: Gina Haspel is one step closer to leading our brave men and women at the CIA. She is exceptionally qualified and the Senate should confirm her immediately. We need her to keep our great country safe. ConfirmGina
on Mueller not indicting @POTUS: "It's significant but I wouldn't say the president's home free. So long as there is a special counsel investigating, no president is home free and neither is the staff or the people who worked on the campaign." SpecialReport
: If Trump-Kim Summit Doesn't Happen, Admin Will Continue 'Maximum Pressure Campaign'
Mueller issues grand jury subpoenas to Trump adviser Roger Stone's social media consultant
: And voted against the massive Tax Cut Bill. He's also weak on borders and crime. Sadly, our great Military and Vets mean nothing to Bobby Jr. Lou Barletta will win. MAGA
: Lou Barletta will be a great Senator for Pennsylvania but his opponent, Bob Casey, has been a do-nothing Senator who only shows up at election time. He votes along the Nancy Pelosi, Elizabeth Warren lines, loves sanctuary cities, bad and expensive healthcare
: Today, it was my great honor to welcome President Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan to the @WhiteHouse.
: House votes today on Choice/MISSION Act. Who will stand with our Great Vets, caregivers, and Veterans Service Organizations? Must get Choice passed by Memorial Day.
Senate intelligence panel agrees with US intel agencies that Russia intervened in 2016 election to help Trump
Russian business lobby groups voiced opposition on Wednesday to a draft law that would make it a crime to comply with sanctions imposed by the United States or other countries
Top Israeli army spokesperson tells U.S. Jews: Israel failed to minimize Gaza casualties, Hamas won PR war by knockout
Senate has votes to advance bill to retain 2015 net neutrality rules
Iran-Deal: EU commission will present ways how to circumvent U.S. sanctions to informal summit in Sofia
"We have been able to sign contracts with US companies worth five billion dollars," adds the president of Uzbekistan
Mirziyoyev praises @POTUS accomplishments on tax reform and the economy and @realDonaldTrump replies, cupping his hands around his mouth,: "I agree 100 percent."
Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, alongside @POTUS in the Oval Office, says the bilateral relationship has recently risen "to a new level."
In earlier remarks before the brief QandA with pool reporters, @POTUS says Uzbekistan and US "working together from the standpoint of the military."
"The [Intelligence Community Assessment] conclusions were accurate and on point" says SSCI ViceChair @MarkWarner "The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated, and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton"
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After 14 months, Senate Intelligence Committee finished looking at US intel's conclusion Russia meddled in Election 2016. "We see no reason to dispute the conclusions" says SSCI Chair @SenatorBurr "There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere"
US will still insist on DPRK denuclearization, adds @POTUS
"We'll have to see" responds @POTUS when asked if his summit with Kim Jong Un is still on
Trump's called the media "the enemy of the American people", and administration officials have found themselves in the unenviable position of hosting Uzbek officials at the White House while defending their own president's rhetoric on human rights.
A reporter asked if Trump had lost credibility since he's tweeted about revoking reporters' credentials. The official said testily Mirziyoyev's recent steps show the US has "influence in encouraging press freedom": the comments hinted at the challenges faced by US officials
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President Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan is meeting with President Trump today. Known as something of a reformer, Mirziyoyev has released journalists held in custody and accredited the Voice of America, a US-government media outlet, to report in Uzbekistan
Tillerson at VMI: that same commitment to truth and facts hinds ya tonther likeminded nations. And truth says to adversaries "we say what we mean and we mean what we say."
Tillerson: a responsibility of every American is to preserve and recognize "what is truth and what is not"
Rex Tillerson at VMI graduation: "Ye shall know the truth. And the truth shall make you free." Advocating for a "fierce defense of truth and a common set of facts."
Trump Jr talked to Emin Agalarov who arranged Trump Tower meeting then made 11-minute phone call to a blocked number. Trump Jr said he couldn't remember who he called. However, Dems note Corey Lewandowski testified Candidate Trump's primary residence has a blocked number.
