Lawmakers Set Sights on Obama Unmasking Scandal

Susan Rice

Senior congressional leaders are renewing their focus on an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to obtain highly classified intelligence information on Trump administration allies in what many allege was an effort to undermine the president and his national security team, according to conversations with multiple senior U.S officials familiar with the situation.

Tillerson, Haley Clash Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

In a sign of the ongoing internal dissent over ending the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, multiple sources told the Washington Free Beacon that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley have been at odds over the deal, with Trump’s UN ambassador privately expressing dismay with Tillerson over his continued efforts to preserve the nuclear agreement.

Al Qaeda: Trump ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’

al Qaeda poster

An al Qaeda-backed media group has issued a “wanted poster” for President Donald Trump that features a picture of the U.S. president with the words, “Wanted dead or alive for crimes against Islam,” according to a copy of the poster and accompanying screed published by a Middle East media watchdog group.

Trump Will Rally World to Confront Iran, N. Korea in First UN Address

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump “will speak in incredibly tough terms” about the growing threats posed by Iran and North Korea in his first major address before the United Nations Tuesday, according to senior administration officials who said the president will seek to rally the world to more actively confront these two nuclear-aspiring regimes.

U.S., Israel Reject Claims Relationship Strained, Deny Closed Door Shouting Match

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with President Donald Trump in Tel Aviv on May 23

Senior U.S. and Israeli officials deny the relationship between the two countries has been strained over differences in how to deal with the threat of Hezbollah, according to multiple senior government officials from both countries who told the Washington Free Beacon that recent reports of a yelling match between senior Trump administration and Israeli government officials are false.