Trump to meet with anxious EU and NATO leaders

He also has so far refused to commit to abiding by Article 5, in which member nations vow to come to each other's defense. "Values and principles first, this is what we Europe and America should be saying". At NATO's gleaming new headquarters, Trump returned to his longstanding call for member nations to pay their fair share, lecturing leaders about contributing more as they stood listening in awkward silence.

Trump feeling pressure for embassy move to Jerusalem

And therein lies the catch: The willingness of the Sunni coalition to normalize relations with Israel and the Gulf states is predicated on the resolution of the Palestinian conflict. in order not to sue Riyadh for its involvement in the September 11 attacks. With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu biting his lip alongside, Trump volunteered to reporters being hustled out of a news appearance: "Just so you know, I never mentioned the word or name 'Israel .' Never mentioned it during the ...

Trump calls UK's May to discuss 'wanton and depraved' terror attack

Trump calls UK's May to discuss 'wanton and depraved' terror attack

Trump spoke from Bethlehem in the West Bank, the morning after a blast that killed more than 20 people at an Ariana Grande concert. This wicked ideology must be obliterated, and I mean completely obliterated. British officials have said they are treating the blast as an act of terrorism. "On behalf of the government of Japan and the Japanese people, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and extend our sympathies to those who have been injured", he said.

Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding

Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding

The bill would have raised $950 million in state revenue over two years while repealing some selected sales tax exemptions and dropping the income tax exclusion for owners of thousands of businesses in Kansas. Sam Brownback. Democrats in the House were split on the bill, with 17 voting yes and 23 voting no. Wednesday was the 100th day of the legislative session.

EU, Trump at odds on Russia, trade, climate -EU's Tusk

Terrorism, which was already going to be a major theme of the Brussels meeting, is likely to get even more attention following Monday's deadly attack on a crowded concert arena in Manchester . Trump first cast doubt on the provision during his presidential campaign, shocking members of the alliance when he suggested the U.S. might only defend members of the alliance who "fulfill their obligations to us".

Trump retains private attorney to protect him in Russian Federation inquiry

We have not heard testimony under oath; we have not seen the contemporaneous memos that might corroborate or disprove the allegations. He said the Trump administration has not directed the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to withhold information from members of Congress conducting oversight.