Rex Tillerson

Trump wants to drill for oil in Alaska's fragile wildlife refuge

President Trump wants to allow Big Oil to "drill, baby, drill" in Alaska's fragile Arctic wildlife refuge.<p>The 19-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been closed to oil exploration since 1980 due to concerns about the impact on the region's caribou, polar bears and other animals.<p>But …

Oil

Trump Meets NATO Officials In Brussels

President Trump once called NATO "obsolete." He's since reversed that, but still thinks NATO countries should spend more on their militaries. He meets with NATO members Thursday in Belgium.

Politics

Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran states that the country will continue its missile programme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Iran is “heedless” of what the “enemy” says and will continue its missile programme and …

Iran

Tillerson to visit London on Friday

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit London on Friday, just days after a terrorist attack in the United Kingdom killed at least 22 people and injured dozens more, the State Department announced Thursday.<p>Tillerson will meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and offer his condolences on …

United Kingdom

Everybody Had a Blast At the Vatican, Why Do You Ask?

Donald Trump visited his enemy Pope Francis on Wednesday in Vatican City, and by the looks of it, everyone had a lovely time.<p>His Holiness and guests …

H. R. McMaster

With The White House In Chaos, Putin Keeps Winning

Last week was very likely the most controversial in the first four months of the Trump presidency.<p>We were faced with the disturbing report in the New York Times that Trump has come close to obstruction of justice in seeking to shut down an active FBI investigation into former White House national …

World Leaders

Is media Trump deranged? Maybe. Dependent? For sure.

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>On the roster: Is media Trump deranged? Maybe. Dependent? For sure. - Trump talks up peace plan in Israel - White House delays subsidy decision, insurers in limbo - Flynn refuses to testify - Like Uber, but for Bubonic plague</b><p><b>IS</b> …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Media Brain Trust Has an Unlikely Cheerleader

When the president wants to know how his policies are playing outside the Beltway, he turns to Melania.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>If being born on third base makes it inevitable that President <b>Donald Trump</b> is removed from certain realities, be apprised that he's …

Donald Trump

Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

JERUSALEM (AP) — As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding U.S. policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem.<p>Heading to Israel on …

Israel

EU leaders seek to charm Trump over climate deal

Europeans focus diplomatic firepower on salvaging Paris accord<p>European leaders will mount a last-ditch effort this week to persuade President Donald …

Climate

Tillerson Doesn't See 'Anything to Apologize For' About Trump Giving Israeli Intel to Russia

On Monday, during a press gaggle while flying from Saudi Arabia to Israel, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was asked about President Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Trump's views on Islam 'continue to evolve,' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says

JERUSALEM — President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia this week has already begun to soften his attitudes about Islam, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday after a two-day summit in which Trump was treated to extraordinary Arab hospitality.<p>"I think the President’s views — like, we hope, the …

Tel Aviv

Why Rex Tillerson Held News Conference In Saudi Arabia Without US Reporters

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a press conference Sunday in Riyadh only with foreign media in attendance, while American reporters were kept …

Trump Administration

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia: US president fails to mention nation's abysmal human rights record

<b>Riyadh:</b> As US president Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of …

Middle East

225 top business leaders to Sec. Tillerson: Don't cut foreign aid

Today, 225 business leaders from across the U.S. — including executives from Nike, Coca Cola, 3M, Land O’Lakes, GE, Marriott, Walmart, Kellogg, UPS, …

Foreign Aid

Rex Tillerson: Clash Outside Turkish Embassy in D.C. Was 'Simply Unacceptable'

(WASHINGTON) — America's top diplomat says the Trump administration has expressed its "dismay" to the Turkish government about a violent …

Trump Administration

Trump calls for global coalition against terrorism, 'isolation' of Iran | News | DW | 21.05.2017

Despite a history of hostile comments on Islam, Donald Trump has asked Muslim leaders to fight Islamic extremism. Echoing the sentiments of his …

Middle East

Donald Trump participates in Saudi Arabia's ceremonial sword dance 'ardah'

<b>Riyadh:</b> US President Donald Trump along with other male White House officials participated in a ceremonial sword dance in Saudi Arabia outside the …

Donald Trump

Watch: Secs. Ross, Tillerson dance with swords at Saudi welcome party — then Trump joins in

Hundreds of guests, an elaborate palace, and sword dancing—this is how the Saudis welcomed President Donald Trump on Saturday.<p>In an elaborate scene that would seem too bizarre for Hollywood, the Saudi royal family threw a massive party to celebrate Trump’s visit to the important Middle Eastern …

Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia: $110 billion defence deal inked; Rex Tillerson takes a dig at Iran

<b>Riyadh:</b> Washington announced a huge arms deal with Saudi Arabia and took aim at Iran on Saturday as president Donald Trump began a foreign tour …

Middle East

Rex Tillerson says he hopes the newly-elected Iranian president will end ballistic missile program

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday he hoped newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will use his second term in office to end Tehran's ballistic missile program and end what he called its network of terrorism.<p>Speaking at a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart …

Iran

Tillerson hails 'historic moment' in U.S.-Saudi relations

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed strategic and economic partnerships in a joint address with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir in Riyadh on Saturday, saying it was a "historic moment" in U.S.-Saudi relations.<p>Accompanying President Donald Trump on his first trip abroad …

Middle East

State Department refuses to release Tillerson communication on Russia

The State Department is allegedly refusing to release a document related to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's interactions with the department about …

Government

Ukraine's Independence Is Still Essential To U.S. Security And Stability

At the G7 meeting in Italy on April 11, Rex Tillerson asked: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” Predictably, he monetized the issue—“taxpayers,” not simply “Americans.” Regardless, none of the ensuing commentary got to the heart of the matter.<p>The overarching answer is that …

Russia

Inside Trump’s Long Game on Russia

<i>Scrutiny over President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia heightened this week as former FBI Director Robert Mueller was selected as special</i> …

Russia

Trump's secretary of state says the world isn't watching Washington's turmoil — experts say that's 'wishful thinking'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Thursday that the crises that have plagued President Donald Trump's first four months in office wouldn't cast a shadow over his upcoming international trip because people in the rest of the world "don't have time to pay attention" to US …

Sergey Lavrov

Footage Shows Erdogan Witnessed Guards Beating Protesters

On Tuesday, nine people were sent to the hospital in a violent clash outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence between protesters and security …

New York City

Tillerson: Trump's overseas trip signals 'America returning to the scene'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought on Thursday to cast President Trump's looming trip abroad as a signal of resurgent U.S. global engagement …

World Leaders

Tillerson: US 'must own' drug problem to curb violence

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that the U.S. must take responsibility for cross-border drug trafficking and violence by …

Trump Administration

'We are the market': Rex Tillerson and John Kelly say the US is responsible for Mexico's drug war

Drug demand in the United States has caused the ongoing drug-related violence south of the border, a pair of President Trump's senior advisors said following a meeting with Mexican officials.<p>"We know what we own, and we, as Americans, need to confront that we are the market," Secretary of State Rex …

Trump Administration