Such a trip, if it happens, could be an effort to signal that the Trump administration is looking to shore up its relationships with countries that aren't at odds with the EU.

Emily Tamkin • 24 days ago

Wess Mitchell was considered responsible for outreach to Hungary and for a tough line on Russia.

Emily Tamkin • 25 days ago

“The one thing that kind of enables these trips to go forward is that they are done as a surprise visit.”

Emily Tamkin • 29 days ago

“I actually don’t know how it’s gonna go. What I do know is we’re gonna have a debate.”

Emily Tamkin • One month ago

“If we were in our office doing our work then maybe those people wouldn’t need to be coming up to the border.”

Nidhi Prakash • One month ago

“He’s got that resource available to him. He might as well use it.”

Emily Tamkin • One month ago

But few others are.

Emily Tamkin • One month ago

A State Department official said they “expressed our concern” about the delay.

Emily Tamkin • One month ago

Trump was going to counter Iran's influence in two places, Yemen and Syria. That's now not likely to happen.

Emily Tamkin • One month ago

People worried that the Trump administration is building a case for war with Iran say only Congress can stop the war drums’ beat.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

“I’m never gonna let this go.”

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

The appointment of Heather Nauert — a “proven loyalist” — could signal that the UN ambassador will articulate, but not shape, US policy.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

Two options other than a bill that would end US support for the Saudi war in Yemen have surfaced since the 63–37 vote, which was considered a rebuke of Trump.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

"There's not a smoking gun, there's a smoking saw."

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

Expectations are lackluster for the year’s most important climate meeting, starting today in Poland’s coal country and sponsored by coal companies.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

Despite its differences with the billionaire financier, the Trump administration had made an issue of keeping Central European University open in Budapest.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

The president said he was canceling the meeting over the seizure of Ukrainian ships.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

He did, however, mention the Russian seizure of Ukrainian ships in comments to reporters Monday afternoon. "We do not like what's happening either way," he said.

Emily Tamkin • 2 months ago

Washington lawyer Christopher Landau is under serious consideration by the White House, according to multiple sources.

Zoe Tillman • 2 months ago

The US is concerned that Italy's populist and Kremlin-leaning government could drop its support for the measures.

Alberto Nardelli • 3 months ago