The Trump administration is seeking to pump $44.1 billion into the Department of Homeland Security in a bid to increase the number of federal agents patrolling America’s porous Southern border, according to a preview of the agency’s 2018 budget request, which focuses on investments in advanced technology and human personnel.
A senior Iranian official declared on Tuesday that Iran will “never stop” developing advanced missile technology in violation of international accords barring such action, according to comments that came in reaction to President Donald Trump’s strong rhetoric against Iran during a trip through the Middle East.
Just hours after a devastating terror attack in England, the U.S. military announced that it had killed seven al Qaeda militants in Yemen as part of an intelligence gathering operation aimed at disrupting the Islamic terror network.
The Trump administration declared the president is in “Jerusalem, Israel” Monday for a series of meetings with Israeli officials, a proclamation that breaks with years of American policy refraining from stating that the city of Jerusalem is part of Israel.
Amid a flurry of controversies in Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump will land in Israel early Monday for the second leg of his first foreign jaunt, where “more history is about to be made,” according to senior White House officials.
The United States and Saudi Arabia have inked a $110 billion arms deal, the largest in American history, according to senior Trump administration officials who described the agreement as part of a major effort to counter Iranian threats in the region.
The White House is doing damage control after video surfaced Friday of official U.S. maps that erased key areas in Israel, a move that only fueled concern about the Trump administration position on the Jewish state.
The Iranian regime is believed to be operating polling stations across the United States ahead of the country’s election on Friday, an effort that appears to violate U.S. laws baring Iranian agents from operating on American soil in this manner, according to sources apprised of the situation.
Congress is moving forward with an effort to rename the Washington, D.C., street in front of the Russian embassy after an anti-regime dissident who was mysteriously murdered due to what many believe was his outspoken criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that it is sanctioning several entities in connection with Iran’s ballistic missile program, which the U.S. intelligence community estimates could be used to carry nuclear weapons over great distances, according to an announcement by the Treasury Department.