With crucial midterm elections three weeks away and the GOP threatened in the House, President Trump returns to immigration, injecting fear and national security into the campaign as many of his policy measures have yet to take hold.
The White House plan to turn up the pressure on Cuba for its role in what a senior administration official on Wednesday said was its efforts to subvert democracy in Venezuela and propping up President Nicolás Maduro.
Donald Trump Jr. posted a video on Instagram Thursday night that showed him being served steak by Nusret Gökçe, a Turkish chef known as Salt Bae, whose restaurant has seen protests because he served Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro.
The resignation of Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who placed Latin America at the center of her agenda, raised concerns among supporters over the future of U.S. diplomacy in the region.
Vice President Mike Pence accused China of seeking to undermine the Trump administration and dividing the United States from its allies. He said doubters need to look no further to the influence they have across the hemisphere, particularly in Latin America.
Vice President Mike Pence will speak Thursday at the second security conference with leaders of Mexico and Central America on ongoing concerns about illegal immigration, corruption and drug trafficking.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.