US President Donald Trump apologises for the first time for retweeting a British far-right group's videos apparently showing Islamist violence: ITV interview

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19 September 2018
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: To ensure our military has the tools needed to complete their missions, and is able to stay one step ahead of the rest of the world, we need to fully fund the @DeptOfDefense.
[email protected]: "The White House's immigration framework is callous and racist."
Schiff: "The reports that the President not only considered firing Special Counsel Mueller, but went so far as to order it, demonstrate the Nixonian lengths this President is prepared to go to protect himself."
[email protected]: @CecileRichards, wishing you the very best in your next chapter. Never doubt that your energy, intellect, and determination have inspired millions and helped so many stand up for their rights and their health care. Thank you
[email protected]: "The take-it-or–leave-it proposals put out by the White House will not make our country safer and will only serve to encourage illegal immigration because families will not be permitted to lawfully reunite."
[email protected] : ""I appreciate the president putting forth a clear framework on immigration that includes many of my key concerns – ending chain migration and the Diversity Visa lottery, as well as increasing border security."
Sen Dianne Feinstein: I greatly admire @CecileRichards and her steadfast commitment to protecting women's access to health care in the face of relentless attacks. She is one of the strongest women I know! Thank you Cecile.
7 month ago
[email protected]: DACA has been made increasingly difficult by the fact that Cryin' Chuck Schumer took such a beating over the shutdown that he is unable to act on immigration!
@LindseyGrahamSC: Thank you to @marjoriesba and @SBAList for your support of our legislation to end abortion on demand at 20 weeks. The Senate vote is scheduled for Monday at 5:30 pm.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Heading back from a very exciting two days in Davos, Switzerland. Speech on America's economic revival was well received. Many of the people I met will be investing in the U.S.A.! MAGA
US Department of State: U.S. condemns Russia's ratification of an agreement with the de facto leaders in Georgia's breakaway region of SouthOssetia regarding a joint military force. We do not recognize legitimacy of this so-called "treaty," which does not constitute a valid international agreement.
In written statement, Pres Trump marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day tomorrow. "We acknowledge this dark stain on human history and vow to never let it happen again." In his absence, @FLOTUS visited the @HolocaustMuseum Thursday and lit a candle at the Prayer Wall.
[email protected] (FL-21) visited a recovery center in Palm Beach, Florida to learn about their opioid addiction recovery pilot program.
White House releases statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day, directly referencing millions of Jews killed in the Holocaust. The Trump administration's statement last year caused significant controversy for failing to directly mention Jews or anti-Semitism.
Readout issue by @WhiteHouse of @POTUS meeting earlier today in Switzerland with Rwanda President @PaulKagame.
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We must replace our current system of extended family chain migration with a merit-based system." @POTUS's full address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - Part 2.
Davos audience boos US President Trump for 'fake news' remark
"It became a big waterfall, a beautiful waterfall" says President Trump on tax cuts at Davos
7 month ago
[email protected]: "It wasn't until I became a politician that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious, and how fake the press can be."
US economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in Q4, boosted by best consumer spending since 2016.
