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    President Obama calls Trump ‘woefully unprepared’ for the presidency
    Aug02

    President Obama calls Trump ‘woefully unprepared’ for the presidency

    President Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump as “woefully unprepared” for the presidency, telling reporters at a bilateral news conference Tuesday that the Republican presidential nominee continues to demonstrate that he’s unfit for the Oval Office. “I think the Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president,” Obama said, speaking...

    POLITICO appoints David Herszenhorn as Chief Brussels Correspondent
    Aug01

    POLITICO appoints David Herszenhorn as Chief Brussels Correspondent

    POLITICO has hired David M. Herszenhorn, Washington correspondent at the New York Times, as Chief Brussels Correspondent. Matthew Kaminski, POLITICO Europe’s Executive Editor, announced the appointment in an email to staff on Monday: “In this newly created role, David will anchor our coverage of the EU, its institutions and personalities,...

    The Democrats’ Putin dilemma
    Jul30

    The Democrats’ Putin dilemma

    Donald Trump was the bogeyman of this week’s Democratic national convention. But placing a close second to Trump was Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin. Democrats linked the two bad guys together, hammering Trump for his past words of praise for Putin as a “strong leader” and his claim that the U.S. would “get along great” with Russia...

    Trump and the Oligarch
    Jul29

    Trump and the Oligarch

    The house wasn’t built for a Russian oligarch, although it looked the part. The 62,000-square-foot, 17-bedroom mansion is a palace of new-money flash, featuring Greek fountains, tennis courts, trompe l’oeil murals, underground parking for dozens of cars, and a 100-foot swimming pool and hot tub overlooking the ocean. It even had a...

    German FM: Donald Trump victory would threaten transatlantic ties
    Jul28

    German FM: Donald Trump victory would threaten transatlantic ties

    A Donald Trump presidency would lead to “many uncertainties for the transatlantic relationship,” the German foreign minister warned Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier called Trump’s view of the U.S. as a country surrounded by inner and outer enemies “grotesque,” in an interview with Passauer Neuer Presse. “The fact that a presidential...

    Role reversal: The Dems become the security party
    Jul28

    Role reversal: The Dems become the security party

    Barack Obama, whom Donald Trump earlier in the day called “the most ignorant president in our history” on foreign policy, returned the favor Wednesday night, suggesting that the Republican nominee had no clue what he was talking about—especially in comparison to Hillary Clinton. “Until you’ve sat at that desk, you don’t know what...

    Democrats key on Trump’s national security fitness
    Jul28

    Democrats key on Trump’s national security fitness

    With Democrats sensing that Donald Trump is newly vulnerable on national security grounds after startling statements about Russia and NATO, Wednesday night’s convention speakers blasted Trump’s fitness to be commander in chief, suggesting that only Hillary Clinton could keep America safe — and avoid nuclear war. “No major party...

    Trump goes it alone on Russia
    Jul28

    Trump goes it alone on Russia

    A day after Hillary Clinton made history, Donald Trump turned history on its head. The nominee of the Republican Party — the party that takes credit for winning the Cold War — on Wednesday appeared to align himself with Russia over his Democratic opponent, in remarks that suggested to many he was urging Moscow to interfere in a U.S. election....

    ‘Treason’? Critics savage Trump over Russia hack comments
    Jul27

    ‘Treason’? Critics savage Trump over Russia hack comments

    Donald Trump’s call on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails has shocked, flabbergasted and appalled lawmakers and national security experts across the political spectrum, with some describing his comments as “treason.” Few would argue Wednesday that what the Republican presidential nominee said will directly cause Russia to conduct...

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions
    Jul27

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions

    Donald Trump said Wednesday he would consider recognizing Crimea as Russian territory and lifting the sanctions against the country if he’s elected president. At a wide-ranging news conference, Trump said he “would be looking into that” when asked about his stance on Crimea and Russia. The Crimean Peninsula has been part of Ukraine for...

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