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As Erdogan visits Trump, much friction between U.S. and Turkey

Most other leaders steered clear of endorsing a power grab by the increasingly autocratic Erdogan. But the honeymoon didn't last long. But a face-to-face confrontation on the matter between Trump and Erdogan seems inevitable. That partnership is vital to US interests in the volatile Middle East. But the meeting has high stakes for the nascent Trump administration as it looks to engage regional allies in delicate security matters while enforcing worldwide standards for human rights.


Pence: Trump considering moving United States embassy to Jerusalem

Pence: Trump considering moving United States embassy to Jerusalem

Tweeting on his official account following the decision, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi said Jordan highly valued such a decision. Israel said Wednesday it would further reduce the amount it pays annually to the United Nations in retaliation for the latest resolution critical of its policies.


Congressman Al Green calls for impeachment of President Trump

Congressman Al Green calls for impeachment of President Trump

Public Policy Polling is a Democratic polling firm, but FiveThirtyEight, which grades each polling firm based on their history of accuracy, gives them a rating of B+ . Trump acknowledging that he considered the investigation when he fired Comey. Just 25 percent of voters support it, while 52 percent oppose it. Obviously, any polls about the 2020 race are not going to be all that accurate this far out, but just for fun, Public Policy Polling matched Trump up with some potential 2020 ...


Trump revealed classified information to Lavrov at White House meeting

Trump revealed classified information to Lavrov at White House meeting

The Washington Post report said that although Trump did not explicitly reveal specific details about sources, he did provide highly classified detail apparently connected to an ISIL plot related to the use of laptops on board planes. "Revealing classified information at this level is extremely unsafe and puts at risk the lives of Americans and those who gather intelligence for our country".


Trump and Jordan's King Abdullah set phone call

Trump and Jordan's King Abdullah set phone call

The Royal Court says arrangements for the call were made last week. In a pair of tweets , the president responded to a firestorm of criticism triggered by the reports. Germany is heavily dependent on US intelligence. He's openly questioned the competency of intelligence officials and challenged their high-confidence assessment that Russian Federation meddled in last year's presidential election to help him win.