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I think you have a brand-new United States. You have a United States where people from all over the world are looking to come in and invest." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We've set 84 records since my election, record stock market prices, meaning we hit new highs 84 different times out of a one-year period." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "The tax reform was a dream of a lot of people over many years Our is cutting and reforming." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We must replace our current system of extended family chain migration with a merit-based system of admissions that selects new arrivals based on their ability to contribute to our economy." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "The coalition to defeat ISIS has retaken almost 100% of the territory once held by these killers in Iraq and Syria." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Our common security requires everyone to contribute their fair share." WorldEconomicForum2018
"Maximum pressure to denuke North Korea" required says Trump
7 month ago
[email protected]: "As President of the United States, I will always protect the interests of our country, our companies, and our workers." WorldEconomicForum2018
Trump: We want to promote energy security around the world. No country should be held hostage to a single provider
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We cannot have free and open trade if some countries exploit the system at the expense of others. We support free trade but it needs to be fair and it needs to be reciprocal." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "America First does not mean America Alone. When the United States grows, so does the world." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I believe in America. As President of the United States, I will always put America First, just like the leaders of other countries should put their country first also."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Instead of 2 for 1, we have cut 22 burdensome regulations for every 1 new rule. We are freeing our businesses and workers so they can thrive and flourish like never before." WorldEconomicForum2018
"American prosperity has created countless jobs around the globe and the drive for excellence, creativity and innovation in the United States has led to important discoveries that help people everywhere live more prosperous and healthier lives," says President Trump in Davos
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Now is the perfect time to bring your business, your jobs, and your investments, to the United States." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We've massively cut taxes for the middle class." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "There has never been a better time to hire, to build, to invest and to grow in the United States. America is open for business and we are competitive once again." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "African American unemployment has reached the lowest rate ever recorded in the United States, and so has unemployment among Hispanic Americans." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Since my election, we've created 2.4 million jobs, and that number is going up very, very substantially." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "After years of stagnation, the United States is once again experiencing strong economic growth." WorldEconomicForum2018
Trump: Since my election, we've created 2.4m jobs and that number is going up. Small business optimism is at an all-time high. African American unemployment has hit it's all-time low - as has unemployment among Spanish speaking people
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Over the past year, we have made extraordinary strides in the U.S. We're lifting up forgotten communities." WorldEconomicForum2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I'm here today to represent the interests of the American people and to affirm America's friendship and partnership in building a better world."
Trump: Like all nations represented here, America hopes for a future in which all can prosper and children can grow up free from violence, poverty and fear
Happening Now: @POTUS's speech in Davos2018.
Police are looking for a man who was involved in an assault with a gun that happened on January 16 in Northeast, D.C. The incident happened in the 3600 block of Jay Street, Metropolitan police said. At around 4:32 p.m. two suspects pulled out handguns and started shooting at the victim, authorities stated. The suspects then fled the area. No injuries were reported in the incident.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Join me live at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland! WEF18
Trump to say in Davos speech will always put America first, but America first does not mean America alone
Trump to tell crowd in Davos that "The world is witnessing the resurgence of a strong and prosperous America"
In Switzerland this morning, President Trump responded to a new report that he ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller, calling the story "fake."
@realDonaldTrump: Great bilateral meeting with President @Alain Berset of the Swiss Confederation - as we continue to strengthen our great friendship. Such an honor to be in Switzerland
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Davos has been exciting. In addition to that, I think we're bringing a lot of things back to our country, including tremendous goodwill."
7 month ago
[email protected]: It was an honor to meet with Republic of Rwanda President Paul Kagame this morning in Davos, Switzerland. Many great discussions! WEF18
7 month ago
[email protected]: Will be interviewed on @SquawkCNBC by @JoeSquawk coming up at 6:00amE from Davos, Switzerland. Enjoy! WEF18
Trump, asked about New York Times story that he wanted to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, replied: 'Fake news, folks, fake news.'
Trump will urge international community to work with U.S. to apply max pressure on North Korea over its nuclear missile programs - U.S. official
Trump expected to affirm in Davos speech his commitment to free markets but won't tolerate intellectual property theft, trade abuses - senior U.S. official
US President Donald Trump apologises for the first time for retweeting a British far-right group's videos apparently showing Islamist violence: ITV interview
7 month ago
[email protected] on journalists covering @POTUS: "Too many [journalists] think it's their job to save the country from @realDonaldTrump and that's not journalism, that's advocacy." @IngrahamAngle
White House plan would end visa lottery program, limit family sponsorship for green cards, citizenship spouses and minor children - officials
Congress members urge Trump to ease off legal-cannabis states
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci tells @TerryMoran that President Trump's 'America First' stance is misunderstood, but "actually better for the world."
AP source: Trump immigration proposal could provide path to citizenship for 1.8 million in U.S. illegally.
Rep. Patrick Meehan is the latest lawmaker facing an ethics investigation after he purportedly used taxpayer dollars to finance sexual harassment settlement.
Adam Schiff to @mitchellreports earlier this afternoon on MSNBC: Devin Nunes "is attempting to tar the entire intelligence community, FBI, Bob Mueller investigation in order to, once again, protect the president. And it's a terrible disservice as well as a terrible distraction."
Trump will support a path to citizenship for DACA recipients and Dreamers who were eligible for DACA but didn't apply, which is about 1.8 million Dreamers, per conference call between Stephen Miller and House Republican staff that @NBCNews was on.
