FROM Justin Sink
Obama Welcomes Canadian Leader to Divisive US Politics For the first time in 19 years, the Prime Minister of Canada will get an official White House dinner tonight. Justin Trudeau joined the President this morning in a lengthy press conference , and both got questions about Donald Trump. We hear more from Justin Sink, who covers the White House for Bloomberg News .
Major Corporations Pledge to Reduce Carbon Footprints At the White House today, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted 13 of America's largest companies for what's called " The American Business Act on Climate Pledge ." In advance of this year's climate change summit in Paris, they've promised $140 billion in new investments to reduce their carbon footprints. Justin Sink is White House correspondent for Bloomberg News.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.