@ABC News State Dept reporter-producer. Hoya. New Yorker. Outrage is easy; nuance is hard. email@example.com
"..nuclear program, not Qaddafi's subsequent unpredictable demise. History showed that I didn't get through. ... Nonetheless, Trump ended the conversation by saying, 'Great job.'" 3/3
In last wk, US shows heightened support for #Sudan —calls bt/ @SudanPMHamdok & Treasury@stevenmnuchin1 , @SecPompeo , @SenatorRisch , and now new $$ from @USAID —$356M announced at donor conference, for elections, institutions, marginalized communities—a 10-fold increase in US funds
That's not what deal said—it said Taliban wld "prevent any group or individual, including (AQ), from using the soil of to threaten the security" of +allies But DOD rpt says AQ still presents "limited threat" to +allies, "maintains an enduring interest in" regional attacks
Quite the statement from the nation's top diplomat: Sec Pompeo responds to @NPR , saying @NPRKellyKelly lied and... insinuating she misidentified Ukraine on that map. "This is another example of how unhinged the media has become in its quest to hurt Pres Trump and this administration."
CONFIRMED: Haiti summoned top US diplomat over Trump's "shithole" comments. Currently no ambassador, so Charge d'Affaires Robin Diallo met w/ Haitian president.
NEW: Mattis's resignation letter, via : "Because you have the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects, I believe it is right for me to step down from my position."