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No 'Military Forces' Will Be Used In Deportations, Trump Officials Say

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Hours after President Donald Trump said that recent immigration enforcement efforts were “a military operation,” Homeland Security ...

Bring Back John Kerry

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 02.21.2017 | Home
Stephen Schlesinger

In the complicated field of American foreign policy, one of the signal successes of the Obama Administration was the work of Secretary of State John K...

Veterans In Their Own Words: What It Means To Defend Our Country Against All Enemies, Foreign And Domestic

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 02.13.2017 | Home
Barbi Appelquist

Donald Trump has been the president of the United States of America for less than one month. As of Feb. 9, nine out of 35 nominees to top cabinet posi...

These Republicans Have A Plan For Tackling Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON — A group of Republican statesmen led by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III on Tuesday introduced a carbon tax plan intended to...

5 Reasons Rex Tillerson Shouldn't Be The Next Secretary Of State

Marie Clarke | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Marie Clarke

Every nominee for the State Department's top job in the last four decades has been approved overwhelmingly by votes from both sides, yet Tillerson needed support from former presidential candidate, Marco Rubio, to carry the committee vote.

Read The Full Text Of Donald Trump's Executive Order Limiting Muslim Entry To The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that would limit entry into the U.S. by Muslims. Trump’s order does not feature the blanket ...

State-Sanctioned Torture In The Age Of Trump

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home
Marjorie Cohn

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump declared he would “immediately” resume waterboarding and would “bring back a hell of a lot worse ...

Elon Musk Backs Oil Magnate Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home

Elon Musk spent the last decade building an electric car and solar panel company into a $41.7 billion empire aimed at loosening fossil fuels’ grip o...

The Bad And The Good News: Climate Change Under Donald Trump

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 01.23.2017 | Home
Vrinda Manglik

While the new administration will most likely try to boost oil and natural gas production in the US, the environmental community is prepared to fight back every step of the way.

Dems Will Let Trump Have Just Two Of His Nominees By Inauguration Day

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON — Two. That’s how many nominees Democrats are willing to approve for President-elect Donald Trump when he is sworn into office Friday. ...

Conflict: Tillerson Would Write the Rules For Exxon's Major Oil Find in Guyana

Jesse Coleman | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Jesse Coleman

A little known program at the Department of State is now one of the biggest conflicts of interest sitting in the way of Rex Tillerson's confirmation a...

Lawmaker Slams Trump's Secretary Of State Pick For Hurting Middle East Christians

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, endangered Christians in Iraq in 2011, a top House Demo...

Trump's Pick For Secretary Of State Tries To Allay Senators' Concerns About His Russia Ties

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Former Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson attempted to alleviate concerns about his past ties with Russia during a series of mee...

Rex Tillerson Cuts All Ties With Exxon Mobil To Avoid Conflicts

Reuters | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home

(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp and Rex Tillerson agreed to sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements as the company’s former cha...

Kerry-Catured: The Parting Shot

Saad Khan | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home
Saad Khan

United States Secretary of State John Kerry is desperate to leave behind a relatively commendable legacy. At the fag-end of his tenure and riding high...

Dear Congress - Please Pass "THE NUCLEAR SANITY ACT" Before January 20

Richard Greene | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home
Richard Greene

Inspired by the news about a potential looming nuclear arms race, I got on the phone and had an hour long conversation with a sitting United States Co...

America's Secular Community Just Won A Significant Legal Victory

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

President Obama signed an amendment to an important international religious freedom act on Friday, strengthening the United States’ commitment to pr...

Amerca's Voters: Be Careful What You Ask For

Tim Arnold | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Tim Arnold

Credit: CG Roll Call Disaffected, underemployed US workers' anger has erupted and carried Donald Trump to the precipice of our presidency. They vot...

T-Rex Tillerson To Save Oil Industry From Extinction As Secretary of State?

Jamie Court | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home
Jamie Court

Would longtime Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson make the most inappropriate Secretary of State in American history? Make no mistake. T-Rex would have one key...

Donald Trump Names Rex Tillerson Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.13.2016 | Home

President-elect Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he’s chosen Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state. “Rex Tillerson’s car...

Mitt Romney Tweets He's Not Donald Trump's Secretary Of State Pick

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.12.2016 | Home

Moments before President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday night that he would name his secretary of State pick Tuesday, also-ran Mitt Romney confir...

Trump's Foreign Policy Under Tillerson And Bolton

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.12.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

With the presumed designation of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and former U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton as Deputy Secretary of State, Donald Trump will be sending a clear message to the world.

Donald Trump Expected To Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.13.2016 | Home

UPDATE: Dec. 13 ― President-elect Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he’s nominated Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. T...

Exxon CEO Now Trump's Favorite For Secretary Of State

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.09.2016 | Home

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson emerged on Friday as President-elect Donald Trump’s leading candidate for U.S. ...

It's Official: Giuliani Won't Be Trump's Secretary Of State

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.09.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON - Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Friday he had removed his name from consideration for a position in Donald Trump’s new admi...