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 ...

Philippines: Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance - The Detroit News

Manila, Philippines — U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing “a warm, working relationship,” a Filipino official said Sunday.

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 ...

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 ...

White House Defends Trump Invitation to Rodrigo Duterte - Boise Weekly

In 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.

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 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 ...

Duterte invited to visit America - Tempo

United States President Donald Trump has invited President Duterte to visit the White House to advance the improving alliance between the two countries. Trump extended his invitation to Duterte during a “friendly” phone conversation that also tackled ...

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 ...

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 ...

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..

President Trump will meet with Filipino President Duterte, who says he doesn't 'care about human rights' - The Week Magazine

President Trump has invited controversial Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington to reaffirm the U.S.-Philippines alliance, the White House said Saturday. The two leaders spoke by phone, and Trump "enjoyed the conversation," expressing his ...

Donald Trump invites Rodrigo Duterte to Washington - PoliticalLore.com

Donald Trump during the phone conversation expressed his desire to welcome Rodrigo Duterte in Washington. The official statement of the White House confirmed that fact and added that American leader enjoyed the Saturday conversation with the Filipino ...