Foreign Policy

 

President Donald Trump spoke last night with Sean Hannity for his second major television interview in the White House. Hannity, who is personal friends with Trump, provided a much more sympathetic line of questioning than Trump received the previous day from ABC’s David Muir. Above, find some of the highlights, beginning with Trump discussing terrorism, comparing contemporary terrorists to Nazis and then saying that the current enemies are more challenging and “sneaky, dirty rats.” He then touches on the Israeli-American relationship (around 3:30 in the video), saying that it’s “already repaired.” In Hannity’s words, “it took five minutes.”

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Watch Trump on “repaired” Israel relations, fighting “sneaky, dirty rats”

01/27/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago
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Trump expected to halt refugee program, restrict Muslim visitors

01/26/2017 9:00 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump is reportedly poised on Thursday to suspend the US refugee program for four months and halt visas for travelers from

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Watch more fire from Fox aimed at Obama’s Palestinian Authority Aid

01/25/2017 4:46 PM
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Who is Elliot Abrams, one-time criminal who is now front-runner for deputy secretary of state?

01/25/2017 1:35 PM

With Rex Tillerson inching ever closer to being confirmed as secretary of state, the Trump transition team is now focusing on Tillerson’s number 2, and today,

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(Video) Trump White House to review Obama’s $221 million in Palestinian aid

01/25/2017 10:05 AM
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No mere Middle East peacebroker, Kushner goes to Canada to talk trade

01/23/2017 6:19 PM

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to his father-in-law, President Donald Trump, will be traveling Tuesday to Canada to discuss trade with the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Reuters reports.

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In final hours in White House, Obama sends $221 million to Palestinian Authority

01/23/2017 5:41 PM

As one of his final acts in the White House, President Barack Obama sent $221 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority, AP reports. The money

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(Video) Why did Trump invite Bibi to the White House?

01/23/2017 4:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago
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At first press briefing, Trump Press Secretary mutes Embassy expectations

01/23/2017 3:10 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary, gave his first briefing today and addressed three separate questions about Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy

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Rubio backs Tillerson, ensuring confirmation

01/23/2017 1:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Sen. Marco Rubio announced Monday that he would back President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. During Tillerson’s confirmation hearing, Rubio served the

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Trump talks Iran, settlements with Netanyahu in “very warm” chat

01/23/2017 9:16 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump discussed Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu and invited the Israeli prime minister to visit the White House early next month.

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Trump, Netanyahu to speak as Israel moves on settlements

01/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak Sunday for the first time since his inauguration, with Israel already taking

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Pentagon preps Middle East military options for Trump

01/19/2017 9:33 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Washington (AFP) – He wants to frantically bomb the Islamic State group and has slammed White House micromanagement of America’s warfighting generals, but President-elect Donald Trump

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Watch and learn if Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump’s UN pick, supports moving the embassy

01/18/2017 4:11 PM
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Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal

01/17/2017 9:15 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its “significant and concrete results” and warning

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What Martin Luther King Jr. really thought about Israel

01/16/2017 4:18 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  Today, the United States celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which celebrates the Civil Rights icon who was assassinated in 1968. It has become customary on

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Paris summit warns against ‘unilateral’ steps in Mideast conflict

01/16/2017 9:31 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Paris (AFP) – A conference for peace in the Middle East on Sunday warned Israel and the Palestinians against taking “unilateral steps” on Jerusalem and on

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Kerry: US worked to ensure fair Paris Mideast statement

01/16/2017 9:18 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Paris (AFP) – Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States had negotiated at the Paris Middle East peace conference to prevent Israel

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Watch Mike Pence on John Lewis and why Trump doesn’t need to talk about Russia with his sec. of state

01/15/2017 12:20 PM
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US ambassador warns against cutting funding to UN

01/15/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

New York City (AFP) – US Ambassador Samantha Power on Friday warned that cutting US funding to the United Nations would be “extremely detrimental” to American