Tag: Donald Trump

Gina Haspel, Trump’s pick for CIA director, tied to use of brutal interrogation measures

Greg Miller & Shane Harris | The Washington Post | Source URL | Blog Archive President Trump on Tuesday nominated CIA veteran Gina Haspel to be the spy agency’s next director, tapping a woman who spent multiple tours overseas and is respected by the workforce but is deeply tied to […]

Scoop: Trump team considers nationalizing 5G network

Trump national security officials are considering an unprecedented federal takeover of a portion of the nation’s mobile network to guard against China, according to sensitive documents obtained by Axios. Why it matters: We’ve got our hands on a PowerPoint deck and a memo — both produced by a senior National Security Council official […]

US exit from United Nations could become reality with fresh bill

A Republican-proposed House Resolution has quietly slipped past the public radar – proposing that the United States withdraw its membership from the United Nations, just as another bill was being concocted to cut US funding to the body. The bill, proposed by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), entitled American Sovereignty Restoration […]

Deadline Passes, Triggering Shutdown; Senate Rejects Short-Term Spending Bill

Both chambers were expected to be in session Saturday, continuing discussions over how to resolve underlying disputes WASHINGTON—The Senate rejected a one-month spending bill early Saturday, triggering the shutdown of many government services and setting off a partisan fight over who would bear the political consequences. In a dramatic night […]

Pope warns that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe

Pope Francis has warned that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe. The 81-year-old, who made the comments as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, also warned that the world now stood at ‘the very limit’. […]

Trump White House Weighing Plans For Private Spies to Counter “Deep State” Enemies

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the White House with a global, private spy network that would circumvent […]

Trump Declares New World-Trade Order

President disavows multilateral trade agreements that ‘tie our hands’ at Asia summit Jake Maxwell Watts, Chuin-Wei Yap and Natasha Khan The Wall Street Journal DA NANG, Vietnam—President Donald Trump delivered a full-throated defense of economic nationalism here Friday, telling a Pacific Rim summit that the U.S. wouldn’t enter into multilateral […]

U.S. demands CNN or DirecTV sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal -sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc (T.N) to sell Turner Broadcasting, parent of CNN cable network, or its DirecTV satellite television unit to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N), sources told Reuters on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump […]

Trump Is Fighting To Save The Deep State

Derrick Broze Activist Post (Archive) While claiming to fight “The Deep State” and drain the swamp, Donald Trump fights to save a controversial law which serves as a powerful tool for The Deep State. The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency is coming to a conclusion and all but his […]

Clinton campaign, DNC helped pay for work on dossier about Russia and Trump

Adam Entous, Devlin Barrett, Rosalind S. Helderman The Washington Post via The Seattle Times The dossier has become a lightning rod amid the intensifying investigations into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russia. The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) helped fund research that resulted in a […]