2:15 p.m. EST MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: How are you today? Hi, Nick. QUESTION: Hi. MS NAUERT: I saw some very old pictures of you the other day. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Mm-hmm. (Laughter.) Yeah. From you in Afghanistan. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Yes, very old. You looked like a little boy. (Laughter.) Still do, for that matter. … Continue reading State Department Press Briefing – January 18, 2018
2:39 p.m. EST MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: Not as many here today, but it’s great to see you all again. I know one of the areas that you’re all very interested in, as are we, is Yemen and the humanitarian situation there. We have an update to bring you. I have … Continue reading State Department Press Briefing – January 16, 2018
President Donald Trump hosted President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the White House on January 16, 2018. The visit reinforced the close commercial and trade ties between the United States and Kazakhstan that will create jobs and accelerate economic growth in both countries. President Nazarbayev proclaimed that these efforts are essential for Kazakhstan to achieve its goal … Continue reading The United States and Kazakhstan – An Economic Partnership for the 21st Century
When President Trump took office a year ago, after getting only 43 percent of the vote against the least-popular major party nominee in American history, his supporters claimed his popularity would take off. So far, it's only gotten worse. Trump entered office as one of the least popular presidents in American history. After a year … Continue reading A year in…how is Trump doing? Here’s what voters say.
A year into the Trump presidency, and Republicans are in serious trouble. Other than a tax cut, Trump has accomplished nothing on his agenda. Even worse, Republicans in Virginia suffered the worst losses in that state's political history, with voters saying they did it to send a message to Trump. But Republicans have been clinging … Continue reading If you’re counting on the economy to save the GOP in 2018, you need to read this
You owe everything in your life to oil and Beaumont, Texas. People knew about oil and its possible uses, but it was never found in large quantities. Oil wells of the period, mostly found in Pennsylvania, only produced several barrels a say. Oil's limited production meant New York-based Standard Oil dominated the then-small industry. Because … Continue reading Jan. 10, 1901 – The world as you know it came out of the earth in Beaumont, Texas
Trump just backed down to Kim Jong Un. He agreed to delay joint military drills with ROK so DPRK can hold talks. This is a mistake. The "talks" are just a propaganda exercise by Kim. DRPK has no interest in or intent to scale back its nuclear weapons program or "reunification" plans … Continue reading Trump just backed down to Kim Jong Un