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    WH press secretary says Trump ‘weighed in’ on misleading response to Don Jr.’s Russia meeting
    Aug01

    WH press secretary says Trump ‘weighed in’ on misleading response to Don Jr.’s Russia meeting

    In direct contradiction with Donald Trump’s own lawyer, Donald Trump’s White House press secretary said Tuesday that Trump “weighed in” on the original statement released in response to a New York Times story about Don Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer during the campaign....

    WH press secretary says Trump ‘weighed in’ on misleading response to Don Jr.’s Russia meeting

    In direct contradiction with Donald Trump’s own lawyer, Donald Trump’s White House press secretary said Tuesday that Trump “weighed in” on the original statement released in response to a New York Times story about Don Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer during the campaign....

    Huckabee Sanders Blasts Media for ‘Misleading’ Russia Coverage
    Aug01

    Huckabee Sanders Blasts Media for ‘Misleading’ Russia Coverage

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders lambasted the media on Tuesday for being “misleading” with their “false narrative” about Russian collusion with President Donald Trump’s campaign. A reporter asked Sanders about the letter in which Donald Trump, Jr. disclosed information about his meeting in June...

    In Georgia, Pence Assures Eastern Europe of US Backing
    Aug01

    In Georgia, Pence Assures Eastern Europe of US Backing

    On the latest leg of his first official tour of Eastern Europe, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence assured regional allies the United States will stand by their side. Facing a crowd of Georgian and international journalists at government offices in Tbilisi, Pence, standing alongside his host, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, said America...

    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov
    Aug01

    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov

    A social-media storm has erupted over a Ukrainian commercial pilot feted as a hero for a difficult landing of a damaged plane after Internet users found a photograph of Russia’s foreign minister on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One
    Aug01

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One

    Three months ago, Venezuela’s beleaguered president, Nicolás Maduro, pushed the nuclear button in Venezuelan politics: He declared that he would convene a Constituent Assembly, a specially elected body that’s allowed to do pretty much anything. There’s nothing quite like it in the U.S.; the Constitution does have a provision for...

    The Macron Factor
    Aug01

    The Macron Factor

    The rollercoaster electoral cycle that the French have endured for about a year under the scrutiny of the international media has finally come to an end, producing the swiftest and most thorough transformation of the French national political landscape since the beginning of the Fifth Republic nearly sixty years ago. It also holds the promise of...

    Sending ‘Defensive’ Arms to Ukraine Would Be Deadly
    Aug01

    Sending ‘Defensive’ Arms to Ukraine Would Be Deadly

    Both Russian and U.S. generals have an interest in testing their newer weapons against each other. …read more Source:...

    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers
    Aug01

    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers

    When Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner landed plum White House jobs, their boss, President Donald Trump, gave both powerful portfolios over a wide range of national and international policy issues. Related Articles Watch: Anthony Scaramucci’s crazy phone call to New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, the dramatic reenactment Week before ouster,...

    Saakashvili Wants To Return To Ukraine To Fight For Citizenship
    Aug01

    Saakashvili Wants To Return To Ukraine To Fight For Citizenship

    Ex-Georgian president and former regional governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, said he wants to be allowed back into Ukraine so he can fight to have his Ukrainian citizenship restored. It was revoked in July by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, reportedly on the grounds that Saakashvili failed to mention there was a criminal case against...