President Donald Trump tonight is slated to announce his strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. Officials expect him to authorize an increase of about 4,000 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and to pressure Pakistan to stop aiding terrorists.
President Donald Trump damaged relationships with influential members of the business community, the national security apparatus and the congressional GOP by defending white nationalists involved in the Charlottesville, Va., confrontation which left one woman dead.
Ahead of today’s meeting with President Donald Trump and other national security advisers at Camp David, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said talks will move the administration toward a decision on Afghanistan, which he anticipates “in the very near future.”
President Donald Trump’s relationships with members the business community, the armed services and his own party are fraying in the wake of his comments defending white nationalists. GOP leaders in Congress have distanced themselves from the remarks but have not mentioned Trump by name in their public comments.
Half of Republican voters said they are OK with President Donald Trump’s attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey. Trump’s approval rating steadied after a decline last week.
Voters in Alabama are heading to the polls today to select the Republican nominee to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the Senate. Sen. Luther Strange, who was appointed to the seat, is in a close race for second with Rep. Mo Brooks, and only one will head to the runoff with former Alabama Supreme Court Judge Roy Moore.
White House officials are trying to stem the fallout from President Donald Trump’s reluctance to condemn white supremacists for violence and a death in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend.
President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned “hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides” in Charlottesville, Va., after a demonstration over a Confederate statue on Saturday turned violent and deadly.
Republican senators — including Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, both up for re-election next year — are coming to the defense of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing attacks from President Donald Trump.
As the U.S. pressures it to act on the growing North Korean threat, China is dodging the blame. A state-run newspaper said the U.S. should talk to North Korea rather than “hurling insults,” seemingly a jab at President Donald Trump’s rhetoric.