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U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability caused by Iran.
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Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

3 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales.
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Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan.
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Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats.
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Trump threatens to overshadow U.N. climate push

Trump threatens to overshadow U.N. climate push

The politics of climate change claim the main U.N. stage Monday in New York with appeals from world leaders and some new proposals to tackle greenhouse gas emissions. So who... Read more ...

Stars pull out the style stops on Emmy Awards red carpet

Stars pull out the style stops on Emmy Awards red carpet

The Emmy Awards honor stars and shows from the small screen, but the red carpet fashion scene at last night's 71st annual ceremony outside the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles... Read more ...

Pelosi Warns Withheld Whistleblower Report Could Mean 'New Chapter Of...

Pelosi Warns Withheld Whistleblower Report Could Mean 'New Chapter Of Lawlessness'

The House speaker is calling on the acting director of national intelligence to turn over the complaint to Congress, hinting at the potential for Trump's impeachment. Read more ...

Mitt Romney: 'Troubling In The Extreme' If Trump Asked Ukraine To...

Mitt Romney: 'Troubling In The Extreme' If Trump Asked Ukraine To Investigate Biden

The Utah senator is one of the first Republicans to call for more information about Trump's dealings with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. Read more ...

Ukraine Call is Trouble for Trump, or Maybe Biden

Ukraine Call is Trouble for Trump, or Maybe Biden

Reports about a call from President Trump to Ukraine's president about Joe Biden have pretty much settled the impeachment debate, Tom Nichols writes in the Atlantic. If it's... Read more ...

Rep. Adam Schiff On Trump's Ukraine Scandal: Impeachment 'May Be The Only...

Rep. Adam Schiff On Trump's Ukraine Scandal: Impeachment 'May Be The Only Remedy'

The high-ranking House Democrat has previously pushed back on calls to impeach the president. Read more ...

Biden Accuses Trump Of "Abuse Of Power" Over Ukraine Call

Biden Accuses Trump Of "Abuse Of Power" Over Ukraine Call

The vice president told reporters "Trump deserves to be investigated. He is violating every basic norm of a president." Read more ...

Biden accuses Trump of ‘abuse of power' in whistleblower scandal

Biden accuses Trump of ‘abuse of power' in whistleblower scandal

DES MOINES, Iowa - An angered Joe Biden on Saturday accused President Donald Trump of “using every element of his presidency to try and smear me,” and called for an... Read more ...

Booker campaign warns end is near without fundraising surge

Booker campaign warns end is near without fundraising surge

Cory Booker's presidential campaign signaled Saturday that the New Jersey senator won't be in the race much longer if he's unable to raise nearly $2 million over the next 10... Read more ...

Schumer demands hearings, subpoena over whistleblower complaint

Schumer demands hearings, subpoena over whistleblower complaint

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is requesting that the Republican Senate conduct hearings and issue a subpoena to the Trump administration in response to a whistleblower... Read more ...