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    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...

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign
    Feb05

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign

    The Russian aggression in Ukraine has so far been met with silence by President Donald Trump himself. …read more Source: Business...

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin

    Donald Trump’s defense of Vladimir Putin’s homicidal history isn’t sitting well with fellow Republicans.Three Republican senators and several other conservatives were quick to condemn or distance themselves from the president seeming to put Putin on equal standing with the United States when it comes to killing.In a pre-taped...

    Marco Rubio Disagrees With Donald Trump: ‘We Are Not The Same As Putin’
    Feb05

    Marco Rubio Disagrees With Donald Trump: ‘We Are Not The Same As Putin’

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday gently expressed his disagreement with President Donald Trump over his defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin.During an interview with Fox News that is scheduled to air later Sunday prior to the Super Bowl, Trump dismissed host Bill O’Reilly’s characterization of Putin as “killer,” suggesting...

    SUPER BOWL EDITION — PENCE on lifting Russia sanctions: We’ll see — FEINSTEIN: Trump ban will go to SCOTUS – THE JUICE: NEW MEMBERS at Mar-A-Lago, Pinkos to VP’s office
    Feb05

    SUPER BOWL EDITION — PENCE on lifting Russia sanctions: We’ll see — FEINSTEIN: Trump ban will go to SCOTUS – THE JUICE: NEW MEMBERS at Mar-A-Lago, Pinkos to VP’s office

    Good Sunday morning. PATRIOTS VS. FALCONS face off in SUPER BOWL LI tonight in Houston. The Pats are a three-point favorite. Someone bet $1.1 million on the Falcons. http://apne.ws/2l7gpG1– WSJ A-HED: “Will Lady Gaga Take on Trump at the Super Bowl? Place Your Bets! Offshore bookmakers are split on whether the outspoken pop star will...

    Unpredictable Trump foreign policy may test U.S. spy alliances
    Feb05

    Unpredictable Trump foreign policy may test U.S. spy alliances

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s unpredictable foreign policy could hamper long-standing 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...

    Trump says America is not ‘so innocent’ when asked about Putin’s brutality
    Feb05

    Trump says America is not ‘so innocent’ when asked about Putin’s brutality

    President Donald Trump told Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that he doesn’t think America is “so innocent” when confronted with the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a killer of those who criticize him. In a preview of the interview, which is slated to air at 4 p.m. Sunday right before the Super Bowl, O’Reilly asks Trump...

    Poll Gap Between Merkel’s Conservatives, Social Democrats Shrinking
    Feb05

    Poll Gap Between Merkel’s Conservatives, Social Democrats Shrinking

    The lead in voter support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance over the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) shrank to a multi-year low of 4 percentage points, an opinion poll showed on Sunday. The SPD, which a week ago appointed Martin Schulz as leader, scored 29 percent in the survey published in newspaper Bild am...

    Trump tells Ukraine leader he’ll work to “restore peace” with Russia
    Feb05

    Trump tells Ukraine leader he’ll work to “restore peace” with Russia

    Amid mixed signals from the White House, Trump tells Petro Poroshenko he’ll work with him and Russians to stop simmering border war …read more Source:...