GOP senator says Trump’s conduct ‘hurts our country’ as he prepares to introduce a measure rebuking Saudi crown prince for journalist’s murder

Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee on Wednesday said President Donald Trump’s conduct “hurts our country,” telling CBS “This Morning” that while he likes the administration’s “deregulation,” he finds the president’s behavior “unnecessary.”“I love the deregulation that has taken place. I love the animal spirits that have been released in our country,” Corker told host John Dickerson. “Obviously, I am a Republican. I love the number of judges that have been confirmed.”

Source: GOP senator says Trump’s conduct ‘hurts our country’ as he prepares to introduce a measure rebuking Saudi crown prince for journalist’s murder

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‘What a Despicable Sham’: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Denounces Five House Democrats as ‘Cowards’ for Helping GOP to Block Yemen Vote

“What the hell is the point of Congress? Why are we starving children?” asked the outraged cable news anchor. “Someone make some affirmative argument for the policy, if you think it’s so important to continue killing children. But to kill the possibility of a vote in the rules committee? Cowards.”

Source: ‘What a Despicable Sham’: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Denounces Five House Democrats as ‘Cowards’ for Helping GOP to Block Yemen Vote

Israel’s Netanyahu collaborating with far-right leader for a ‘consensus view’ of the Holocaust: report

Even as Jews in Europe and America have experienced a shocking rise in anti-Semitism in the Trump era, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is allying himself with world leaders on the far right, reports the Daily Beast. Last week, the prime minister agreed to a “consensus narrative” about the Holocaust with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for a Holocaust Museum set to open in Hungary. The museum, called House of Fates, has been criticized for whitewashing…

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Pentagon denounces any unilateral military action in ‘their’ part of Syria as unacceptable — RT World News

The US is worried that “unilateral” military action against its proxy forces might jeopardize its foothold in Syria, claiming that the Kurds are vital in the battle against IS, as Turkey vows to get rid of “separatist terrorists.”

Source: Pentagon denounces any unilateral military action in ‘their’ part of Syria as unacceptable — RT World News

Amid Calls to End US Role in Yemen, Ex-Obama Official Rob Malley on How It Began

The massacre of 40 Yemeni children with a US-made bomb has escalated calls for ending the vital US participation in the Saudi-led war that began under President Obama. We speak to Rob Malley, President of the International Crisis Group and a former top White House official for the Middle East [This is the second part…

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How Will Iran Respond to Trump’s Escalations?

After re-imposing sanctions, Trump’s new “Iran Action Group” is the latest step in his destabilization campaign against Tehran. International Crisis Group President Robert Malley, who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal under the Obama administration, discusses the White House’s goals and Iran’s response. [This is the first part of an extended interview on US policy…

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