"Complete nonsense" that a meeting between @POTUS and Putin would demonstrate a "nexus" between @WhiteHouse and Kremlin, says @AmbJohnBolton
"We did discuss the ABM treaty and a number of other arms control issues. I'm sure many of these will come up in the meeting between the two presidents," says @AmbJohnBolton
Position of US is that sanctions on Russia should remain, says @AmbJohnBolton
"Despite the political noise in the United States," @POTUS determined that direct communication with Russia is in the best interest of the US, says @AmbJohnBolton in Moscow
"Discussions with North Korea on the denuclearization of North Korea are going to proceed quickly," says @AmbJohnBolton.
"We didn't discuss the G7-G8 idea" today, says @AmbJohnBolton but it might be raised when @POTUS meets Putin
"I think he's going to raise the full range of issues between the two countries," states @AmbJohnBolton on @POTUS approach to summit with Putin
Will Trump recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea? asks @AKurmanaev. Bolton: "That's not the position of the United States."
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SecDef Mattis met with the President of China Xi Jinping and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Beijing
Bolton says it is important for Trump and Putin to meet: "Both President Trump and President Putin think they may be able to find constructive solutions. I'd like to hear someone say that's a bad idea."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemns Iranian government
China-U.S. trade tariffs may cut U.S. farm exports by 40%
"There are a lot of issues that have accumulated," says @AmbJohnBolton, explaining there will be preparatory meetings prior to @POTUS-Putin summit
No specific outcomes from the summit should be necessarily expected, says @AmbJohnBolton
Bolton confirms that there will be an announcement tomorrow on the time and place for a Putin-Trump summit
Bolton at presser says election interference did indeed come up but won't say how he responded to Putin's denial; says he expects the issue to be a topic at Putin-Trump summit
"We're working with China now. Hopefully that'll get straightened out," adds @POTUS.
"Space is a very big factor in the Trump administration," says @POTUS and again mentions "Space Force."
"That's a good future because of President Trump," @POTUS says, pointing out @NASA interns.
President Trump: "You have to have free speech. You bring fresh eyes to old problems, because as young people you're not burdened by the failed thinking of the past."
: Harley-Davidson should stay 100% in America, with the people that got you your success. I've done so much for you, and then this. Other companies are coming back where they belong. We won't forget, and neither will your customers or your very HAPPY competitors.
It'll be in a mutually convenient third country and preparations will take some weeks, according to a Kremlin official.
US and Russia have reached agreement on when and where to hold a leaders' summit, according to the Kremlin.
Expect @realDonaldTrump will announce date/location for Putin summit tomorrow
President Trump hails Supreme Court ruling on labor fees, calls it a "Big loss for the coffers of the Democrats."
Russia and the U.S. have agreed on a time and place for the Putin-Trump summit, but the details will not be announced until tomorrow, Kremlin foreign policy aide Ushakov says.
: Supreme Court rules in favor of non-union workers who are now, as an example, able to support a candidate of his or her choice without having those who control the Union deciding for them. Big loss for the coffers of the Democrats.
Notification of Iran licenses revoked by @USTreasury.
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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, earlier today. She is on a three-day visit to India.
President Donald Trump is pushing a House immigration bill days after telling congressional Republicans to abandon that effort until after the midterms
: HOUSE REPUBLICANS SHOULD PASS THE STRONG BUT FAIR IMMIGRATION BILL, KNOWN AS GOODLATTE II, IN THEIR AFTERNOON VOTE TODAY, EVEN THOUGH THE DEMS WON'T LET IT PASS IN THE SENATE. PASSAGE WILL SHOW THAT WE WANT STRONG BORDERS and SECURITY WHILE THE DEMS WANT OPEN BORDERS = CRIME. WIN.
This announcement means @POTUS is "retreating from a more aggressive approach" that would have resulted in a national economic emergency and dramatically limited the ability of China's to invest in the US, according to the @washingtonpost
Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) "is and will continue to be focused on national security" to help counter the acquisition (by China) of US companies that develop advanced technologies, says senior administration official
US officials say working with Congress concerning the two different versions under consideration for the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA)
Senior US administration official says US taking a "tough approach" on China investment concerns and it's important Beijing address serious issues in the trading relationship
"China and the United States should live in harmony," US Defense Secretary Mattis says in meeting with Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe. The two agreed to bolster security dialogue and mutual trust
Transatlantic relations are under immense pressure due to the policies of US President Trump - EU's Tusk
: Congratulations to Maxine Waters, whose crazy rants have made her, together with Nancy Pelosi, the unhinged FACE of the Democrat Party. Together, they will Make America Weak Again. But have no fear, America is stronger than ever before, and I'm not going anywhere.
