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Trump lifted a mysterious hold on military aid to Lebanon amid mounting criticism and comparisons to Ukraine

Mohamed Azakir/Reuters The Trump administration quietly released $105 million in military aid to Lebanon amid rising criticism and concern from US lawmakers and both current and former US officials. The military aid was placed under.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Republicans are homing in on 3 main defenses of Trump amid the Ukraine scandal. Here"s why none of them hold up.

Leah Millis/Reuters The Republican strategy throughout the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump until now was simple: throw everything at t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2019

‘Prosperity gospel’ pastor Paula White, who believes wealth is a sign of spiritual virtue, joined Trump"s administration amid mounting criticism from religious groups

President Trump has officially appointed his "spiritual advisor," and prosperity gospel pastor Paula White to a White House position. Paula White espouses a version of Christianity that says God rewards the pious with material wealth and happiness. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2019

Ukraine President Thanks Trump Admin For Releasing Hold On $250M In Military Aid

Ukraine President Thanks Trump Admin For Releasing Hold On $250M In.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2019

Swiss drugmaker Roche ups outlook as sales growth offsets price hit

Swiss drugmaker Roche lifted its 2019 outlook on Wednesday, as sales growth in China and the United States outpaced price declines it has suffered amid President Donald Trump's pressure on the industry to hold down charges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Asia Markets: Most Asian markets gain amid hopes for China tariff delay; Japan sits out rally

Most Asian stock markets traded higher Wednesday, with investor moods cautiously lifted by a report that U.S. President Donald Trump might delay a weekend tariff hike on $160 billion in Chinese goods......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2019

Trump could be handing a big win to Iran and Russia by withholding military aid to Lebanon as it spirals into a crisis

Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters The Trump administration has frozen over $100 million in military aid to Leba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

2 US officials were so disgusted Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine that they resigned

Yara Nardi/Reuters Two officials with the White House Office of Managemen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

Trump knew about the whistleblower complaint prior to unfreezing military aid to Ukraine a bombshell new report says

Associated Press President Donald Trump was aware of the whistleblower complaint &.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 26th, 2019

A confidential White House review reportedly found emails from top officials trying to justify Trump"s Ukraine military aid block

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters A White House review of President D.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 2019

Pentagon official drops a bomb, reveals 3 separate inquiries about Ukraine military aid on the day of Trump"s July 25 call with Zelensky

Pentagon official drops a bomb, reveals 3 separate inquiries about Ukraine military aid on the day of Trump"s July 25 call with Zelensky.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2019

A Pentagon official unexpectedly blew up Trump"s defense in the Ukraine scandal and Gordon Sondland threw everyone under the bus. Here are the biggest takeaways from Wednesday"s impeachment hearings.

AP Photo/Julio Cortez Wednesday's impeachment hearings took an unexpected twist when a Pentagon official dropped a bomb and revealed Ukrainian officials were aware of a freeze in military aid on July 25. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2019

LIVE: Pentagon official drops a bomb, reveals 3 separate inquiries about Ukraine military aid on the day of Trump"s July 25 call with Zelensky

LIVE: Pentagon official drops a bomb, reveals 3 separate inquiries about Ukraine military aid on the day of Trump"s July 25 call with Zelensky.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2019

$35 million in Pentagon cash for Ukraine, part of the aid package at the center of Trump impeachment proceedings, is yet to be released

Associated Press Pentagon funds totalling $35 million earmarked for military aid for Ukraine have yet to be released, the Los Angeles Times reported. The funds.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2019

Republicans are trying to shift the argument over impeachment to what was going on inside Trump"s mind, after testimony tore apart defenses based on fact

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Republican members of Congress look set to argue that Donald Trump's "state of mind" toward Ukraine is the key to why military aid was withheld. A memo from Republ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

Trump reportedly tried, and failed, to get his attorney general to hold a news conference defending the Ukraine call

REUTERS/Leah Millis Attorney General William Barr reportedly declined a request by President Donald Trump to hold a press.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2019

Trump reportedly wanted AG Barr to hold a press conference defending the president"s call with Ukraine. Barr said no.

REUTERS/Leah Millis Attorney General William Barr reportedly declined a request by President Donald Trump to hold a press conference stating that his boss did not break any laws during his July 25 ph.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Trump wanted Barr to publicly exonerate him on Ukraine: report

President Donald Trump wanted U.S. Attorney General William Barr to hold a news conference to publicly exonerate him regarding possib.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2019

Trump"s obsession with buying Greenland may have complicated the release of military aid to Ukraine, US ambassador says

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Trump Freezes Lebanon Military Aid After Israel Voiced Concerns 

Trump Freezes Lebanon Military Aid After Israel Voiced Concerns  .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2019

Trump-Ukraine Whistleblower Suddenly Won"t Testify; Lawyers Break Off Negotiations Amid New Revelations

Trump-Ukraine Whistleblower Suddenly Won't Testify; Lawyers Break Off Negotiations Amid New Revelations A CIA officer who filed a second-hand wh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 1st, 2019