With former President Barack Obama nipping at his heels in Europe, President Trump neared the end of his first foreign trip Thursday by largely fulfilling a transformative agenda that was more ambitious than anything Mr. Obama tried overseas during his first year in office.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Thursday that the United Kingdom has “every right to be furious” and called for immediate action to remedy the U.S. leaks information about the Manchester bombing investigation.
The leakers of classified intelligence information are chipping away at our democratic institutions. It’s becoming a dangerous game where those who are feeding sensitive information to the media are also creating distrust within our intelligence agencies and damaging relationships with our allies abroad.
A federal appeals court upheld a block on President Trump’s travel limits Thursday, ruling that while the president’s policy was cloaked in national security concerns, it “drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination” toward Muslims.
The diplomatic flap over American officials divulging details of a British terrorism investigation lit a fire Thursday under U.S. investigators of intelligence agency leaks, an issue that had been on a back burner when the primary victim of leaks was President Trump.
The Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal appellate court’s order that on Thursday upheld a block of President Trump’s executive order on travel and refugees.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that an investigation is already underway into U.S. intelligence leaks to the news media, quickly acting on President Trump’s order to get to the bottom of the leaks about the British investigation into the Manchester bombing.
With North Korea and Iran pushing the world towards Armageddon, there is one former nuclear power that has shown a measure of responsibility in the nuclear arena, and continues to be a catalyst for peace in the violent region of Central Asia.
President Trump delivered a stern rebuke to NATO and European leaders to their faces Thursday, saying the security alliance would be fighting terrorism better if members were paying their fair share for the common defense.
Social media was abuzz Thursday over a video of President Trump pushing past another European leader to get a more prominent position at a NATO gathering.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will tell President Trump in person Thursday that the U.S. must stop leaking intelligence shared between the two countries, after details of the Manchester terrorist attack were leaked to American media.
President Trump began a busy day in Brussels Thursday meeting with European Union leaders and then newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, with trade and security topping Mr. Trump’s agenda.