: It was my great honor to deliver a message at the Marine Core Air Station Miramar to our GREAT U.S. Military, straight from the heart of the American People: We support you, we thank you, we love you - and we will always have your back.
: If we don't have a wall system, we're not going to have a country. Congress must fund the BORDER WALL and prohibit grants to sanctuary jurisdictions that threaten the security of our country and the people of our country. We must enforce our laws and protect our people. BuildTheWall
: "All across this nation we pray for our country and we thank God for our United States Marines."
: "One of the worst deals I've ever seen is the Iran deal. $150 billion we gave them. For what?"
: "In one year we did more damage to ISIS thana certain other administration did in many years."
: "My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air and sea. We may even have a 'Space Force.'"
Administration official tells Reuters that China tariffs aimed at tech and IP, could cover more than 100 products
Senior administration official says on condition of anonymity that the China tariffs are expected 'in the very near future'
: "We'll let the people of our country know that we need safety, we need security at the border, and we're getting it, like we've never had it before."
: "I want to, again, call on Congress to deliver a budget that protects our homeland and properly funds all of our law enforcement needs."
: "California's sanctuary policies put the entire nation at risk. They're the best friend of the criminal."
: "The wall will save hundreds of billions of dollars, many, many times what it's going to cost."
: "I think Governor Brown has done a very poor job running California."
: "They re-established law and order in San Diego when they put up a wall."
: "If you don't have a wall system, we're not going to have a country." President Trump gave remarks during his review of border wall prototypes in San Diego.
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There are 7,000 pairs of shoes in front of the Capitol today - one for every child killed by guns since Sandy Hook.
Tillerson says maximum pressure campaign against North Korea has succeeded beyond expectations
Tillerson: Current trajectory of Russia "likely to lead to greater isolation."
Tillerson: "And much work remains to respond to the troubling behavior and actions of the Russian government."
Tillerson: We have achieved a ceasefire in Syria
Secretary of State RexTillerson is delegating all responsibilities to Deputy Secretary Sullivan - Tillerson is breathless as he stands at the podium.
Tillerson: "I received a call today from the President of the United States a little after noon time"
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Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says his last day is March 31
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Tillerson will spoke at @StateDept podium, at 2pm.
Tuareg rebels claim recovery of US military vehicle in Niger ambush which killed 4 American
McCain: "The torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the last decade was one of the darkest chapters in American history. Ms. Haspel needs to explain the nature and extent of her involvement in the CIA's interrogation program during the confirmation process."
Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein is being fired for contradicting the account of Rex Tillerson's dismissal, White House official
: California's sanctuary policies are illegal and unconstitutional and put the safety and security of our entire nation at risk. Thousands of dangerous and violent criminal aliens are released as a result of sanctuary policies, set free to prey on innocent Americans. THIS MUST STOP.
Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee: We are looking for Haspel's nomination as soon as possible for the CIA
"I oppose the nominations of both Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state and Gina Haspel to be CIA director," says @RonWyden who sits Senate Intelligence Committee
: "The Secretary did not speak to the President this morning and is unaware of the reason, but he is grateful for the opportunity to serve, and still believes strongly that public service is a noble calling and not to be regretted."
Tillerson 'unaware' of reason for sacking: official
Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson found out that he had been fired from the tweet from President Trump on Tuesday, according to Steve Goldstein, Undersecretary for public diplomacy, @eliselabottcnn reports
: "We've been talking about this for a long time We disagreed on things The Iran deal So we were not thinking the same. With Mike Pompeo, we have a similar thought process."
: Mike Pompeo has "tremendous energy, tremendous intellect, we're always on the same wavelength. The relationship has been very good I think Mike Pompeo will be a truly great secretary of state."
wished Tillerson well. "I'll be speaking to Rex over a long period of time I actually got on well with Rex but it was a different mindset."
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On the Salisbury spy poisoning, President Trump says "We will condemn Russia or whoever it may be" and will speak to Theresa May today
Trump's personal assistant, John McEntee, was escorted out of the White House Monday. The cause of the firing was an unspecified security issue
: "Right from the beginning, from day one, I've gotten along well with Mike Pompeo."
