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USA POLITICS: White House Claims on Syria Chemical Attack ‘Obviously False’: Professor Theodore Postol
White House released a declassified intelligence brief accusing Syrian President Bashar Assad of ordering and organizing the attack, in which Syrian planes allegedly dropped chemical ordnance on civilians in the rebel-held town.
“Putin is backing a person that is truly an evil person. It’s bad for Russia, I think it’s very bad for mankind, it’s very bad for this world,” Trump said.
“Sean Spicer must be fired, and the President must immediately disavow his spokesman’s statements,” Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.
Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signalled that was a non-starter.
“I will never forget that the seat I inherit today is of a great, great man,” Gorsuch said after the ceremony. “I promise you, I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and the laws of this country.”
USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’
Tillerson said the United States would not let such crimes go unchallenged. “We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world,” he told reporters while commemorating a 1944 German Nazi massacre in Sant’Anna di Stazzema.
“By proxy Russia is responsible for every civilian death last week,” British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon wrote in reference to the gas attack in Idlib.
US President Donald Trump is considering implementing new sanctions against Russia and Iran, US ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley said in interview with CNN.
“I’ve never seen Democrats here so engaged, and it’s Donald Trump who got us so engaged,” said Carolyn Hadaway a veteran party activist in Georgia.
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden confirmed the leak included authentic NSA software. The leak doesn’t contain the entire spy tools library, Snowden tweeted.
“US Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific,” said Commander Dave Benham, spokesman at US Pacific Command.
Tomahawk missiles used in Syria likely cost US military around $1 million. The latest versions of the missile that would replace those could be more costly.
“From my point of view, there was no need to rush. There was no threat to national security. They have to give a reason to do these things,” Paul Paul said.
“I think it does demonstrate that President Trump is willing to act when governments and actors cross the line … It is clear that President Trump made that statement to the world,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters.
Following Trump’s inauguration in January, anonymous Twitter feeds that borrowed the names and logos of more than a dozen U.S. government agencies appeared to challenge the president’s views on climate change and other issues. They called themselves “alt” accounts.
US Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch as the ninth justice on US Supreme Court. Senator Rand Paul cast the decisive 51st vote in favor of the nomination.
Infowars Editor-At-Large Watson tweeted that Donald Trump “wasn’t ‘Putin’s puppet’ after all,” describing him as “another deep state/Neo-Con puppet.”
Tickets for a table for 10 at Edinburgh dinner, which is being organised by Sir Tom Hunter’s The Hunter Foundation – are expected to sell for about £5,000.
But with the 55-45 tally, Republicans fell short of the 60-vote super-majority needed to overcome the Democratic procedural tactic called a filibuster and proceed to a vote in which senators could confirm Neil Gorsuch by a simple majority.