The State Department said on Monday it was ending U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund, the international body’s agency focused on family planning as well as maternal and child health in more than 150 countries.
The FBI has arrested a State Department official who is charged with concealing extensive contacts with China’s intelligence service.
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch released on Wednesday 1,184 pages of State Department records that include 29 previously undisclosed emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server.
The Trump administration is expected to approve the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, reversing former President Obama’s decision 16 months ago to block its construction.
Judicial Watch, a D.C-based government watchdog group, is suing the Office of National Intelligence and the Department of State in hopes of forcing a report be conducted on whether Hillary Clinton’s private email practices damaged national security during her tenure as secretary of state.
The State Department is denying accusations by Palestinian officials that it directly intervened with Facebook to reinstate the Fatah political party’s official account, which was shut down about a month ago for its efforts to promote terrorism and anti-Israel materials.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) remains intent on finishing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server and lambasted the State Department on Wednesday for delaying the release of relevant documents.
New budget guidance by the Trump administration sent to federal agencies on Monday laid out “historic” increases to defense spending to be financed by cuts to other agencies including the EPA and State Department.
“Fox & Friends” anchor Heather Nauert is on the short list to be the first spokesperson in the Trump administration’s State Department.