President Trump touts how the maximum pressure campaign on North Korea is resulting in a lack of nuclear threats. In a tweet Saturday the President said Pyongyang has not conducted a missile test since November of last year. He claims North Korea has promised not to do so through meetings between the countries, and adds he believes the rogue nation will honor that commitment.
President Trump announces he is working on an agreement with the Australian prime minister, to not impose steel or aluminum tariffs on the country. The President took to twitter Friday, saying Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is committed to having a ‘fair and reciprocal’ trade partnership with the U.S.
President Trump reflects on his recent conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on possible diplomacy with North Korea. In a tweet on Saturday the President revealed he and President XI talked at length about plans for his historic meeting with North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un.
Major players in the energy sector are urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to move forward with his offshore drilling plan, and open up federal waters from coast to coast. The American petroleum institute released four studies commissioned by the oil industry Friday, saying the proposal could contribute up to $590 billion to the economy over the next two decades. Despite the economic benefits the plan has been controversial among coastal states. Opponents said drilling would threaten the environment, tourism, and fishing.
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The U.S. responds to recent provocation from North Korea with a display of military power. The U.S. flew some of its most advanced warplanes from Guam to South Korea early Thursday morning to take part in bombing drills.