Kremlin says @AmbJohnBolton to meet President Putin in Moscow today
China should take 'self-defense measures' in trade war: Global Times
U.S. security adviser John Bolton met Russian security official in Moscow
China, U.S. strike positive tone in Mattis defense talks
Two U.S. senators urge Trump to reconsider his agreement with ZTE, saying lifting a ban on China's second-largest telecommunications maker poses 'a significant threat' to national security
China defence minister says China and US can only jointly develop by maintaining mutual respect and cooperation
China defence minister says China and US should strengthen cooperation, control risks; made clear China's positions and concerns on Taiwan, South China Sea, North Korea during meeting with US defense secretary Mattis
China President Xi Jinping says if China and US able to develop a good relationship, it will benefit peace, stability and prosperity globally
China President Xi Jinping says in recent years China-US military relationship has maintained good momentum, hopes this can continue
US defense secretary Mattis tells China's Xi: we assign high degree of importance to China-US military-to-military relationship
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government and the provinces are fully united in the face of American protectionism
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow’s plan to expand its Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany, which has irked Washington, in talks with U.S. Treasury and Energy Secretaries
U.S. trade tensions cast a shadow over China's tech IPO bonanza
The chief of U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) on Wednesday dismissed concerns that the recent decision by Seoul and Washington to suspend their combined military exercises would lead to an end of all other allied drills and weaken deterrence capabilities
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Delhi: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley visits Humayun's Tomb. She is on a visit to India from June 26-28.
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OccupyICEnwdc just got attacked by policemen
: Big and conclusive win by Mitt Romney. Congratulations. I look forward to working together - there is so much good to do. A great and loving family will be coming to D.C.
: The Democrats are in Turmoil. Open Borders and unchecked Crime a certain way to lose elections. Republicans are for Strong Borders, NO Crime. A BIG NIGHT.
: Wow. Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi's place, just LOST his primary election. In other words, he's out. That is a big one that nobody saw happening. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President.
: Tremendous win for Congressman Dan Donovan. You showed great courage in a tough race. New York, and my many friends on Staten Island, have elected someone they have always been very proud of. Congratulations.
: Congratulations to Governor Henry McMaster on your BIG election win. South Carolina loves you. We are all proud of you and Peggy. @henrymcmaster
Trump campaign fundraises off the Sanders restaurant an email titled "Harassment," Trump asks for money to "show the Left that we will not be intimidated by their vicious bullying."
Federal judge in Virginia allows case against Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to move forward.
: "Lt. Garlin Murl Conner was indeed a giant in his daring, in his devotion, in his duty. He was larger than life."
: "I want people to come into our country because our country is doing so well We need workers. So I want people to come in, but they have to come in through the merit system."
: "I will always be defending the sovereignty, the safety and the security of the American people."
Adding 5,000 immigration judges not feasible and would lead to corruption, says @POTUS. "Go to the barber shop. Grab somebody, make 'em a judge"
: "Today's Supreme Court ruling, just coming out, a tremendous success, a tremendous victory for the American people and for our Constitution."
"At minimum, we have to make sure we vet people coming into the country," says @POTUS. SCOTUS ruling today shows that attacks from media and politicians "very wrong."
"This is really unhelpful and part of an escalation plan. We strongly disagree with this plan," senior European diplomat on US announcement on zero Iran oil imports says @realDonaldTrump on Iran deal
Trade tensions emerging at a 'frustrating moment': IMF's Lagarde
US immigration policy should be "so simple. It's called, 'I'm sorry you can't come in,'" says @POTUS in Cabinet Room with lawmakers
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Travel ban is "institutionalized Islamophobia, promoted under the guise of national security," says @NYCMayor following SCOTUS ruling
@VP and @SecNielsen "will attend a meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to address the immigration crisis on the U.S. southern border. The meeting will take place Thursday in Guatemala."
