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    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...

    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...