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President Trump met with the Prime Minister of Slovakia in the Oval Office and later answered a range of questions from reporters on his conversation with President Putin, election meddling, North Korea and his relationship with the press. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, north korea, slovakia, venezuela, white house, nato, russia, trump, otto, european union
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[LIVE] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks on U.S. foreign policy at an event hosted by The Hill newspaper in Washington, DC. Sponsor: [Hill, The]
Topics: trump, pompeo, afghanistan, north korea, isis, china, yemen, iran, qatar, cia, washington,...
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President Trump met with South Korean President Moon Jae-In and his wife at the White House. He spoke to reporters briefly on the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, relations with North Korea, and the Mueller report. Sponsor: White House
Topics: north korea, south korea, un, china, russia, los angeles, korean peninsula, larry, wikileaks, white...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified on the president's 2020 budget request before the Senate Foreign Relations committee. The secretary was questioned about the U.S. declaration of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, Congress's power to declare war, asylum claims at the southern border, and the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia after Jamal Khashoggi's death. Sponsor: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Topics: china, iran, venezuela, russia, israel, north korea, maduro, saudi arabia, taiwan, afghanistan,...
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President Trump traveled to Crosby, Texas to sign two executive orders on energy infrastructure development. Before the signing, the president delivered remarks to local officials and members of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Notable attendees included Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, the son of Jeb Bush. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: new york, texas, brandon, white house, ronald reagan, washington, george, nancy reagan, los...
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President Trump delivered remarks at the National Republican Congressional Committee's annual spring dinner. He promised House GOP lawmakers they would win re-election in 2020 because of health care. "You're going to win your elections because of health care, and a lot of people were upset with me," Trump said. "It's great incentive for the voters to vote for you." The president also spoke about a potential challenge from former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020 and border...
Topics: kevin, china, donald trump, hawaii, mexico, usa, sean, iraq, white house, steve scalise, venezuela,...
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President Trump addressed troops stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson during a refueling stop in Anchorage, Alaska. The president, on his way back from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, talked about investments in military equipment and the fight against ISIS as well as touting the strength of the U.S. economy. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: alaska, trump, china, norad
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President Trump traveled to the Pentagon to announce the results of the administration's missile defense review. At the start, the president addressed the ongoing partial government shutdown and offered his condolences to the families of the four Americans killed in Syria. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Vice President Mike Pence provided introductory remarks. Sponsor: White House Travel | DC Event
Topics: trump, nato, europe, pentagon, iran, china, russia, north korea, kentucky
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[LIVE] President Trump delivers remarks at the 100th Annual Convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation,White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: china, john kennedy, canada, jim, mexico, honduras, wisconsin, louisiana, donald trump, peterson,...
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President Trump spoke to reporters about border security, the government shutdown, and news reports about undisclosed details of past meetings with Russia President Putin. The president answered questions before departing for New Orleans where he planned to deliver remarks to farmers attending the annual American Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans. Sponsor: White House
Topics: fbi, russia, china, new orleans
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In the Eisenhower Executive Office Building across the street from the White House, President Trump signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, commonly referred to as the farm bill. Present for the signing were several Senate and House members who co-sponsored the legislation, as well as Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Before signing the bill, President Trump talked about his position on the need for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and said he would not sign a government funding...
Topics: sonny, mitch, kevin, john, andy barr, austin, the farm bill, china, chuck conner, sonny perdue,...
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Defense Secretary James Mattis says Russia attempted to interfere with our 2018 midterm elections and that the U.S. relationship with Russia has worsened in the past few years. He delivered the keynote at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, before sitting down for a conversation with Bret Baier of FOX News about global hotspots, the defense budget and whether he plans to leave the Trump administration. Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and...
