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Tillerson: State Department funding 'simply not sustainable'

Agency for International Development. Funding for global climate change initiatives and cultural and educational programs will be eliminated in some cases and substantially reduced in others. The former Exxon Mobil chief executive said that his department's current spending was "not sustainable" and embraced the president's "challenge" to slash more than a quarter of its budget, Reuters reported .


Rex Tillerson is becoming Secretary Silent

Rex Tillerson is becoming Secretary Silent

Tillerson still has no deputy-the White House reportedly blocked his choice-and he doesn't seem to have much influence over a foreign policy crafted mostly by close Trump advisers like Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner. "The State Department is the beacon of press freedom around the world". "Clearly the level of spending that the State Department has been undertaking is unsustainable ", he told a press conference in Tokyo.



Donald Trump denies White House was pushing 'ridiculous' GCHQ wiretap claim

This is McCarthyism!" On a recent Saturday morning, Americans woke up to learn that President Donald J. Trump had taken to Twitter to accuse his predecessor, Barack Obama , of engaging in dirty tricks. "President Vladimir Putin's henchmen are notorious for the black propaganda trick of spreading untrue but highly damaging claims on the internet." He then said he confirmed the tip with two people in the intelligence community.


Trump stands by claims Obama tapped his phones, despite denial by GCHQ

Trump stands by claims Obama tapped his phones, despite denial by GCHQ

Trump's response further fueled a controversy about his claims he was wiretapped by Obama - first made on Twitter two weeks ago - which have been rejected by senior members of House and Senate Intelligence committees. Speaking at a press conference in Washington, the President said the White House was quoting a legal commentator who had appeared on Fox News. The diplomat and White House official both spoke only on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.


Erdogan says Europe drowning in fear of Muslims

Erdogan says Europe drowning in fear of Muslims

On Monday, Ankara banned the Dutch ambassador from entering Turkey, also halting diplomatic flights and suspending high-level government meetings. De Maiziere also said while he is opposed to such appearances, the question of whether to impose an outright entry ban for Turkish officials requires careful consideration.