: Today, it was my great honor to be with the brave men and women of the United States Coast Guard.
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US SecDef Mattis met with Singapore Prime Minister @LeeHsienLoong at the presidential residence and office in Singapore, where they discussed the partnership between the two countries
Trump says received 'very nice letter' from Kim
During his comments to reporters, @POTUS says he no longer wants to use the term "maximum pressure" for US strategy vs North Korea
"You're gonna see how powerful sanctions are on Iran," warned President @realDonaldTrump, commenting on the administration having them already used them on North Korea
President Trump on North Korea summit: "We're not going to go in and sign something on June 12th. It's a process."
"I may be in for a big surprise, folks." @POTUS tells reporters, having admitted he has not read the letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un
Trump says the summit with Kim Jong Un is back on
Trump: North Korea nuclear summit is back on
: "We have some of the best economic numbers we've ever had as a nation."
President Trump: "Our companies are doing great. We're doing great. Our military is rebuilding. We're going to straighten out trade. Trade is going to be easy."
No new North Korea sanctions while talks ongoing, Trump says
: "I think we're going to have a relationship and it'll start on June 12th."
President Trump: "I don't even want to use the term 'maximum pressure' because we're getting along I think the relationship we have right with North Korea is as good as it has been in a long time."
: "The relationships are building and that's a very positive thing."
North Korean official arrives at White House to meet Trump
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Marchers just dashed up to Trump's DC hotel, yelling "asesino, asesino" - calling him a murderer. #KeepFamiliesTogether
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Hundreds sitting on Penn. Ave facing @TheJusticeDept, demanding Sessions end a policy removing children from their parents at the border. #KeepFamiliesTogether
: "America knows that we can always count on the Coast Guard because the Coast Guard is always ready."
: "As we observe this change in command, it is a great moment not just for the Coast Guard, but for our entire nation."
: "Through driving winds and pounding rain and thundering seas, the Coast Guard is always there doing what it does best: saving lives."
: "We're committed to a military and security budget that funds and recognizes the Coast Guard's vital role."
: "We make the greatest equipment in the world right here in the United States."
: "Everyone here today understands a crucial fact: America is safe because our Coast Guard is strong."
: "These are exciting times for America. We are being respected againWe are restoring our wealth at home."
: "I'm thrilled to be here with the brave men and women of the United States Coast Guard. You are America's first line of defense. The best of the best."
Signs of sophisticated cellphone spying found near White House, U.S. officials say
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This morning before the apparent meeting with DPRK General Kim, @POTUS and @VP head to @USCG HQ for change of command ceremony. We'll also be heading over there with them as part of today's press pool
on @POTUS: "He does what he believes in and he's doing the right thing." @foxandfriends
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A teenage male and two men were injured after being shot early Friday morning in Northeast D.C. a block away from an elementary school, Metropolitan Police said.
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Readout just issued by @WhiteHouse of yesterday's @POTUS @EmmanuelMacron phone call
Singapore testing security measures before North Korea-U.S. summit
U.S. President Donald Trump says Canada must "open their markets and take down their trade barriers" and that the country has treated American agricultural business and farmers "very poorly"
Tiny US ally Latvia has come into focus as a potential weak link in enforcing financial sanctions against Russia and North Korea
"Economic nationalism leads to war. This is exactly what happened in the 1930s," said @EmmanuelMacron of the tariffs.
: Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. Highly restrictive on Trade. They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers. They report a really high surplus on trade with us. Do Timber and Lumber in U.S.?
EU Trade Commissioner scoffs at US justification of "security" for steel tariffs. "We are not the cause of this." @MalmstromEU says, saying dumping is a problem that affects Europe as well as the US
The EU is leveling charges against China at the WTO, along with the dispute vs the US. @MalmstromEU says this shows the EU isn't "taking sides" in international trade resolution
EU Trade Commissioner @MalmstromEU says it would be "very worrying" if @realDonaldTrump also follows through on threat to target European car imports to the US
EU Trade Commissioner @MalmstromEU says it's premature to say which US products will face retaliatory tariffs from Brussels - her team is looking at the lists now
"The US is playing a dangerous game" says EU Trade Commissioner @MalmstromEU re steel tariffs. "We are in a difficult situation caused by the United States" that she says risks the economic recovery of the entire world.
