Vladimir Putin muscles into Africa, which is bad news for US interests

Vladimir Putin muscles into Africa, which is bad news for US interests

Russian leader Vladimir Putin recently bought himself into an African country for a relative pittance, working through Yevgeny Prigozhin, his favorite contractor for such special projects, which have ranged from attempting to tip U.S. elections to saving Syria’s dictator. With that partner, Putin won an insider’s influence over the strategically placed Central African Republic, or […]

Continue Reading
Trump holds a joint press conference with Polish President

Trump holds a joint press conference with Polish President

[The stream is slated to start at 2:15 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump was scheduled to hold a joint press conference Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House.  Duda’s visit comes as the Trump administration navigates tense […]

Continue Reading
Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn hires lawyer Sidney Powell in Mueller case

Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn hires lawyer Sidney Powell in Mueller case

Former National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn leaves after the delay in his sentencing hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC, December 18, 2018. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Former Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, Sidney Powell, who once urged him to withdraw his guilty plea […]

Continue Reading
Donald Trump Jr. testifies at Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

Donald Trump Jr. testifies at Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

President Donald Trump‘s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Wednesday testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were set to ask him about his awareness of an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Trump told reporters before the hearing that there was “nothing to correct” about his prior […]

Continue Reading
Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance

Trump’s escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi’s growing bromance

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping toast during a signing ceremony on May 21, 2014, in Shanghai. Sasha Mordovets | Getty Images It’s time to start worrying more about what could become the most profound geopolitical shift of the post-Cold War years. China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin are deepening their […]

Continue Reading
'I don't do cover-ups': President Trump blasts Democrats

‘I don’t do cover-ups’: President Trump blasts Democrats

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted “phony investigations” and Democratic calls for his impeachment, saying during a surprise White House press conference “this whole thing was a take-down attempt at the president of the United States.” His comments came after he walked out of a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck […]

Continue Reading
President Donald J. Trump signs a National Security Presidential Memorandum as he announces the withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal during a "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" event in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Tuesday, May 08, 2018 in Washington, DC.

US sanctions on Iran are ‘deliberately provocative’: Carnegie expert

According to another expert, while the U.S. and the European Union share the same objective of keeping Iran nuclear-free, both world powers do not share the same ideas on how to get there. In an interview with CNBC’s “Capital Connection” Thursday, Roland Vogt, an assistant professor of European Studies at the University of Hong Kong, […]

Continue Reading
Donald Trump Jr.

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr.

Representatives for the Trump Organization — which Trump Jr. runs with his brother Eric — the White House and the Senate Intelligence Committee did not immediately return calls for comment The person close to Trump Jr. told CNBC, “Don is a private citizen, who has already been cleared by [special counsel Robert Mueller] after a […]

Continue Reading
Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen heads to prison

Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen heads to prison

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, leaves his Manhattan apartment to report to prison, May 6, 2019. Jeenah Moon | Reuters President Donald Trump‘s former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen headed to prison Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence, taking yet another shot at his ex-boss. “I hope that when I rejoin […]

Continue Reading
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 2, 2019.

Nancy Pelosi accuses William Barr of committing a crime

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 2, 2019. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and […]

Continue Reading