Pompeo: 'I am not a betting man,' declines to place odds on Trump-Kim summit taking place next month, but says State Department will be 'ready' for it
"I do have a real sense" that Kim Jong Un would find American investment, technology and know-how of "real value to his people," says @SecPompeo.
"I'm optimistic but again this could be something that comes to the end and doesn't happen," says @SecPompeo of the planned @POTUS-Kim Jong Un. "We're still working towards June 12th."
"The entire U.S. government is working diligently" to free Americans unjustly held in Iran and other countries, replies @SecPompeo to question from @rongxiang.
Secretary of State Pompeo says will do what it takes to make sure North Korea summit is a success, does not care to predict whether summit will happen
US threatens Venezuela with 'reciprocal action,' State Department says
: It was my honor to welcome @NASCAR Cup Series Champion @MartinTruex_Jr and his team to the @WhiteHouse yesterday.
: "@SenSchumer is not somebody this @WhiteHouse is probably ever going to take advice from on how to negotiate."
In response to my question: @PressSec says while she was in the room for the @[email protected]
talks today the subject of the cost and size of the US troops in the ROK did not come up.
"Complete and total denuclearization of the (Korean) peninsula" is the US goal for the summit, says @PressSec.
: Today, it was my great honor to welcome President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea to the @WhiteHouse.
Trump: "There is no deal" with China on trade
: "I see two Koreas and then ultimately, maybe someday in the future maybe they'll get together and you'll go back to one Korea."
: "If they had spies in my campaign that would be a disgrace to this country."
: "North Korea has a chance to be a great country and it can't be a great country under the circumstances that they're living right now."
: "There are certain conditions that we want and I think we'll get those conditions and if we don't, we don't have the meeting."
: "It's a great honor to have President Moon of South Korea with us, we've become great friends over the years."
President Trump says if Kim Jong-un agrees to denuclearization, "he will be extremely happy" he said of Kim, if the deal works out. "He will be very happy."
"Importantly, they targeted both major political parties" says @SpoxDHS "As the Secretary reiterated-their intent was to sow discord in the American electoral process. We have no evidence that any ballots were changed or counted incorrectly as a result of Russian interference"
President Trump suggests summit with North Korea's Kim could "happen later"
"She also very clearly articulated today that the Russian government unequivocally worked to undermine our democracy during the 2016 election" says @SpoxDHS "Goals included undermining faith in the US democratic process and harming a candidate's electability and potential presidency"
"The Secretary has previously reviewed the Intelligence Community's assessment and agrees with it – as she stated today and previously," says @SpoxDHS Tyler Houlton in statement
South Korea's Moon opens talks with Trump on US-North Korea summit, says 'fate and future' of Korean Peninsula hinge on it
defending @SecNielsen's answer on Russia and election meddling: "The question asked by the reporter did not reflect the specific language in the assessment itself, so the Secretary correctly stated she had not seen the conclusion as characterized by the reporter"
Trump suggests Kim summit could take place on June 12 or 'happen later'
ROK President @moonriver365 also expresses confidence @POTUS will make the upcoming summit a success and end the Korean War
According to @moonriver365, @POTUS deserves credit for a dramatic, positive change of tone from the DPRK
Questioned by reporters about the purported 'spy' in the @realDonaldTrump Election 2016 campaign, @POTUS replies: "If they had spies in my campaign, that would be a disgrace. I hope they weren't" as that would be illegal and unprecedented
Pence: U.S. has made no concessions to North Korea
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea arriving at the White House
U.S. lawmakers say they will try to block possible ZTE deal with China
South Korean president arrives at White House for crunch talks
Steven Mnuchin says Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's bank records appear to have been leaked from a database maintained by the Treasury Department
@POTUS reiterates he'll guarantee Kim Jong Un's safety if the North Korean leader makes a denuclearization deal
@POTUS clarifies that there's a substantial chance the summit with Kim Jong Un might not take place next month
There's been no deal with China on ZTE, adds @POTUS responding to reporter's question
Planning for the Singapore summit is still moving along, however, according to @POTUS
The denuclearization of the DPRK must occur, @POTUS reiterates, sitting alongside @moonriver365 in the Oval Office
US has certain conditions for the summit with DPRK and if they're not met then the meeting won't occur says @POTUS
In Oval Office with @moonriver365, @POTUS says it'll be great if the summit with Kim Jong Un occurs, but if not that's OK, too
President Trump says North Korea's Kim "serious" about denuclearization
"It is critical—now more than ever—to safeguard and secure our election infrastructure" says @ODNIgov @DHSgov @FBI statement "We are encouraged to see the level of engagement today" re security for Election 2018
@DHSgov @FBI tell lawmakers they are each working with state and local governments on different aspects of helping them to understand threats/risk management
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Security for Election 2018 "is an issue that the Administration takes seriously and is addressing with urgency" per @ODNIgov @DHSgov @FBI statement, as @SecNielsen briefs Congress
Sixty Iranian MPs call on President Hasan Rouhani to look into Iran's relationship with the UAE following its support of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks against Tehran
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A judge ordered a man accused of beating a one-year-old to death be held without bond in his first court appearance on Monday. Police say Brian Wooden was taking care of his girlfriend's child Wednesday at the 4700 block of Benning Road, Southeast when he called 911 to report the boy wasn't breathing.
