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Donald Trump poised to pull USA out of Paris climate change deal

AFP | President Donald Trump's administration is poised to announce the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement , USA media reported on Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon, Trump was to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has favored remaining in the deal. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Trump at length about the issue during a meeting in Brussels, and even at the Vatican, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin made his own ...



Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do 'his work'

On May 28, former New York Observer editor-in-chief Elizabeth Spiers tweeted that Kushner told her that Trump "doesn't really believe" that Obama was not born in the United States , and that he only propagated the conspiracy because "he knows Republicans are stupid and they'll buy it".


Macron Calls Russian State Media 'Mendacious Propaganda' to Putin's Face

Macron Calls Russian State Media 'Mendacious Propaganda' to Putin's Face

This time, the handshake was warmer but the tone guarded after an hour of talks on the 300th anniversary of a visit to Versailles by tsar Peter the Great. Macron said the Russian media organizations are " organs of influence and propaganda" and "behaved like structures of the government". RT's chief editor Margarita Simonyan, in a statement, dismissed Macron's comment as "baseless accusations" for which "not a single piece of evidence" had been provided.



Macron Holds Talks With Russian President Putin In France

Putin bet — wrongly — on Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen , hosting her at the Kremlin in March, before Macron then handily beat her. President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria.



Jared Kushner's security clearance should be suspended, top Democrats say

The good news, from Trump's point of view, is that his senior aides are discussing how to set up a "war room" to handle communications about the scandal, theoretically letting the rest of the administration get on with governing. Previously undisclosed contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak have raised eyebrows, as well as more recent revelations that Kushner also had contacts with Sergei Gorkov, a banker with ties to Vladimir Putin.



Spicer avoids specifics in first White House press briefing since overseas trip

At the same time , he often undermines his staffers, contradicting their public statements and sending inflammatory tweets that derail their efforts to stay on topic. The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed.