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Trump"s phone calls with foreign leaders are so unhinged that US officials think the president is "delusional" and a national security threat

Mark Wilson/Getty Images A CNN report on Monday painted a scathing portrait of President Donald Trump's conduct o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

Trump reportedly left staffers "genuinely horrified" in his phone calls with Putin, Saudi Arabia

Drew Angerer/Getty Images A bombshell whistleblower report that was revealed in September sparked the latest concerns over President Donald Trump's contact with foreign lead.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2019

Trump and his allies believe the Ukraine phone call was a nothingburger, and led some people to describe it as "one of his better" calls with a foreign leader

Associated Press/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump privately did not believe a controversial phone call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was cause for conc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump ousts Bolton and meets with Republican leaders

President Donald Trump ousted John Bolton on Tuesday, saying he disagreed with his national security adviser on many issues in a move that may foreshadow a shift on Iran policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2019

Mexico"s Ebrard says talks with U.S. focused on migration flows, not tariffs

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said his meeting with U.S. officials on Wednesday focused on migration flows and what Mexico is trying to do to slow them rather than U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs over the issue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Japan auto lobby dismayed Trump declares some imports security threat

Japan's automakers' lobby said on Tuesday it was dismayed by President Donald Trump's declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat to U.S. national security, as the industry braces for a possible rise in U.S. tariffs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

The US sent an aircraft carrier to "send a message" to Iran — but it"s at a major disadvantage

AiirSource Military via Youtube John Bolton, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, announced on Sunday that the US would use the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to send a message to Iran. US officials told multipl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2019

Exclusive: Trump eyeing stepped-up Venezuela sanctions for foreign companies - Bolton

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering imposing sanctions on companies from other countries that do business with Venezuela to cut off revenues to President Nicolas Maduro, Trump's national security adviser John Bolton told Reuters TV on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

In His Foreign Policy, Trump Values Action Over D.C."s Caution

During his first year in office, President Donald Trump often acceded to the advice of cautious national-security aides, but now he has come to trust his own efforts to prod, cajole and intimidate global rivals......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 9th, 2018

Asia share markets hit by U.S. auto tariff threat, dollar pulls back

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Thursday after the U.S. government launched a national security probe into auto imports that could lead to new tariffs, and President Donald Trump's comments indicated fresh setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump pressures senators to thwart bill opposing tariffs

President Donald Trump, facing a threat to his trade agenda, is working to thwart Senate Republicans who are attempting to assert their authority over his ability to impose tariffs or import quotas based on national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

DHS Announces "Strengthened Northern Border Strategy" Amid Growing Tensions Between U.S. And Canada

The updated Northern Border Strategy's release comes just days after President Donald Trump announced steel, aluminum and auto tariffs on its northern ally, citing a "national security" threat. .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 12th, 2018

U.S. senators want Trump to reconsider lifting ban on China"s ZTE

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to reconsider his agreement with ZTE Corp , saying lifting a ban on China's second-largest telecommunications maker poses "a significant threat" to national security......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2018

Trump to Meet Putin for Summit in Finland on July 16

Donald Trump is set to hold the first summit of his presidency with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16 in Helsinki. The two leaders are expected to discuss national security and the outlook for developing Russian-American relations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 28th, 2018

Within 24 hours, 2 of Trump"s top intelligence officials hint that they"ve considered resigning

Reuters Two of President Donald Trump's top intelligence officials hinted that they've considered resigning from their positions. FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats made the comments at the Aspen Security Forum.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

Japan"s Abe says Japanese auto imports are no threat to U.S. national security

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday imports of Japanese automobiles pose no threat to U.S. national security, vowing to convince President Donald Trump not to impose tariffs that could damage the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 20th, 2018

"A very, very petty thing to do": Intelligence officials react to Trump considering revoking their security clearances for criticizing him

Jim Bourg/Reuters The White House on Monday said President Donald Trump was considering revoking the security clearances of former top officials who've been critical of him. Former Director of National Intellige.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Trump"s move to revoke the security clearances of former intelligence officials who criticize him could backfire during a national crisis

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump's move to revoke the security clearances of f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House to stop releasing public summaries of Trump’s calls with foreign leaders

The White House will stop routinely releasing summaries of calls President Donald Trump has with foreign leaders, according to person familiar with the plan, ending a longstanding practice......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2018

White House reportedly stops releasing Trump"s calls with foreign leaders after spate of embarrassing leaks

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The practice of releasing public summaries of Donald Trump's phone calls with foreign .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

Military Believes Trump"s Afghan Plan Is Working; Spies Are Pessimistic

American military and intelligence officials are at odds over the direction of the war in Afghanistan, creating a new source of friction as the president and his national security team seek a way to end the 17-year-old conflict......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 31st, 2018