Recently leaked documents are raising new concerns surrounding Chinese tech giant Huawei. On Monday, leaked internal documents obtained by the Washington Post revealed Huawei worked with a Chinese-state owned tech firm for at least eight years on a variety of projects centered in North Korea.
House Republicans are planning to take a measured approach when they get the chance to question former special counsel Robert Mueller.
President Trump takes aim at the so-called ‘squad’ of Democrat congresswomen. In a tweet Sunday, the President said he doesn’t believe ‘the four congresswomen are capable of loving our country’.
The president takes to Twitter to tout his approval rating. In a tweet Saturday, the president celebrated the findings of the most recent Rasmussen poll, which put his approval at 50%. In a follow up he said “you can add 10 or 15% to this number,” and the “economy is doing better than ever before!” During this time during former president Obama’s term, his approval fell six points lower to 44%.
President Trump addresses his feelings toward the “send her back” chant during his recent North Carolina rally. In a tweet Saturday, the president posted a video form the event when the chant broke out. He said “as you can see, I did nothing to lead people on, nor was I particularly happy with their chant.”During a press conference earlier this week, the president said he “was not happy” when the chant broke out, and said he “disagreed with it.”
The White House appears open to re-evaluating its stance on Huawei, in order to revive trade talks with China. White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will host a meeting about the issue on Monday.Tech executives from companies like Intel and Qualcomm are expected to attend.
President Trump says he had a very good call with the Swedish prime minister, as he prepares to help get rapper A$AP rocky, out of jail. On Twitter Saturday, the president said he assured the prime minister that Rocky “was not a flight risk” and that he “offered to personally vouch for his bail, or an alternative.” The rapper is facing trial after being held in Swedish custody for nearly two weeks, as prosecutors were granted an extended period to investigate his involvement in an alleged fight.
President Trump recently disputed claims from Iran, saying there is “no doubt” the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone.
As President Trump ramps up his reelection campaign efforts, one political strategist says if you break down the cluster of purple states the president needs to win his chances look great. One America’s Neil W. McCabe spoke with Peter Haller and has more from Washington.