First lady Melania Trump skips Davos, and instead visits the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington
Sen Dianne Feinstein:Our bipartisan Senate bill to protect athletes was passed unanimously. It's supported by 270 organizations and athletes, including a number who survived Larry Nassar's abuse. It had a hearing. We negotiated language. It was fine-tuned for months. The House needs to pass it NOW!
Sen Dianne Feinstein: The time to pass our bill to protect athletes is now. Time and again, I've seen how the failure of Congress to act when an issue is at the forefront of the national conversation means that Congress never acts at all. We will not allow that to happen here.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth opens up about the struggle facing professional women who want to raise children: "So many of us professional women give up our fertility"
In statement on NASA Remembrance Day, White House says, "We will not forget the contributions of our great American heroes as we build on their legacy to reach vast and exciting frontiers."
Kostin to @LizClaman: I never saw anybody from the Trump family, I never gave money to anybody from the Trump family or assistants.7 month ago
Kostin to @LizClaman: "I never saw anybody from the Trump family, I never gave money to anybody from the Trump family or assistants."
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin to @LizClaman: I'm not meeting any U.S. officials, only U.S. bankers7 month ago
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin to @LizClaman: I'm not meeting any U.S. officials, only U.S. bankers
Chuck Schumer slammed Republicans for what he described as "delusional" and "paranoid" attempts to discredit the FBI — singling out Ron Johnson for a particularly harsh rebuke.
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin, the man known as Putin's Banker claims the U.S. is waging an economic war against Russia.7 month ago
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin, the man known as "Putin's Banker" claims the U.S. is waging an economic war against Russia.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, top-ranking Democrat on Homeland Security Committee, writes to committee chair Ron Johnson asking for information surrounding "serious and damaging allegations" against FBI.
Moussa Faki Mahmat, the chairman of the African Union Commission, says the continent's leaders cannot stay silent after Trump's alleged "shithole" remarks. "The continent is deeply shocked by the message of hatred and the desire to marginalize Africa."
7 month ago
A Government source suggests a visit to the UK by U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "working" trip rather than a state visit
VP Pence's PAC just formed a joint fundraising account with Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, and the NRSC
Sen. Jeff Flake to @marykbruce on President Trump's DACA comments : "I liked what I heard. I hope it sticks."
Kansas secretary of state and erstwhile White House voter fraud enforcer Kris Kobach accidentally doxed thousands of state employees, including himself
President Trump tells CNBC the dollar will get 'stronger and stronger' and Mnuchin was misinterpreted.
No response from @POTUS to several questions from pool reporters as they are ushered out of the dining room.
Vas Narasimhan, CEO of @Novartis, tells @POTUS his pharmaceutical company is pleased "with what's happening" at @US FDA.
"We're becoming energy self-sufficient very rapidly," @POTUS tells @Statoil CEO.
"I only take Bayer" aspirin, @POTUS, at dinner introductions, tells @Bayer CEO Werner Baumann.
Pres Trump making remarks at start of dinner in Davos with international business leaders. Says there's "a lot of respect for our country," also "a lot of money." Says business leaders happy with his policies of tax cuts and de-regulation.
Here's who @POTUS is dining with right in Davos.
DNC hires Bob Lord, most recently Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo, as its Chief Security Officer to "build up cybersecurity defenses."
At WEF18 in Davos, @POTUS says "it's an honor to be here representing the United States."
WH redout about US-Israel meeting in Davos. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is relegated to the last line, led in with an "also."
Readout just issued by @WhiteHouse of @[email protected] may meeting.
POTUS: "If we did a substantially better deal, I would be open to TPP."
"I think I have four years and maybe another four years," to work out revised trade pacts, adds @POTUS in Switzerland.
"I would do TPP if we made a much better deal than we had. We had a horrible deal," @POTUS tells @CNBC. "NAFTA's a horrible dealI may terminate NAFTA, I may not."
7 month ago
[email protected]: Very productive bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin @Netanyahu of Israel - in Davos, Switzerland! WEF18
Missing text messages between two FBI employees have been located, according to a DOJ official - Fox News
7 month ago
[email protected]: Great bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom, affirming the special relationship and our commitment to work together on key national security challenges and economic opportunities. WEF18
The British government says US President Donald Trump will visit the UK this year
7 month ago
[email protected]: "When [the Palestinians] disrespected us a week ago by not allowing our great @VP to see them, and we give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support that money's not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace."
