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Embattled EPA Head Scott Pruitt Fights for His Job in Meeting with President Trump: Report

(WASHINGTON) — Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt met with President Donald Trump on Friday to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing. Pruitt visited the White House to discuss his agency’s recent steps to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency(…)

President Trump Working to ‘Immediately’ Deploy National Guard to Mexico Border

(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration says it is working with governors to “immediately” deploy the National Guard to combat illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that DHS and the Pentagon will be working closely with governors in the affected states. She says that deployment will be done as(…)

President Trump Seeks Private Arbitration in the Stormy Daniels Non-Disclosure Case

(LOS ANGELES) — President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to order private arbitration in a case brought by a porn actress who claimed she had an affair with him. Trump and his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, filed papers in federal court in Los Angeles asking a judge to rule that Stormy Daniels’(…)

President Trump and the First Lady Are Hosting the 2018 White House Easter Egg Roll. Watch It Live

It’s springtime, and at the White House that means it’s time for the annual Easter Egg Roll. In keeping with tradition, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will host the 140th Easter Egg Roll on the White House’s South Lawn Monday. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 2018 White House Easter(…)

Expect more of the same during President Putin’s next term, Pompeo appointment signals a more extreme US foreign policy, ‘Brexit’ is a colossal waste, Saudi Arabia flags a nuclear arms race, Aung San Suu Kyi stays silent on the Rohingya genocide

A roundup of global commentary for the April 2, 2018 weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

President Trump Is ‘Considering’ a Veto of the $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

President Trump says he is “considering” a veto of a giant $ 1.3 trillion spending bill, citing concerns over “Dreamers” and border wall funding. Trump says on Twitter Friday morning: “I am considering a VETO of the Omnibus Spending Bill based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by(…)

What to Know About John Bolton, President Trump’s New National Security Advisor

National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster will soon be the latest White House official to leave the Trump administration, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter Thursday night. McMaster, who was brought in last year to help stabilize the Trump administration in the wake of Michael Flynn’s firing, will be replaced by John Bolton. McMaster will(…)