US intelligence doubted Russia urged Taliban to kill US trips, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was not told about a reported Russian effort to get the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers because many U.S. intelligence officials doubted its veracity, a stance contradicted by four U.S. and European sources and by its inclusion in a widely read CIA report in May. Subscribe to … Read more US intelligence doubted Russia urged Taliban to kill US trips, says Trump

Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter, says White House

White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because the intelligence was not corroborated at the time. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around … Read more Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter, says White House

Trump Is ‘Confident’ Coronavirus Will Disappear, McEnany Says

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany talks to reporters during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. This is the third day in a row that McEnany has briefed journalists following news reports of an alleged plot by a Russian military intelligence unit … Read more Trump Is ‘Confident’ Coronavirus Will Disappear, McEnany Says

McEnany Addresses Why Trump Called Black Lives Matter a ‘Symbol of Hate’

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany talks to reporters during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. This is the third day in a row that McEnany has briefed journalists following news reports of an alleged plot by a Russian military intelligence unit … Read more McEnany Addresses Why Trump Called Black Lives Matter a ‘Symbol of Hate’

Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

Israel is seriously examining the plan named Peace to Prosperity, US President Trump’s vision for the Middle East, which was formally unveiled in Washington in January in the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Notably absent, the Palestinians, whose input was not sought for the proposal. There are so many reasons why Netanyahu is happy with … Read more Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticizes Pres. Trump’s COVID-19 response | ABC News

“Reality wins every time.” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers a searing rebuke of Pres. Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak as cases surge across the country. “Admit you were wrong…and we have to start doing something about this.” https://abcn.ws/2ZsWXoL SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews … Read more NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticizes Pres. Trump’s COVID-19 response | ABC News

Bolton Says Trump’s Disarray on Russian Bounty Reports Emboldens Foes

The Trump administration’s response to the allegation Russia offered bounties for killing American troops makes the U.S. vulnerable to adversaries regardless of whether it’s true, former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton says. “What it tells the Russians is that we are in disarray and ripe for this kind of provocation, not just in Afghanistan … Read more Bolton Says Trump’s Disarray on Russian Bounty Reports Emboldens Foes

Cuomo to Trump: ‘Admit you were wrong’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said President Donald Trump was “in denial” about COVID-19, telling Trump to “admit you were wrong.” Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow … Read more Cuomo to Trump: ‘Admit you were wrong’

Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

The West Bank and East Jerusalem are at the heart of any future Palestinian state. But, occupied by Israeli forces since 1967 and now threatened by annexation, Palestinian dreams of their own homeland look increasingly impossible. Israel’s Prime Minister wants to declare sovereignty over illegal settlements, both in the west bank and the Jordan valley. … Read more Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story