Trump: ‘Republican leadership being ‘played like a fiddle’ by Dems on borde…

President Trump accused congressional Republicans on Saturday of being played “like a fiddle” by Democrats on immigration reform and border security. Trump also issued another call for his signature campaign promise of a building wall along the U.S.–Mexico border. In a tweet, the president slammed Democrats for their immigration proposals, which he likened to “open…

GOP: The economy will shield us from blue wave

Bob Woodward’s new best-selling book portrays Donald Trump’s White House in a state of chaos. The president is under fire for claiming Democrats inflated the death toll from Hurricane Maria. And Trump’s former campaign chairman is now cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller. Congressional Republicans say ignore all those distractions: The booming economy is the…

Russia’s military dalliance with China

The Russian military is wrapping up its largest military exercise of the post-Cold War era in Siberia, a set of drills that includes Chinese troops. But the war game represents a shallow partnership of convenience, not a burgeoning alliance against the United States, former government officials and Russia experts say. Russian government-controlled media have trumpeted…