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Trump says he could tap Pompeo deputy to be new ambassador to Russia

28 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be” his pick to be the new envoy to Russia. Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, Trump did not deny reports that he planned to nominate Sullivan as ambassador to Russia, saying that the current No. 2 to Secretary Mike Pompeo was "very respected” and that Pompeo likes him “very much." "He's somebody that's being put up and respected very much," Trump said. Sullivan would take over for current Ambassador Jon Huntsman, who announced his resignation from the job earlier this month after two...
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Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.
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A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

The United States and Saudi Arabia lack virtually any allies as they consider how to respond to this weekend's attacks on Saudi oil refineries, raising doubts about whether the... Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of... Read more ...

White House intervenes in General Motors strike

White House intervenes in General Motors strike

The White House is seeking to end the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors with an agreement that would reopen an assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio that GM shut... Read more ...

Lewandowski readies Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing'

Lewandowski readies Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing'

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says he's preparing to defend his former boss when he faces the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon in what top... Read more ...

Trump Goes 'Behind Enemy Lines' To Raise Money In SF Bay Area

Trump Goes 'Behind Enemy Lines' To Raise Money In SF Bay Area

The president will be attending private fundraisers near Silicon Valley and Beverly Hills. It is his first visit to the San Francisco Bay Area since his election, when he lost... Read more ...

Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

JERUSALEM - Israelis were voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power. Against the... Read more ...

Trump Directs His Former Aides Not To Testify In Impeachment Probe

Trump Directs His Former Aides Not To Testify In Impeachment Probe

Rob Porter, Rick Dearborn and Corey Lewandowski are all facing instructions from the White House regarding testifying before the House of Representatives. Read more ...

New York Prosecutors Subpoena Donald Trump's Tax Returns: AP

New York Prosecutors Subpoena Donald Trump's Tax Returns: AP

A lawyer for the Trump Organization, Marc Mukasey, said he is “evaluating the situation and will respond as appropriate.” Read more ...

Tulsi Gabbard Says Trump Is Turning The U.S. Into 'Saudi Arabia's Bitch'

Tulsi Gabbard Says Trump Is Turning The U.S. Into 'Saudi Arabia's Bitch'

The Democratic presidential candidate slammed Trump for assuring Saudi Arabia the U.S. is awaiting its direction following an attack on the kingdom's oil supply. Read more ...

Mike Yastrzemski to make Fenway Park debut amidst breakout season

Mike Yastrzemski to make Fenway Park debut amidst breakout season

The Baltimore Orioles are going to regret this one. Mike Yastrzemski will make his Fenway Park debut on Tuesday as a member of the San Francisco Giants, with whom he's hit .265... Read more ...