Trump Administration

Trump Admin Vows Continued Support for Iranian Anti-Regime Protesters

Pompeo says U.S. will expose, sanction top Iranian human rights abusers

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe Trump administration will continue to expose and sanction Iranian regime leaders found guilty of human rights abuses, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday, a message that comes as protesters across Iran take to the streets to protest the ruling regime.

Trump Endorses Controversial, Unprecedented Policy on Settlements Held by Previous Administrations

Support for U.N. resolution calling Israeli settlements illegal made in final days of Obama presidency

WEst BankSecretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the United States had reversed a Carter administration-era State Department legal opinion calling Israeli settlements in the West Bank "inconsistent with international law." The decision, apparently long in the works, comes days after a ruling by an E.U. court requiring Israeli products made in disputed territories to carry special labels—a decision widely seen as creating a legal pretext for the E.U.'s eventual adoption of boycotts on Israeli goods.

Trump Administration Cracks Down on Chinese Diplomats in U.S.

China has blocked American personnel in Beijing from meeting with key assets

U.S. Chinese flagThe Trump administration issued new restrictions on the actions Chinese government diplomats are permitted to take in the United States, a move that comes in response to the communist government blocking American personnel stationed in Beijing from meeting with key assets, according to U.S. officials.

Senate Republicans Shut Down ATF Nominee

GOP senators wary of Chuck Canterbury's support for gun control

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms faces stringent opposition from Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans and is likely to see his nomination withdrawn, the Washington Free Beacon learned on Thursday.