Trump’s ‘Very Friendly’ Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike

Trump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike
Trump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike
President Trump speaking at a campaign-style rally on Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — When President Trump called President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Saturday, White House officials saw it as 

President Trump's “very friendly conversation” and White House welcome to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte — a self-professed killer — had plenty of people scratching their heads. But the two leaders might gel more smoothly than you imagined …

(CNN) – President Donald Trump invited his polarizing Philippines counterpart to the White House during a phone call in which the two leaders discussed North Korea. Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte had a "friendly discussion" Saturday that also

Trump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike

Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Duterte to the White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced

"Admin attacks crime approach of NYC — America's safest large city — then invites admitted killer, Philippine Pres Duterte, to White House," Bharara tweeted Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara lashed out at the Trump

During a "very friendly" phone conversation, President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, signaling a massive shift in attitude from the U.S. toward a leader known best for inciting an extrajudicial war on …

“There is nothing right now facing this country and facing the region that is a bigger threat than what's happening in North Korea,” Priebus told ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl on “This Week” Sunday. “If we don't have all of our

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Trump Will Meet President Duterte, Despite Philippines' Ongoing Extrajudicial Killings
Trump Will Meet President Duterte, Despite Philippines' Ongoing Extrajudicial Killings

The tree in the foreground and the building in the background appear damaged by a suspected tornado that went through Yazoo County, Miss., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (Therese Apel/The Clarion-Ledger via AP). Photo: Therese Apel, AP. Image 2 of 3.

President Trump invited controversial President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines to the White House without consulting the State Department, according to a new report from The New York Times. The Times reported Sunday that both the National Security

Rodrigo Duterte has presided over thousands of extrajudicial killings — and done some himself, he's said. By Nick Baumann. President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, a populist demagogue who has admitted to
States President Donald Trump invited President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House in a phone call late Saturday wherein the two leaders discussed security concerns of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the threat posed by North Korea

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