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White House denies misleading public in aircraft carrier mix-up - The Hill;

White House denies misleading public in aircraft carrier mix-up - The Hill

The HillWhite House denies misleading public in aircraft carrier mix-upThe HillWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday denied that the Trump administration misled the public when the president said last week that a U.S. aircraft carrier was heading toward the Sea of Japan. “The president said that we have an armada ...and more »

Spicer grilled on USS Carl Vinson confusion - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier;

Spicer grilled on USS Carl Vinson confusion - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierSpicer grilled on USS Carl Vinson confusionWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierMultiple reporters grilled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer about the Trump administration's statements on the location of the USS Carl Vinson. Tags. Wire · Cnn · Politics. ×. Post a comment as. Emoticons. [smile]; [beam]; [wink]; [sad]; [cool ...and more »

White House deflects responsibility for aircraft carrier confusion - Politico

White House deflects responsibility for aircraft carrier confusionPoliticoPress secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday the White House does not bear responsibility for public statements indicating that a U.S. aircraft carrier was headed for the Korean Peninsula earlier this month when it was, in fact, sailing in the opposite ...and more »

Where in the world is the USS Carl Vinson? - www.brproud.com;

Where in the world is the USS Carl Vinson? - www.brproud.com

www.brproud.comWhere in the world is the USS Carl Vinson?www.brproud.com(CNN) - The ship that was coming to take on North Korea is making a stopover first. When it was announced that a carrier strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson was being deployed to the Korean Peninsula, it was seen as a ratcheting up of tensions ...and more »

Trump's 'armada' for North Korea was actually sailing to Australia - Hindustan Times;

Trump's 'armada' for North Korea was actually sailing to Australia - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesTrump's 'armada' for North Korea was actually sailing to AustraliaHindustan Times“We are sending an armada,” President Donald Trump told a TV news interviewer last week about the US response to provocations from North Korea. “Very powerful. We have submarines. Very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier.” Actually ...and more »

USS Vinson: Mattis explains where the carrier group is going - CBS News;

USS Vinson: Mattis explains where the carrier group is going - CBS News

CBS NewsUSS Vinson: Mattis explains where the carrier group is goingCBS NewsLast Updated Apr 19, 2017 12:43 PM EDT. Last week, amid tensions with North Korea and the possibility that the North might conduct a nuclear or missile test, U.S. officials, including the president, had suggested that the U.S.S. Carl Vinson was headed ...and more »

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia - AsiaOne

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward AustraliaAsiaOneThe US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Sunda Strait, Indonesia on April 15, 2017. Courtesy US Navy/Handout via Reuters. Photo: Reuters. Reuters Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017. WASHINGTON - When US President Donald Trump boasted early last ...and more »

Pence: Misinformation about Carl Vinson's whereabouts not intentional - Yonhap News;

Pence: Misinformation about Carl Vinson's whereabouts not intentional - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsPence: Misinformation about Carl Vinson's whereabouts not intentionalYonhap NewsWASHINGTON, April 19 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump was making the point he's ready to defend allies from North Korea when he said he's sent a Navy strike group to the region, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday, following revelations ...and more »

Oops – US carrier heading for Korea - Asia Times;

Oops – US carrier heading for Korea - Asia Times

Asia TimesOops – US carrier heading for KoreaAsia TimesThe deployment of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group has been extended by a month so the warships can conduct presence operations off the coast of Korea, the commander of the strike group has said in a message to his crew. The action follows ...and more »

US Aircraft Carrier Revelation Leaves South Koreans Feeling Cheated - New York Times;

US Aircraft Carrier Revelation Leaves South Koreans Feeling Cheated - New York Times

New York TimesUS Aircraft Carrier Revelation Leaves South Koreans Feeling CheatedNew York TimesThe aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, right, in the Indian Ocean last week. Credit U.S. Department of Defense. SEOUL, South Korea — When news broke less than two weeks ago that the Trump administration was sending the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the ...and more »

