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Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegations h [...] Read full article: Trump defends Pompeo after firing State ...→

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegations h [...] Read full article: Trump defends Pompeo after firing State ...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

TOP STORIES Russia releases Jehovah's Witness convicted of being 'extremist' Over 230 members of Oregon church get COVID-19 BOOK REVIEW: 'The Room Where It Hap [...] Read full article: China conducting covert biological weapo...→

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Former national security adviser John Bolton criticized Mike Pompeo as a yes man Tuesday, after the secretary of state accused Bolton of leaking to the press a [...] Read full article: Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes ...→

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "political future" to Trump

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "poli...→

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell’s grandson defended the former Florida State University president as the school announced it was reviewing whether to change the name of the foot [...] Read full article: Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfa...→

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Trump campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh discusses the president’s Tulsa rally and plans for future rallies, as well as the president’s claims about [...] Read full article: Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rall...→

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Reps. Elliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D- N.Y. scheduled depositions with top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to probe the firing of Sta [...] Read full article: House Dems schedule depositions with top...→

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Pompeo took a shot at John Bolton on his Twitter Sunday — posting a screenshot showing him grinning broadly above a chyron announcing the fo [...] Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes sho...→

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

The firing of former Southern District of New York (SDNY) U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman led to a letter from 135 former SDNY prosecutors to sign an open letter [...] Read full article: 135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump ...→

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

The Trump Justice Department is defending Idaho’s law that bans biological males from competing in women’s sports. Read full article: Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday a new set of sanctions to be imposed on dozens of Syrian elites, including President Bashar al-Assad’s wife, [...] Read full article: Syrian elites face new State Department ...→

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded Tuesday to critics of President Trump's executive order on police reform, singling out former Vice Presi [...] Read full article: McEnany defends Trump police order after...→

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DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

Two whistleblowers are testifying before a House committee and detailing alleged political meddling in the Justice Department under President Trump and AG Barr [...] Read full article: DOJ whistleblowers argue department dama...→

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Cases continue to rise in the state, which saw its highest number of hospitalizations over the weekend. President Trump said he was “not worried” before speaki [...] Read full article: Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state ...→

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

State leaders who aren't stopping protesters from toppling or vandalizing statues and memorials are "weak" for allowing the damages to happen, according to Pre [...] Read full article: Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Prot...→

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

An entrenched system of white supremacy controls advancement and promotion at the department, which has failed to recruit and retain black diplomats. Read full article: Opinion | The U.S. State Department of R...→

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

The State Department issued a stinging rebuke on Monday of establishment media figures who attacked the Trump administration. Read full article: State Department Torches Media for Compa...→

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

The Justice Department defended its record of submitting warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, insisting that errors uncovered by a departm [...] Read full article: DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after I...→

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Under Secretary of State for Management Brian Bulatao is expected to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next month as part of an investigation [...] Read full article: Top State Dept. official to testify befo...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

President Donald Trump on Friday defended the NFL's plans to return in the fall to play football despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Ret...→

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, one of the highest-ranking African-American officials in the administration, reportedly said the president’s stance on racial justice wa [...] Read full article: Top State Department Aide Resigns Over T...→

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions around the country has led to the resignation of Mary Elizabeth Taylor, 30, the youngest person to hold he [...] Read full article: State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Re...→

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

President Trump slammed John Bolton’s forthcoming memoir as “pure fiction” on Thursday and said his former national security adviser is “trying to get even” af [...] Read full article: Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction...→

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's political rallies as legitimate political speech. Read full article: Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Ra...→

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

New polls show trouble for Trump's re-election prospects, as well as for Republicans wishing to take the House and hold the Senate in 2020. Read full article: 2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for T...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

Former national security adviser John Bolton fired back at Mike Pompeo on Tuesday, saying the Secretary of State only sticks with President Trump to protect hi [...] Read full article: John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs ...→

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: The former national security adviser als...→

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

President Trump blasted “weak” states for allowing the removal of statues and monuments and other images honoring Confederate soldiers, slave owners and other [...] Read full article: Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for al...→

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Peter Navarro, the White House trade adviser, quickly walked back his remarks, which caused markets to dive. Read full article: Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adv...→

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Some senators did take issue with the initial handling and fallout of the decision to remove Geoffrey Berman. Read full article: Senate Republicans defend Trump over fir...→

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

The State Department designated four more Chinese news outlets as propaganda on Monday--  China Central Television, China News Service, People’s Daily and Glob [...] Read full article: State Department designates 4 more Chine...→

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...] Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associ...→

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Hilario Yanez, a so-called Dreamer immigrant who was brought to the country illegally as a toddler, told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday that he supports Pre [...] Read full article: Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White H...→

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

An earthquake in northern Oklahoma on Saturday night rattled the entire state, including in Tulsa just after President Trump finished his return to the campaig [...] Read full article: Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa ...→