Topics: russia, afghanistan, china, iran, north korea, nato, trump, iran, c-span, george h.w. bush, korea,...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke to reporters at the White House about the ongoing trade negotiations with China. The secretary said the two sides discussed "very, very specific items" for the first time since the trade negotiations began, which include auto tariffs, agricultural products, intellectual property theft and currency protections, among others. Secretary Mnuchin said the importation of Chinese-made fentanyl into the U.S. was also among the topics President Trump and...
Topic: china
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Before he departed for the G20 summit in Argentina, President Trump spoke to reporters at the White House on a range of topics. He called his former lawyer Michael Cohen a "weak person" and accused hime of "lying" to reduce his sentence. Mr. Cohen was set to plead guilty to lying to congressional committees investigating Russian collusion. The president also discussed relations with China and his scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit....
Topics: michael cohen, china, moscow, argentina
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Before he departed for the G20 summit in Argentina, President Trump spoke to reporters at the White House on a range of topics. He called his former lawyer Michael Cohen a "weak person" and accused hime of "lying" to reduce his sentence. Mr. Cohen was set to plead guilty to lying to congressional committees investigating Russian collusion. The president also discussed relations with China and his scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit....
Topics: China, Trade, Tariffs
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President Trump fielded questions from the press at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act's signing ceremony. Sponsor: White House
Topics: Trade, China, Tariffs
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President Trump fielded questions from the press at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act's signing ceremony. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, ron, ron johnson
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[LIVE] President Trump campaigns for Republican candidates at a rally in Columbia, Missouri. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: usa, claire mccaskill, missouri, china, mike, washington, trump, josh hawley, nancy pelosi, chuck...
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National Security Adviser John Bolton met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and others in Moscow to discuss a range of issues including Syria, Russian interference in the U.S. election and President Trump's decision to leave the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Mr. Bolton said Russia's violation of the treaty had run "long and deep" and were a major factor in the U.S. decision to leave. He also confirmed that Presidents Putin and Trump will meet in Paris on...
Topics: russia, moscow, china, syria, helsinki, washington, c-span, paris, iran
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[LIVE] Larry Kudlow, director of the Trump administration's National Economic Council, takes questions at the Economic Club of Washington, DC by the club president, David Rubenstein. Sponsor: Economic Club of Washington
Topics: china, trump, nafta, lng, russia, usmca, jay powell, washington, nec, walter reed, europe, gary...
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[LIVE] President Trump holds a rally in Johnson City, Tennessee to campaign for Republican Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who is challenging former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) for retiring GOP Sen. Bob Corker's seat. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: tennessee, donald trump, kavanaugh, andrew jackson, usa, vietnam, texas, marsha blackburn, schumer,...
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[LIVE] President Trump holds a rally in Springfield, Missouri in support of Senate GOP candidate and state Attorney General Josh Hawley. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: missouri, u.s.a., israel, jerusalem, claire mccaskill, north carolina, canada, china, iran, south...
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President Trump met in the Oval Office with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FEMA Administrator Brock Long on emergency preparations for Hurricane Florence. Administrator Long said that the hurricane had the potential to be a "very devastating storm" and could cause storm surge, flooding and widespread power outages. In response to a question about the lessons that were learned from the 2017 hurricane response in Puerto Rico, President Trump said, "I think that...
Topics: virginia, fema, north carolina, texas, south carolina, florida, florence, washington, isaac,...
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[LIVE] White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders takes questions from reporters in the briefing room. Sponsor: White House
Topics: russia, fbi, china, florida, facebook, sarah, clinton, helsinki, north korea
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President Trump was in Tampa, Florida where he spoke at a rally for GOP candidates including Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) who's running for governor. The president also gave his support to current Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) who's running for the U.S. Senate to replace incumbent Bill Nelson (D). During his remarks, the president commented on several issues including the economy, the midterm elections, relations with North Korea and what he called China's "abusive trade practices."...
Topics: florida, china, jerusalem, mister, nelson, washington, abe lincoln, maxine, rick scott, ron...
