Graham: ‘Accept the pain’ that comes with trade between US and China

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on Sunday that Democrats should not criticize President Trump for taking on China over trade as they have complained for years about Beijing’s policies but done nothing. “Every Democrat and every Republican of note has said China cheats,” Graham … Read More

Graham, Cruz introduce legislation holding sanctuary cities accountable for violent crime

A handful of leading Republican senators have introduced legislation that would allow victims of violent crime in sanctuary cities to sue the municipalities for putting citizens in harm’s way. The “Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act,” introduced in the U.S. Senate on … Read More

US plans ‘stabilizing force’ for Syria

posted in: Middle East, News

US soldiers gather for a briefing during a combined joint patrol rehearsal in Manbij, Syria, in November 2018. (Photo: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoe Garbarino via AP) WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan24) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared before … Read More

Sen. Graham: Kim Jong Un Talking Because he Is ‘Afraid’

posted in: News, United States

North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un is coming to the negotiating table this week in Vietnam with the United States because he is “afraid” of a strong President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday. “We broke the Iran nuclear … Read More

Trump says he will give State of the Union after shutdown is over

President Trump announced on Twitter late Wednesday that he will deliver a “great” State of the Union address after the partial government shutdown is over, ending a tense day in Washington where Republicans criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for blocking the president from giving the … Read More

Lindsey Graham says Trump is slowing down his Syria troop withdrawal, will protect the Kurds and thwart Iran

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a close ally of President Trump who has been sharply critical of his plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, emerged from a two-hour lunch at the White House on Sunday saying he felt “a lot better” about … Read More

Republican senators push sanctions to warn Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections

posted in: News, Russia

WASHINGTON A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. Senator Lindsey Graham said additional sanctions needed to be teed … Read More

Why can’t we live with a nuclear North Korea?

posted in: Far East, News

KCNA via REUTERS How do you “solve” the North Korea problem? This question has dominated U.S. foreign policy discussions for years. Former President Barack Obama warned President Trump before his inauguration that the small, poor, nuclear-armed country could pose the … Read More