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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Trump Threatens Military Intervention in Venezuela

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Trump Threatens Military Intervention in Venezuela

“The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary,” U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters in an impromptu question and answer session.

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USA POLITICS: Mattis to Congress: US ‘Not Winning’ War Against Taliban Insurgents in Afghanistan

USA POLITICS: Mattis to Congress: US ‘Not Winning’ War Against Taliban Insurgents in Afghanistan

“We recognise the need for urgency,” United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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USA POLITICS: Mick Mulvaney Confirmed Trump’s Budget Director

USA POLITICS: Mick Mulvaney Confirmed Trump’s Budget Director

The vote came as Republican Senator John McCain opposed Mick Mulvaney along with 46 Democrats and two independents.

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USA POLITICS: McCain: Trump Immigration Order Confusing

USA POLITICS: McCain: Trump Immigration Order Confusing

McCain said he was “worried” about the addition of Trump’s chief strategist and former campaign chief Steve Bannon to the U.S. National Security Council.

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