Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte's Genocidal Drug War - Marijuana 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

WASHINGTON (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 ...

Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Duterte to the White House - Washington Post

Signaling what's perhaps a warming relationship between their two countries, President Trump invited the controversial leader of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House in a phone call Saturday. The two leaders had “a very friendly ...

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

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

Philippines 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 ...

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House - OPB News

Philippine 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 ...

Trump invites Duterte to White House - The Manila Times

States 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 ...

Trump Welcomes Duterte to the White House - The Atlantic

Like ​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 ...

White House says invitation to Duterte is mostly about Korea - ABS-CBN News

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a news conference after concluding the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Manila. Erik De Castro, Reuters. WASHINGTON -- A top aide on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's ...

White House defends Trump's invite to Philippines President Duterte - WIMS AM 1420

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defended President Trump's invitation to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the meeting is important in the effort to confront North Korea's nuclear program. “There is nothing ...

Trump Will Meet President Duterte, Despite Philippines' Ongoing Extrajudicial Killings - Huffington Post

A president nicknamed “the Punisher” who is responsible for a brutal “war on drugs” that so far has killed over 7,000 people has been cordially invited to the White House. President Donald Trump on Saturday told Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to ...

Trump invites Duterte to White House as both presidents admire each other - Blasting News

In a diplomatic move to gain the support of the Philippines, President Trump invites Rodrigo #Duterte, the controversial president of the Philippines to the #White House. The two presidents had a phone call on Saturday, which was described as light and ...

Philippines Says Trump Called Duterte to Affirm Alliance - U.S. News & World Report

President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman says U.S. President Donald Trump has called the Philippine leader and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship" with Duterte. | April ...

Trump Invites Authoritarian Murderer Duterte to White House - The Ring of Fire Network

Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines and widely reviled murderer, is headed to the White House for an official visit thanks to a friendly phone call between Duterte and President Trump. During a telephone call between the two national ...

Trump Invites Philippine President Who's Murdering People in the Street to the White House - Slate Magazine (blog)

President Trump once again showed his predilection for strongmen dictators who operate by their own law, often to murderous results, when he spoke to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday and invited him to the White House. The White House ...

From the political offensive to the defensive - BusinessWorld Online Edition

As he moves into his second year in office, I predict that President Rodrigo Duterte will go from the political offensive to the defensive. Sure, the bluster and the bravado will still be there, but these will not hide the fact of growing political ...

Trump invites Duterte to Washington - BusinessWorld Online Edition

FROSTY relations between Manila and Washington may be thawing, as signaled by their conciliatory official statements over the weekend that bared US President Donald J. Trump's invitation for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to visit Washington D.C..