Trump invites Duterte to Washington for talks - Daily Times

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited his Philippine counterpart to Washington in a “friendly” call in which the leaders discussed Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and their countries' alliance, the White House said. Duterte has faced ...

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

U.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 ...

Trump's 'very friendly' talk with Duterte stuns aides and critics alike - Tampabay.com (blog)

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump called President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. leader's national security aides saw it as part of a routine diplomatic outreach to Southeast Asian leaders. Trump, characteristically ...

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

President 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 ...

Donald Trump invites Rodrigo Duterte to White House - Washington Times

A 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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

Report: President Trump Has Invited Philippines' President Duterte To The White House - The FADER

The controversial President of the Philippines has been highly criticized for committing human rights abuses. By Opheli Garcia Lawler · Fdr socialsharing facebook · Fdr socialsharing twitter · Fdr socialsharing email. FULL TRANSCRIPT: President Donald ...

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

U.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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

President 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" ...

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. Bullit Marquez, AP. 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 ...

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

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 ...