Sharp Reactions in Congress to Trump Tweet on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet warning North Korea’s leader that he has a “Nuclear Button” that is “much bigger & more powerful” than Kim Jong Un’s set off a series of sharp reactions Wednesday on Capitol Hill as the Senate gaveled in for its first day of business in 2018. “It’s embarrassing, it’s counterproductive and it’s… Please follow and like us:

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US Governors Discuss Health Care, NAFTA

U.S. governors met for their annual meeting in Rhode Island on Friday for talks that centered mostly on health care and the North American Free Trade agreement. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended as a guest speaker, along with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Trudeau told the governors not to take “politically tempting shortcuts” when the… Please follow and like us:

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China urges diplomatic solution to US-N Korea feud

China has called on the US and North Korea to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions after a war of words erupted after the North conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of UN sanctions. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in Beijing on Tuesday that the standoff between the two… Please follow and like us:

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Pence Says Trade Relationship with South Korea is ‘Falling Short’

During his visit to South Korea this week U.S. Vice President Mike Pence described the security alliance between the two countries as unwavering, unshakable and ironclad, but in an address to business leaders in Seoul Tuesday, he said the bilateral economic relationship is in trouble. “Despite the strong economic ties between the United States and South… Please follow and like us:

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Pence Warns North Korea Not to Test US Resolve

Referencing recent U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a strong warning to North Korea Monday that President Donald Trump will use military force if needed to deal with the Kim Jong Un government’s escalating nuclear threat. “Just in the last two weeks the world witnessed the strength and resolve of… Please follow and like us:

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Russia Foreign Minister: We need a ‘post-West’ world order

Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday said Russia sees NATO as a Cold War institution and is hoping for the creation of a “post-West world order.” “What kind of relations do we want with the US? Pragmatic relations, mutual respect, understanding our special responsibility for global stability,” the Russian foreign… Please follow and like us:

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