Free Press Journal
  • Tempest over Trump-Putin call turns into uproar over leaks

    Washington : The tempest over President Donald Trump’s congratulatory phone call to Vladimir Putin quickly grew on Thursday into an uproar over White House leaks, sparking an internal investigation and speculation over who might be the next person Trump forces out of the West Wing.

  • US President to unveil China trade sanctions today, says WH

    Washington : President Donald Trump is likely to unveil sanctions against China on Friday, the White House indicated on Thursday, as the officials from the US Trade Representatives (USTR) said the US has strong evidence of Beijing violating its commitments on intellectual property and technology transfers.

  • India-US trade relationship have most friction: White House

    Washington: Trade is one aspect of India-US relationship that has the most friction, a senior White House official has said even as he underlined that the Trump Administration is looking for a “free, fair and reciprocal” trade with India.

  • Trump-Kim meeting only after concrete actions from N Korea: US

    Washington : A meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would not take place without “concrete actions” that match the promises made by Pyongyang, the White House said on Saturday.

  • US ready for trade war says US President Donald Trump

    Washington: President Donald Trump today said that the US which has nearly USD 800 billion deficit with other countries is ready for a trade war with them, if they retaliated against his decision to impose 25 per cent import tariff on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum.

  • Kushner’s access to top secrets withdrawn: Report

    The security clearance of 37-year-old Kushner, who is also Trump’s senior adviser, was downgraded after months of delays in completing his background check.

  • White House to get two new Air Force Ones

    Washington: The US administration has reached a $3.9 billion deal with Boeing for two new Air Force One planes for the President, the White House said. President Donald Trump has reached the informal deal with Boeing on a “fixed-price contract” for the new Air Force One Program, Xinhua quoted a White House spokesperson as saying on Tuesday.  The contract would save taxpayers more than $1.4 billion, the White House said. The amount, however,

  • US President Donald Trump looking into ways to stop Russian meddling: White House

    Washington: President Donald Trump has been looking at ways to prevent Russian meddling into the internal affairs of the US, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday, adding the previous President Barack Obama was responsible for the meddling, if any, and not the Trump administration.

  • No term limit to Xi Jinping ‘up to China’: White House

    Washington: The US has indicated that President Donald Trump is not overly worried by China’s ruling Communist Party’s plan to abolish presidential term limits, a move that could allow President Xi Jinping to rule for life, saying it was up to China to decide “what is best” for the country.

  • Syria Prez Assad has committed war crimes in Syria: US

    Washington : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has committed “war crimes” with Russian support against his own people, the US said on Friday, as it put the Assad regime as well as Russia “on notice” following massive civilian casualties in rebel strongholds of the strife-torn country. White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said the US is monitoring the situation in Syria, where more than 400 civilians were killed in the last five