US Vice President Pence responds to Palestinian refusal to hold meeting

Monday, 11 December 2017

Press Secretary for US Vice President Mike Pence Alyssa Farah said on Sunday that the Palestinians' refusal to meet with Pence is "walking away from an opportunity to discuss the future of the region." The statment added: "The administration remains undeterred in its efforts to achieve peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians and our peace team remains hard at work to put together a plan," according to the Jerusalem Post. Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’ ...

Palestinian president, Coptic Pope not to meet Pence

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will not hold a planned meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence following Washington’s controversial policy shift on Jerusalem, an Abbas aide said on Saturday. “There will be no meeting with the vice president of America in Palestine,” diplomatic adviser Majdi al-Khaldi told AFP. “The United States has crossed all the red lines with the Jerusalem decision.” The White House warned on Thursday that cancelling the meeting planned ...

Palestinian official says US Vice President ‘not welcome’

Friday, 8 December 2017

A senior Palestinian official said Thursday that US Vice President Mike Pence was “not welcome in Palestine” during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.“The American vice president is not welcome in Palestine,” Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah, told AFP.Rajoub also signaled that Abbas would not meet with Pence during his planned visit later this ...

‘Do not touch:’ Mike Pence's hands-on NASA gaffe goes viral

Saturday, 8 July 2017

In a goof gone viral, Vice President Mike Pence touched something he should not have as he visited NASA headquarters, and his defense smacked of something his boss might do: blame somebody else.Pence was at Cape Canaveral in Florida Thursday for a speech to employees and also took a tour.At one point Pence was guided to piece of gear with a sign that identified it as "critical space flight hardware" and a warning in bright, red capital letters: do not touch.Pence placed his left palm ...

Snap of Clinton reading Pence email headline goes viral

Saturday, 4 March 2017

A photo of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton glancing at a newspaper headline about US Vice President Mike Pence using private email has gone viral on social media, with thousands of people commenting on it. Pence and others involved in the Republican presidential campaign last year criticized Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as US Secretary of State. Clinton was on an airplane traveling from Boston to New York on Friday when a fellow passenger snapped ...

Germany’s Merkel: Islam not source of terrorism

Saturday, 18 February 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Europe's ties with Russia remained challenging, but it was important to work with Russia in the fight against Islamist terrorism. "The joint fight against Islamic terrorism is one area where we have the same interests and we can work together," Merkel said in a speech to the Munich Security Conference, where US Vice President Mike Pence was in the audience. Merkel, who has been critical of a US ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority ...

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington

Holding our breath: What’s around the corner for the US?

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Political observers are eagerly awaiting the announcement of President-elect Donald Trump’s White House Cabinet

Trump demands apology from ‘very rude’ cast of Hamilton show

Sunday, 20 November 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the cast of “Hamilton” for appealing from the stage to Mike Pence

Here are Donald Trump’s potential cabinet picks

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Here’s a list of President-elect Donald Trump’s potential cabinet picks for his presidency

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