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Pence On Disasters And Vegas Massacre: ‘We’ll Emerge Stronger From All This’

October 6, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Vice President Mike Pence spoke Thursday about his faith in God and the goodness and perseverance of Americans as they face trials in natural disasters and senseless acts of violence. Commenting on the massacre at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas, Pence noted during a radio appearance that what […]

‘Joined In Shock And Grief’: Trump Calls For Unity After Las Vegas Massacre

October 3, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump, saying the nation is “joined together today in shock and grief,” announced he will travel Wednesday to Las Vegas to visit the families of at least 59 people killed in the Sunday night shooting there, as well as survivors and first responders. In White House remarks lasting just […]

Trump Waives Jones Act To Get Relief To Puerto Rico

September 29, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump temporarily waived a shipping regulation to boost relief efforts to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico after pressure from members of Congress on both parties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the policy change in a Thursday morning tweet. At @ricardorossello request, @POTUS has authorized the Jones Act be […]

6 Key Takeaways From Trump’s Big UN Speech

September 20, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump delivered remarks in many ways unlike those previous U.S. presidents have delivered before the world body. Along with remarks that broadly projected statesmanlike leadership, the speech was sprinkled with vintage Trump rhetoric, such as a derogatory nickname for […]

The Reforms Trump Will Push At The UN

September 17, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump, a Republican and lifelong businessman who criticized the United Nations as a candidate, has common ground with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who spent much of his political life in socialist politics. Both are demanding reform to the international institution, and will take the lead Monday in a U.N. […]

16 Years After 9/11, Government Lacks Answers In Combating Terrorism

September 11, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The United States and allies seem to lack a clear strategy for toppling the terrorist threat 16 years after the worst terrorist attack in American history, experts say. Since the 9/11 attacks, there have been another 97 terrorist plots against the United States, and the bulk of those 15 successful attacks […]

The Role Pence Plays In The Trump White House

September 4, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Vice President Mike Pence traveled through Latin America in August at a time when Venezuela was erupting with unrest. In April, Pence visited ally South Korea and stood on its border with its menacing neighbor to warn North Korea after a recent missile test that “the era of strategic patience is […]