Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump inaugural committee

February 05, 2019 in International

(CNN)Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday subpoenaed President Donald Trump's inaugural committee for documents related to donors, vendors and finances, according to a copy of the subpoena reviewed by CNN, a step that appears to escalate that office's ongoing investigation of the committee's activity. The...

Trump dismisses U.S. spy chiefs as ‘naive’ on Iran

January 30, 2019 in International

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday called top U.S. intelligence chiefs "extremely passive and naive" on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the threat posed by North Korea a day after they contradicted his views during congressional testimony. Leaders of the U.S. intelligence community...

Hands off Venezuela!

January 28, 2019 in International

On January 22, 2019 vice-president of the US Mike Pence made a video directly addressing the people of Venezuela. In it he declared that “Nicolas Maduro is a dictator, with no legitimate claim to power.” He did so, he said, “on behalf of Donald Trump...