George Stephanopoulos of ABC News raised the issue during an interview with Trump released Saturday.
“I was struck in the last few couple of weeks, we’re reading more and more reports of Navy pilots seeing lots and lots of UFOs,” Stephanopoulos said to a smiling Trump. “Have you been briefed on that? What do you make of it?”
“I want them to think whatever they think,” Trump replied, referring to the Navy pilots. “I did have one very brief meeting on it. But people are saying they’re seeing UFOs. Do I believe it? Not particularly.”
“After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,” Trump said. “She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job! I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas – she would be fantastic. Sarah, thank you for a job well done!
The president took the aggressive step as the House Oversight panel began proceedings to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census.
Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginning proceedings Wednesday morning to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with the panel’s subpoenas, which the committee issued in April.
The announcement avoids what economists and Republicans feared would be. According to Mexico’s foreign minister, the agreement calls for Mexico to deploy its national guard throughout the country, as well as allow migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims are adjudicated. The agreement also calls for Mexico to offer jobs, health care and education.
CNN)President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after delays stalled the measure from getting passed.Trump wrote on Twitter he’d signed the measure, and included a photo that appears to have been taken aboard Air Force One.“Just signed Disaster Aid Bill to help Americans who have been hit by recent catastrophic storms,” Trump tweeted. “So important for our GREAT American farmers and ranchers. Help for GA, FL, IA, NE, NC, and CA.”Trump also insisted that Puerto Rico should be pleased at him for approving the bill, despite criticism from the island that he hasn’t done enough in helping recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria.
“You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live. You are the pride of our nation. You are the glory of our republic. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts,” the president said, addressing the over 60 veterans in attendance who fought in the consequential battle.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.
Pelosi met with Nadler (D-N.Y.) and several other top Democrats who are aggressively pursuing investigations against the president, according to multiple sources. Nadler and other committee leaders have been embroiled in a behind-the-scenes turf battle for weeks over ownership of the Democrats’ sprawling investigation into Trump.
The U.S. President held a breakfast meeting with senior leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May today where a post-Brexit trade deal was on the cards.
President Donald Trump’s UK State Visit has prompted a ring of steel has been put in place outside the US Ambassador’s residence in Regent’s Park in London, with cops implementing strict safety measures. The President will also enjoy the protection of state-of-the-art security equipment and staff. An eight-foot-high temporary steel mesh fence has been placed on the road between Winfield House and London’s Central Mosque…
President Trump on Monday tweeted out a video produced by Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day.
“We remember on this day our beloved sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, spouses, friends and neighbors,” text reads as the video displays images of the cemetery’s grave markers. “Patriots who served.”
“Join us this Memorial Day as we honor them,” it concludes.
The president and first lady Melania Trump have already dined with Japanese business leaders and will attend a sumo wrestling match, at which Trump will present the winner with a trophy called the “President’s Cup.”
Emperor Naruhito and his Harvard-educated wife, Empress Masako, will host an imperial state banquet for Trump. The president’s trip will also include a visit to a naval base and bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Top of their agenda will be trade and North Korea. Michael Green, the Japan chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told NPR, “The Japanese economy is No. 3 in the world, behind the U.S. and China, so it’s a really important relationship that both leaders need to move forward. Prime Minister Abe really needs Donald Trump to move past his 1980s vision of Japan, and see the great potential in the relationship.”
President Trump has ordered some 1,500 troops to the Gulf region to serve a “mostly protective” purpose for American forces and interests.
Trump made the announcement to reporters on the White House lawn before boarding Marine One.
In a Pentagon briefing on Friday, Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, the director of the Joint Staff, would not say where the additional troops would be sent, other than that they would not be heading to Iraq and Syria.