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy unleashes on President Trump in “State of the Union [Expletive],” the acclaimed hip-hop act’s newest single out Friday. Read full article: Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump ...→

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

A Justice Department official tells NBC News the one such probe opened under Trump remains ongoing for a third year without results to show. Read full article: What became of the one DOJ police depart...→

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Rac...→

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Former national security adviser John Bolton alleges in his upcoming 592-page memoir that during President Trump’s 2018 visit to North Korea, Secretary of Stat [...] Read full article: Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once c...→

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Flynn's lawyers savage former judge appointed to oppose Barr's bid to dismiss false-statements case Read full article: Justice Department defends prosecutors i...→

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday doubled down on her calls to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, calling it “r [...] Read full article: Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapo...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Cases continue to rise in the state, which saw its highest number of hospitalizations over the weekend. President Trump said he was “not worried” before speaki [...] Read full article: Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state ...→

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Former national security adviser John Bolton criticized Mike Pompeo as a yes man Tuesday, after the secretary of state accused Bolton of leaking to the press a [...] Read full article: Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes ...→

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: The former national security adviser als...→

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

State leaders who aren't stopping protesters from toppling or vandalizing statues and memorials are "weak" for allowing the damages to happen, according to Pre [...] Read full article: Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Prot...→

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell’s grandson defended the former Florida State University president as the school announced it was reviewing whether to change the name of the foot [...] Read full article: Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfa...→

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Peter Navarro, the White House trade adviser, quickly walked back his remarks, which caused markets to dive. Read full article: Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adv...→

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

The State Department issued a stinging rebuke on Monday of establishment media figures who attacked the Trump administration. Read full article: State Department Torches Media for Compa...→

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Reps. Elliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D- N.Y. scheduled depositions with top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to probe the firing of Sta [...] Read full article: House Dems schedule depositions with top...→

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

The State Department designated four more Chinese news outlets as propaganda on Monday--  China Central Television, China News Service, People’s Daily and Glob [...] Read full article: State Department designates 4 more Chine...→

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Under Secretary of State for Management Brian Bulatao is expected to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next month as part of an investigation [...] Read full article: Top State Dept. official to testify befo...→

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Pompeo took a shot at John Bolton on his Twitter Sunday — posting a screenshot showing him grinning broadly above a chyron announcing the fo [...] Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes sho...→

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Hilario Yanez, a so-called Dreamer immigrant who was brought to the country illegally as a toddler, told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday that he supports Pre [...] Read full article: Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White H...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy unleashes on President Trump in “State of the Union [Expletive],” the acclaimed hip-hop act’s newest single out Friday. Read full article: Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump ...→

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, one of the highest-ranking African-American officials in the administration, reportedly said the president’s stance on racial justice wa [...] Read full article: Top State Department Aide Resigns Over T...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Rac...→

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

President Trump slammed John Bolton’s forthcoming memoir as “pure fiction” on Thursday and said his former national security adviser is “trying to get even” af [...] Read full article: Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction...→

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday a new set of sanctions to be imposed on dozens of Syrian elites, including President Bashar al-Assad’s wife, [...] Read full article: Syrian elites face new State Department ...→

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Flynn's lawyers savage former judge appointed to oppose Barr's bid to dismiss false-statements case Read full article: Justice Department defends prosecutors i...→

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

New polls show trouble for Trump's re-election prospects, as well as for Republicans wishing to take the House and hold the Senate in 2020. Read full article: 2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for T...→

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State Department

Latest news, headlines, analysis, photos and videos on State Department Read full article: State Department...→

DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

Two whistleblowers are testifying before a House committee and detailing alleged political meddling in the Justice Department under President Trump and AG Barr [...] Read full article: DOJ whistleblowers argue department dama...→

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

TOP STORIES Russia releases Jehovah's Witness convicted of being 'extremist' Over 230 members of Oregon church get COVID-19 BOOK REVIEW: 'The Room Where It Hap [...] Read full article: China conducting covert biological weapo...→

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

Former national security adviser John Bolton fired back at Mike Pompeo on Tuesday, saying the Secretary of State only sticks with President Trump to protect hi [...] Read full article: John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs ...→

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "political future" to Trump

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "poli...→

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

President Trump blasted “weak” states for allowing the removal of statues and monuments and other images honoring Confederate soldiers, slave owners and other [...] Read full article: Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for al...→

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

An entrenched system of white supremacy controls advancement and promotion at the department, which has failed to recruit and retain black diplomats. Read full article: Opinion | The U.S. State Department of R...→

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Trump campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh discusses the president’s Tulsa rally and plans for future rallies, as well as the president’s claims about [...] Read full article: Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rall...→

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Some senators did take issue with the initial handling and fallout of the decision to remove Geoffrey Berman. Read full article: Senate Republicans defend Trump over fir...→

