Trump: ‘China Will Take Down Its Trade Barriers’

Sunday President Trump said he sees an end to the escalating trade dispute with China, after tit-for-tat retaliatory tariffs and threats that rattled markets. “China will take down its trade barriers because it is the right thing to do,” Trump said in a tweet. Continue reading →

DOJ just made ‘extraordinary accommodation’ for Carter Page FISA warrant applications. Here’s why.

Friday in a memo the DOJ said it will allow members of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees to view surveillance warrants granted against former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. The DOJ is calling the move an “extraordinary accommodation.” Continue reading →

Trump administration mulls stiffer rules for imported cars

The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards in order to protect U.S. carmakers. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump “will promote free, fair and reciprocal trade practices to grow the U.S. economy and continue to (bring) jobs and manufacturers back to the U.S.” Continue reading →

Mattis OKs 4,000 National Guard Troops to Border

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has approved using Defense Department money to pay for as many as 4,000 National Guard personnel to perform border security missions. Continue reading →

Russian spy: Embassy requests meeting with Boris Johnson

The Russian Embassy in London has requested a meeting between its ambassador and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over the Salisbury poisoning. An embassy spokesperson said it was “high time” for a meeting to discuss the investigation, as well as a “whole range of bilateral issues”. Continue reading →

Several dead in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

Several people have been been killed in the city of Muenster, in western Germany after a van drove into pedestrians. The driver of the vehicle has killed himself, police said. Continue reading →

Justice Thomas Assures Parkland Survivor 2nd Amendment Stands

A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting — and conservative gun rights advocate — says Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas assured him the Second Amendment “won’t be touched.” Continue reading →

Franklin Graham: Boycott Target Again Over Bathroom Policy

Franklin Graham is calling for a new boycott of Target, following an incident at its store in Chicago in which a man exposed himself to a little girl in the women’s restroom. Continue reading →

Trump: WTO ‘Unfair to US,’ Favors China

Friday President Donald Trump ripped into the World Trade Organization saying it is unfair to the United States while it gives China “tremendous perks and advantages.” Trump’s comments came in a late-morning tweet. Continue reading →

Trump says he wants to send 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard members to US-Mexico border

Thursday President Trump told reporters that he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to America’s southern border. The president also said that he planned to “probably keep them or a large portion of them until the wall is built,” a reference to his long-promised barrier along the U.S.-Mexico frontier. Continue reading →