"Out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed, President Trump has canceled his Delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland," says @PressSec.
Marco Rubio expressed support for Venezuelan military in Peru who recognized Guaidó
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on Pres Trump blocking Pelosi trip: "I think the actions of the President were petty, mean-spirited, and beneath any president of the United States to take."
8 senators are going to introduce a bill to "prevent any president from leaving NATO" this afternoon. This bill, from 4 Dems and 4 Republicans, come amid fears Trump could legally unilaterally withdraw from NATO without any Congressional input
4 week ago
Full statement from spokesman for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the postponement of her trip to Afghanistan.
4 week ago
Donald Trump tells Speaker Nancy Pelosi her upcoming international travel 'has been postponed.' U.S. president says: 'In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate.'
Trump says the Pentagon's 2020 budget proposal will include a space-based missile defense layer
Speaking at the Pentagon, President Donald Trump suggests that his administration will propose a budget increase for the Defense Department in its 2020 budget
Trump at the Pentagon: "You are only doing that because I gave you the greatest and biggest budget in our history and have done it two times. And I hate to tell the rest of the world but I'm about to do it three times."
Pelosi: I call on the Republicans and President Trump to agree on a date to end the government closure
: So funny to Schumer groveling. He called for the firing of bad cop James Comey many times - UNTIL I FIRED HIM.
4 week ago
Full house in Pentagon auditorium for .@realDonaldTrump announcement of missile defense review
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asserts that that he paid a small tech firm to rig online polls before the 2016 presidential campaign "at the direction of and the sole benefit of" Donald Trump.
Michael Cohen confirms WSJ story directly implicating trump: CNN
: The Left has become totally unhinged. They no longer care what is Right for our Countrty.
If Trump decided to withdraw from NATO tomorrow, Congress might be legally unable to stop him. That's the conclusion a group of lawmakers and some legal experts have reached.
GIULIANI: "I never said the campaign didn't collude with Russia - I said the president never colluded."
1 month ago
Dem Senators Bob Menendez and Jack Reed tell Trump they want immediate access to interpreters present at all his interactions with Putin, incl at the Helsinki summit
President Trump signs bill guaranteeing back-pay to federal workers affected by the government shutdown, White House says.
1 month ago
Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation against Huawei for allegedly stealing U.S. trade secrets. Includes tech for a device that T-Mobile uses to test phones. Indictment possibly soon
1 month ago
The General Services Administration's Inspector General says President Trump's lease for his DC hotel "raised issues under the Constitution's Emoluments Clauses that might cause a breach of the lease; however, GSA decided not to address those issues."
Gates tells Mueller about Trump campaign's dealings with Psy Group, which plotted "social media manipulation" in 2016
1 month ago
Japanese MOD arrives at Pentagon; its also @DepSecDef Shanahan's first honor cordon as a ting SecDef
"The President and his team had a constructive meeting with bipartisan members of the problem solvers caucus," says @PressSec. "They listened to one another and both have a good understanding of what the other wants. We look forward to more conversations like this."
Senate GOP defeats Dem measure to enforce sanctions against companies controlled by Russian oligarch OLEG DERIPASKA. Dems needed 60 votes, only got 57, even after GOP defections. Sanctions all but certain to be lifted this week pursuant to TRUMP administration deal.
Russia did present proposals for INF "inspections", @UnderSecT Thompson says, but not in a transparent enough way that would display the true range of their 9M729 system that violates the INF. In other words, not enough.
Washington Post: There are fake print editions of The Washington Post being distributed around downtown DC, and we are aware of a website attempting to mimic The Post's. They are not Post products, and we are looking into this.
"The caliphate has crumbled and Isis has been defeated," Pence tells US ambassadors. Does not mention Manbij attack.
Pence says that despite the "promising" Trump-Kim dialogue, "we still await concrete steps to dismantle" DPRK's nuclear weapons programme.
President Trump injured his hand while playing around with his son, Barron, requiring a band-aid that was visible during the president's recent trip to the southern border, according to the White House.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address — or deliver it in writing — as long as the government remains shut down
"The President has been fully briefed and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Syria. For any specific questions please contact the Department of Defense," says @PressSec in statement to @WhiteHouse press corps.
Deripaska's company Rusal has retooled its leadership to try to get out from US sanctions. Their new board chairman is a French investor who has pushed conspiracy theories on Syria's chemical weapons and started a group called "Friends of Crimea"
Kremlin says 'stupid' to suggest Trump a Russian agent
: It is becoming more and more obvious that the Radical Democrats are a Party of open borders and crime. They want nothing to do with the major Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border. 2020.
: There are 77 major or significant Walls built around the world, with 45 countries planning or building Walls. Over 800 miles of Walls have been built in Europe since only 2015. They have all been recognized as close to 100% successful. Stop the crime at our Southern Border.
Pompeo: We congratulate, recognize and support the courage of Venezuela's National Assembly to formally declare Maduro a "usurper" of democracy and to transfer executive responsibilities to the National Assembly, per articles 233, 333, and 350 of the Venezuelan Constitution.
1 month ago
Lavrov says reports on investigation of Trump as possible Russian agent show how low U.S. journalistic standards have fallen.
DC police investigating deadly shooting in Northwest