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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at an event in Caracas, February 7, 2018.

Officials keep talking about intervening in Venezuela, and it’s drawing an ominous comparison

Since Trump's unexpected declaration that military action was an option in Venezuela, the US government has kept the pressure up, but the region is widely resistant to military intervention.

China scraps trade talks with the US as tariff threats escalate

Earlier this week, China slapped import tariffs on $60 billion of US products in retaliation for US tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that are set to go into effect on September 24. 85-95% of American exports to China now face tariffs.
President Donald Trump reacts as he speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One.

‘The president needs to know it is all a setup’: Trump’s media allies are warning him not to fire Rod Rosenstein after bombshell NYT...

While some conservative personalities called for Rosenstein's immediate ouster, others expressed caution and warned Trump not to fire the deputy attorney general, fearing the president could give lawmakers a new reason to try to impeach him.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Democrats warn Trump not to use New York Times report as a ‘pretext’ for ‘corrupt’ firing of Rod Rosenstein

Democratic leadership is warning the president not to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein following a bombshell New York Times report on Friday. Rosenstein reportedly discussed wearing a wire to secretly record the president and using the 25th Amendment. He denied the report.
Donald Trump Jr.

Donald Trump Jr. lashes out at Rod Rosenstein after explosive New York Times report

It didn't take long for Donald Trump Jr. to fan the flames of the ongoing conflict between the White House and Department of Justice after a New York Times article came out reporting that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had discussed secretly recording his father, President Donald Trump.
Rod Rosenstein.

Rod Rosenstein reportedly thought he could convince John Kelly and Jeff Sessions to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein thought he could persuade Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to lead an effort to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office last May, The New York Times reported on Friday.
President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City.

Trump’s deputy attorney general reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment, which lets 14 people remove a sitting president from office

The 25th Amendment's fourth stipulation would allow Vice President Mike Pence and 13 of President Donald Trump's 24 Cabinet members to depose him. An anonymous Trump administration official wrote an op-ed for The New York Times saying "there were early whispers within the cabinet of invoking" it.
Jesus Gutierrez puts a low price dollar sign together at a Walmart store.

The 26 products Walmart is worried could get hit the hardest by Trump’s trade war with China

Walmart warned President Donald Trump and his administration that the newest tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods could hurt its business and customers. Walmart highlighted 26 products that could get hit hardest, including furniture, cables, dog food, vacuum cleaners, and Christmas lights.
Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 19, 2017 in New York City.

Trump’s second appearance at the UN could make America lose even more political clout on the global stage

Next week Donald J. Trump returns to the United Nations for the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. Despite exceeding expectations at last year's assembly, he will encounter a more skeptical global audience next week, woke to the reality that his administration is all take and no give.
Donald Trump.

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the DOJ and key US allies caution against it

President Donald Trump said the Justice Department told him the release of the documents could have a "perceived" negative impact on the Russia probe, and that key US allies contacted him and asked that the documents not be released.