According to The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Trump’s diplomatic drop-in was as intense as it was brief, with his hosts providing expansive red-carpet treatment that the president used to celebrate the most politically favourable stretch of his presidency. … [Read more...] about U.S. NSA says Indians have friends in America and White House
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The Interior Department gave a thumbs-up to Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc.’s plan to do some offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, where some believe there could be billions of barrels of oil waiting for the taking. The oil company will still need to get approval from regulators and acquire other permits, but environmental groups are already unhappy that the project, set to commence drilling this summer, has received the White House green light — especially given how Shell’s last attempt in the region ended (not well). … [Read more...] about White House to Shell: Take to the (Arctic) Sea!
Similarly, it’s possible to conjure a context in which Democrats would support a value-added tax — if it were paired with a massive expansion in social spending and higher taxes on the rich, for example. But there’s no way Democrats are going to vote to simultaneously reduce taxes on billionaires and increase them on middle-class consumers. And that’s likely to be a bridge too far for plenty of congressional Republicans, too. … [Read more...] about The White House Is Reportedly Considering a Carbon Tax
WASHINGTON: US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has thanked the people of India who came out in support of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania during their visit to the country, saying they have friends in America and the White House. The president was accompanied by a high-powered delegation comprising senior Trump administration officials including NSA O'Brien during his maiden official visit to India from February 24 to 25. They visited Ahmedabad, Agra and New Delhi before leaving for Washington on Tuesday. The US NSA, on his way back to the US, thanked the people of India for their support. "Thanks to all the people of India that came out to support President Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, and the US delegation, affirming their friendship and partnership far into the future," O'Brien said in a tweet. "You have friends in the USA and in the White House," the NSA said. Separately, the White House in a tweet thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the … [Read more...] about US NSA says Indians have friends in America and White House
Snodgrass broke down the soon-to-be signed peace deal behind the United States and the Taliban in Afghanistan, in addition to what needs to happen for America to eventually bring all its troops home stationed in the region. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: James Mattis’ Top White House Aide Explains What Needs To Happen To Bring All U.S. Troops Back From The Middle East