: Crippling loopholes in our laws have enabled MS-13 gang members and other criminals to infiltrate our communities - and Democrats in Congress REFUSE to close these loopholes, including the disgraceful practice known as Catch-and-Release. Democrats must abandon their resistance
: Today on Long Island, we were all moved to be joined by families who have suffered unthinkable heartbreak at the hands of MS-13. I was truly honored to be joined again by the courageous families who were my guests at the State of the Union
Trump says U.S. is working on plan to deduct aid from countries that do not do enough to stop illegal immigrants from entering U.S.
DOJ says Trump will NOT be stopped from blocking twitter users
Ukraine Presidential Administration denied BBC report that any money was paid to arrange meeting between Poroshenko and Trump
Deputy Director @ICEgov Thomas Homan tells @POTUS: "We have doubled arrests of MS-13 under your command."
Iran supreme leader says U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal shows that Iran cannot have dealings with U.S.; says Trump, like his predecessors, will vanish from history
Trump says will know next week if North Korea summit still on
Federal judge rules President Trump cannot block Twitter users from viewing his feed, says it violates the First Amendment
Pompeo says precision-guided missiles, as in Yemen, cut risks to civilians
Trump: "You go into the FBI and, a lot of those great people working in the FBI, they will tell you I did a great service to this country by firing James Comey."
After the alleged payment to Cohen for White House talks, Ukraine's Anti Corruption Bureau drops Paul Manafort investigation
Cohen received at least $400,000 to fix talks between Ukraine's Poroshenko and President Trump – intelligence sources
BBC: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen "paid by Ukraine" to arrange White House talks in June 2017
China "disinivited" from RIMPAC exercises "As an initial response to China's continued militarization of the South China Sea" says @DeptofDefense spox Lt.Colonel Christopher Logan
Iran Supreme leader Khamenei presides over emergency meeting of 220 top military, security and political officials to harmonize response to 12-point plan unveiled by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Response to come in mass rallies on 4 June anniversary of Khomeini's death
Pompeo on the DPRK plan: "A rapid denuclearisation, total and complete that won't be extended over time." NOT one that "takes place in exchanges that worked along the way, a slow years-long process where in exchange for act X, the US sends a cheque."
4 month ago
We'll do anything needed to stay in the Iran nuclear deal and we wants Iran to stay, says German Foreign Minister Maas after his meeting with US National Security Adviser Bolton
Senate may pass sexual harassment bill this week, says Sen. Cornyn
4 month ago [email protected]
Sec James Mattis arrives at @usairforce academy to deliver commencement address to Class of 2018
Pompeo, asked about Crimea: The last trip I took in my previous role was actually to the Donbas [eastern Ukraine] this [Crimea annexation] is a very serious matter. The Russians annexed 1/5 of that country. We should never forget that that's the case.
Pompeo says "bad deal" with North Korea "not an option" for U.S.
Kremlin says no preparations for possible Trump-Putin summit since March 20
Pompeo says US won't tolerate Russian interference in 2018 US elections, will counter `continued' efforts to do so
: There will be big news coming soon for our great American Autoworkers. After many decades of losing your jobs to other countries, you have waited long enough.
China says hopes U.S.-North Korea summit can proceed smoothly
: Big legislation will be signed by me shortly. After many years, RIGHT TO TRY and big changes to DODD FRANK.
: Our Trade Deal with China is moving along nicely, but in the end we will probably have to use a different structure in that this will be too hard to get done and to verify results after completion.
: "Trump should be happy that the FBI was SPYING on his campaign" No, James Clapper, I am not happy. Spying on a campaign would be illegal, and a scandal to boot.
: Everybody is with Tomi Lahren, a truly outstanding and respected young woman. @foxandfriends
: SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history.
: "It's clear that they had eyes and ears all over the Trump Campaign" Judge Andrew Napolitano
: Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State. They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before. What goes around, comes around.
4 month ago
Police say a man was stabbed early Wednesday morning near D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood and outside of one of the District's most famous museums. The stabbing was reported at 1:30 a.m. along 7th Street outside of the National Portrait Gallery and across from the Capital One Arena.
A three-star general who leads the Joint Special Operations Command overseeing some of the most sensitive U.S. commando missions has been picked to lead the nearly 17-year-old Afghan war, five U.S. officials told Reuters
Police have shut down a portion of 7th St. in front of Capital One Arena to investigate a stabbing that occurred at 7th and G Sts. around 1:30am
Iran's Zarif calls Pompeo's comments 'untrue,' based on 'old illusions'
Security situation in Afghanistan remains volatile: US
Trump says he will propose new tax cuts prior to November
US stance on Iran risks putting Middle East in 'further danger': France
: If the person placed very early into my campaign wasn't a SPY put there by the previous Administration for political purposes, how come such a seemingly massive amount of money was paid for services rendered - many times higher than normal
: Follow the money. The spy was there early in the campaign and yet never reported Collusion with Russia, because there was no Collusion. He was only there to spy for political reasons and to help Crooked Hillary win - just like they did to Bernie Sanders, who got duped.
: "When a child says 'mommy' or 'daddy' for the first time, there's nothing like it anywhere in the world, no matter that you do, there is nothing like it."
: "While Democrats in Washington are resisting progress, my administration is delivering progress for hardworking Americans each and every day."
: "So today, we have kept another promise. My administration has proposed a new rule to prohibit Title X funding from going to any clinic that performs abortions."
: "For the first time since Roe v. Wade, America has a pro-life president, a pro-life vice president, a pro-life House of Representatives and 25 pro-life Republican state capitals."
: "Every day between and November we must work together to elect more lawmakers who share our values, cherish our heritage and proudly stand for life."
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
4 month ago
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
4 month ago
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
4 month ago
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
: [email protected]
, 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.