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[LIVE] President Trump delivers remarks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: kansas city, jerusalem, washington, china, kim, european union, kevin yoder, israel, donald trump,...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley spoke to reporters following their meeting on North Korea with U.N. Security Council members in New York City. Secretary Pompeo answered a question about the proposed visit to Washington, DC by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the fall, and said he was happy the leaders of two important countries were continuing to meet. He added that it made "enormous sense" to have the meeting between President Trump and...
Topics: north korea, un, russia, china, trump, pompeo, mike rogers, washington, syria, kim, south korea,...
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[LIVE] The Hudson Institute hosts Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats for a discussion on Russian election interference, cybersecurity, counterterrorism, China and North Korea. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: russia, north korea, china, iran, indiana, germany, hudson, fbi, nato, c-span, donald trump,...
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[LIVE] President Trump delivers remarks on his tax cuts and jobs legislation. Sponsor: White House
Topics: lesonya, kevin, crowley, washington, china, pennsylvania, trump, wisconsin, obama, ivanka, kevin
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[LIVE] President Trump holds a rally for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R) one day ahead of a runoff against Greenville businessman John Warren. According to the Post and Courier, the president holds an 80 percent approval rating with state Republicans. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: south carolina, donald trump, china, canada, north korea, carolina, justin, jimmy fallon, david...
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White House Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow previewed for reporters President Trump's agenda at the G7 Summit in Canada. He answered several questions on trade tensions between the United States and Canada, calling the disagreements "family quarrels." He also addressed on-going trade talks with China as well. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, trump, canada, secondly, wto, larry kudlow
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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow spoke with reporters about the latest jobs report and the president's break from protocol in which he posted a tweet signaling a strong report before it was officially released by the Labor Department. Mr. Kudlow also answered questions on the Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Sponsor: White House | News Media Stakeout
Topics: singapore, china, c-span, canada, texas
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before the House Education and the Workforce Committee on the agency's priorities. Secretary DeVos was asked about a wide range of topics, including school choice programs, charter schools, voucher programs, fraud allegations against for-profit colleges, and discrimination in schools. She was also asked about school safety following a string of school shootings. Secretary DeVos said that she hopes the school safety commission, which she chairs, would...
Topics: indiana, florida, confucius, washington, pennsylvania, hartford, kenosha, scott, whitaker,...
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[LIVE] Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross addresses a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, DC. Sponsor: National Press Club | Luncheon Speech
Topics: china, europe, mexico, north korea, wto, mnuchin, canada, nafta, brazil, iran, washington, trump...
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Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Joseph Dunford appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss the Pentagon's 2019 budget request and other defense-related issues. Among them were the Iran nuclear agreement, the North Korean threat, recruitment and retention of armed services personnel, space-based capabilities, military contracting abuses and transgender service. The hearing was led by Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) who's served as the committee's...
Topics: syria, russia, china, dunford, nato, isis, north korea, iran, mattis, iran, afghanistan, israel,...
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President Trump and French President Macron met with their respective advisers in the cabinet room for talks on a range of issues. In remarks to reporters, President Trump talked about the U.S. economy and trade relations with the European Union and China. He also commented on his upcoming meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un which he said will happen "very soon." President Macron also addressed reporters and commented on the common global challenges between their two nations...
Topics: france, north korea, china, emmanuel, south korea, nafta
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Gen. Joseph Dunford, Chair of the Joint Chiefs, and Defense Secretary James Mattis testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the military's 2019 budget request. Secretary Mattis addressed the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria saying, "I believe there was a chemical attack and we're looking for the actual evidence." In addition, he vowed to notify congressional leaders prior to any attack but said no decision has been made yet by President Trump. Other topics...
Topics: syria, russia, afghanistan, nato, dunford, china, north korea, navy, pakistan, europe, iran, korea,...
