Fri Feb 21, 2020 AT 10:27 AM EST
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said that the United States has reached an “understanding” with the Taliban on a reduction of violence across Afghanistan, paving the way for a peace agreement between both sides to be signed on February 29.
Pompeo said in a statement early in the morning that, after discussions in Doha, Qatar, U.S. and Taliban representatives “have come to an understanding with the Taliban on a significant and nationwide reduction in violence across Afghanistan.” A deal is expected to be signed if the weeklong agreement to reduce violence holds. Read Full Story
Tue Feb 18, 2020 AT 2:28 PM EST
President Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested he may file lawsuits over the outcome of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, saying its findings are “badly tainted.”
“Everything having to do with this fraudulent investigation is badly tainted and, in my opinion, should be thrown out,” Trump tweeted.
“The whole deal was a total SCAM. If I wasn’t President, I’d be suing everyone all over the place,” he added. “BUT MAYBE I STILL WILL. WITCH HUNT!” Read Full Story
Fri Feb 14, 2020 AT 1:42 PM EST
Yes, Madame Speaker, they noticed. The public has not quite forgotten about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent decision to strategically tear up a copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address shortly after it ended, and while the news cameras were rolling.
While some wondered about the legality of compromising a federal document, many journalists and Democratic strategists were filled with praise and mirth. But what about the public? Their reaction has been not exactly positive.
New research finds that 87% of Americans have heard about Mrs. Pelosi “ripping up her printed copy of the text of President Trump’s State of the Union speech”; 94% of Republicans, 80% of independents and 92% of Democrats agree. Read Full Story