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White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism - Reuters UK;

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism - Reuters UK

Reuters UKWhite House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticismReuters UKU.S. President Donald Trump walks from Marine One as he returns from a day trip to Atlanta on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. By Matt Spetalnick | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON The White ...and more »

Passing 100-day mark, Trump offers mixed signals on healthcare, taxes and North Korea - Los Angeles Times;

Passing 100-day mark, Trump offers mixed signals on healthcare, taxes and North Korea - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPassing 100-day mark, Trump offers mixed signals on healthcare, taxes and North KoreaLos Angeles TimesPresident Trump pushed past his first tumultuous 100 days in office by calling for action Sunday on three of his administration's top priorities — North Korea, healthcare and tax reform — but gave mixed signals on each of them. Trump described North ...and more »

Donald Trump invites Rodrigo Duterte to White House - Washington Times

Donald Trump invites Rodrigo Duterte to White HouseWashington TimesA photo of President Trump grinning broadly and pumping his fist topped the Philippines' leading newspaper on Monday after news broke that the Mr. Trump had invited President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House. The invitation stands in sharp contrast ...and more »

Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte's Genocidal Drug War - Marijuana Politics (blog);

Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte's Genocidal Drug War - Marijuana Politics (blog)

Marijuana Politics (blog)Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte's Genocidal Drug WarMarijuana Politics (blog)Shockingly, President Trump is applauding and rewarding appalling human rights abuses, especially extrajudicial killings, in the Philippines. That island country's president, Rodrigo Duterte, pictured at left with Russia's Vladimir Putin, approving ...and more »

Trump invited Philippines' leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, despite his abysmal human rights record - Salon;

Trump invited Philippines' leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, despite his abysmal human rights record - Salon

SalonTrump invited Philippines' leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, despite his abysmal human rights recordSalonTrump invited Philippines' leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, despite his abysmal human FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte attends a meeting between business leaders and heads of states of the Asia ...and more »

Donald Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House - Stuff.co.nz;

Donald Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzDonald Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White HouseStuff.co.nzSignalling what's perhaps a warming relationship between their two countries, President Donald Trump has invited the controversial leader of the Philippines to the White House. The two leaders had "a very friendly conversation" in which they talked ...and more »

Trump did not clear Duterte invitation with State Department: report - The Hill;

Trump did not clear Duterte invitation with State Department: report - The Hill

The HillTrump did not clear Duterte invitation with State Department: reportThe HillPresident Trump invited controversial President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines to the White House without consulting the State Department, according to a new report from The New York Times. The Times reported Sunday that both the National Security ...and more »

Trump invites controversial Philippines leader Duterte to White House - Fox News;

Trump invites controversial Philippines leader Duterte to White House - Fox News

Fox NewsTrump invites controversial Philippines leader Duterte to White HouseFox NewsU.S. President Trump has invited Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to Washington to "to discuss the importance of the the United States-Philippines alliance," the White House said late Saturday. The administration's statement did not mention a ...and more »

In 'warm' phone call, Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White House - Los Angeles Times;

In 'warm' phone call, Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White House - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn 'warm' phone call, Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White HouseLos Angeles TimesPresident Trump placed a "warm" phone call to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been widely criticized for a bloody anti-drug crackdown, and invited him to visit the White House, both countries said. A White House statement late Saturday ...and more »

A look at Trump-Duterte parallels ahead of a possible meeting - New York Daily News;

A look at Trump-Duterte parallels ahead of a possible meeting - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA look at Trump-Duterte parallels ahead of a possible meetingNew York Daily NewsPresident Trump's “very friendly conversation” and White House welcome to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte — a self-professed killer — had plenty of people scratching their heads. But the two leaders might gel more smoothly than you imagined ...and more »

Trump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike - New York Times;

Trump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike - New York Times

New York TimesTrump's 'Very Friendly' Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics AlikeNew York TimesPresident Trump speaking at a campaign-style rally on Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — When President Trump called President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Saturday, the American leader's ...and more »

President Trump Invites Controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White House - TIME;

President Trump Invites Controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White House - TIME

TIMEPresident Trump Invites Controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White HouseTIMEPresident Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House to discuss the relationship between their two countries following a conversation between the two leaders over the weekend. Trump and Duterte had a "very friendly" ...and more »

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House - KVIA El Paso;

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House - KVIA El Paso

KVIA El PasoTrump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White HouseKVIA El Paso(CNN) - President Donald Trump invited his polarizing Philippines counterpart to the White House during a phone call in which the two leaders discussed North Korea. Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte had a "friendly discussion" Saturday that also ...and more »

Preet Bharara lashes out at Trump for inviting 'killer' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White House - Washington Examiner;

Preet Bharara lashes out at Trump for inviting 'killer' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White House - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerPreet Bharara lashes out at Trump for inviting 'killer' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White HouseWashington Examiner"Admin attacks crime approach of NYC — America's safest large city — then invites admitted killer, Philippine Pres Duterte, to White House," Bharara tweeted Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara lashed out at the Trump ...and more »

Outrage as White House Set to 'Roll Out Red Carpet' for Murderer Duterte - Common Dreams;

Outrage as White House Set to 'Roll Out Red Carpet' for Murderer Duterte - Common Dreams

Common DreamsOutrage as White House Set to 'Roll Out Red Carpet' for Murderer DuterteCommon DreamsPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who said last year he'd "be happy to slaughter" three million drug addicts. (Photo: Prachatai/flickr/cc). Just a few weeks after he congratulated autocratic Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on a controversial ...and more »

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House - OPB News;

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House - OPB News

OPB NewsTrump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White HouseOPB NewsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte talks with reporters in Manila on Friday. President Donald Trump invited Duterte to the White House in a phone call this weekend, despite concerns about the leader's violent war on drugs. AP, Bullit Marquez. During ...and more »

White House Defends Trump Invitation to Rodrigo Duterte - Boise Weekly;

White House Defends Trump Invitation to Rodrigo Duterte - Boise Weekly

Boise WeeklyWhite House Defends Trump Invitation to Rodrigo DuterteBoise WeeklyIn 2016 Duterte then-US president Barack Obama a "son of a whore" for criticizing the Philippines drug war. By PRI's The World. click to enlarge PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OPERATION WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.and more »

Trump invites Duterte to White House - The Manila Times;

Trump invites Duterte to White House - The Manila Times

The Manila TimesTrump invites Duterte to White HouseThe Manila TimesStates President Donald Trump invited President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House in a phone call late Saturday wherein the two leaders discussed security concerns of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the threat posed by North Korea ...and more »

Trump Welcomes Duterte to the White House - The Atlantic;

Trump Welcomes Duterte to the White House - The Atlantic

The AtlanticTrump Welcomes Duterte to the White HouseThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. President Donald Trump spoke on the phone Saturday with the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and after discussing North Korea and the Association of ...and more »

Priebus: Visit from Philippines leader 'necessary' to deal with North Korea - CNN;

Priebus: Visit from Philippines leader 'necessary' to deal with North Korea - CNN

CNNPriebus: Visit from Philippines leader 'necessary' to deal with North KoreaCNNWashington (CNN) White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, saying the visit is necessary to work together against North Korea. "This is a ...and more »