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President Trump hosted a tax reform roundtable at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Florida. The president discussed the 2017 tax reform law and heard from representatives of local small businesses about how the law is benefiting them. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) were also in attendance. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: florida, cuba, mexico, larry, venezuela, john bolton, china, marco, south florida
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President Trump hosted business owners and employees who have benefited from the 2017 tax reform law at a celebration in the White House Rose Garden. He also announced a presidential memorandum concerning the Environmental Protection Agency's air quality standards policies and procedures. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, nafta
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[LIVE] White House Press Sarah Sanders takes questions from reporters in the briefing room at the White House. Sponsor: White House
Topics: north korea, california, china, koreans, betsy de voss
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U.S. Cyber Commander Adm. Michael Rogers testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss the military's cybersecurity posture. He told lawmakers that he has not received specific direction from the White House to take additional steps to respond to Russian interference in U.S. elections. Adm. Rogers, also the NSA director, acknowledged that the current U.S. response to Russia hasn't been enough. "They haven't paid a price, at least, that's sufficient to get them to change...
Topics: russia, cyberspace, rogers, china, isis, blumenthal, reid, maam, tillis, nelson, fbi, pentagon,...
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[LIVE] President Trump and the Australian prime minister hold a joint news conference at the White House to discuss relations between the two nations. Sponsor: White House
Topics: australia, china, mister, syria, isis, anthony, washington, jared, jared kushner, united states...
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President Trump hosted a meeting in the State Dining Room with state and local leaders to discuss his infrastructure proposal. Earlier that morning, the White House presented to Congress its infrastructure plan, which, they say, includes $200 billion in federal funds to spur at least $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investments with state, local and private partners. The plan also calls for new investments in rural America, particularly broadband Internet access, as well as cutting regulatory...
Topics: wisconsin, iowa, katrina, mississippi, china, apple, washington, scott, new york, columbia south...
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[LIVE] White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders holds a press briefing. Sponsor: White House
Topics: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump Administration, Executive Branch, North Korea, Taxes, Elections,...
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President Trump recapped his more than week long trip abroad in Asia. In a statement at the White House, he outlined three goals he focused on with Asian leaders and they included the North Korean nuclear threats, advancing U.S. interests in the region and fair trade. Sponsor: White House
Topics: south korea, china, asia, north korea, vietnam, donald trump, nato, korea, pacific
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President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a joint statement following their bilateral meeting in Beijing. The leaders announced 250 billion dollars in trade deals in industries such as technology, aviation and energy. President Trump also reiterated the need for collective action in putting economic pressure on North Korea until they abandon their "reckless and dangerous path." Sponsor: White House Travel | Foreign Trip
Topics: china, china us, trump
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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a welcome ceremony hosted by the Chinese president at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Sponsor: White House Travel | Foreign Trip
Topics: asia, nancy pelosi, trump, china
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President Trump held a joint news conference with the South Korean president in Seoul where he answered questions on North Korea and gun control policy in the wake of the mass shooting in Texas. President Trump urged North Korea to "come to the table and make a deal." Later, when asked about gun control policy, the president suggested that tougher vetting would not have stopped the gunman who killed 26 people inside a Texas church and that because of the actions of a "brave...
Topics: korea, south korea, north korea, trump, china, russia, korea, asia, donald trump, korean peninsula,...
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[LIVE] President Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee give joint statements in the Rose Garden at the White House. Sponsor: White House
Topics: singapore, china, trump, asia, russia, vietnam, boeing, lyndon johnson, washington, harvey
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CIA Director Mike Pompeo spoke about national security policy at an event hosted by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He discussed several issues including cybersecurity, threats from Iran, Russia and North Korea, modernization of intelligence gathering capabilities, and the ongoing threat posed by ISIS in Iraq, Syria and around the globe. Sponsor: Federation for Defense of Democracies
Topics: isis, north korea, iran, pakistan, russia, cia, china, afghanistan, iran, asia, israel, iraq, south...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified at a hearing his agency's fiscal year 2018 budget request for various programs within the department. During the hearing, Secretary Mnuchin also revealed that the Trump administration was very close to releasing its detailed tax reform plan. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen also appeared before the subcommittee to talk about the funding request. Sponsor: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Topics: irs, north korea, eu, china, korea, kuntz, oklahoma, mncuchin, koskinen, fha, the irs, sec, iran,...
