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USA POLITICS: White House Claims on Syria Chemical Attack ‘Obviously False’: Professor Theodore Postol

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.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Says Assad ‘An Animal’, We’re Not Getting Involved in Syria

USA POLITICS: Trump Says Assad ‘An Animal’, We’re Not Getting Involved in Syria

“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.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Spokesman Spicer Comment, ‘Hitler Didn’t Use Chemical Weapons’ Backfires

USA POLITICS: Trump Spokesman Spicer Comment, ‘Hitler Didn’t Use Chemical Weapons’ Backfires

“Sean Spicer must be fired, and the President must immediately disavow his spokesman’s statements,” Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia

USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia

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.

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USA POLITICS: Official! Neil Gorsuch Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

USA POLITICS: Official! Neil Gorsuch Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

“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.”

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’

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.

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USA POLITICS: Bizarre Conspiracy! ‘Putin Masterminds Chemical Attack to Help Trump’

USA POLITICS: Bizarre Conspiracy! ‘Putin Masterminds Chemical Attack to Help Trump’

“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.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Mulls Sanctions Against Russia, Iran Over Syria: US Envoy To UN

USA POLITICS: Trump Mulls Sanctions Against Russia, Iran Over Syria: US Envoy To UN

US President Donald Trump is considering implementing new sanctions against Russia and Iran, US ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley said in interview with CNN.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says

“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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USA POLITICS: Jon Ossoff Biography

USA POLITICS: Jon Ossoff Biography

Jon Ossoff was born 16 February 1987 in Atlanta’s Piedmont Hospital. He grew up in the Northlake area. Read Jon Ossoff Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Shadow Brokers Hackers Punishes Trump for ‘Abandoning’ His Base

USA POLITICS: Shadow Brokers Hackers Punishes Trump for ‘Abandoning’ His Base

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden confirmed the leak included authentic NSA software. The leak doesn’t contain the entire spy tools library, Snowden tweeted.

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USA POLITICS: US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson to Korean Peninsula

USA POLITICS: US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson to Korean Peninsula

“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.

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USA POLITICS: Total Cost of 59 Tomahawk Missiles Fired By US in Syria

USA POLITICS: Total Cost of 59 Tomahawk Missiles Fired By US in Syria

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.

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USA POLITICS: Ron Paul Calls US Syria Airstrike ‘Victory of Neo-Conservatives’

USA POLITICS: Ron Paul Calls US Syria Airstrike ‘Victory of Neo-Conservatives’

“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.

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USA POLITICS: Trump In Abrupt Shift on Syria, Turns to Military Advisers

USA POLITICS: Trump In Abrupt Shift on Syria, Turns to Military Advisers

“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.

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USA POLITICS: Twitter Pulls Lawsuit Over Anti-Trump Account, Says Summons Withdrawn

USA POLITICS: Twitter Pulls Lawsuit Over Anti-Trump Account, Says Summons Withdrawn

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.

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USA POLITICS: Official! Gorsuch Confirmed Supreme Court Justice

USA POLITICS: Official! Gorsuch Confirmed Supreme Court Justice

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.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Another Neo-Con Puppet’: Trump Former Backers Jump Ship After Syria Airstrike

USA POLITICS: ‘Another Neo-Con Puppet’: Trump Former Backers Jump Ship After Syria Airstrike

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.”

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USA POLITICS: Obama to Address Business Leaders on Visit to Scotland

USA POLITICS: Obama to Address Business Leaders on Visit to Scotland

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.

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USA POLITICS: Senate Fails to End Democratic Blockade of Gorsuch

USA POLITICS: Senate Fails to End Democratic Blockade of Gorsuch

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.

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