EU to take action against U.S., China at WTO, Juncker tells German media
EU sends legal challenge to WTO against US, China
US economy added 223K jobs in May vs. 188K expected
"Kushner's guy": Rick Gerson accompanied Tony Blair to MBZ Kushner Flynn Bannon 12/2016 NY meeting, met MBZ Nader in Seychelles 1/2017
Justin Trudeau takes the gloves off after a year of trying to be nice to Donald Trump
"To consider Canada a national security risk to the U.S. is ridiculous and absurd": Canada defense minister said, calls Trump's tariff action "insulting"
Steve Rogers on @POTUS: "He wants to protect police officers. He wants to protect the people who are protecting us." @FoxFriendsFirst
: Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning.
: Why aren't they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the horrible language used on her low ratings show? A total double standard but that's O.K., we are Winning, and will be doing so for a long time to come.
: A.P. has just reported that the Russian Hoax Investigation has cost our government over $17 million, and going up fast. No Collusion, except by the Democrats.
on speaking with @POTUS: "He said he just wanted me to be out there to be a bigger voice than ever defending the principles that I believe in." @foxandfriends
"The EU is not at war with anyonethis is out of the question," says EU HR @FedericaMog. "The EU is a peace project and that includes on trade." But she says the EU must defend itself vs steel tariffs so Brussels is moving forward today with its own "proportionate" tariffs
EU High Representative @FedericaMog says both Europe and China are committed to a "cooperative rules-based global order in many different fields", to WTO being the center of that system and to preserving IranDeal but her opening remarks don't mention steeltariffs specifically
China calls on all countries to protect normal order of trade and adhere to multilateralism and international rules, a spokesperson of China's foreign ministry said Fri in response to US decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from EU, Canada and Mexico.
German Economy Minister @PeterAltmaier says, the EU will give a strong and united answer to US tariffs - "possibly working more closely with Mexico and Canada."
Trudeau declines to meet Trump because of US precondition
Canada will impose retaliatory tariffs on US steel, aluminum and other products, which takes effect on July 1, Canadian PM @JustinTrudeau posted on his account at Chinese social media Weibo on Friday after US imposed tarriffs on steel, aluminum imports from EU, Canada and Mexico
South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will meet a U.S. delegation on Friday to discuss its recent talks with North Korea over a possible Washington-Pyongyang summit
U.S.-North Korea summit email used to spread malware in South Korea
Trump administration officials are making plans to order grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants in an effort to extend their life, a move that would represent an unprecedented intervention into U.S. energy markets.
Venezuelan diplomat Jarlet Sanchez, who was declared persona non grata and ordered to leave the U.S., has stayed and is asking for a green card - AP
Fresh statement from @POTUS: US "has been taken advantage of for many decades on trade. Those days are over. Earlier today, this message was conveyed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada: The United State will agree to a fair deal, or there will be no deal at all."
Comedian and TV host Samantha Bee apologizes for her comment about Ivanka Trump: "It was inappropriate and inexcusable. I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it."
Denuclearization of DPRK would cover its missiles, according to @POTUS
"It's just a fact" says LtGen McKenzie on China "We have a lot of experience in the second World War taking down small islands that are isolated. So, that's a core competency of the US military shouldn't read anything more into that than a simple statement of historical fact"
Trump says may need to meet North Korea's Kim more than once
Source familiar with Kim Yong Chol's visit tells @eliselabottcnn Chol will meet with President Trump Fri to hand deliver letter from Kim Jong Un. Official unsure who else he'll meet with. Chol is getting waiver from the US gov't allowing travel beyond the 25 mile radius of UN in NYC
"I would just say that the United States military's had a lot of experience in the Western Pacific taking down small islands," says US LtGen McKenzie when asked if US could "blow apart" China's man-made islands
Talks between Pompeo and North Korea end earlier than expected; Pompeo says talks were "substantive" in a tweet
After meeting U.S Sec of state Pompeo in NYC today, North Korea Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee Kim Yong Chol will travel to Washington DC tomorrow and meet with U.S President Trump and hand deliver him a letter from North Korea leader Kim Jong Un
US official says Pompeo talks with North Korean official 'went well, made progress'
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says she'll introduce legislation to prevent the intentional separation of families seeking to enter the U.S.
Mexico announces retaliatory tariffs after US slaps duties on steel, aluminum
EU chief says US tariffs on aluminum are "protectionism, pure and simple."
Shares of Canadian steel producer Stelco Holdings hit four-week low, down 2 percent after U.S. imposes metals tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico
A Government spokesman says the UK is "deeply disappointed" by the U.S. decision to impose steel and aluminium tariffs and the UK "should be permanently and fully exempted"
Ross was asked about a media report President Trump said he wants dramatic cutbacks in German cars in the US. Ross said: "I was not a party to any such conversation so I am not in a position to confirm it."
