Trump to host Egypt’s Sisi in early April

Trump to host Egypt’s Sisi in early April

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2017 Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington on April 3. A White House official confirmed on March 19 that President Donald Trump will host the Egyptian leader, Reuters reported. Former President Barack Obama had never extended a formal invitation to Sisi, who was elected […]

Report: Obama blocked critical arms sale to Taiwan on same day as Trump phone call

Report: Obama blocked critical arms sale to Taiwan on same day as Trump phone call

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2017 The Obama administration blocked a $1 billion arms sale to Taiwan that was deemed important for the nation’s security on the same day then President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with Taiwan’s president, a report said. Avril D. Haines, the Obama White House deputy national security adviser, blocked the […]

Making government small again: Trump executive order creates a suggestion box for the public

Making government small again: Trump executive order creates a suggestion box for the public

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2017 The U.S. government wants you – to help make it great – and small – again. Thanks to the new “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch” executive order issued on March 13, President Donald Trump said “all Americans will be able to submit suggestions and ideas on how […]

Trump speaks with leaders of Korea and Japan, calls for urgent meetings

Trump speaks with leaders of Korea and Japan, calls for urgent meetings

by WorldTribune Staff, March 7, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump called the leaders of South Korea and Japan on March 7 to discuss North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch and suggest urgent high-level discussions in response to Pyongyang’s provocations. The South Korean prime minister’s office said acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn and Trump spoke for about […]

Obama’s first FISA request to monitor Trump, in June 2016, was denied

Obama’s first FISA request to monitor Trump, in June 2016, was denied

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2017 In June 2016, the Obama administration filed a request with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) to monitor communications involving Donald Trump and several advisers. The request was denied. The Obama administration, though, persisted, according to reports. Two separate sources with links to the counter-intelligence community confirmed to Heat Street that the […]

Honeymoon? Report details 88 percent ‘hostile’ coverage in new president’s first 30 days

Honeymoon? Report details 88 percent ‘hostile’ coverage in new president’s first 30 days

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2017 After bombarding him with 91 percent negative coverage during the campaign, would the “Big Three” broadcast networks allow even a brief honeymoon for the new president? The answer, unsurprisingly, is no. During his first month in office, President Donald Trump received 88 percent “hostile” coverage from ABC, CBS and […]

Valerie Jarrett’s daughter tapped by CNN to cover the Justice Department

Valerie Jarrett’s daughter tapped by CNN to cover the Justice Department

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2017 Journalistic standards of objectivity and CNN are at odds again, some media analysts are saying, after the network named the daughter of former President Barack Obama’s closest adviser to cover the current Department of Justice. Laura Jarrett, daughter of Valerie Jarrett, quietly joined the network in September as a […]

Report: Obama White House manipulated flow of intelligence in its final days

Report: Obama White House manipulated flow of intelligence in its final days

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2017 The Obama administration worked to limit the number of incoming Trump administration officials who could view highly classified information while also leaking intelligence on alleged ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’s team, a report said. The Obama White House also lowered classification ratings on some information about the […]

Report: ‘Insurrection’ at DHS led by Obama holdovers

Report: ‘Insurrection’ at DHS led by Obama holdovers

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2017 A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report that undercut President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban position was drafted by Obama administration holdovers in the agency, a report said. A source close to DHS told The Washington Times that the report was “not really a leak but sabotage. This report […]

Trump says Obama behind leaks, town hall protests: ‘That’s the way it is’

Trump says Obama behind leaks, town hall protests: ‘That’s the way it is’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2017 Former President Barack Obama is likely complicit in a series of leaks within the Trump administration and is helping to orchestrate the rowdy disruptions of GOP town hall meetings, President Donald Trump said. “I think he is behind it,” Trump told Fox News on Feb. 27. “I also think […]

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