Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, ‘it’s not going to be closed for long’ – CNBC

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, ‘it’s not going to be closed for long’  CNBCThe president blames Iran for this week’s attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn’t say how the administration will respond.

The highlights from Trump’s 50-minute birthday “Fox & Friends” call – Axios

The highlights from Trump’s 50-minute birthday “Fox & Friends” call  AxiosPresident Trump spent 50 minutes of his 73rd birthday on the phone with the hosts of “Fox & Friends” Thursday — the latest in a series of free-wheeling …

Trump downplays possible G-20 meeting with Chinese President Xi: ‘It doesn’t matter’ if he shows up – CNBC

Trump downplays possible G-20 meeting with Chinese President Xi: ‘It doesn’t matter’ if he shows up  CNBCPresident Donald Trump on Friday appeared to play down expectations about a meeting with Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit later this month, …

The Daily 202: Ethical and legal clouds offer reminders that Trump has not drained the swamp – The Washington Post

The Daily 202: Ethical and legal clouds offer reminders that Trump has not drained the swamp  The Washington PostWith Joanie Greve and Mariana Alfaro. THE BIG IDEA: The swamp has not been drained. A flurry of *fresh* stories underscores the e…

Trump won’t fire Conway despite federal agency recommendation – CNN

Trump won’t fire Conway despite federal agency recommendation  CNNPresident Donald Trump said Friday that he would not fire his adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the US Office of Special Counsel’s recommendation that she …

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals – Fox News

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals  Fox NewsPresident Trump on Friday revealed that former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan is returning to the administration…

Trump on whether Shanahan will become permanent defense secretary: ‘We are going to see’ – POLITICO

Trump on whether Shanahan will become permanent defense secretary: ‘We are going to see’  POLITICOPresident Donald Trump on Friday offered a tepid assessment about Pat Shanahan’s chances of becoming the permanent defense secretary, saying, “W…

Trump’s tweet confuses an animal with a country – CNN

Trump’s tweet confuses an animal with a country  CNNLate-night comedians aren’t looking the other way when it comes to Trump’s tweet in which he refers to Prince Charles as the “Prince of Whales.”

Private Textile Industry in Kerala Staring at Shutdown – NewsClick

Private Textile Industry in Kerala Staring at Shutdown  NewsClickOut of 35 private textile companies that previously existed, only four are working now, said to have been largely impacted by the ASEAN free trade agreement.

Trump reverses course, says ‘of course’ he would report foreign interference – Reuters

Trump reverses course, says ‘of course’ he would report foreign interference  ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report foreign interference in a political campaign to …