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Trump threatens to impose ‘powerful sanctions’ on Turkey

US President Donald Trump has promised to work with both parties in Congress to hit Turkey with “powerful sanctions,” after Ankara’s military launched a much-criticized operation against Kurdish militias in northern Syria. Dealing with @LindseyGrahamSC and many members of Congress, including Democrats, about imposing powerful Sanctions on Turkey. Treasury is …

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White House releases incomplete ‘transcript’ of Trump’s Ukraine phone call about Joe Biden

Democrats call memo of controversial phone call ‘a smoking gun’ as the president’s impeachment looms. The White House has released a memorandum of Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine that has sparked an official impeachment inquiry after he vowed just yesterday to release a “fully declassified and …

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Trump mocks teen activist Greta Thunberg.

US President Donald Trump mocked Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter late Monday night after the 16-year-old excoriated world leaders for not doing enough to tackle the climate crisis. “She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!” …

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Ukraine’s comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America’s reality-TV President.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insurgents has settled into a bloody stalemate. Now the comedian-turned-politician faces his first big challenge: Managing his …

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Trump’s interaction with foreign leader is part of whistleblower complaint – officials.

The whistleblower complaint that has triggered a tense showdown between the U.S. intelligence community and Congress involves President Trump’s communications with a foreign leader, according to two former U.S. officials familiar with the matter. Trump’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that was regarded as so troubling that …

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