Local Lawmakers React To President Trump’s Visit With Vladimir Putin

Putin called the allegations "sheer nonsense". "We don't have anything on them, and there can't be anything on them", Putin told Fox News' Chris Wallace Monday night. "It costs him a lot of nerves - a lot of pressure - to meet with such a preside... More..

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Expert analysis of the Trump-Putin meeting
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Expert analysis of the Trump-Putin meeting

Warner characterized Trump's refusal to criticize Putin as throwing the entire USA intelligence community "under the bus". Trump on Monday shied away from criticizing the Russian leader for Moscow's actions t...More..

Trump and Putin meeting in Helsinki
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Trump and Putin meeting in Helsinki

President Donald Trump said that he had "great confidence" in U.S. intelligence agencies hours after questioning their conclusions that Russian Federation was to blame for meddling in the 2016 election. Trump ...More..

Brexit tensions as Tory rebels back a second referendum
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Brexit tensions as Tory rebels back a second referendum

The amendment would have required the government to try to negotiate a customs union arrangement with the EU if, by January 21, 2019, it had failed to negotiate a frictionless free trade deal with the bloc. May...More..

The 33 Best Reactions To That Bonkers Trump And Putin Press Conference
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The 33 Best Reactions To That Bonkers Trump And Putin Press Conference

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) criticized Trump for his attacks on Mueller. "I felt like that everyone who's dealt with Putin understands fully that the best way to deal with him is through strength", Corker tol...More..

USA challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

USA challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO

Even though Trump's first tariff hike didn't take effect the current quarter, exporters say American orders started to fall off as early as April. "Europe and China, America and Russian Federation, today in...More..

Russian Spy Maria Butina Charged With Conspiracy, Working in United States
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Russian Spy Maria Butina Charged With Conspiracy, Working in United States

Last year, the Daily Beast reported that Butina held a costume party in Washington, D.C., on November 12, 2016, which was attended by Trump campaign aides. Butina, a former Siberian furniture store owner,...More..

Putin declares summit with Trump 'very successful'
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Putin declares summit with Trump 'very successful'

Putin , who earlier conceded he wanted Hillary Clinton to lose the election, echoed a line often pushed by Trump when pressed on the indictments: that the real issue was "corruption" within the Democratic par...More..

DUP dismisses second Brexit referendum call
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

DUP dismisses second Brexit referendum call

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the details of her Brexit program in a White Paper on Thursday , which contained a willingness to accept European Union (EU) rules on food standards and trading go...More..

President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit

Another senior Republican , Sen Lindsey Graham, also a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, tweeted that it was a " missed opportunity .to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddli...More..

Russian hack of Clinton's campaign followed Trump speech
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian hack of Clinton's campaign followed Trump speech

Five people, including three former Trump aides, have pleaded guilty. "It's very important that they meet". President Trump responded Saturday to the Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russian military...More..

Trump and Putin: the odd couple
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin: the odd couple

Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said charges brought last week against Russian agents accused of interfering with the 2016 presidential election is something "we ought to take personally in Illinois" because...More..

Kremlin expects Putin-Trump talks to pave way for mending ties
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kremlin expects Putin-Trump talks to pave way for mending ties

He said he does not have huge expectations for resolving key disputes between the two countries and would instead focus on building a relationship with the Russian leader, reported USA Today. "If the president ...More..

United Kingdom minister to Trump: 'Where are your manners, Mr President?'
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

United Kingdom minister to Trump: 'Where are your manners, Mr President?'

In the interview , Trump was especially critical of May's handing of the UK's upcoming exit from the European Union . Without waiting for May to answer the question posed to her, Trump jumped in. First Lady...More..

Kim Jong Un Strokes Trump's Ego In Thank You Letter
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kim Jong Un Strokes Trump's Ego In Thank You Letter

Foreign ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said, "The government hopes the agreements reached between leaders at the North Korea-U.S. summit, including the repatriation of Korean War remains, will be swiftly carrie...More..

Trump trade policies hurting United States farmers, businesses: senators
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Trump trade policies hurting United States farmers, businesses: senators

They worry that trade disputes with China, as well as with allies like western European nations and Canada, could damage the US economy by harming USA employers and raising prices for consumers. Brown had previ...More..

Kim Jong-un sends pointless letter to his new pal Donald Trump
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Kim Jong-un sends pointless letter to his new pal Donald Trump

Trump , in a tweet acknowledging the letter, described it as "a very nice note" adding, " great progress being made ". Several days previously , Pyongyang had slated the United States for seeking unilatera...More..

Putin meeting won't have 'Perry Mason' moment
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Putin meeting won't have 'Perry Mason' moment

Trump indicated on Thursday that he does not have a list of demands for the Russian president. "There is a communiqué that was published yesterday". "The president of the United States is a counterpart at the...More..

House panel subpoenas ex-FBI lawyer Page for interview
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

House panel subpoenas ex-FBI lawyer Page for interview

The summary said Republicans asked questions like, "I don't mean to embarrass you, but is Lisa Page someone that you do or at some point in time did love?" and, "So what I'm trying to establish through all ...More..

After Blasting UK Over Brexit, Donald Trump Says Relationship Very Strong
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

After Blasting UK Over Brexit, Donald Trump Says Relationship Very Strong

Mr Trump sent shockwaves through Westminster when he gave an explosive interview to The Sun where he said he would have carried out Brexit negotiations "much differently" and claimed the Prime Minister di...More..