: "Prime Minister Abe and I have agreed to intensify our trade and investment consultations."
: "The United States is committed to free, fair and [reciprocal] trade."
: "There's a bright path available to North Korea when it achieves denuclearization."
: "We will not repeat the mistakes of previous administrations. Our campaign of maximum pressure will continue until North Korea denuclearizes."
: "As you know I will be meeting with Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Hopefully that meeting will be a great success and we're looking forward to it."
: "For decades, Barbara was a titan in American life. Her presence and character were engraved into America's identity."
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4 high school students just arrested after a brief sit-in for gun control outside @SpeakerRyan's DC office.
: "I want to begin today by expressing my deep condolences to the entire Bush family on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush."
Karen McDougal statement on end of contract with AMI, ability to talk freely about alleged affair with President Trump: "My goal from the beginning was to restore my rights I am relieved to be able to tell the truth about my story when asked" @PeterAlexander
: Great working luncheon with U.S. and Japanese Delegations this afternoon.
: Prime Minister @AbeShinzo of Japan and myself this morning building an even deeper and better relationship while playing a quick round of golf at Trump International Golf Club.
Reporter: Are you concerned about Pompeo's confirmation? Trump: "No. I think he's going to come through. I think Mike Pompeo is extraordinary I think he'll go down as truly a great secretary of state."
: "I think Mike Pompeo is extraordinaryI think he'll go down as truly a great secretary of state."
: "Reciprocal is the word that I think we have to start using with a lot of nations, not only JapanI like to say free, fair and reciprocal."
: "We have a massive deficit with Japan and we will, I believe, at the end of a fairly short period of time be able to do certain things."
Mattis rejects NYT story he wanted congressional authority to strike in Syria: "I have no idea where that story came from. I found nothing in it that I could recall from my own last week's activities," Mattis tells reporters
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Rep. Adam Schiff introduces bill to prevent any president "from abusing the pardon power for their own personal benefit or to obstruct justice."
: Best wishes to Prime Minister @Netanyahu and all of the people of Israel on the 70th Anniversary of your Great Independence. We have no better friends anywhere. Looking forward to moving our Embassy to Jerusalem next month.
White House official corrects Trump, confirms Pompeo-Kim meeting took place over Easter weekend, as first reported by @washingtonpost, not "last week" as Trump tweeted
Comey: There are things about Trump-Russia probe that public doesn't know yet
G7 finance ministers say 'will continue to take action to impose maximum economic pressure on North Korea'
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G7 finance ministers issue statement on DPRK
: Slippery James Comey, the worst FBI Director in history, was not fired because of the phony Russia investigation where, by the way, there was NO COLLUSION (except by the Dems).
Russia: our response to U.S. sanctions will be precise and painful
At least six House Republicans have suddenly backed a bill to prevent Trump from unilaterally firing Robert Mueller.
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Germany chancellor Merkel to visit @WhiteHouse on April 27.
Trump administration has once again stressed the need for Pakistan to ramp up pressure on the militants still having a presence on its soil, senior US State Department official said
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Police are investigating the report of a suspicious package near the U.S. Supreme Court in D.C. The police investigation has closed Second Street, between Independence Avenue and Constitution Avenue, and East Capitol Street, between First and Second Streets.
Tens of thousands of people have been detained in China’s troubled far-western region of Xinjiang, a senior U.S. State Department diplomat said on Wednesday, amid a deepening crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in China
: There is a Revolution going on in California. Soooo many Sanctuary areas want OUT of this ridiculous, crime infested and breeding concept. Jerry Brown is trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border, but the people of the State are not happy. Want Security and Safety NOW.
Russian news agencies say U.S. told Moscow no new sanctions for
Japanese officials did not miss that the nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, during his confirmation hearings last week, stated the policy goal ending the threat to the U.S. homeland
China has contingency plans to deal with U.S. trade frictions: state planner
US to restrict movement of Pakistani diplomats from May 1
An unconscious baby was taken to the hospital in D.C. on Tuesday night, according to D.C. police. The baby was taken to the hospital from a home located in the 3400 block of A Street in Southeast, D.C. around 8:30 p.m.
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Also, the NYT reports Trump started yelling at his TV when he "recently" saw Haley on criticizing Russia
Two US officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
: While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don't like the deal for the United States. Too many contingencies and no way to get out if it doesn't work. Bilateral deals are far more efficient, profitable and better for OUR workers. Look how bad WTO is to U.S.
