On Tuesday, the network morning shows were delighted by the news that diplomat David Rank had resigned from his post as Acting U.S. Ambassador to China over President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. Only the United States, Syria and Nicaragua (which didn't think the agreement went far enough, environmentally) did not.
On NBC's Today, co-host Matt Lauer proclaimed to viewers: "There is some more fallout this morning over President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement".
Lukens said in an email that he did not obtain clearance from the State Department for the tweets he posted on Sunday on the embassy's Twitter account because it was standard practice to express support to a host country after a terrorist attack.
He was No. 2 at the embassy, in charge pending the arrival of Trump's new ambassador to China, former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, who was confirmed by the Senate last month.
As President Donald Trump strains alliances and relationships around the world, some of the nation's top career diplomats are breaking publicly with him, in what amounts to a quiet revolt by a cadre of public servants known for their professional discretion.
From 2011 to 2012, he was political counsellor at the USA embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, and was director of the State Department's bureau of Afghanistan Affairs. Lewis Lukens is the top US diplomat in the United Kingdom because the Trump administration has not yet nominated an ambassador. So he has resigned.
BEIJING-The top-ranking US diplomat in Beijing resigned over President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, depleting already thinned-out State Department ranks and depriving Washington of one of its most experienced China hands. "She gushed: ".he reportedly said that as, quote, 'a parent, patriot, and a Christian, ' he could not in good conscience play a roll in implementing Mr. Trump's decision".
President Xi Jinping had urged Donald Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris accord, but said that his country and France must "protect" the deal. Under the Obama administration, climate change was incorporated into the daily business of diplomacy at every level, and Rank was known for his personal concern about the environment.
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JOHN KARL: Yeah, this is the second time in two days, this is now the latest. So something of a revolt in the foreign service.
The Trump administration has been stepping up efforts to rally worldwide support for driving up pressure on the North. Tillerson's New Zealand stopover came after he visited Australia with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
Carrying placards with various inscriptions, the protesters chanted "Prosecute Goldman Sachs" and "Shame on you Goldman Sachs". US officials also said Venezuela's government may not be able to depend much longer on deals like the one with Goldman Sachs.
On May 19, Reuters reported that Trump denied asking Comey to drop the probe and decried a "witch hunt" against him. Despite the Post's sourcing, its report did not provide documented evidence of Trump's requests.
Mr Corbyn said Labour was "not looking to do deals with anybody" when asked if he would seek the support of the SNP. She added she would continue to work for a Labour party that "once again can deserve your confidence".
"Flynn was considered a close Trump adviser". "They can be in Russian Federation , in Asia. even in America, Latin America". Later in the interview Mr Putin also addressed claims that alleged he had collected a pre-campaign dossier on Mr Trump.
We would pay good money to hear the "clunk" that accompanied the impact but we'll just have to make do with the fantastic visual. He replied: "In football you can't be sure of nothing [sic], but I still have a contract for another season".
Vaughan joins other mayors from cities such as New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In the African country of Mali, many see global warming as the reason for a protracted drought.
But the rate declined mainly because people stopped looking for work last month and so were no longer counted as unemployed. Some economists pointed out that the retirement of baby boomers would continue to press down labor-force participation.
The Brent futures LCOc1 fell 0.8 percent to $50.24 per barrel, near its three-week low of $49.81 set on Wednesday. Against the yen, the USA dollar fell to two week lows and last changed hands at 110.44 yen, down 0.8 per cent.
She previously pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact for helping dispose of her daughter's body. Prosecutors allege McCarthy killed Bella because he believed her to be possessed by demons.
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