WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Mexico this week along with the Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to discuss issues including border security with the southern neighbor amid frayed relations under new U.S. President Donald Trump.
Pro-refugee marchers of the ACLU, the local United Nations Association, and other open border groups were countered by armed, Second Amendment advocate Trump supporters at a demonstration in Dallas during the weekend.
American taxpayers will spend more than $4.1 billion in the 2017 budget to support the 519,018 refugees who have been resettled by the federal government in the United States since October 2009, according to a cost estimate by Breitbart News.
GOP senators are wary of a pillar of the speaker’s proposal, an ominous sign for one of Donald Trump’s top agenda items.
President Trump on Wednesday evening called on the Venezuelan government to release imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who is serving a 14-year sentence for allegations that he incited anti-government violence during protests in 2014.
Russia Today, Russia’s state broadcaster, drew attention online Monday night after it tweeted that national security adviser Michael Flynn had “retired.”
Beloit College in Wisconsin was outraged after reports that an anti-Semitic note was placed under a student’s door late last month.
Noting that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps may also receive such a designation, Bolton said that “those would be two excellent steps forward.”
Republican lawmakers hoping for a break from the politically charged atmosphere in Washington, D.C., have instead been met with protests at home.
Bernie Sanders is opening old wounds. Sanders’s recent swipe against former Vice President Joe Biden has angered Democratic party officials, who are accusing the onetime Democratic presidential candidate of refighting a bitter primary season that ripped the party in two.