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trump9-sept_18sep19.jpg Claiming the move will lead to safer and less expensive cars, President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he is revoking California's authority to set its own vehicle emission standards. Trump revealed the news in a series of posts on Twitter, saying he is eliminating California's waiver under the Clean Air Act that allowed the state to set tighter emissions standards.

robertobrien-091819.jpg President Donald Trump has named Robert O'Brien, a hostage Negotiator, as the new National Security Adviser. The President made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday. "I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O'Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Advisor". Trump tweeted t

trump3-102518_18sep19.jpg President Donald Trump revealed in a post on Twitter on Wednesday that he has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to impose additional sanctions on Iran. The announcement follows the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend, with the U.S. pointing the finger at Iran.

americanvoters-sept18.jpg Climate Change will be one of the factors that decide who will win the next U.S. presidential election, according to a poll conducted by CBS among a cross section of American voters. The issue is influencing Democrats more than Republicans. It is the most pressing issue for Democrats after health care, the poll shows. 72 percent of Democrats who took part in the poll say climate change is very i

trumpjusticekavanaugh-sept17.jpg President Donald Trump made a scathing attack of the New York Times over its reporting on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who is facing a fresh allegation of sexual misconduct. In an essay published in last weekend's Sunday Review, the Times had quoted Max Stier, who was Kavanaugh's classmate at Yale University, as saying that he had seen Kavanaugh exposing himself to a female student. Ka

usjapantradeagreement-sept17.jpg President Donald Trump said his Administration has reached an initial trade agreement on tariff barriers and digital trade with Japan. The agreement will be signed in the coming weeks. The White House said in a statement that Trump notified the Congress about his plan to initiate trade negotiations on a United States-Japan Trade Agreement. The trade talks with Japan will be held in stages. "My

us-japancars-091319.jpg The United States will make a commitment not to hike tariffs on Japanese cars or introduce quotas to the number of cars imported to the country, the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper reported. This will be the highlight of a joint statement that the leaders of the two allied countries are expected to issue after their meeting in New York next week, according to the Japanese newspaper. Japanese Prime Ministe

aramcooilattack-sept16.jpg The U.S. Government blamed Iran for attacks on two Saudi Arabian oil plants, with President Donald Trump hinting at the possibility of a military strike on the Islamic nation. However, the Iranian foreign ministry dismissed the allegations. "Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded depending on verification, but are waiting

trump-sept13.jpg President Donald Trump has announced that the country's middle class can expect a tax cut next year. "We are working on a tax cut for the middle-income people that is going to be very, very inspirational," Trump told Republican lawmakers' annual retreat in Baltimore Thursday. "It's going to be something that I think it's what everyone's really looking for," he told the Congressmen. "It will be a

oildrilling-ban-091219.jpg The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills banning offshore oil and gas drilling in a major part of the U.S. coast. The bill to ban oil and gas leasing off the coast of Atlantic and Pacific oceans was passed by 238 to 189 votes. South Carolina Democrat representative Joe Cunningham, who sponsored the H.R. 1941 measure, said, "Today the House took definitive action to ensure there a

ecigarette-ban-091219.jpg In the wake of new data showing an alarming rise in vaping by youth in the United States, the Trump administration announced plans to ban most flavored e-cigarettes. In a White House meeting chaired by President Donald Trump, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that the Food and Drug Administration is finalizing a guidance document that would require that all flavors, other th

trump-bolton-091219.jpg President Donald Trump said a day after firing John Bolton that as National Security Adviser, he committed some "big mistakes." According to the president, Bolton's stand on a number of foreign policy matters, including North Korean denuclearization, was not in line with his administration. Trump revealed in a post on Twitter Tuesday that he dismissed Bolton. But the former U.N. Ambassador claim

immigration-061512_12sep19.jpg The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to deny asylum requests from migrants at the southern border who have traveled through Mexico or another country without seeking protection there. Under a new asylum rule that the US Government announced in July, migrants who entered the United States crossing the southern border are not eligible to seek asylum in the United States if the

chrissy-teigen-091019.jpg President Donald Trump earned an unflattering nickname in his war of words with celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen on Twitter.

john-bolton-091019.jpg President Donald Trump revealed in a post on Twitter on Tuesday that has dismissed National Security Adviser John Bolton. Trump said he "disagreed strongly" with many of Bolton's suggestions and asked for the former U.N. Ambassador's resignation last night.

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