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US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

Obama’s Syria policy was bad. Trump’s is worse.

The incoherence of Trumps approach is evident in a quote he attributed to Defense Secretary Mark Esperanto: We have secured the Oil. Bringing soldiers home! There is no evidence that Defense Secretary Mark Esper ever said anything so oxymoronic: How can you s…

Opinion | Pete Buttigieg is punching above his weight

You have to give South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg credit. The youngest candidate in the Democratic field, the one with no civilian experience above the position of mayor, is leading the debate on Syria and pushing one of the top-tier candidates to rethi…

Analysis | It’s every man for himself right now on Trump and Ukraine

If you want a friend in Washington, as the saying goes, get a dog. But at this point, President Trump and some of his top aides would probably settle for someone willing to defend them. At multiple junctures in recent days and weeks, top Republicans and adm…

Castro: I need to raise $800,000 by Oct. 31 or my 2020 campaign will end

Julián Castro meets with the Register's editorial board on Oct. 17, 2019. Des Moines Register WASHINGTON  Julián Castro is giving his supporters 10 days to help him raise $800,000 or he will have to call it quits for his Democratic presidential bid. Castr…

Sen. Lindsey Graham indicates he may support Trump impeachment if inquiry establishes ‘quid pro quo’

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has called President Donald Trumps public call for China to investigate Joe Biden and his son stupid." Buzz60 Sen. Lindsey Graham has become one of President Donald Trump's staunchest defenders on Capitol Hill.  But Graham  wh…

Trump says ‘small’ contingent of US troops will stay in Syria, a shift amid criticism of his policy

The House condemned Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria because now Turkey is attacking Kurds, who have been our allies against ISIS. USA TODAY WASHINGTON  President Donald Trump said Monday that a "small" number of U.S. troops will remain …

Percentage of Americans Saying Government and Leadership Is Top Problem Rises Sharply Amid Impeachment Probe

The percentage of Americans who think the government and leadership is the country's most pressing problem has sharply increased amid the impeachment inquiry, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. Thirty-four percent of Americans say that the governmen…

If Justin Trudeau Loses Canadian Election, U.S. Could See Tightening of Northern Border

Outside of sharing a border, the U.S. and Canada appear to have found little common ground when it comes to their immigration approaches in recent years. As President Donald Trump has raced to build barriers across the U.S., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has…
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