Poland's State Secretary @Anna_M_Anders: I am concerned about Trump's meeting with Putin and which concessions may be made
"You look at the technology where they're evolvingit gives you an opportunity to see how they're going through their RandD process, how they're operationalizing it, how their developing doctrine" says DIA Chief LtGen Robert Ashley
Russia pursuing reflexive control - "To drive you toward a decision or an outcome that you think is yours" says @DefenseIntel's LtGen Robert Ashley, warning "They seed the information environment in such a way to drive you toward that decision"
Erdogan and Trump confirm joint commitment on development of bilateral cooperation on defence and military
"This is a dark day for America. The Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. Hawaii betrays our constitution and advances fear, rather than facts," says @RepBarbaraLee.
Speaker Ryan says House to vote on immigration bill on Wednesday
China trade fight puts billions in U.S. energy projects in doubt
Iran's president Rouhani: The US withdrew from its commitments under the JCPOA with the highest price possible. The great wish of Trump was that we would exit the deal after him
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Dominic Grieve response to newspaper reports the US has censored parts of the upcoming Intelligence and Security Committee report on rendition:
on @POTUS: "I'm wondering if he will even try to go further with this." @AmericaNewsroom
defends 'admiring' @realDonaldTrump, as he claims PM helped reverse US child detention policy
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Norway's Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide on NATO: The US is contributing a lot to collective security and we Europeans should do our share as well
"We should be where they [Russia, China] aren't" adds @usairforce's Dr. Joseph "We can't be targeting the adversaries. We have to be figuring out how to make this multi-dimensional force work"
"China and Russia and some of the smaller players have access to technology that allows them to become really significant opponents" warns @usairforce Chief Scientist Dr. Richard Joseph "We should not be just following their lead"
: "The most profound question of our era: Was there a conspiracy in the Obama Department of Justice and the FBI to prevent Donald Trump from becoming President of the U.S., and was Strzok at the core of the conspiracy?" Judge Andrew Napolitano
: The face of the Democrats is Maxine Waters who, together with Nancy Pelosi, have established a fine leadership team. They should always stay together and lead the Democrats, who want Open Borders and Unlimited Crime, well into the future.and pick Crooked Hillary for President
: A Harley-Davidson should never be built in another country-never. Their employees and customers are already very angry at them. If they move, watch, it will be the beginning of the end - they surrendered, they quit. The Aura will be gone and they will be taxed like never before.
: It was great being with Governor Henry McMaster last night in South Carolina. Henry is tough on Crime and Borders, loves our Military and our Vets and has created many jobs and a great economy. GO OUT AND VOTE FOR HENRY TODAY, HE WILL NEVER LET YOU DOWN.
: .We are finishing our study of Tariffs on cars from the E.U. in that they have long taken advantage of the U.S. in the form of Trade Barriers and Tariffs. In the end it will all even out - and it won't take very long.
: .When I had Harley-Davidson officials over to the White House, I chided them about tariffs in other countries, like India, being too high. Companies are coming back to America. Harley must know that they won't be able to sell back into U.S. without paying a big tax.
: .We are getting other countries to reduce and eliminate tariffs and trade barriers that have been unfairly used for years against our farmers, workers and companies. We are opening up closed markets and expanding our footprint. They must play fair or they will pay tariffs.
: Early this year Harley-Davidson said they would move much of their plant operations in Kansas City to Thailand. That was long before Tariffs were announced. Hence, they were just using Tariffs/Trade War as an excuse. Shows how unbalanced and unfair trade is, but we will fix it..
Mattis becomes first U.S. defense chief to visit China under Trump
6 Civilians among 11 killed in a US Drone attack in north east Noristan province – Officials
China drops import tariffs on feed ingredients from Asian neighbors as U.S. dispute mounts
Ghani hit a responsive chord with ceasefire initiative, says Mattis
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite slid into bear market territory Tues, closing down more than 20% below its January high. Chinese stocks have come under pressure in recent weeks from concerns over the strength of the country's economic growth and an emerging trade war with the US
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US Ambassador to UN @nikkihaley visits New Delhi, India, June 26-28.
South Korea, U.S. begin new round of talks on sharing defense cost
Top Mexican diplomat to address family separations on Washington trip
Illegal immigrant parents not facing U.S. prosecution for now
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The nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan is in Philippines waters
US Defense Sec. James Mattis arrives in Beijing after an 11-hour flight over the Pacific. On his agenda: Beijing's militarization of South China Sea and North Korean denuclearization. His trip comes amid reports Mattis has been shut out of major Trump policy decisions since Dec.