“I don’t really understand why this [being fired] was such a big deal, especially to this White House. I had thought that was what Donald Trump was good at.”
The surprise disclosure that Nunes was under investigation injected new uncertainty into the wider Russia probe by his committee.
Russian President Putin regarded the US action as a blow against a sovereign nation based on the “made-up pretext” of Syria possessing chemical weapons.
“Assad was warned, repeatedly, by the US and the UN that the intentional targeting of innocent men, women and children is intolerable.” said Ed Royce, chairman, House foreign affairs.
Duterte’s plan is unlikely to sit well with China, which lays claim to almost all the South China Sea, especially as it comes amid a fast-warming relationship in recent months.
US officials said the military fired dozens of cruise missiles against the base in response to the suspected gas attack in a rebel-held area
Two US warships fired dozens of cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at the airbase controlled by President Assad’s forces.
Only 1,125 children travelling with guardians, who are mostly women, were apprehended at the southern US border in March.
US experts are raging at Trump’s haste, just as Chinese experts are serene they have the upper hand.
Moscow offered an alternative explanation: that the poison gas belonged to rebels and had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit by Syrian bombs.
President Donald Trump said the suspected “horrible” chemical attack cannot be tolerated and it has crossed “many many lines”.
Western countries blamed Syrian armed forces for the recent gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in a rebel-held area of Idliib.
Vice president Mike Pence said Bannon would continue to play an important role in policy and played down the shake-up as routine.
Senators Ben Cardin and Marco Rubio said that a failure of US leadership on human rights issues in Tibet is not a good message for the US to send to China, its allies in the region, and the world.
Trump’s executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan will not impact the policies of other countries, but moving money away from climate research will.
There are many obstacles for the US-China summit, such that the American side is simply not ready for a substantive negotiation. But there are also many areas of discussion, including North Korea, the One-China policy and trade.
The cut marks US President Donald Trump’s first move to curtail funding for the UN and its agencies.
At the US-China summit, talks about adding pressure on North Korea to drop its arms development are to take centre stage.
The lack of a resolution complicates a White House push for a House vote on a healthcare proposal before Friday, when lawmakers return to their districts for two weeks.
The trip was Sisi’s first official US visit since being elected president in 2014. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, never extended an invitation.
During the presidential campaign, Trump said he would donate his $400,000 annual salary if he were elected.
The visit shows the far-reaching portfolio of Kushner, who is part of Trump’s innermost circle and has been given a wide range of domestic and foreign policy responsibilities
The cut marks Donald Trump’s first move to curtail funding for the UN and is likely to raise further questions about how deep those cuts will eventually go throughout the organisation.
This is the first multilateral negotiation on nuclear weapons since the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was adopted in 1996.
Trump had promised to end the lottery system for H1B visas, which gives each applicant an equal chance at 65,000 positions each year.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Officials said they were treating the blast as an act of terrorism, but there was no official confirmation.
Ten days ago, House speaker Paul Ryan was forced to cancel a vote on an Obamacare replacement Bill, when it was clear he could not deliver the votes needed for it to pass.
As things stand, the entire whole planet could be destroyed without so much as a vote by the US Congress.
The institutions that gave liberal democracy legitimacy – parliaments with popular representation, parties with ideological definitions, strong trade unions, the media as a relatively diversified space for debate – have been hollowed out.
A government under Marine Le Pen’s presidency plans to take France out of the euro zone and bring back a national currency.
The form does not say how much Flynn was paid but the speeches are in a section titled “sources of compensation exceeding $5,000 in a year.”
The Trudeau administration hasn’t really made drastic changes to Canada’s immigration policy, which is nearly as exclusionary as the US.
US representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said it was too soon to consider immunity requests.
They said peaceful protest was people’s fundamental right, but that bills in Republican-governed states sought to stop them exercising that right.
The discord following the healthcare debacle has not been limited to tensions between Trump and the Freedom Caucus – a bloc of conservatives in the House.
Such settlements, in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, are deemed illegal by most of the world.
The Trump administration’s view is a departure from Obama’s stance and at odds with European powers, who insist Bashar al-Assad must step down.
After Israel said in January that it was reducing its contribution by $6 million, it has further cut funds by $2 million and will now pay the UN only $3.7 million
She has been an increasingly influential adviser to the president and her husband, Jared Kushner, is a powerful Trump adviser.
Challenging the travel ban, Hawaii claims its universities would be harmed by the order because they would have trouble recruiting students and faculty.