As Korea tensions deepen, Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment extended - 13newsnow.com;

As Korea tensions deepen, Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment extended - 13newsnow.com

13newsnow.comAs Korea tensions deepen, Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment extended13newsnow.com(Navy Times)-- The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group's deployment has been extended by 30 days to patrol the waters off the Korean Peninsula as tensions deepen on with the rogue North Korean regime. Strike Group boss Rear Adm. James Kilby made the ...and more »

The Not So Great Armada - Sputnik International;

The Not So Great Armada - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalThe Not So Great ArmadaSputnik InternationalThe recent battle of words between the US and North Korea included both implicit and explicit threats of military action. The Not So Great Armada. Last week, US President Donald Trump boasted that he had sent an "armada" to the shores of North Korea as ...and more »

Who Is Carl Vinson? - Daily Caller

Who Is Carl Vinson?Daily CallerThe USS Carl Vinson sailed into prominence last week during the tense standoff with North Korea, but many were left asking “Who is Carl Vinson?” Other aircraft carriers are named for iconic U.S. presidents such as John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, ...and more »

USS Carl Vinson isn't anywhere near North Korea: Incompetence or political theater? - SOFREP (press release) (subscription);

USS Carl Vinson isn't anywhere near North Korea: Incompetence or political theater? - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)USS Carl Vinson isn't anywhere near North Korea: Incompetence or political theater?SOFREP (press release) (subscription)A week ago, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group was being diverted from its scheduled operations in Australia to head directly for the Korean peninsula amid ever-increasing tension ...and more »

The Curious Case of Trump's Misplaced Aircraft Carrier - Vanity Fair;

The Curious Case of Trump's Misplaced Aircraft Carrier - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairThe Curious Case of Trump's Misplaced Aircraft CarrierVanity FairIt was a military move heralded worldwide: The Trump administration was sending the U.S.S. Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to the Sea of Japan as a warning to the nutbag in North Korea. And it was totally bogus. The errant mix of government deceit or ...and more »

US backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards North Korea - Business Standard;

US backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards North Korea - Business Standard

Business StandardUS backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards North KoreaBusiness StandardA US aircraft carrier and other warships, which President Donald Trump said were sent to the Korean Peninsula last week as a warning, did not sail towards North Korea — but went in the opposite direction, it has emerged. USS Carl Vinson aircraft ...and more »

China hits 'provocative' US - NEWS.com.au;

China hits 'provocative' US - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auChina hits 'provocative' USNEWS.com.auCHINA has criticised the US for being “provocative” about North Korea as Vice President Mike Pence says “the sword stands ready” to deal with the problem. China has avoided directly criticising the United States for lying about the course of its ...and more »

Trump's missing 'armada' finally heading to Korea — and may stay a while - Washington Post;

Trump's missing 'armada' finally heading to Korea — and may stay a while - Washington Post

Washington PostTrump's missing 'armada' finally heading to Korea — and may stay a whileWashington PostBEIJING — It was supposed to be steaming toward North Korea more than a week ago, an “armada” signaling American resolve. Then it wasn't. Now, it seems the USS Carl Vinson may finally be heading north. “Our deployment has been extended 30 days to ...and more »

Trump's threatened 'armada' heads away from North Korea - The Times of Israel;

Trump's threatened 'armada' heads away from North Korea - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelTrump's threatened 'armada' heads away from North KoreaThe Times of IsraelThe USS Carl Vinson aircraft supercarrier takes part in a joint US-India naval exercise in the Indian Ocean, April 16, 2012. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Public domain/Wikimedia Commons) ...and more »

USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula - UPI.com;

USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula - UPI.com

UPI.comUSS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean PeninsulaUPI.comU.S. Navy and White House officials said the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, seen here in the Sunda Strait near Indonesia on Saturday, and its three support ships were not deployed to the Korean Peninsula as initially reported, but instead sent to ...and more »