Day: October 9, 2019

Trump: ISIS Terrorists Are ‘Going to Be Escaping to Europe,’ Not America

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President Trump said that should Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists flee to other regions of the world, they will be headed to Europe, not the United States.

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Calls for Sanctions Against Turkey

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Turkey is under growing criticism for its military incursion into Syria with Senators in Washington demanding immediate sanctions. President Erdogan says ground troops are now inside Syria after a wave of airstrikes on Kurdish forces.

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U.S. Weighing Currency Pact With China as Part of Partial Deal

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The White House is looking at rolling out a previously agreed currency pact with China as part of an early harvest deal that could also see a tariff increase next week suspended, according to people familiar with the discussions.

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Turkey’s Erdogan Says Military Incursion Into Syria Has Begun

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a tweet on Wednesday that Turkey’s military began cross-border operation into Syria.

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July 26 whistleblower memo claims White House official was “visibly shaken” by Ukraine call

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A day after President Trump spoke to Ukraine’s president about investigating Joe Biden, the whistleblower whose anonymous complaint about Trump and Ukraine has set off an impeachment inquiry spoke to a White House official who was “visibly shaken by what had transpired,” according to a reproduced version of a memo reported by CBS News .

Source: July 26 whistleblower memo claims White House official was “visibly shaken” by Ukraine call