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

The Justice Department defended its record of submitting warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, insisting that errors uncovered by a departm [...] Read full article: DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after I...→

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...] Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associ...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

The firing of former Southern District of New York (SDNY) U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman led to a letter from 135 former SDNY prosecutors to sign an open letter [...] Read full article: 135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump ...→

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

An earthquake in northern Oklahoma on Saturday night rattled the entire state, including in Tulsa just after President Trump finished his return to the campaig [...] Read full article: Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa ...→

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

President Donald Trump on Friday defended the NFL's plans to return in the fall to play football despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Ret...→

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

The Trump Justice Department is defending Idaho’s law that bans biological males from competing in women’s sports. Read full article: Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho...→

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

A Justice Department official tells NBC News the one such probe opened under Trump remains ongoing for a third year without results to show. Read full article: What became of the one DOJ police depart...→

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions around the country has led to the resignation of Mary Elizabeth Taylor, 30, the youngest person to hold he [...] Read full article: State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Re...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Former national security adviser John Bolton alleges in his upcoming 592-page memoir that during President Trump’s 2018 visit to North Korea, Secretary of Stat [...] Read full article: Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once c...→

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's political rallies as legitimate political speech. Read full article: Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Ra...→

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded Tuesday to critics of President Trump's executive order on police reform, singling out former Vice Presi [...] Read full article: McEnany defends Trump police order after...→

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday doubled down on her calls to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, calling it “r [...] Read full article: Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapo...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

DOJ whistleblowers argue department damaged by political interference from Barr, Trump

Two whistleblowers are testifying before a House committee and detailing alleged political meddling in the Justice Department under President Trump and AG Barr [...] Read full article: DOJ whistleblowers argue department dama...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

China conducting covert biological weapons research, State Department

TOP STORIES Russia releases Jehovah's Witness convicted of being 'extremist' Over 230 members of Oregon church get COVID-19 BOOK REVIEW: 'The Room Where It Hap [...] Read full article: China conducting covert biological weapo...→

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state faces risk of becoming coronavirus hotspot

Cases continue to rise in the state, which saw its highest number of hospitalizations over the weekend. President Trump said he was “not worried” before speaki [...] Read full article: Video: Trump speaks in Arizona as state ...→

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs Trump for ‘political future’

Former national security adviser John Bolton fired back at Mike Pompeo on Tuesday, saying the Secretary of State only sticks with President Trump to protect hi [...] Read full article: John Bolton says Mike Pompeo only backs ...→

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes Man

Former national security adviser John Bolton criticized Mike Pompeo as a yes man Tuesday, after the secretary of state accused Bolton of leaking to the press a [...] Read full article: Bolton Hits Back at Pompeo as Trump Yes ...→

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo [...]

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: The former national security adviser als...→

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his

Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "political future" to Trump

The former national security adviser also said the State Department under Pompeo is the "ace of aces in the government for leaking things" to the press. Read full article: Bolton faults Pompeo for tying his "poli...→

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Protecting Monuments

State leaders who aren't stopping protesters from toppling or vandalizing statues and memorials are "weak" for allowing the damages to happen, according to Pre [...] Read full article: Trump: State Leaders 'Weak' for Not Prot...→

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for allowing removal of statues and historic monuments

President Trump blasted “weak” states for allowing the removal of statues and monuments and other images honoring Confederate soldiers, slave owners and other [...] Read full article: Trump blasts 'weak' state leaders for al...→

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfather as Florida State reviews whether to rename football stadium

Doak Campbell’s grandson defended the former Florida State University president as the school announced it was reviewing whether to change the name of the foot [...] Read full article: Doak Campbell's grandson defends grandfa...→

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

Opinion | The U.S. State Department of Racial Discrimination

An entrenched system of white supremacy controls advancement and promotion at the department, which has failed to recruit and retain black diplomats. Read full article: Opinion | The U.S. State Department of R...→

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adviser Says It’s ‘Over’

Peter Navarro, the White House trade adviser, quickly walked back his remarks, which caused markets to dive. Read full article: Trump Defends China Trade Deal After Adv...→

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rally

Trump campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh discusses the president’s Tulsa rally and plans for future rallies, as well as the president’s claims about [...] Read full article: Video: Trump campaign defends Tulsa rall...→

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

State Department Torches Media for Comparing U.S. to China: ‘Have Never Experienced’ Anything Like This

The State Department issued a stinging rebuke on Monday of establishment media figures who attacked the Trump administration. Read full article: State Department Torches Media for Compa...→

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Senate Republicans defend Trump over firing of U.S. attorney in New York

Some senators did take issue with the initial handling and fallout of the decision to remove Geoffrey Berman. Read full article: Senate Republicans defend Trump over fir...→

