The president approves the Pentagon’s request for 4,000 more troops. But he doesn’t outline a clear strategy to finally end the U.S. mission in a war-torn country where we have expended immense amounts of blood and treasure already.
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Voters approved Proposition 64, the legalization initiative, in November 2016, and set an ambitious deadline of January 2018 for retail sales to begin. Backers left the details to be worked out by others.
President Donald Trump showed in his morally despicable response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., that he shares many of Steve Bannon’s divisive and toxic views. Trump also showed he is loyal only to himself.
President Donald Trump’s reckless threat to rain “fire and fury like the world has never seen” on North Korea set back his own administration’s diplomatic efforts to control Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons and missile program.