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President of @EU_Commission @JunckerEU handed note about Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs mid-speech.
Trump: North Korean delegation to bring letter from Kim Friday
Pompeo, North Korean official open summit prep talks
The tariffs on steel and aluminum for EU, Canada and Mexico to go into effect at midnight tonight.
President Trump on North Korean meetings: "Our Secretary of State has had very good meetings. Aletter is going to be delivered to me from Kim Jong-un. They'll be coming down to DC on Friday so I will look forward to that. "
France says the European Union will take "all necessary measures" to respond as the US imposes "unjustified and dangerous" tariffs on metals
No precise date when NAFTA talks will occur, according to @SecretaryRoss
Talks with EU made progress but not enought to give continued exemptions on tariffs, according to @SecretaryRoss
Argentina, Australia and Brazil to have non-tariff constraints on their steel and aluminum exports to US, announces @SecretaryRoss
Trump on the potential North Korea summit: "Hopefully we'll have a meeting on June 12.. I want it to be meaningful. Doesn't mean it gets all done at one meeting maybe you have to have a second or third and maybe we'll have none but it's in good hands, that I can tell you."
Trump says he will pardon conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud
@SecretaryRoss tells reporters he plans to travel to China tomorrow
Trump administration says US to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum imports from Europe, Canada and Mexico
Trump says he'll pardon conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza
: Will be giving a Full Pardon to Dinesh D'Souza today. He was treated very unfairly by our government.
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In NYC, @SecPompeo arrives for talks with a top DPRK official.
Heather Nauert says that Pompeo told her that the meetings with North Korea officials "were great last night but there is still a lot of work to be done."
An announcement to be made by @SecretaryRoss at 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT) on Section 232 tariff modifications.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the potential summit between U.S.President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presents North Korea with "a great opportunity to achieve security and economic prosperity"
U.S., North Korea to hold second day of nuclear talks
: Not that it matters but I never fired James Comey because of Russia. The Corrupt Mainstream Media loves to keep pushing that narrative, but they know it is not true.
Russia's Deripaska empire bets on mid-summer plan to escape U.S. sanctions
: The corrupt Mainstream Media is working overtime not to mention the infiltration of people, Spies (Informants), into my campaign. Surveillance much?
: Iger, where is my call of apology? You and ABC have offended millions of people, and they demand a response. How is Brian Ross doing? He tanked the market with an ABC lie, yet no apology. Double Standard.
Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and US will participate in Malabar2018 mid-summer off the coast of Guam
ABC News: Mike Pompeo could withdraw the nomination of Susan Thornton to be the State Dept.'s top diplomat to Asia, perhaps for being too soft on China and North Korea.
: RUSH LIMBAUGH "If the FBI was so concerned, and if they weren't targeting Trump, they should have told Trump. If they were really concerned about the Russians infiltrating a campaign (hoax), then why not try to stop it? Why not tell Trump? Because they were pushing this scam."
No signs of de-escalation in trade dispute with U.S.: Germany's Scholz
Senior State Dept. official: "My own interpretation of Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan's letter in response—it's about the most conciliatory letter I've ever seen."
Canada beefs up anti-dumping measures ahead of U.S. decision on duties
Senior US State Dept. official: "What we're looking for is CVID—complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization. And in order for a summit to be successful, the North Koreans have to do things that they have not done before."
Turkish envoy to Washington returning to U.S. amid Jerusalem row
China says U.S. accusation of South China Sea militarization 'ridiculous'
Afghan officials and Taliban in ceasefire talks, Pentagon says
US trade envoy Wilbur Ross says up to EU whether there is escalation on tariffs
Asked about Trump calling him "animal Assad," Assad says "what you say is what you are"
3 sets of talks aimed at salvaging summit between Trump, Kim
: "The recusal of Jeff Sessions was an unforced betrayal of the President of the United States." JOE DIGENOVA, former U.S. Attorney.
: The soon to be released book, "The Russia Hoax, The Illicit Scheme To Clear Hillary Clinton And Frame Donald Trump," written by Gregg Jarrett, looks like a real deal big hit. The Phony Witch Hunt will be opened up for the world to see. Out in 5 weeks.
: Very importantly, @RepDanDonovan will win for the Republicans in Novemberand his opponent will not. Remember Alabama. We can't take any chances on losing to a Nancy Pelosi controlled Democrat.
: There is no one better to represent the people of N.Y. and Staten Island (a place I know very well) than @RepDanDonovan, who is strong on Borders and Crime, loves our Military and our Vets, voted for Tax Cuts and is helping me to Make America Great Again. Dan has my full endorsement.