February 01, 2017 C-SPAN News
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivered a state on President Trump’s executive order temporarily denying entry to the U.S. to the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, and temporarily suspending the granting of refugee status to anyone from Syria. Secretary Johnson said the Conservative-led government had clarified the executive orders with U.S. diplomats in London, and determined that holders of British passports, even those holding dual nationality with one of the seven affected nations, would not be delayed or hindered in their travels to the U.S.
February 01, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Topics included her recent visit to the United States and her meeting with President Trump. Many members expressed concerns about the president’s executive order on refugees and immigrants entering the U.S.. The prime minister told members she did not know in advance about the executive order but reminded members that President Trump discussed this policy throughout his campaign. Regarding the U.K,’s exit from the European Union (also known as Brexit), the prime minister announced that a detailed plan would be published the next day and answered questions on the government’s decision to posthumously pardon LGBT persons convicted of sodomy
January 30, 2017 C-SPAN News
Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters at the White House and responded to their questions on a variety of topics including Airport Protests and Executive Orders and the Death of a U.S. Soldier in Yemen and Remembering Holocaust.
January 27, 2017 MSM News http://MOXNews.com
President Trump participated in a ceremonial swearing-in for Defense Secretary James Mattis. Following the swearing-in, President Trump delivered brief remarks and signed an executive order allowing for new vetting measures of refugees that he said would prevent terrorists from entering the country. This is the Executive Order being called a “travel ban” it is also being called a “Muslim Ban”. He also signed another order to expand and modernize the military, including its nuclear arsenal and special operation forces.
January 27, 2017 MSM News http://MOXNews.com
President Trump held a conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, his first as president. at the White House. The two leaders responded to questions on relations with Russia and Mexico, the U.K.’s exit from the European Union, and President Trump’s position on torture. He said he would defer to Defense Secretary Mattis on the issue of torture, even though he does not agree. Prime Minister May also announced that President Trump accepted an invitation for a state visit to the U.K.
January 26, 2017 C-SPAN News
British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke at the congressional Republican retreat. She called for renewed relations between the U.S. and U.K. In addition, the prime minister said, The days of Britain and America intervening in sovereign countries in an attempt to remake the world in our own image are over” and urged both countries to stand strong in defending shared values and interests. Other topics included combating ISIS*, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal, trade relations, and the need to reform NATO and the United Nations.
* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
January 26, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
Representatives from The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced they were moving the minute hand of their “Doomsday Clock” from three minutes until midnight to 2 1/2 minutes until midnight. Since 1945 a team of Nobel laureates at the publication has been compiling research and analysis to set their metaphorical clock, the hands of which they move closer to midnight when the group believes the world is moving closer to catastrophic events.
January 25, 2017 C-SPAN News
British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Several questions concerned her plan for the U.K. to leave the European Union and on her upcoming trip to the U.S. to meet with President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress. In a fiesty exchange, Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn praised the efforts of the Women’s March in the U.S. and other countries and warned the prime minister to press Mr. Trump on several issues including his comments about women and on trade. Former Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband also asked the prime minister to challenge the president on abiding by the Paris Climate Agreement, saying that climate change is not a hoax invented by China.