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

House Dems schedule depositions with top Pompeo aides in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Reps. Elliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D- N.Y. scheduled depositions with top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to probe the firing of Sta [...] Read full article: House Dems schedule depositions with top...→

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after IG raps Trump surveillance, says errors mostly minor typos

The Justice Department defended its record of submitting warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, insisting that errors uncovered by a departm [...] Read full article: DOJ defends faulty FISA warrants after I...→

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

State Department designates 4 more Chinese news outlets as propaganda

The State Department designated four more Chinese news outlets as propaganda on Monday--  China Central Television, China News Service, People’s Daily and Glob [...] Read full article: State Department designates 4 more Chine...→

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Top State Dept. official to testify before House panel on Steve Linick firing

Under Secretary of State for Management Brian Bulatao is expected to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next month as part of an investigation [...] Read full article: Top State Dept. official to testify befo...→

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...] Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associ...→

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes shot at John Bolton with tweet

Secretary of State Pompeo took a shot at John Bolton on his Twitter Sunday — posting a screenshot showing him grinning broadly above a chyron announcing the fo [...] Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes sho...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White House's bid to end DACA in favor of broader reform

Hilario Yanez, a so-called Dreamer immigrant who was brought to the country illegally as a toddler, told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday that he supports Pre [...] Read full article: Dreamer, Trump supporter defends White H...→

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump Firing Berman

The firing of former Southern District of New York (SDNY) U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman led to a letter from 135 former SDNY prosecutors to sign an open letter [...] Read full article: 135 Ex-SDNY Prosecutors 'Deplore' Trump ...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa Trump rally, shaking felt around state

An earthquake in northern Oklahoma on Saturday night rattled the entire state, including in Tulsa just after President Trump finished his return to the campaig [...] Read full article: Earthquake strikes Oklahoma after Tulsa ...→

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Return from Dr. Anthony Fauci

President Donald Trump on Friday defended the NFL's plans to return in the fall to play football despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Defends Football's Fall Ret...→

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump in group’s latest single, ‘State of the Union’

Public Enemy unleashes on President Trump in “State of the Union [Expletive],” the acclaimed hip-hop act’s newest single out Friday. Read full article: Public Enemy denounces ‘dictator’ Trump ...→

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes

The Trump Justice Department is defending Idaho’s law that bans biological males from competing in women’s sports. Read full article: Trump Justice Department to defend Idaho...→

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Top State Department Aide Resigns Over Trump’s Response to Racial Unrest

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, one of the highest-ranking African-American officials in the administration, reportedly said the president’s stance on racial justice wa [...] Read full article: Top State Department Aide Resigns Over T...→

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

What became of the one DOJ police department probe begun under Trump?

A Justice Department official tells NBC News the one such probe opened under Trump remains ongoing for a third year without results to show. Read full article: What became of the one DOJ police depart...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Response to Racial Tensions

President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions around the country has led to the resignation of Mary Elizabeth Taylor, 30, the youngest person to hold he [...] Read full article: State Dept. Official Quits Over Trump Re...→

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Race Response: Report

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Dept Official Quits Over Trump Rac...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction,’ says he’s ‘trying to get even’ after firing

President Trump slammed John Bolton’s forthcoming memoir as “pure fiction” on Thursday and said his former national security adviser is “trying to get even” af [...] Read full article: Trump slams Bolton book as ‘pure fiction...→

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once called Trump 'full of s---'

Former national security adviser John Bolton alleges in his upcoming 592-page memoir that during President Trump’s 2018 visit to North Korea, Secretary of Stat [...] Read full article: Bolton claims in book that Pompeo once c...→

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Syrian elites face new State Department sanctions under Caesar Act, including Assad's wife

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday a new set of sanctions to be imposed on dozens of Syrian elites, including President Bashar al-Assad’s wife, [...] Read full article: Syrian elites face new State Department ...→

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Rally as Legitimate Political Speech

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's political rallies as legitimate political speech. Read full article: Watch: Kayleigh McEnany Defends Trump Ra...→

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Justice Department defends prosecutors in Flynn case

Flynn's lawyers savage former judge appointed to oppose Barr's bid to dismiss false-statements case Read full article: Justice Department defends prosecutors i...→

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

McEnany defends Trump police order after Biden, Pelosi criticism, says they 'had eight years to make changes'

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded Tuesday to critics of President Trump's executive order on police reform, singling out former Vice Presi [...] Read full article: McEnany defends Trump police order after...→

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for Trump, Republicans in November

New polls show trouble for Trump's re-election prospects, as well as for Republicans wishing to take the House and hold the Senate in 2020. Read full article: 2020: New State Polls Show Trouble for T...→

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, 'rotten to the root'

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday doubled down on her calls to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, calling it “r [...] Read full article: Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapo...→

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