of the nation’s military by 2020. In addition, the National Space Council, which Pence chairs, on Tuesday approved a series of recommendations that provide a road map for establishing such a Space Force.

EVERYTHING THAT COULD GO WRONG WITH TRUMP’S IPHONES

IT’S NO SECRET that President Donald Trump tweets at all hours, and calls friends and advisors late into the night. But a New York Times report indicates that, thanks in part to Trump’s use of a personal iPhone, Chinese and Russian spies are listening in on his calls.