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Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have arrived in Turkey to mount an improbable push for a cease-fire in Syria (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Mike Pence meets with Erdogan, seeks Syria border cease-fire

- Associated Press

A senior U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence pursued an uphill mission Thursday to persuade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call for a cease-fire in his fight with Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

Trump: James Mattis 'world's most overrated general'

Associated Press

President Donald Trump described former Defense Secretary James Mattis as "the world's most overrated general" during a meeting with Congressional leaders Wednesday to discuss Turkey's incursion into Syria.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., arrive to inform reporters about their failed meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on infrastructure, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2019.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Democrats set vote to rebuke Trump on Syria

- The Washington Times

Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill announced a bipartisan resolution Tuesday to rebuke President Trump for his decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria, and said it's time Republicans join them in spanking the president for reckless decisions.

This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, shows the arched facade of The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Appeals court to re-hear Trump emoluments case

- The Washington Times

A federal appeals court agreed Tuesday to rehear a case in which Maryland and the District of Columbia accused President Trump of violating the Constitution by earning income from his hotels while in office.

President Donald Trump bows his head down as they say their prayer at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump's bid to end 'forever wars' undercut by Saudi troop deployment

- The Washington Times

President Trump has stoked his political base by touting the withdrawal of more than 1,000 U.S. troops from Syria as keeping his 2016 campaign promise to end American involvement in foreign "forever wars." The problem is that the Pentagon's near-simultaneous deployment of some 3,000 troops and advanced missiles to Saudi Arabia is likely to trigger an escalation with Iran that could undercut Mr. Trump's determination to get the U.S. military out Middle East entanglements.

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Louisiana for a rally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump weighs in on Shepard Smith's sudden exit from Fox News

- The Washington Times

Longtime anchorman Shepard Smith left Fox News suddenly on Friday with little notice, ending a 23-year career at the No. 1-rated cable news network, and stunning many of his associates. Late Friday, journalists asked President Trump to weigh in on the media matter, an exchange which added to the mystery of the situation.