Politic > Donald Trump

The White House defends Trump saluting a North Korean general as a 'common courtesy'

4 monthes ago   |   By

Critics have attacked Trump after North Korea released footage of the US President saluting a North Korean general.
The White House has defended his actions, arguing that it was a "common courtesy" and he was simply returning a salute from the general.
One retired US major general said: "It is wholly inappropriate for the commander in chief of our armed forces to salute the military of our adversary."
The White House is defending President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean three-star general as a "common courtesy."
Presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee...
Read more ...

 

White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

4 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - The White House is defending President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean three-star general.
Presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that "It's a common courtesy when a military official from another government salutes, that you return that."
North Korean state media released video of Trump reaching out to shake the hand of the minister of the People's Armed Forces, who instead saluted during the summit in Singapore. The two then reversed gestures, with Trump saluting and the general reaching out to shake hands. The two...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump      U.S.  


Richard Parsons is resigning as interim chairman of CBS due to illness

Richard Parsons is resigning as interim chairman of CBS due to illness

The interim chairman of CBS has resigned due to illness, the company announced Sunday. Parsons was named interim chairman in September, following the ousting of Les Moonves... Read more ...

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée wrote a touching tribute for him on Twitter hours...

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée wrote a touching tribute for him on Twitter hours after Saudi authorities confirmed his death

The fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and prominent Saudi critic who died inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, wrote a touching tribute to him on Twitter. "They took... Read more ...

Ammar Campa-Najjar's Race Against Indicted Republican Duncan Hunter Shows...

Ammar Campa-Najjar's Race Against Indicted Republican Duncan Hunter Shows How Hard It Will Be For Democrats To Take The House

Ammar Campa-Najjar is trying to convince lefties, moderates and Trump voters in his California district that he's their guy. Read more ...

Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia's Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia's Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

Sen. Bob Corker said he believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the journalist's killing. Read more ...

Saudi foreign minister denies the crown prince had anything to do with...

Saudi foreign minister denies the crown prince had anything to do with Khashoggi's death as Trump says 'there's been lies' in Saudi Arabia's explanations

On Sunday, the Saudi foreign minister denied Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew of Jamal Khashoggi 's death before it occurred in the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October... Read more ...

A Taliban insurgent shot a US general in this week's deadly insider attack...

A Taliban insurgent shot a US general in this week's deadly insider attack, the latest sign the Afghan war isn't going as planned

Among the wounded in a deadly insider attack in Kandahar province, Afghanistan that killed a couple of senior Afghan officials and injured a handful of others was an American... Read more ...

Rand Paul Has a Plan for the Saudi Crown Prince

Rand Paul Has a Plan for the Saudi Crown Prince

Sen. Rand Paul unloaded Sunday on Saudi Arabia and said the nation's leader should be shown the exit door, per Fox News. "I think it's insulting to anyone who's analyzing this... Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke Declines To Answer Trump Attacks With 'Bitterness,' 'Name-Calling'

Beto O'Rourke Declines To Answer Trump Attacks With 'Bitterness,' 'Name-Calling'

"You can add more to it or you can stay focused on the future,” said the Texas Democratic Senate nominee. Read more ...

Russia to Trump: Treaty Pullout a 'Very Dangerous Step'

Russia to Trump: Treaty Pullout a 'Very Dangerous Step'

A day after President Trump announced his intention to scrap a landmark arms control deal with Russia, the Kremlin called the pullout "a very dangerous step." Trump is sending... Read more ...

Terrifying videos show the moment the floor collapsed when people were...

Terrifying videos show the moment the floor collapsed when people were dancing at a college party in South Carolina, injuring 30 people

The floor collapsed at an apartment complex in South Carolina on Saturday night. Dozens of party-goers plunged to the basement, and at least 30 people were injured. The party... Read more ...