: Pastor Andrew Brunson, a fine gentleman and Christian leader in the United States, is on trial and being persecuted in Turkey for no reason. They call him a Spy, but I am more a Spy than he is. Hopefully he will be allowed to come home to his beautiful family where he belongs.
"In regards to talks with Leader Kim Jong Un: The President said the administration has had talks at the highest levels and added that they were not with him directly," says @PressSec.
: States and Cities throughout our Country are being cheated and treated so badly by online retailers. Very unfair to traditional tax paying stores.
: Today's Court decision means that Congress must close loopholes that block the removal of dangerous criminal aliens, including aggravated felons. This is a public safety crisis that can only be fixed by.
: .Congress – House and Senate must quickly pass a legislative fix to ensure violent criminal aliens can be removed from our society. Keep America Safe.
President Trump: We are having "direct talks" with North Korea
Trump: North, South Korea "have my blessing" to discuss an end to war
: "[Prime Minister Shinzo Abe] and I have developed a very close relationship. We speak all the time, and our nations, I think, have never been closer than they are right now."
Trump: Koreas have my 'blessing' to end war
: "It's an honor to have you in Florida with us, it's an honor to have you at Mar-A-Lago, and an honor to have you in the United States. It's really something special."
: "It's an honor to have Prime Minister Abe with us. The Japanese people greeted me so warmly when I was there, and actually even before becoming president. It's a very, very special country, special place, with a very, very extraordinary leader."
: Rasmussen just came out at 51% Approval despite the Fake News Media. They were one of the three most accurate on Election Day. Just about the most inaccurate were CNN and ABC News/Washington Post, and they haven't changed (get new pollsters). Much of the media is a Scam.
: Getting ready to meet Prime Minister Abe of Japan, a truly fine gentleman.
"Trade coalition of the willingreally aimed at China," says @larry_kudlow. "They really have to play by the rulesor there will be consequences."
"I don't think Prime Minister Abe will leave Mar-a-Lago with anything other than a high degree of confidence in the alliance," says Pottinger
"Our disagreements with China, stand alonewe don't need TPP to do any of that stuff," adds @larry_kudlow
"Our trade disputes with China stand alone from TPP," reiterates @larry_kudlow
NSC's Pottinger back at the microphone says in meetings with @AbeShinzo "there'll be plenty of time to talk in some detail about objectives for a potential summit" between @POTUS and Kim Jong Un
"That's not good," replies @larry_kudlow to question about China ordering importers of US sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation.
"We're certainly going to be taking into account the full range of threats North Korea poses to regional security," says Pottinger
"It will be under discussion. It's a key point on the agenda," says @larry_kudlow of possible exemption for Japan from steel tariffs
White House adviser Pottinger says three U.S. citizens 'held unlawfully' in North Korea factor into negotiations between the countries
Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft privacy fight involving customer data stored overseas after Congress amends law $MSFT
China seeks trade firewall with U.S. allies in rush of ambassador meetings - sources
IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9% for 2018-2019, boosted by US and EU, but sees risks beyond
: Looks like Jerry Brown and California are not looking for safety and security along their very porous Border. He cannot come to terms for the National Guard to patrol and protect the Border. The high crime rate will only get higher. Much wanted Wall in San Diego already started.
: So many people are seeing the benefits of the Tax Cut Bill. Everyone is talking, really nice to see.
: I am in Florida and looking forward to my meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan. Working on Trade and Military Security.
EU on Monday requested consultations with the United States at the WTO over Washington's policy of imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum, WTO sources said Tuesday
China announces anti-dumping measures on U.S. sorghum
NAFTA meeting on tap; Mexico doesn't want to be used to elude U.S. tariffs
Trump, Japan's Abe to meet in Florida amid growing strain over president's planned meeting with Kim Jong Un and push for new tariffs.
Trump, Japan's Abe seek consensus on North Korea amid strains
Koreas economic minister post at the South Korean Embassy in the United States will no longer be open to civilian experts following a recent controversy over the fairness of the selection process for the post, the foreign ministry
G7 backs U.S., British, French efforts to curb Syrian chemical weapon capability
Japan finance minister suspects U.S. wants bilateral FTA