Al-Baghdadi takedown catches Dems flat-footed, blunts criticism of Trump’s Syria pullback

President Trump’s successful operation to take out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sent Democrats scrambling on Sunday, as several top party leaders had complained publicly in recent days that the White House had no “real plan” to combat the terror group following the U.S. pullout in Syria. … Read More

Trump Claims Campaign Was ‘Spied On,’ Calls It ‘Treason’

The former president, the Justice Department and the FBI have all vigorously denied any such activities occurred. President Donald Trump on Friday revived his repeatedly debunked claim that his 2016 campaign was the target of illegal government spying. Trump, on Twitter, … Read More

Rhetoric won’t fix border crisis

Mounted Border Patrol agents ride along a newly fortified border wall structure on Oct. 26, 2018, in Calexico, Calif. President Donald Trump is visiting Calexico on Friday, April 5, 2019, to tour the recently-built portion of the border fence that … Read More

Americans, Germans hold opposite views of nations’ relations

BERLIN (AP) — Americans and Germans differ widely on their assessments of the state of relations between their countries, but hold very similar views on international issues, including their support for NATO, according to survey results reported Monday. A Pew Research … Read More

Sen. Mitch McConnell has a problem – And it’s Donald Trump

McConnell to incoming Dems: Senate will not waste its time on a bill the president will not sign Sen. McConnell addresses Senate in wake of border wall negotiations at White House. Few know how to bring government to a grinding … Read More

On border security, Pelosi and Schumer play politics while Trump fights to protect us

Tuesday’s meeting between President Trump and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York showed that while the president is determined to protect the security of our border and the safety of … Read More

‘Trump has upgraded America’s position in the world’

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Former Israeli diplomat in Washington estimates the Republicans will maintain their strength in the midterms. Donald Trump – Reuters Yoram Ettinger, formerly Minister for Congressional Affairs (with rank of Ambassador) at Israel’s embassy in Washington and director of the Government … Read More

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