Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, has accepted an invitation to testify in an open session before Congress next month. "I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible account of the events which have transpired," Cohen said in a statement to ABC News, adding that he accepted the invitation "in furtherance of my commitment to cooperate and provide the American people with answers." The hearing, set for Feb. 7 before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, was announced Thursday afternoon by Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, who is the new chairman of the committee. read more
In his annual public address before the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed that America's global influence has come to end -- a development he attributed in large part to Trump's presidency. Speaking about the position of the U.S. on the global stage, Putin celebrated the waning influence of what he described as America's "monopoly" on power, saying it would give Russia the ability to exert more influence in the world. "Empires often think they can make some little mistakes. Because they're so powerful," Putin said, according to the Financial Times. "But when the number of these mistakes keeps growing, it reaches a level they cannot sustain." He admonished the U.S. for having a "sense of impunity," saying, "This is the result of the monopoly from a unipolar world." "Luckily this monopoly is disappearing," he added. "It's almost done." read more
Trump ignores every National Security Adviser and turns over US Military over to Erdogan. Virtually every US National Security Adviser says no. Erdogan says Yes. Trump meekly complies. This amounts to Abdication by Trump to the will of the Dictator. He is tough on poor, Assylum seekers, but lets Erdogan grab USA by the Pussy and get away with it.
Hilarious moment Trump wanders off the G20 stage before a group photo and leaves Argentina's President Macri on his own before he is caught muttering 'Get me out of here' on a hot mic read more
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - China and the United States have agreed to halt new tariffs as both nations engage in trade talks with the goal of reaching an agreement within 90 days, the White House said on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held high-stakes talks in Argentina. Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25 percent on Jan. 1 as previously announced, as China agreed to buy an unspecified but "very substantial" amount of agricultural, energy, industrial and other products, the White House said. The White House also said China "is open to approving the previously unapproved Qualcomm Inc