Politic > Republicans

Andrew Coyne: Is this the behaviour of a government that had nothing to hide?

2 monthes ago   |   By

On Thursday, at an impromptu press conference after his spectacular near-derailing of the NATO summit, Donald Trump was asked about next week's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. How did he think they would get along?
The president declined to identify Putin as either a friend or enemy, but as a “competitor.” Still, “he's been very nice to me,” and “the couple of times that I've gotten to meet him, we got along very well,” and, you know, “hopefully, someday, maybe, he'll be a friend.”
“I think I would have a very good relationship with President Putin if we spent time...
Read more ...

 

Russian intel officers charged with hacking DNC, Clinton

Russian intel officers charged with hacking DNC, Clinton

2 monthes ago   |   By

The charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller were revealed just days before President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Read more ...

 

Lindsey Graham Says Trump Must Warn Putin Against Election Meddling

2 monthes ago   |   By

In advance of the planned Finnish summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lindsey Graham warned that the American leader must speak bluntly to the former KGB agent in order to have a "good relationship" between the nations.
Read more ...

 

Insults, demands & advice: Trump's whirlwind European tour causes stir online

Insults, demands & advice: Trump's whirlwind European tour causes stir online

2 monthes ago   |   By

On his EU visit, US President Donald Trump lectured Germany on doing business with Russia, demanded tribute from NATO and offered advice on British politics. Many Europeans were having none of it, venting their spleen on Twitter.
Read more ...

 

WATCH: Trump becomes the 12th US president to meet Queen Elizabeth

2 monthes ago   |   By

He apologized for an interview in which he blasted the UK prime minister's plans for Britain's exit from the European Union.
Read more ...

 

Rep. Taylor Doesn't Expect Anything Groundbreaking From Trump-Putin Summit

2 monthes ago   |   By

Rep. Scott Taylor, a Virginia Republican, discusses President Donald Trump's planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Read more ...

 

Trump's ‘Flexible' World Order Is Risk for EU's East, Tusk Says

2 monthes ago   |   By

Formerly-Communist European nations that over the last quarter century have embraced the West are at risk from shifts in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, according to one of the European Union's top officials.
Read more ...

 

Mark Kimmitt Says There's No Danger of NATO Breaking Up

2 monthes ago   |   By

Retired Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt previews President Donald Trump's planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Read more ...

 

Mueller injects new drama into Trump's European whirlwind

2 monthes ago   |   By

WINDSOR CASTLE - The Range Rover inched slowly along the gravel path towards the castle, delivering President Donald Trump to the regal encounter he'd been anticipating for days: a meeting with the Queen of England strictly devoted to pomp and circumstance, a refreshing break for Trump from days of tense arguments about NATO budgets. But as the honor guard performed the national anthem and gave Trump a royal salute, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein created a most unceremonious-and undermining-split-screen moment, announcing the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for...
Read more ...

 

Trump's 'Culture' Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists'

Trump's 'Culture' Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists'

2 monthes ago   |   By

The president continues to find allies in avowed racists.
Read more ...

 

Trump must demand that Putin stop Russia election meddling: Pelosi

2 monthes ago   |   By

President Donald Trump must seek a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end Moscow's interference in American elections, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives said on Friday after fresh indictments against Russian military officers.
]
Read more ...

 

Could President Trump's European Visit Benefit Putin?

2 monthes ago   |   By

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Amb. Daniel Fried, former assistant secretary of state for European affairs, about how President Trump's European visit may or may not benefit Russian President Putin.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Election      Donald Trump      Full Comment      Russia      Russia probe      WNT      Market      Vladimir Putin      U.S.      World      Liberal      Immigration      Brexit      Military      Foreign Policy      Donald Franciszek Tusk      Democrats      Featured News      Russia Scandal      The Resistance      U.S. House of Representatives  


GOP Aide In Kavanaugh Confirmation Resigns As Sexual Harassment Claim Surfaces

GOP Aide In Kavanaugh Confirmation Resigns As Sexual Harassment Claim Surfaces

Garrett Ventry's exit marks another moment of turmoil in Kavanaugh's confirmation. Read more ...

Grassley Grants Extension on Kavanaugh Testimony

Grassley Grants Extension on Kavanaugh Testimony

A high-stakes standoff between Republicans and the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a three-decade-old sexual attack stretched into the weekend after the Senate Judiciary... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: Rod Rosenstein On The Razor's Edge

The Russia Investigations: Rod Rosenstein On The Razor's Edge

The deputy attorney general is in a tight spot over the early phase of his tenure after a bombshell report by The New York Times. And the president has postponed the next shot... Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, and wearing a wire to record his conversations with... Read more ...

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online...

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook

The proposed executive order would ask federal law enforcement to "thoroughly investigate whether any online platform has acted in violation of the antitrust laws," to "protect... Read more ...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here's how to protect yourself from getting blindsided by...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here's how to protect yourself from getting blindsided by the outcome of Trump's trade war that many aren't prepared for

The US and China this week escalated their trade dispute that has sent investors fleeing from risky emerging-market assets. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway says people shouldn't 'conflate the MeToo movement' with...

Kellyanne Conway says people shouldn't 'conflate the MeToo movement' with the sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN Friday to discuss the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Psychology professor... Read more ...

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers want more time to decide whether she'll...

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers want more time to decide whether she'll speak publicly on sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys have asked for more time to decide whether Ford will speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claim that Brett Kavanaugh sexually... Read more ...

Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

LONDON - Thursday's Salzburg summit was billed as a chance for Theresa May to gather warm words of support about her Brexit plans from European counterparts. It ended in abject... Read more ...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government Vehicles

But Administrator Brock Long won't lose his job - for now. Read more ...