South Korea: Pyongyang softens stance ahead of talks »
Top secret talks with North Korea ongoing » President Trump is optimistic that the U.S. will be able to work with North Korea to avoid a military conflict. The president struck a confident tone this week, as he confirmed that the United States is talking directly with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
U.S. response to Syria » President Trump says he continues to meet with his advisors to determine if or how the U.S. will take military action against the Syrian government.
Ryan won’t seek reelection » House Speaker Paul Ryan dropped a bombshell on Washington yesterday. The speaker announced that he’ll retire from Congress when his current term is finished in January.
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Trump on immigration and border » President Trump was in West Virginia on Thursday for a roundtable discussion on tax reform but much of the president’s focus in remarks yesterday was on the need for immigration reform.
U.S.-China trade latest » China continues to hit back on trade. Following a Monday tariffs announcement, yesterday China proposed a tariff hike on $50 billion of U.S. goods.