President Trump congratulated Senator Orrin Hatch on an incredible career after the 83-year-old announced his retirement. One America’s Eric Solomon takes a closer look at Hatch’s accomplishments, and his close relationship with President Trump
The longest-serving GOP Senator is retiring. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) says he plans to leave office at the end of term in January 2019.
Meantime, the President slams Pakistan in his first official tweet in 2018, accusing the country of lying to the U.S. and offering safe havens for Islamic terrorists. Earlier this Monday morning, President Trump said we have foolishly given $33 billion to Pakistan over the last 15 years, and in return they have given us nothing but lies and deceits.
President Trump signals he may pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. In a twitter post earlier this morning, the President said, ‘Iran is failing at every level despite the terrible deal the U.S. made with them under the Obama administration.’ He added the people of Iran are suffering miserably at the hands of the country’s leadership, arguing Iranians are hungry for both food and freedom.
President Trump is returning to Washington D.C. on Monday and is expected to have a busy week ahead. On Sunday, the President had little to say about the crisis after leader Kim Jong Un warned he plans to wipe out the U.S. During a New Year’s address on the North Korean State T.V., Kim Jong Un claimed North Korea has a nuclear deterrent against a possible U.S. military invasion.
President Trump will be keeping a close eye on safety of all Americans as New Year’s celebrations take place.
President Trump voices his support for Iranian citizens following mass anti-government protests throughout the country. The President tweeted about the protests on Sunday which have been described as the largest push-back against the Iranian regime since 2009. President Trump also tweeted portions of his address to the U.N. earlier this year, calling out Iran’s government for implementing oppressive policies on its own people.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee claims everyone is losing patience with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In an interview on Saturday Huckabee said Sessions must do the job he was appointed to do which is to universally enforce the law. Huckabee adds Sessions should be prosecuting Peter Strzok and Bruce Ohr for their roles in the Russia probe, but could be holding off so he is not perceived as having a political bias.
The White House is showing its support for Iranian protesters, saying it strongly condemns the arrests of peaceful demonstrators.The president sent out a tweet on Friday, saying the people of Iran are fed up with their government’s support of terrorism. His tweet reaffirms a state department call to support the Iranian people, as they demand an end to corruption.