During today's scheduled 2 hours of talks, @moonriver365 to try to reassure @POTUS a historic breakthrough is possible during a summit with Kim Jong Un
Japan and Russia notify the World Trade Organization of potential tariff retaliation for president Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium - WTO filings
Trump wants more from EU to lift tariffs: EU trade chief
Germany's government will help German firms with business in Iran where it can, but cannot entirely shield them from the US decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions against Tehran, the economy minister said
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Matt Palmer of @StateDept: we share vision of an integrated Europe. Is historic moment: expects Macedonia to move forward quickly to NATO once agreement on name
Moon, Trump set for talks on upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit
The coin has been minted by the White House, and the Trump-Kim summit is 99.9% on, says Blue House
The US will send a high-level delegation to China to work out the details on back of the important consensus reached during the trade talks in Washington, China's foreign ministry said
Iranians to punch U.S. Secretary of State in mouth, says Iranian official
Washington and Beijing nearing deal that would lift U.S. sales ban against China's ZTE - sources
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, the great Governor of Arkansas, is in a primary tomorrow. He has done an incredible job with a focus on lower taxes, border security, and crime prevention. Asa loves our military and our veterans. I fully endorse Asa for Governor.
Turning up the heat on Trump: Dems say "culture of corruption" to be focus of midterms
: "@NASCAR grew from the back roads of America's South, and the bright shores of Daytona Beach."
: "I will tell you one thing I know about @NASCAR, they do indeed Brian, stand for the playing of the National Anthem."
White House: Trump signs order limiting Venezuelan government's ability to sell off public assets after 'sham' election.
President Trump to meet today with Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, FBI Director Wray and DNI Coats on surveillance question - White House official
Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif: US diplomacy sham is merely a regression to old habits: imprisoned by delusions and failed policies—dictated by corrupt Special Interest—it repeats the same wrong choices and will thus reap the same ill rewards. Iran, meanwhile, is working with partners for post-US JCPOA solutions
US calls Venezuela's presidential election a "sham" after Nicolas Maduro wins 68 percent of vote.
Argentina, Canada, Australia, Chile, United States and Mexico reject Venezuela election results - Argentina foreign minister
Rouhani says U.S. cannot decide for Iran
Trade war fears ebb as U.S., China agree to continue talks
Gina Haspel is a Russia specialist who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine service
FBI could have interviewed George Papadopoulos, but opted to spy on him instead
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"We are reasserting American strength and American confidence," per @POTUS at @CIA "And by the way, America is respected again. You see that" No reaction from the audience
: "Instead of apologizing for our nation, we are standing up for our nation and we are standing up for the men and women who protect our nation."
: "Today we also mark another proud milestone as Gina becomes the first woman ever to lead the CIA."
: "Gina is tough, she is strong and when it comes to defending America, Gina will never, ever back down."
: "Gina, congratulations. There is no one in this country better qualified for this extraordinary office."
: "It is a true honor to here today before the most elite intelligence professionals on the planet earth."
