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  • 'Perfect': White House risks national security to retaliate against Pelosi

    Donald Trump invited his aides into his sandbox so they could hatch one of the pettiest and most shortsighted schoolyard responses possible to Nancy Pelosi’s postponement of Trump’s State of the Union address. Less than an hour before Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to leave for an overseas trip into a combat zone, Trump effectively canceled the trip by sending her a letter that publicly disclosed details of her trip and informing her it had been officially postponed. Trump noted her time would be...
  • White House slams NYT report that FBI investigated whether Trump was a national security risk

    "This is absurd," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

  • Turkey's Erdogan refuses to meet with White House national security adviser John Bolton over Syria rift

    Turkey's Recep Erdogan gave White House national security adviser John Bolton the cold shoulder Tuesday as the U.S. attempts to ensure the safety of Kurds fighting against the Islamic State in Syria. Erdogan refused to sit down with Bolton while the latter was in Ankara, later saying the Trump
  • House Democrats investigate White House security clearances

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful House committee now led by Democrats is opening an investigation into how security clearances have been handled in President Donald Trump's White House and 2016 presidential transition. The inquiry by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, announced Wednesday, takes direct aim at some of those closest to the president over the past two years, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and former...