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Next President of the United Fates of America
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/do...icy-231188

Before Donald Trump won the presidency, Democratic foreign policy circles hummed with talk that an outgoing President Barack Obama could take a last stab at peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. There also was a strong expectation that Obama would push hard for Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

But now that they're on the verge of power, Trump aides say Obama shouldn't even think about taking such steps.
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"On big, transformative issues where President Obama and President-elect Trump are not in alignment, I don’t think it’s in keeping with the spirit of the transition ... to try to push through agenda items that are contrary to the president-elect’s positions," a Trump national security adviser told POLITICO on Thursday. "It's not going to be just counterproductive, but it will also send mixed messages."

Presidential transitions are often fraught, messy affairs, especially

http://theduran.com/donald-trump-schedul...mir-putin/

BREAKING: Donald Trump scheduled to speak with Vladimir Putin
Sergey Gladysh
11 mins ago
November 13, 2016
Donald Trump remains determined to work closely with Russia and is not interested in regime change in Syria, interview reveals.

In his first post-election interview with The Wall Street Journal, President-elect Donald Trump thanked Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for sending him a “beautiful” letter of congratulations and said that the two are scheduled to speak over the phone.
 
In the same interview Donald Trump hinted at withdrawing support for rebels in Syria, instead opting for cooperation with the country’s legitimate government under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad. The Duran has recently reported on Syria’s readiness to work with a Trump-led United States.
Here is what President-elect Donald Trump had to say:
Quote:I’ve had an opposite view of many people regarding Syria.
My attitude was you’re fighting Syria, Syria is fighting ISIS, and you have to get rid of ISIS. Russia is now totally aligned with Syria. Now we’re backing rebels against Syria, and we have no idea who these people are.
On Saturday, Donald Trump also received Brexit’s architect and UKIP leader Nigel Farage at his Trump Tower residence. During what could be considered as Trump’s first meeting with a foreign politicians since becoming the President-elect of the United States, the two spoke of US-UK relations.

While Nigel appears to be thrilled, Britain’s government is now facing a diplomatic crisis over the fact that the views of America’s next president are “in stark contrast” with those of Theresa May. The Telegraph is reporting the following:
Quote:Britain is facing a diplomatic crisis with the US over Donald Trump’s plans to forge an alliance with Vladimir Putin and bolster the Syrian regime.
In a significant foreign policy split, officials admitted that Britain will have some “very difficult” conversations with the President-elect in coming months over his approach to Russia.
The dramatic shift in US policy has prompted significant concern in the Foreign Office, and Britain will use the next three months before Mr Trump enters the White House to try to convince him of the importance of removing President Assad.
Just like the German Defense Minister, who recently warned Donald Trump to stay away from Russia, Britain’s high-level officials are likely to follow a similar tactic to try and convince Donald Trump that Russia and Syria are the bad guys in this world.
It is, however, very unlikely that Trump will take them seriously at least for one simple reason – these people, unlike Putin or Assad, always and publicly considered Trump to be nothing more than a joke, showing no respect and never anticipating that he would become the next president of the United States.
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RE: Next President of the United Fates of America - by Wook - 11-13-2016, 01:35 AM

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