The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. @realDonaldTrump : – Many mostly Democrat States refused to hand over data from the 2016 Election to the Commission On Voter Fraud. Push hard for Voter Identification! [0611 EST] – With all of the failed “experts” weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right now if I wasn’t firm, strong and willing to commit our total “might” against the North.
The U.S. has asked for the session to show support for Iranian anti-government protests
By David Brunnstrom and Christine Kim WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called potential talks between North and South Korea “a good thing” and agreed with South Korea there would be no joint military drills, which North Korea bitterly opposes, during next month’s Winter Olympics. South Korea’s Presidential Blue House said Trump told South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in in a telephone call he hoped inter-Korean talks would lead to good results and that he would send a high-level delegation, including members of his family, to the Winter Olympics, which will be held in South Korea.
As his dad was being sworn-in as the first Democrat to serve in the United States Senate in over 20 years, Carson Jones was about become something of an internet celebrity. Standing behind his dad, Doug Jones, and to his left, the younger Mr Jones — an openly gay man — cast a side-eye at Vice President Mike Pence, who worked to limit civil rights for gay people while serving as governor of Indiana. “#NoCaptionNeeded,” Mr Jones later captioned an Instagram post with a photo of the side-eye.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as a series of states legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the possession, use or sale of the drug remained a federal crime. Still, the Justice Department, under President Barack Obama, took a hands-off approach.
The United States has suspended its security assistance to Pakistani forces, the State Department said Thursday, demanding “decisive action” against Taliban factions based in the country. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert was unable to put a dollar sum on the funds that will be frozen, but said it was in addition to the $255 million in military aid it has already put on hold. “Today we can confirm that we are suspending security assistance to Pakistan at this time,” Nauert said.