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[LIVE] Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered remarks at the 2017 summer meeting of the National Governors Association in Providence, Rhode Island. Sponsor: National Governors Association
Topics: trump, washington, indiana, donald trump, canada, nga, washington dc, christine, steve verma,...
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Nikki Haley testified at a hearing on U.S. relations with the United Nations Ambassador Haley answered several rounds of questions on the U.N.'s attitude toward Israel, threats from North Korea, and Russia and China's veto influence on the U.N. Security Council. In a testy exchange with Represenative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) over President Trump's relationship with allies and withdrawal from global agreements, Ambassador Haley reiterated that under her leadership the U.S. would continue to have a...
Topics: u.n., russia, china, israel, united nations, un, north korea, venezuela, syria, haley, iran,...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and First Daughter & Assistant to the President Ivanka Trump gave remarks at a State Department event honoring individuals fighting against human trafficking and in conjunction with the release of the 17th annual Trafficking in Persons report. Secretary Tillerson said the focus of this year's report was to highlight governments' responsibilities to crimininalize human trafficking and prosecute offenders. People: Susan Coppedge; Rex Tillerson; Ivanka Trump...
Topics: thailand, china, india
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At the beginning of the daily White House briefing, Energy Secretary Rick Perry talked about the Trump administration's energy goals, telling reporter his department was committed to making use of a "diverse portfolio" of energy options, including nuclear power. Other topics included climate change, which he said he believes it is happening and that people have had an impact on but that further discussion was needed to determine the extent of and what to do about it. Afterward, Sarah...
Topics: texas, india, paris, obama administration, china, france, washington, beijing, rick perry, trump
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Members of Congress as well as current and former administration officials participated in a day of national security policy discussions on Capitol Hill. House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) spoke with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly about a broad range of threats confronting his department, the country, and the world. People: John F. Kelly; Michael McCaul
Topics: europe, tsa, mexico, kelly, latin america, syria, russia, washington, brussels, michigan, ramadan,...
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After the first in a series of four rounds of talks with Chinese officials on a broad range of issues, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke to reporters about the day's meetings. Topics included North Korea as a "top security threat," maritime claims and freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, cybersecurity, nuclear nonproliferation, and human rights. People: James N. Mattis; Rex Tillerson Sponsor: Department of State
Topics: china, north korea
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[LIVE] President Trump delivered remarks on his legislative agenda, including investment in technology and infrastructure, and repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. People: Donald J. Trump Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip
Topics: usa, china, iowa, north korea, goldman sachs, paris, donald trump, nafta, cuba, mexico, obama,...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on his department's fiscal year 2018 budget request. He addressed members' concern over cuts in the proposed budget. Mr. Tillerson was asked why he felt the U.S. should have stayed in the Paris climate agreement. He told members as a diplomat, he felt having a "seat at the table" is important and would allow more opportunity for engagement with many allies. Despite the president's decision to...
Topics: israel, mexico, china, paris, california, mexico city, turkey, miami, trump, north korea,...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the president's 2018 State Department budget request. Members pressed Mr. Tillerson on proposed budget cuts that would impact humanitarian aid programs and other diplomatic efforts, the delay in hiring senior department staff, and resolving tense relations with Russia. The committee recessed at the end of this portion so members could join their colleagues on the House floor to acknowledge the shooting in...
Topics: russia, china, north korea, pakistan, iran, taiwan, israel, iran, crimea, africa, tillerson,...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that only he has to power to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller handling the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. elections. Mr. Rosenstein testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice about the Justice Department's 2018 budget request. Sponsor: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Topics: fbi, china, baltimore, new hampshire, chicago, wilmington, alaska, shaheen, georgia, baltimore...
