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Trump Shocks U.S. Officials, Blows a Big Wet Kiss to Kim Jong Un

2 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

Fearing for his relationship with “Chairman Kim,” the president abruptly withdrew sanctions on North Korea, just hours after his own Treasury Department imposed them.
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Trump Cancels New North Korea-Linked Sanctions A Day After They Were Announced

Trump Cancels New North Korea-Linked Sanctions A Day After They Were Announced

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The White House said Trump "likes" Kim Jong Un and didn't think the Treasury Department's sanctions were necessary.
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In Surprise, Trump Reverses Sanctions on North Korea

In Surprise, Trump Reverses Sanctions on North Korea

2 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea and ordering them withdrawn. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump "likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary," per the AP. Trump himself addressed the move on Twitter : "It was announced...
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Trump just threw out US North Korea policy because he 'likes' Kim Jong Un, and now everyone is really confused

Trump just threw out US North Korea policy because he 'likes' Kim Jong Un, and now everyone is really confused

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Friday walked back new Treasury Department sanctions aimed at hurting North Korea.
The White House explained the move by stating Trump "likes" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, adding that the president doesn't think the sanctions are necessary.
The sanctions, which National Security Adviser John Bolton described as "important actions," had been announced by Treasury just a day before.
The US government's new policy toward North Korea is apparently that President Donald Trump "likes" Kim Jong Un and is willing to let his friend slide on sanctions, a move that...
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Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

A defiant Joe Biden on Wednesday refused to apologize for citing two Southern segregationist senators as people with whom he had major disagreements but still “got things done”... Read more ...

De Blasio splits with Ocasio-Cortez on 'concentration camps'

De Blasio splits with Ocasio-Cortez on 'concentration camps'

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was wrong to describe the Trump administration's migrant detention facilities as “concentration camps.” “Of course she... Read more ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls Out Mitch McConnell At House Hearing On Slavery...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls Out Mitch McConnell At House Hearing On Slavery Reparations

Coates' 2014 Atlantic essay "The Case for Reparations" is largely credited with bringing discussion of reparations back into the national spotlight. Read more ...

Bernie slams Democrats' 'corporate wing' as it warms to Warren

Bernie slams Democrats' 'corporate wing' as it warms to Warren

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday lashed out at the “corporate wing of the Democratic Party,” seizing on a report that centrists in the party are coming around to Elizabeth Warren as... Read more ...

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut rates for the first time in nearly 11... Read more ...

Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

The Trump administration on Wednesday issued its long-awaited replacement for former President Barack Obama's most ambitious climate change regulation, rolling back rules in an... Read more ...

Second ex-Hassan staffer charged in doxing case

Second ex-Hassan staffer charged in doxing case

A second former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan was charged in federal court Wednesday with evidence tampering and aiding and abetting computer fraud in connection with a scheme... Read more ...

Biden cites two segregationists to show how he 'got things done' in Senate

Biden cites two segregationists to show how he 'got things done' in Senate

Former Vice President Joe Biden named two Southern segregationist senators as examples of people with whom he had major disagreements but still "got things done" in the Senate... Read more ...

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It could help some coal-fired power plants, but likely won't slow the... Read more ...

Trump Deals Final Blow To Clean Power Plan, Obama's Signature Climate Policy

Trump Deals Final Blow To Clean Power Plan, Obama's Signature Climate Policy

The EPA unveiled its final proposal for the Affordable Clean Energy rule. Read more ...