: It was my great honor to visit with our HEROES last night at Walter Reed Medical Center. There is nobody like them.
: Tomorrow, the House will vote on a strong Farm Bill, which includes work requirements. We must support our Nation's great farmers.
: Great talk with my friend President Mauricio Macri of Argentina this week. He is doing such a good job for Argentina. I support his vision for transforming his country's economy and unleashing its potential.
: Talking trade with the Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China, Liu He.
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Jens Stoltenberg: Good meeting with @realDonaldTrump. Your leadership on defence spending is clearly having an impact - Allies are adding billions to their budgets. We are also stepping up the fight against terrorism. In uncertain times we need a strong NATO.
Senate confirms Gina Haspel as CIA director, voting continues
: "If the media and liberals want to defend MS-13, they're more than welcome to. Frankly, I don't think the term @POTUS used was strong enough It took an animal to stab a man 100 times and decapitate him and rip his heart out."
: "In this spirit of Police Week, I want to read a quick letter from Samuel from San Antonio, Texax, that he sent @POTUS"
: "@POTUS knows there's been no collusion in the campaign, and he has been quite clear about this. It's gone on for over a year. They've found no evidence of collusion. And [@POTUS] still strongly believes that it's a witch hunt."
"We have no intention" of canceling joint military exercises with the ROK, says @PressSec.
: "@POTUS is prepared and will be ready to meet [Kim Jong Un] and we're continuing to move forward with the preparations."
"The president is prepared and will be ready to meet" with Kim Jong Un, says @PressSec. "If the North Koreans want to meet we'll be there."
Pentagon on Gaza: Israel "has the right to protect its borders," spokesperson says
Pentagon: No plans to scale back joint training with South Korea despite protests from Pyongyang. "There's been no talk of reducing anything. There's been no talk of changing our scope. These are annual exercises," chief spokesperson Dana W. White told
Mueller's office files unredacted memo outlining scope of Russia probe-filing
: Congrats to the House for passing the VA MISSION Act yesterday. Without this funding our veterans will be forced to stand in never ending lines in order to receive care. Putting politics over our veterans care is UNACCEPTABLE – Senate must vote yes on this bill by Memorial Day.
: "They want border security. They want protection. That's what we're all about."
: Despite the disgusting, illegal and unwarranted Witch Hunt, we have had the most successful first 17 month Administration in U.S. history - by far. Sorry to the Fake News Media and "Haters," but that's the way it is.
: "We have no illusions" about Iran unpredictability, behavior. "The real geopolitical problem is not when you have an unpredictable opponent or enemythe problem is if your closest friend is unpredictable."
Juncker won't elaborate on areas of possible compromise with US on trade set out at presser 'because they are like a poem, they speak for themselves'
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Facebook to partner with The Atlantic Council, says it is 'investing heavily to prevent service from being abused during elections'
EU says will only talk about trade liberalization with the US if Washington pledges a permanent exclusion from steel tariffs
Iran deal: @JunckerEU confirms what said last night. Tomorrow morning, @EU_Commission will start working on amendment of blocking statute to update it with US Iran sanctions. Aim to get in place before August 6
: Wow, word seems to be coming out that the Obama FBI "SPIED ON THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN WITH AN EMBEDDED INFORMANT." Andrew McCarthy says, "There's probably no doubt that they had at least one confidential informant in the campaign." If so, this is bigger than Watergate.
: Wow, word seems to be coming out that the Obama FBI "SPIED ON THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN WITH AN IMBEDDED INFORMANT." Andrew McCarthy says, "There's probably no doubt that they had at least one confidential informant in the campaign." If so, this is bigger than Watergate.
North Korea's chief negotiator Ri Son Gwon condemned the joint South Korea-U.S. air combat drills and criticized South Korea's parliament for holding talks with "human scumbags," without naming who they are
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A man is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire in Northeast D.C. The fire happened in the 1600 block of Rosedale St.
NATO-member Denmark said Thursday it would withdraw its special forces from Iraq after fighting as part of a US-led coalition against Daesh
: Congratulations America, we are into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American Historyand there is still No Collusion and No Obstruction. The only Collusion was that done by Democrats who were unable to win an Election despite the spending of far more money.
South Korea offers to mediate to clear doubts over North Korea-U.S. summit
U.S. 'looking for a deal' with China on trade: White House adviser
U.S. warns sanctions are possible if the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany proceeds
China does not want to see escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions, expressing hope that the two sides could minimize conflict during talks
Germany's Trade Minister @peteraltmaier warns it is "decision time" whether global trade falls back into "1920ies style" protectionism that led to global depression. Pledge for multilateral trade, not US Trump style America first protectionism
John Bolton's desire to turn North Korea into the next Libya isn't going over so well in Pyongyang
EU leaders ready to offer Trump greater market access to avert trade war
Peskov called the investigation into Russian influence on the US elections an internal US matter.
Russia postpones bill making U.S. sanctions compliance a crime
A US soldier who allegedly shot into a civilian truck in Afghanistan acted in line with military rules, a three-month investigation reveals
The world's largest container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk said Thursday it would shut down its business in Iran to abide with reimposed sanctions after Washington pulled the United States from a nuclear accord
Merkel arrived walking together with Macron and May. EU-3 send signal: United they stand strong against US-policy
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@USAmbNATO: Great discussion with NATO SecGen, @jensstoltenberg, Secretary of Defense Mattis, @SecPompeo and @AmbJohnBolton about @NATO Allies' defense spending and capability modernization. These key issues will be top of the agenda with @POTUS today
Turkey says U.S. trial of bank executive was political: spokesman
South Korea's top diplomat said Thursday there's a gap between North Korea and the U.S. on ways to achieve the common goal of a nuclear-free Korea
Shadow Trade Secretary @BarryGardiner asks Fox if Trump is a man UK can do business with. Fox answer: US is our closest strategic partner but where we disagree on issues, such as steel, we make our voice heard very clearly trade
Japan plans retaliatory tariffs against United States: NHK
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in Parliament: We are concerned by the Trump administration raising the prospect of tariffs on our steel and aluminium industries, and are working with the US and EU partners to secure a permanent EU exemption from these tariffs trade
says no negotiating with @realDonaldTrump on steel tariffs with gun to our head. @EU_Commission says its already negotiating with @SecretaryRoss. Maybe they meant "we only negotiate with a gun to our head to get gun pointed at China"
South Korea said on Thursday it would seek to mediate between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on June 12 in Singapore
A child was taken to the hospital after being found unconscious in Southeast D.C. on Wednesday night. The child was taken to the hospital from a home in the 4700 block of Benning Road SE.
: 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"