UK Ambassador to the DPRK Alistair Morgan also confirmed what I have been pointing out, China have began to relax sanctions on North Korea and find new "loopholes". He reminded us overall they have a greater "tolerance" of the DPRK nuclear program than the U.S and a bigger timeline conerning it
UK Ambassador to the DPRK Alistair Morgan states that the latest North Korean "pushback" in terms of dialogue is directly connected to the US demands and that these American views were made clear to Kim Jong-un during the Pompeo visit the other week
Pompeo demands Iran withdraw forces from Syria, end support for Hezbollah and Hamas
The US will hold those doing prohibited business in Iran to account and send teams of specialists to countries around the world to explain the Trump administration's policy on Iran, Pompeo says
Pompeo calls for treaty with Iran ratified by Congress that ends enrichment, gives inspectors access anywhere in country
Pompeo says he wants a new nuclear deal that could earn the congressional support necessary for passage of a formal treaty
Pompeo says he will work closely with the Pentagon and regional allies 'to deter any Iranian aggression,' outlines 12 US demands for Iran including withdrawing all of its forces from Syria
Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties
US Secretary of State Pompeo promises US will "crush" Iran's military proxies around the world
US will put 'unprecedented financial pressure' on Iran: Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatens the "strongest sanctions in history" on Iran if its government does not change course
U.S. will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal - Secretary of State Pompeo
Pompeo calls the Iran deal "broadly rejected across both sides of the aisle," which is not a factually supportable statement
realDonaldTrump: Under our potential deal with China, they will purchase from our Great American Farmers practically as much as our Farmers can produce.
Pompeo: Iran's Qud's force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe
Pompeo says Iran nuclear deal put world at risk because of its flaws
: The Wall Street Journal asks, "WHERE IN THE WORLD WAS BARACK OBAMA?" A very good question.
US-China talks have to be turned into binding agreements with companies, says @stevenmnuchin1 on @CNBC.
: They then used to start an investigation about Trump. It is that simple. This guy is the genesis of this whole Debacle. This was a Political hit job, this was not an Intelligence Investigation. Brennan has disgraced himself, he's worried about staying out of Jail." Dan Bongino
: .top of the FBI. Brennan started this entire debacle about President Trump. We know that Brennan had detailed knowledge of the (phony) Dossierhe knows about the Dossier, he denies knowledge of the Dossier, he briefs the Gang of 8 on the Hill about the Dossier, which.
: "John Brennan is panicking. He has disgraced himself, he has disgraced the Country, he has disgraced the entire Intelligence Community. He is the one man who is largely responsible for the destruction of American's faith in the Intelligence Community and in some people at the.
Tomorrow @POTUS to meet with ROK President @moonriver365 to discuss the planned summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un
: China must continue to be strong and tight on the Border of North Korea until a deal is made. The word is that recently the Border has become much more porous and more has been filtering in. I want this to happen, and North Korea to be VERY successful, but only after signing.
Department of Justice orders an expansion of the review of any potential FISA abuse in the Russia probe.
: China has agreed to buy massive amounts of ADDITIONAL Farm/Agricultural Products - would be one of the best things to happen to our farmers in many years.
: I ask Senator Chuck Schumer, why didn't President Obama and the Democrats do something about Trade with China, including Theft of Intellectual Property etc.? They did NOTHING. With that being said, Chuck and I have long agreed on this issue. Fair Trade, plus, with China will happen.
Sarah Sanders: Historic day for our country: swearing-in ceremony for Gina Haspel, the first woman ever to serve as CIA director. Democrats are losing their war against women in the Trump administration
Trump administration wants to limit the number of eligible professions and decrease the number of visa renewals of Treaty NAFTA , or TN, visas as the countries renegotiate the 1994 trade deal.
The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries
President Moon has left South Korea heading for Washington DC to talk to President Trump. This time is may be about saving the Singapore summit rather than planning talks with North Korea
South Korea president Moon heads to U.S. for talks on upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit
U.S. underscores importance of concluding new NAFTA deal
South Korea's defense ministry on Monday dismissed growing speculation that Seoul and Washington could scale back their regular summertime military exercise to avoid provoking North Korea
Russian envoy in Kabul said the US will have to drop its opposition to negotiating directly with the Taliban on the eventual pullout of American troops from Afghanistan or face a grinding and bloody war for years to come