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CAIRO (AP) — The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind headdresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. The officers then searched the anal cavity of each prisoner, claiming that they were looking for contraband cellphones.
As President Trump prepared for his historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other top Democrats penned a letter last week threatening to maintain or even strengthen sanctions against North Korea if Trump did not ensure that the country completely dismantle all of its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
The United Nations is warning an impending Saudi-led offensive on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah could have catastrophic humanitarian consequences. This comes as the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition bombed a new Doctors Without Borders cholera clinic in Yemen’s northwestern Abs region.
Some progressive Democratic lawmakers have offered cautious support for President Donald Trump’s outreach to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, thereby parting ways with the party’s congressional leaders, who have been unflinching in their criticism.
President Donald Trump faced significant criticism in 2017 for his hardline stance on North Korea — one he punctuated with personal insults against Kim Jong Un and threats to “totally destroy” the country.
Donald Trump is an exceptionally disappointing president whose misguided approach to foreign affairs was highlighted by the temper tantrum with which he concluded the G7 summit in Canada.
Democratic congressman from California on President Trump's efforts to denuclearize Kim Jong Un's regime.
Rep. Ro Khanna calls the inability of the U.S. Congress to take action on gun violence “shameful.” At a Saturday forum on community and school safety in Milpitas, Khanna said the solutions are available.
RO KHANNA, the Silicon Valley member of Congress who has been pushing the boundaries of progressive policy in the House, is wading into the debate over a federal job guarantee with a new draft bill.
Silicon Valley’s representative, Ro Khanna (D-CA), has now formally requested that the House Energy & Commerce Committee invite AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to appear before it and explain how his company’s retainer of Trump’s personal attorney in 2017 doesn’t constitute influence buying.