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Polling analyst: Foreign policy is low priority for voters

Trumpattemptedto clarify his comments on Tuesday, and the following day hesaidthere has never been a U.S. president tougher on Russian than he has been. He also said Moscow does not pose a threat to the U.S., a remark that further contradicts the assessment by U.S. intelligence officials.

THE HILL - 2018-07-18 20:55:49

Congress must not forget role in shaping American foreign policy

President Trump’s visit to Europe was the ultimate manifestation of what might loosely be called a “Trump Doctrine.” After a tense NATO summit, an interview tearing down the prime minister of our closest ally, and a surreal press conference with Vladimir Putin, Trump’s vision for what was the global

THE HILL - 2018-07-18 15:00:07

Trump Helsinki Remarks Expose GOP Divide on Foreign Policy

Democrats and several high-ranking Republicans condemned Trump’s comments in Helsinki, saying he accepted Putin’s assertions there was no Russian government-ordered campaign to swing the 2016 election in his favor, despite assessments to the contrary by the U.S. intelligence community.

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2018-07-18 09:04:43

Trump has the right foreign policy strategy — he just needs to stop talking

Washington’s talking heads worked all night and into the morning, discussing the potential damage from the U.S.-Russia summit. Yet, over the long term, there will be no true fallout fromPresident Trump’s badly chosen words at the end of hispress conferencewith thug-in-chief Vladimir Putin.

THE HILL - 2018-07-17 16:55:06

Kinzinger: Putin summit a big step back for foreign policy

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EU Foreign Policy Boss Rushes to Save Face After Trade Dust-up With Trump | Breitbart

The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the United States has remained a “friend” of the 28-nation bloc and said “a change in the administration does not change the friendship between countries and peoples.”On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of


Zakaria: Trump is upending GOP foreign policy

US President Donald Trump waves after being welcomed by the NATO Secretary General for the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)(CNN)The Republican Party has proved remarkably malleable ideologica


House votes to condemn a carbon tax

Driving the news: Six Republicans opposed the measure, along with most Democrats. That’s a notable change from two years ago, when Republicans unanimously supported a nearly identical measure.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-07-19 14:42:56

Trump says he dreams about Biden running again, Obama 'took him out of the garbage heap'

“Well, I dream, I dream about Biden. That's a dream,” Trump said in an interview withCBS News, when asked about a Biden bid. “Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than one percent and President Obama took him out of the garbage heap, and everybody was shocked that he did. I'd love to h

FOXNEWS - 2018-07-19 14:29:16

I miss Barack Obama. His Johannesburg speech was a reminder of what the voice of reason sounds like.

And yet there it was nonetheless, via the airwaves, the voice of a former U.S. president delivering an eloquent but forceful lecture about global ills and inequality, about pillars of democracy and free will, and about hopes and dreams of good people around the world.

USA TODAY - 2018-07-19 14:09:00

Report: 400,000 people are in modern slavery in U.S.

There were 40.3 million people around the world living in slavery in 2016 — including 400,000 in the U.S., according to estimates in the 2018 Global Slavery Index that was presented at the United Nations by the Walk Free Foundation, a global organization combatting modern slavery.Data:Free Walk Foun

AXIOS.COM - 2018-07-19 14:00:39

Dem Civil War: Fury over Trump summit threatens to expose new party divisions

It would be easy to examine how Trump’s comments yet again placed congressional Republicans in a tough spot. GOPers have long grimaced about Trump emerging as their nominee, the "Access Hollywood" tape, his comments about Europe and NATO, “fire and fury” and the unilateral imposition of tariffs.

FOXNEWS - 2018-07-19 14:00:25

House Republicans defeat attempt to subpoena Trump interpreter

Chairman Devin Nunes initially declined to recognize Adam Schiff's motion before recessing the panel for about 20 minutes. When it reconvened, the committee voted along party lines, 11-6, to table Schiff's attempt to bring the interpreter before the committee. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Republ

POLITICO - 2018-07-19 13:57:57

Clapper confirms Trump was briefed on Putin's involvement in 2016 election

Clapper told CNN's "New Day" that he and other intelligence officers briefed Trump, who was President-elect at the time, and his team on January 6, 2017. CNN has that Trump was briefed on the report by the US intelligence community, which found that Putin ordered an "influence campaign" aimed at he

CNN - 2018-07-19 13:13:07

No-deal Brexit: EU warns its citizens to prepare for the worst

The commission denied the release of the 'no deal' document was timed to coincide with a meeting between Michel Barnier, pictured, and Dominic Raab. Photograph: Reuters The EU has issued a warning that the impact of a no-deal scenario would be "very real" for citizens, and left open the question o

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-07-19 13:07:42

White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over U.S. President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant to say that Moscow was no longer targeting the United States. Trump, facing uproar over

REUTERS - 2018-07-19 12:07:01

Putin: U.S.-Russia relations on "the path to positive change"

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that hismeeting with President Trump in Helsinkiput U.S.-Russia relations on "the path to positive change" despite currently being "in some ways worse than during the Cold War,"per the AP.Why it matters:This is a talking point that Trump has touted f

AXIOS.COM - 2018-07-19 11:43:54

New Trump pledge aims to help workers worried about jobs

Why it matters:Workers, particularly in parts of the industrial Midwest where Trump is strong, are rightly worried about the threat to jobs from robots and automation.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-07-19 11:03:17

Brexit progress suggests no deal with EU is unlikely: UK PM's spokeswoman

July 19, 2018 / 10:38 AM / Updated an hour ago LONDON (Reuters) - The progress Britain has made in talks to leave the European Union suggests that the country will not crash out of the bloc without a deal, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Mi

REUTERS - 2018-07-19 10:35:52

How Long Will The Supreme Court’s Conservative Bloc Survive?

Somewhere high up in the news stories (oursincluded) about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, there’soften a sentencethat goes like this: Brett Kavanaugh is relatively young, and his confirmation could therefore alter the makeup of the high court fordecades to come.

FIVETHIRTYEIGHT - 2018-07-19 09:59:56