Second US administration official rejects Turkish contention that the White House readout was written before the call happened and that issues in statement were not raised by Trump: "All the points in the readout were raised in the call."
In dispute over Trump-Erdogan call on Turkey's military offensive in Syria, Trump administration official this AM rejects Turkish claims that White House readout is inaccurate: "The White House's readout is accurate and speaks for itself."
Schumer is talking about the "secret society" comments from RonJohn. "It looked crazy. It looked delusional"
Ambassador Nikki Haley: "Maduro continues to disregard the welfare of the Venezuelan people and rob them of their democracyThe United States will not stand idle as the people of Venezuela continue to be victimized by the Maduro government."
Senator John McCain : America needs the leadership, wisdom, and experience that only statesmen of this stature can provide. The committee is grateful for their service and continued voices of reason during these troubling times.
President Trump, critical of Palestinians' role in peace talks: "We'll see what happens with the peace process, but respect has to be shown to the U.S., or we're just not going any further."
[email protected] again hailed Trump decision to move US Embassy to Jerusalem. Disputes those who say it's setback to peace process. He said it moves the process forward. Also hailed @POTUS for hard line on Iran nuke deal and promised Israeli support if US walks away from it.
Pres Trump said he's holding up hundreds of millions in aid to the Palestinians because they disrespected the US by not meeting @VP Pence. Says the money is on the table, but not going to them "unless they sit down and negotiate peace."
Benjamin Netanyahu says President Trump has given Israel "rock solid support" in the UN, a "house of slander against Israelby word and deed, you have told them enough is enough."
Pres Trump said the US has a proposal for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But slammed Palestinian leaders for not meeting with @VP this week. As for resumption of peace talks, "I don't know that it will ever take place," said @POTUS.
Israeli PM Netanyahu praises President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, move embassy: "People say it pushes peace backward. I say it pushes peace forwardYou've made history."
At his first meeting with @netanyahu since announcing US Embassy move to Jerusalem, Pres Trump says the US-Israeli relationship has "never been stronger." @netanyahu said Trump decision "forever etched in the hearts" of the Israeli people.
Trump says Palestinians disrespected U.S. by not meeting Pence and it could cost them U.S. aid
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Israel has always supported the United States."
7 month ago
[email protected] to @POTUS: "You stood up for Israel in the @UN."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Israel does want to make peace."
President Trump says at Davos that the move of U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is ahead of schedule and hopes to have facility open next year
Trump's legal team argues its providing "the most transparent response in history by a President to [Special Counsel] inquiries."
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo resigned today from a panel that advises Ajit Pai's FCC on broadband deployment, alleging that the committee is dealing internet service providers "a very favorable hand" of policy recommendations, Axios reports.
When asked about UK state visit, @theresa may said it's being discussed and @POTUS agreed
A "false rumor" they don't "like each other a lot," @POTUS said alongside @theresa may at WEF18 in Davos
PM May reaffirmed the "really special relationship" between the US and UK - despite indications otherwise, such as Pres Trump cancelling planned visit to UK for dedication of new US Embassy in London. Said project was too expensive.
And when it comes to military matters, Pres Trump said he and PM May are "very much joined at the hip." During photo op, Pres told May there's nothing that could happen that won't find the US at UK's side.
President Trump says he and Theresa May "are on the same wavelength in every respect." That may not help May back home.
Pres Trump declares himself and British PM @theresa may "on the same wavelength in every respect," at meeting in Davos. "We like each other a lot," he says of PM May, disputing what he called "a false rumor" to the contrary.
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We are very much joined at the hip when it comes to the military."
President Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May shake hands at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I think the feeling is mutual from the standpoint of liking each other a lot."
China hopes DPRK and the United States would meet each other half way and make progress in the Korean Peninsula issue
7 month ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis cozying up to Vietnamese officials, hoping to strengthen an Asian partnership in the face of China's more aggressive military stance
U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says 'dollar is not a concern of mine,' in long term fundamentally believe in strength of dollar
President Trump has landed in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. It is the first visit to the Forum by a U.S. president since 20007 month ago
President Trump has landed in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. It is the first visit to the Forum by a U.S. president since 2000
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