U.S. President Donald Trump says it sounds like British authorities believe Russia was behind the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal
: "Rex is a very good man I really appreciate his commitment and his service."
: "I think Mike Pompeo will be a truly great Secretary of State. I have total confidence in him."
"I'm looking at Larry Kudlow very strongly" for chief economic advisor, says @POTUS, adding he's also talking to "many others"
Asked if Tillerson ouster will have implications for US envoy for Ukraine Volker, Western diplo involved in negotiations: "This could encourage the Russians to delay even longer and it will be important for Pompeo to signal his support for this effort (assuming he does)."
"As soon as we get the facts straight" and if US agrees with UK on nerve gas attack "we will condemn Russia" or whoever is responsible says Trump
Trump says he made decision to oust secretary of state `by myself,' says Tillerson will be `much happier now' .
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Resolute Support:U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to meet with Resolute Support personnel and Afghan government officials to discuss both the military effort and the potential for peace between the Taliban and the Afghan government
Remarkable statement from Tillerson spokesman: Sec State wanted to stay in his job, was "unaware of the reason" for his firing and has not spoken to Trump about it.
State Dept response: "The Secretary did not speak to the President and is unaware of the reason"
Pompeo: I am looking forward to the implementation of the foreign policy of the President
"If confirmed, I look forward to guiding the world's finest diplomatic corps in formulating and executing the President's foreign policy," says Pompeo in statement
Trump wanted cabinet reshuffle ahead of North Korea talks: US official
Trump names Gina Haspel as first woman head of CIA
Trump names CIA Director Mike Pompeo as new secretary of state
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President Trump says CIA chief Pompeo to become Sec. of State, thanks Tillerson for his service, and elevates Gina Haspel to top CIA post.
: Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job. Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service. Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all.
Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo
: The Economy is raging, at an all time high, and is set to get even better. Jobs and wages up. Vote for Rick Saccone and keep it going.
Former @CIA director: Leadership of House Intel Committee has traded last vestige of integrity for politics. With other investigative shoes yet to drop, legislators who try to protect @realDonaldTrump will face November reckoning. Hopefully, bipartisan effort in Senate Intel Committee will endure
US ambassador to UK says Secretary of State Tillerson has called his British counterpart to discuss the nerve gas attack they both blame on Russia
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@ashrafghani: I had the pleasure to meet with United States Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, at Gul Khana palace today. We discussed peace with the Taliban, comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan, upcoming elections, counter narcotics and issues pertaining Afghan refugees in Pakistan
US and Europe will solve the steel tarrifs dispute like others they've had, hopes NATO Secretary General @JensStoltenberg. "We have always been able to overcome those differences and be united around the core task of NATO and that is to protect each other," he tells
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Afghan President Ghani tells US Defence Secretary Mattis South Asia Strategy is a "game changer"
Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says victory in Afghanistan would be political reconciliation, not a military victory
U.S. transfers six surveillance drones to Philippines
Kang, Tillerson to discuss North Korea ahead of historic summits
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: We really are committed to enhancing Philippines Army capabilities. We know assets like ScanEagle will significantly improve Philippines Army capability to detect terrorist and piracy activities, territory encroachment, all fronts
U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Afghan capital
: THE HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE HAS, AFTER A 14 MONTH LONG IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION, FOUND NO EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION OR COORDINATION BETWEEN THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN AND RUSSIA TO INFLUENCE THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.
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Full Text of Trump order blocking the merger of Qualcomm and Broadcom
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Here's the 1-page summary of House Intel majority's final report on the Russia probe
House Intel finds 'no evidence of collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia
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Sen. Jeff Flake calls on Congress to nullify President Trump's tariffs: "We in Congress simply cannot be complicit as this administration courts economic disaster in this fashion. I would urge my colleagues to join me in exercising our constitutional oversight."
White House on lockdown due to suspicious package
U.S. Secret Service:: Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a suspicious package in the area of Penn Ave and Lafayette Park. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic impacted.
Conservative commentator Larry Kudlow has emerged as strong contender to be President Trump's top economic adviser - source
: It was my great honor to welcome the 2017 World Series Champion Houston @Astros to the @WhiteHouse. HoustonStrong
Madagascar summons US ambassador after the embassy commented on a court decision that left dairy cows unattended and without food
During California trip "he's going to look at those prototypes" for the wall with Mexico, says @PressSec.