White House on NAFTA: 'We still want to see something happen'
Senate Intel Committee Ranking member @MarkWarner, who announced his support for GinaHaspel yesterday, says in statement: "Most importantly, I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do something illegal or immoral–like a return to torture"
Gina Haspel gets her CIA directorship approved by the Senate intelligence committee on a 10-5 vote
Senate Intelligence committee recommends that Senate confirm Gina Haspel as CIA director.
Senate panel releasing transcripts of interviews with Trump Jr., others who met with Russian attorney at Trump Tower
: We have not seen China's demands yet, which should be few in that previous U.S. Administrations have done so poorly in negotiating. China has seen our demands. There has been no folding as the media would love people to believe, the meetings
: Haven't even started yet. The U.S. has very little to give, because it has given so much over the years. China has much to give.
: The Washington Post and CNN have typically written false stories about our trade negotiations with China. Nothing has happened with ZTE except as it pertains to the larger trade deal. Our country has been losing hundreds of billions of dollars a year with China
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EU's Tusk, on an oversized stage in Sofia, launches stinging attack on Trump, accusing US of 'capricious assertiveness' and saying that some Trump decisions make him think 'with friends like these who needs enemies'
Trump Jr. told Senate panel he couldn't remember whether he had discussed Russia investigation with his father.
Tusk: Looking at latest decisions of @realDonaldTrump someone could even think: with friends like that who needs enemies. But frankly, EU should be grateful. Thanks to him we got rid of all illusions. We realise that if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm
President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday.
A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos
: Congratulations to Deb Fischer. The people of Nebraska have seen what a great job she is doing - and it showed up at the ballot box. MAGA
: "Just because it's California doesn't mean you get to decide that you don't want to participate in our government and in our system." @foxandfriends
: "This president is going to make sure that we get a deal that works for America." @foxandfriends
Appearing on @FoxNews, @PressSec says @WhiteHouse still hopeful the summit with Kim Jong Un will occur.
: "There's definitely something that has to be addressed. We're focused intensely on addressing it, and we take it extremely seriously." @foxandfriends
: Congratulations to Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania. He will be a great Senator and will represent his people well - like they haven't been represented in many years. Lou is a friend of mine and a special guy, he will very much help MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
: "We're very confident and very optimistic that people are putting national security and the safety and security of Americans ahead of partisan politics." @foxandfriends
: "We're ready to meet and if it happens, that's greatWe're still hopeful that the meeting with take place." @foxandfriends
Reuters: China President Xi says supports US and North Korea dialogue, supports South Korea and NK's efforts to improve bilateral relations
Spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeina: The US administration lost its credibility and became a partner in the aggression against our Palestinian people
Turkish, U.S. foreign ministers to meet on June 4
'We are persecuted by KKK,' Venezuela's Maduro says of Trump in FRANCE 24 exclusive interview ahead of Sunday's presidential election
China's foreign ministry said all relevant parties should cherish the detente atmosphere and act to create positive conditions for dialogue, when asked to comment on the DPRK's decision to suspend talks with the South in protest of the ROK-US joint military drill
Iranian President Hasan Rohani says Tehran will not surrender to US pressure, sanctions and to the threat of war
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells lawmakers the transatlantic relationship between Europe and US should endure differences in opinion despite US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal
U.S. investigating Cambridge Analytica: New York Times
For Pentagon, South Korea drills became a crucial but quiet endeavour
"We are aware of the South Korean media report," says @PressSec in statement. "The United States will look at what North Korea has said independently, and continue to coordinate closely with our allies."
: Thank you to the Washington Examiner and @CortesSteve on the great article - on WINNING.
: Today is one of the most important and solemn occasions of the year – the day we pay tribute to the Law Enforcement Heroes who gave their lives in the line of duty. They made the ultimate sacrifice so that we could live in safety and peace. We stand with our police (HEROES) 100%.
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Ramadan greetings from @POTUS issued by the @WhiteHouse
: "We will protect those who protect us and who do such a great job in protecting us."
Nikki Haley walks out of UN Security Council session on Gaza as Palestinian envoy starts to speak
: "I have directed the Justice Department to do everything in its power to defend the lives of American law enforcement."