Fact checkers are having a field day with President Donald Trump's commencement speech at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday.
President Donald Trump says the United States is "talking to" North Korea after he canceled a planned summit with leader Kim Jong Un.
"In case you haven't noticed, we have become a lot stronger lately", Trump said during a commencement address.
"We'll see what happens". "We are going to stand up for our citizens, stand up for our values and stand up for our men and women in uniform".
"Odder still is POTUS here has a legitimate thing to boast about - 2018 brings the biggest military pay raise (2.4%) in 8 years", Tapper noted, before observing that if Trump had told the truth "that would be acknowledging Obama gave a bigger pay raise in 2010". That money will be used in part, Trump said, to grow the USA fleet closer to his goal of 355 ships, up from the current count of about 280.
Mr. Trump pointed to the administration's $700 billion in spending this year to rebuild the military, plus $716 billion next year. "And when did we need it more than now?"
"We know that the best way to prevent war is to be fully prepared for war", he said.
But the President, addressing reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the Naval Academy, made clear the door to diplomacy remains open - cooling fears that the scuttled summit could mean a return to the saber-rattling that has defined the US-North Korean relationship for much of Trump's presidency.
The president told the graduates that his interest in building up the military is as a means to prevent war but also told the graduates that "victory, winning, lovely words" would be the only option in the event of inevitable conflict.
When they called out for him to stay, the president said, "I'll stay, I'll stay". Winning is such a great feeling.
Last year, he gave remarks at the U.S. Coast Guard graduation ceremony in New London, Conn.
Khamenei suggested Iran will simply ignore the US demands and wait until Trump is eventually replaced with a new USA president. He also said they must refrain from seeking negotiations over Iran's ballistic missile program or its regional policies.
So the rules will affect giants such as Facebook and Google and small US businesses with just one European client alike. Privacy group noyb .eu, led by activist Max Schrems , said people were not being given a "free choice".
The last day of school at Noblesville West Middle School, which has about 1,300 students, is June 1, WTHR reported . Police have not said whether the threat was credible or unfounded, but issued an all-clear for the high school.
The Pentagon denied reports Thursday that the us -led coalition had killed at least 12 pro-regime fighters in Syria. Explosions were heard near the Dabaa airport, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
Because of his race, however, Johnson was repeatedly denied the chance to fight Jim Jeffries for the heavyweight championship. The law was passed two years earlier and made it a crime to take a woman across state lines for immoral purposes.
I could go through the rest of the roster, but we know that when the non-LeBron Cavs struggle to contribute, they're doomed. The Boston Celtics maintained their ideal home record, and once again put all the pressure on the Cleveland Cavaliers .
The EIA said USA oil inventories jumped 5.8 million barrels, versus expectations of a 2 million barrel drawdown. Oil futures also fell as market participants took profits ahead of the US Memorial Day holiday weekend.
One of the cases was in NY , where Italian model Ambra Battilana accused Mr Weinstein of groping her in 2015. He will wear an electronic monitoring device at all times , and face other travel restrictions.
He said that of all the actions he's taken as president, his firing of Comey will go down as "a very good thing". And the White House said Kelly would organize the meeting with House lawmakers to discuss the documents.