: "@POTUS will travel to Peru and Colombia next month. This will mark the president's first trip to Latin America."
: "@POTUS is supporting legislation and reforms to strengthen the background check system and law enforcement operations."
: "We will ensure our schools are safe and secured just like our airports, stadiums, and government buildings with better training and preparedness."
"We've been monitoring the incident closely," says @PressSec, adding the suspected Russian nerve gas attack in the UK an "outrage, reckless and irresponsible" and US stands with its ally.
The much-discussed Erik Prince meeting in the Seychelles also included Hamad al Mazroie, the de facto head of the UAE's intelligence service; and Mohammed Dahlan, an adviser to Mohamed bin Zayed who is seen as a conduit from the UAE to the Kremlin
"The president will continue to lead the way on keeping our children safe," says @PressSec.
US still has "not heard anything directly back" from North Korea, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says
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Trump welcomes World Series baseball champs Houston Astros to the White House
Josh Lederman from AP asked Tillerson how Jared Kushner, with all the drama, is helping his diplomacy. "With respect to Mr. Kushner's portfolio of assignments that the president has given him, I think it's best to leave any comment on that to him or the White House."
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Democrats urge President Trump to "devote all resources available" to extradite 13 Russians charged with interfering in 2016 election, calling it "imperative for deterring Russia from future attacks on our democracy."
Stormy Daniels says she will pay back $130,000 to be able to talk about President Trump, and disclose any text messages, photos or video she may have.
: Efforts to raise minimum age for buying long guns 'moving rapidly'
: The Pittsburgh Post Gazette just endorsed Rick Saccone for Congress. He will be much better for steel and business. Very strong on experience and what our Country needs. Lamb will always vote for Pelosi and Dems.Will raise taxes, weak on Crime and Border.
: If schools are mandated to be gun free zones, violence and danger are given an open invitation to enter. Almost all school shootings are in gun free zones. Cowards will only go where there is no deterrent.
NBC: "Qatari officials gathered evidence of what they claim is illicit influence by the UAE on Jared Kushner and other Trump associatesbut decided not to give the information to Mueller for fear of harming relations with the Trump administration."
: .On 18 to 21 Age Limits, watching court cases and rulings before acting. States are making this decision. Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly).
: Very strong improvement and strengthening of background checks will be fully backed by White House. Legislation moving forward. Bump Stocks will soon be out. Highly trained expert teachers will be allowed to conceal carry, subject to State Law. Armed guards OK, deterrent..
Myanmar Ambassador to US Aung Lynn tells that Burma is ready to take action regarding human rights violations if there's concrete evidence of such crimes. He adds ethnic cleansing is not the government's policy
Tillerson says steps being taken should allow U.S. to 'normalize travel relationship with Chad' following ban
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US Secretary of Defence Mattis met with Omani Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs Sayyid Badr Al Busaidi at Bait Al Falaj, Muscat, Oman. USAinOman SecDefTravels
: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will be speaking with representatives of the European Union about eliminating the large Tariffs and Barriers they use against the U.S.A. Not fair to our farmers and manufacturers.
Singapore-based Broadcom to redomicile to U.S. by April 3
'Trump just cuts through itit's refreshing,' Netanyahu says in US interview
Bloomberg reporting that Secretary Tillerson, after taking Saturday off due to illness during his Nairobi visit, is cutting his first Africa tour short to return to Washington because of pressing business there
South Korea will 'deploy all possible means' to respond to U.S. tariffs: finance minister
'Difficult' negotiations lie ahead for defense cost sharing deal with U.S.: Koreas envoy
Germany denounces Trump's move to impose tariffs on U.S. metal imports
North Korea apparently cautious in reporting planned summits with South Korea, U.S.: Seoul
: "Today, I'm calling on Congress to stop funding sanctuary cities so we can save American lives."
South Korean trade minister again heads to U.S. over steel tariffs
Kevin Jackson on calls to impeach @POTUS: "You're never gonna see impeachment because there's nothing to impeach @realDonaldTrump about." @NextRevFNC