French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump pose for a family photo during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed plans for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria during a telephone call on Monday, the White House said. “The two leaders discussed the situation in Syria, including the commitment of the United States and France to the destruction of ISIS as well as plans for a strong, deliberate, and coordinated withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria,” the White House said in a statement, referring to the militant group Islamic State by an acronym. “They reiterated that any further use of chemical weapons in Syria must not be tolerated,” the statement added. Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by James Dalgleish … [Read more...] about Trump, France’s Macron discuss plans for U.S. pullout from Syria:…
President Donald Trump continued advocating Wednesday for significant funding for his promised wall on the southern border. “The Democrats and President Obama gave Iran 150 Billion Dollars and got nothing, but they can’t give 5 Billion Dollars for National Security and a Wall?” Trump asked on Twitter.The president was referring to former President Barack Obama’s controversial $1.7 billion settlement with Iran including a special delivery of $400 million in pallets of cash to the country on the same day that Iran released American prisoners. Trump demanded Tuesday that Democrats support a deal that includes additional border security funds in a meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The president also pointed to the recent terrorist attack in France as proof that the United States needed a secure wall on the border. “We are going to strengthen our borders even more,” he wrote. “Chuck and Nancy … [Read more...] about Donald Trump: Barack Obama Gave Iran $150 Billion; Why Not $5 Billion for Wall?
It appears that no Americans were killed or injured in an attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says told Fox News in an interview on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump, in a separate tweet, cited the "very bad terror attack in France" but gave no other details. … [Read more...] about Pompeo: No Americans Believed Harmed in France Attack
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is citing a shooting attack in France as he calls on Democratic congressional leaders to support funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Another very bad terror attack in France. We are going to strengthen our borders even more. Chuck and Nancy must give us the votes to get additional Border Security!" That's a reference to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who met with Trump Tuesday. A suspected extremist sprayed gunfire at a Christmas market in the city of Strasbourg Tuesday, killing three and wounding at least 13. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Wednesday it appears no Americans were killed or injured in the attack. He also stressed the need for border security. … [Read more...] about Trump cites France attack as reason for US-Mexico wall
POLITICS 12/12/2018 03:29 am ET "Rejoice... the word is rejoice." By Lee Moran President Donald Trump predicted Tuesday that “people would revolt” if he was impeached by Democrats in 2019. Trump’s claim came in a Reuters interview on recent developments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion. Dozens of Twitter users responded with a tweaked version of Trump’s quote: I think he has confused the word “revolt” with “rejoice.”— Forrest Brakeman (@forrestbrakeman) December 12, 2018 You mean rejoice— ❤️bunnymother❤️ (@bunnymother) December 12, 2018 Ummmmm, no they won’t.— David Alan Grier (@davidalangrier) December 12, 2018 Rejoice— Dave Matt (@davematt88) December 12, 2018 We’d be dancing in the street pic.twitter.com/F080gNgktS— sherrysager … [Read more...] about Twitter Users Tauntingly Tweak Donald Trump’s ‘People Would Revolt’ Impeachment Claim