Theresa May Fast Facts

June 12, 2017

… Angela Merkel, and to Paris, to meet with French President Francois Hollande. January 26-27, 2017 – During a visit to the United States, May becomes the first serving foreign leader from outside the US to speak at the annual congressional Republican retreat and the first foreign leader to meet with President Donald Trump since his inauguration. April 18, 2017 – Calls for an early general election to take place. May 22, 2017 – Following the Manchester explosion, May announces …


With A Flick Of His Mood, Trump Throws Allies Off Balance

June 7, 2017

… Malcolm Turnbull and Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto during what were supposed to be cursory post-inauguration phone calls. Many hoped that Trump wouldnt make the same mistakes with a foreign policy team in place. However, five months into his terms it appears that the president is willing to disregard the advice of the experts surrounding him, including national security adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. In the case of this weeks …


Trump Asked Comey When Feds Would Say He Wasn’t Under Investigation

Two people briefed on the call told the newspaper it took place just weeks after Trumps inauguration.Comey declined to answer the question. In February, senior White House officials confirmed that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to publicly dispute reports of communications between Trump campaign officials and Russia. Benjamin Wittes, a friend of Comey and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, was quoted by the Times in Thursdays article saying …

May 19, 2017