Sunday , 20 January 2019

Politics

Who is interpreter Marina Gross and can she shed light on Trump's meeting with Putin?

Marina Gross, a State Department interpreter, was the only other American in the room during President Donald Trump‘s one-on-one meeting with Russian President Putin in Helsinki last summer. ABC News has learned new details about the 64-year-old interpreter with the State Department‘s Office of Language Services who is at the center of the political storm over what she might know …

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Trump lashes out at Pelosi over rejected government shutdown proposal

In a Sunday morning tweetstorm, President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Democrats for rejecting his proposal offering temporary protections to some undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in border security funding. The president accused Pelosi of behaving “irrationally” for turning down his offer. “Nancy Pelosi has behaved so irrationally & has gone …

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Family of American man held in Syria appeals to Trump to intervene

For almost two years, the family of an American man detained in Syria says it has operated quietly, working with the U.S. government and its allies to try to gain information about their husband and father. But now, in the hopes that President Donald Trump may be moved to personally intervene, they are going public. “I think we’ve reached the …

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'I would not rule out a wall in certain instances': Top House Homeland Security Dem

The Democratic chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said that he “would not rule out a wall in certain instances” after President Donald Trump proposed a new immigration and border security plan Saturday in an attempt to end the partial government shutdown. Asked if he would “rule out a wall,” Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi said, “I would not …

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Trump's shutdown proposal a 'reasonable compromise': GOP Sen. James Lankford

As the partial government shutdown reaches day 30, Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, said Sunday on “This Week” that President Donald Trump’s latest proposal to end the partial government shutdown is a “reasonable compromise” that should be taken up by Congress. “What I encouraged the White House to do and multiple others encouraged the White House to do is put out …

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