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[LIVE] Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Joseph Dunford testified before the House Armed Services Committee about the president's 2018 Defense Department budget request. They answered questions from members covering the broad range of Defense Department programs included in the $603 billion base budget request, as well as voiced concern over the looming threat of sequestration. They discussed what is being done to address threats posed by Russia, China, North...
Topics: russia, mattis, isis, syria, afghanistan, north korea, dunford, nato, china, mattis, navy, brack,...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on global threats and national security. Director Coats refused to comment publicly on a news report that President Trump asked him to deny collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In addition, he addressed the previous-day terrorist attack in Manchester, England, saying the U.S. had yet to verify whether ISIS was responsible. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent...
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Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues. He said the search for a new FBI director was moving ahead "as it should" and that there was no need for a special prosecutor. Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert began the briefing with an update on the "Ransomware" virus. Mr. Bossert said Mr. Bossert said the malware had infected 300,000 computers in 150 countries but had yet to affect U.S. government systems. People: Tom Bossert; Sean Spicer...
Topics: fbi, china, russia, washington, virginia, syria, korea, jim comey, iran, south korea, north korea,...
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Admiral Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency (NSA) testified at a hearing on he state of worldwide cyber threats. He highlighted his priorities and goals toward making his command and agency as efficient and effective as possible, and spoke about the ongoing and increasing threats posed by Russia, China, and non-state actors. Sponsor: Senate Armed Services Committee
Topics: russia, cyberspace, rogers, nsa, clinton, fbi, china, germany, france, poland, isis, mccain, mike...
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[LIVE] People: Sean M. Spicer Sponsor: White House
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Following his meeting with Taro Aso, the Japanese deputy prime minister and finance minister, during a trip to Japan, Vice President Pence and Mr. Aso held a press conference in Tokyo. The two leaders talked about the importance of the U.S.-Japan partnership on both economic and military matters. Mr. Aso offered assurances that Japan would stand behind the United States as it confronted threats from North Korea, which days earlier tried but failed to launch an intercontinental ballistic...
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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley spoke with reporters about her goals for the coming month as she assumed the rotating monthly presidency of the United Nations Security Council. She said she wanted to focus on two themes throughout: revamping the U.N.'s approach to peacekeeping, and renewing the organization's commitment to human rights. Ambassador Haley answered a number of questions from reporters. People: Nikki Haley Sponsor: United Nations
Topics: u.n., israel, north korea, united nations, syria, china, isis, hezbollah, iran, lebanon, india,...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a joint news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. Secretary Tillerson talked about the escalating threat of North Korea's nuclear program, telling reporters that the diplomatic efforts of the previous 20 years dealing with North Korea's nuclear program had "failed" and that the U.S. needs a "different approach." Secretary Tillerson also answered questions around proposed cuts to the State Department,...
Topics: china, north korea, korea, tillerson, korea
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Robert Lighthizer testified at a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be U.S. trade representative. Sponsor: Senate Finance Committee
Topics: china, mr. lighthizer, nafta, ustr, mexico, canada, trump, dole, brown, wyden, eu, india, grassley,...
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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her Japanese and South Korean counterparts in talking about the U.N. Security Council's closed-door meeting on North Korea and its recent missile test, and the subsequent U.S. and South Korean military exercises around the Korean peninsula. Ambassador Haley said the U.S. was "reevaluating" its approach to North Korea's military action, and was in the midst of deploying a mobile missile defense system to the Korean peninsula. The...
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FBI Director James Comey delivered the keynote address at the first annual Boston Conference on Cyber Security. Director Comey talked about the FBI's increasing focus on cybersecurity and about the importance of private companies partnering with law enforcement agencies to combat online criminals. During his speech, Mr. Comey also said that he intended to serve out the remaining six-and-a-half years of his decade-long term as FBI director. Following his remarks, he responded to questions on...
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Energy secretary. and Dr. Ben Carson's as secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. pruitt, scott pruitt, pennsylvania, new hampshire, colorado, oklahoma, dayton, washington,...
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