President Donald Trump risks driving wedges between the United States and its closest allies, something America can ill-afford. So say lawmakers of both political parties as public disputes have arisen between the White House and Britain as well as Germany. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington.
Concerns about North Korea and its increasingly threatening behavior dominated discussions during U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first trip to Asia, which included stops in Japan, South Korea and China. The administration of Donald Trump is looking for a new way forward on the issues and clearly finding a way to work together with China on the issue is key. VOA’s Nike Ching has more from Beijing.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, will have his moment in the spotlight Monday when the Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings. Gorsuch is a solid conservative jurist who has strong Republican support in the Senate. But many opposition Democrats are preparing tough questions, as we hear from VOA National correspondent Jim Malone.