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    Trump to Meet NATO Leaders in May
    Feb06

    Trump to Meet NATO Leaders in May

    President Donald Trump agreed to attend a meeting of NATO leaders in May during a phone call Sunday with alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg. The conversation also touched on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to a White House statement. Trump and the NATO secretary-general “discussed how to encourage all NATO allies to meet...

    Does Trump Actually Want to Succeed?
    Feb06

    Does Trump Actually Want to Succeed?

    HOUSTON—Democrats and Republicans agree on one thing: James A. Baker III was the gold standard when it came to running a White House. And so far he’s not overly impressed when it comes to the troubled kickoff of the Trump administration.In his first extensive comments on America’s controversial new president, the former chief of...

    US spy alliances may be tested by unpredictable Trump
    Feb06

    US spy alliances may be tested by unpredictable Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s unpredictable foreign policy could hamper longstanding U.S. intelligence-sharing partnerships as countries react to a president who seeks closer ties to Russia and is unafraid to offend American allies by cracking down on immigration or getting angry with friendly leaders. Veteran spies say intelligence...

    NATO Leaders Will Meet With Trump in May
    Feb06

    NATO Leaders Will Meet With Trump in May

    NATO leaders will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Europe in May, Washington says. The meeting was agreed to in a Sunday call between Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, reports Reuters. The news agency cited a statement from the White House which said that the two men “discussed how to encourage all NATO allies to meet...

    Trump Agrees To Meet NATO Leaders In Europe In May
    Feb06

    Trump Agrees To Meet NATO Leaders In Europe In May

    WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (Reuters) – President Trump agreed to meet alliance leaders in Europe in May in a phone call on Sunday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that also touched on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said.Trump was elected on a pledge to push NATO members to increase their funding to the...

    Trump Discusses NATO Visit, Ukraine In Call With Stoltenberg
    Feb06

    Trump Discusses NATO Visit, Ukraine In Call With Stoltenberg

    The White House says President Donald Trump discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine during a call with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg and agreed to attend a meeting of alliance leaders later this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump faces wrath of Republican hawks after defending Putin and saying U.S. has “a lot of killers”
    Feb06

    Trump faces wrath of Republican hawks after defending Putin and saying U.S. has “a lot of killers”

    Republican hawks took to Twitter and the D.C. Sunday shows to attack President Donald Trump for his latest comments defending Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal regime. Pressed by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly about how Trump could respect a “killer” like Putin, Trump said, “We got a lot of killers. What, you think our country...

    McConnell, Rubio disagree with Trump’s defense of Putin
    Feb06

    McConnell, Rubio disagree with Trump’s defense of Putin

    Both Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took issue with President Donald Trump’s defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday. Trump, in a widely promoted pre-Super Bowl interview Sunday with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, answered a question about Putin being a killer with an assertion...

    Mike Pence: Future Of Russia Sanctions Remains Uncertain
    Feb05

    Mike Pence: Future Of Russia Sanctions Remains Uncertain

    Vice President Mike Pence said the Trump administration is “very troubled by the increased hostilities over the past week in eastern Ukraine,” but suggested the future of sanctions against Russia would ultimately hinge “on how the Russians respond in the days ahead.”At least 33 people were killed last week in a surge of violence between...

    Asked about Putin, Trump says U.S. isn’t ‘so innocent’
    Feb05

    Asked about Putin, Trump says U.S. isn’t ‘so innocent’

    President Donald Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when an interviewer called the Russian leader “a killer,” Trump said the United States has many of them. “What do you think? Our country’s so innocent?” he told Fox’s Bill O’Reilly in an excerpt released by the network. The president’s interview was to air Sunday...