FROM Vivian Salama
President Trump welcomed to Paris for Bastille Day celebrations President Trump renewed ties with Europe today in Paris, where he's gone to celebrate Bastille Day with French President Emanuel Macron. He also made his first public comment about the growing controversy over his son Donald, Jr. "I have a son who’s a great young man – fine person. He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer. It lasted a very short period and nothing came of it – and it's a meeting most people in politics would have taken" Vivian Salama is White House reporter for the Associated Press , in Paris with President Trump. She has more on the president’s comments about his son and his discussions with Macron.
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The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
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.
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