State Department

Hillary Clinton "ready to come out of the woods."

 04/03/2017 - 03:07
Former First Lady and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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Hillary Clinton came out Friday with her strongest criticism of US President Donald Trump since he took power in January, making fun of his office"s use of "alternative facts" and slamming as a "grave mistake" his plan for budget cuts to health, development and particularly diplomacy.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:00am
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Former First Lady and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

"A Story to Tell": Flynn ready to testify in exchange for immunity

 03/31/2017 - 03:53
Michael Flynn, then National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 February 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is ready to testify, in exchange for immunity, before the FBI and members of Congress investigating possible links between Russia and the election campaign team of President Donald Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:45am
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Michael Flynn, then National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 February 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Trump creates commission to seek solutions to opiate addiction epidemic

 03/30/2017 - 03:09
US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

[OP-ED]: The national slush fund

 03/27/2017 - 09:29
El presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump (i), y la administradora de los Centros de los programas de seguros de salud Medicare y Medicaid, Seema Verma (d), durante un panel sobre el plan sanitario republicano en la Sala Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca en Washington, Estados Unidos,
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There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:30am
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President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday redoubled their efforts to try and secure the necessary votes to pass their healthcare reform bill in the House of Representatives later this week.

State Department Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

 03/24/2017 - 10:44
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Trump continues to deliver on his electoral promises, or at least that's what it looks like.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:30am
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Rex Tillerson: 'I didn't want this job …"

 03/22/2017 - 03:17
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday met in Washington with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and various lawmakers. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Rex Tillerson will miss Nato talks for China meeting and visit to Russia

 03/21/2017 - 03:46
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL
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The U.S. secretary of state is reportedly considering skipping what would have been his first meeting of NATO foreign ministers in April to attend President Trump’s expected talks with the Chinese president.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL

Pedro Cortés: 'A historical election in Pennsylvania'

 10/16/2015 - 18:32
Sec. Pedro Cortés  was nominated for his current position by Governor Tom Wolf last January and confirmed by the Senate in June, making him the longest serving secretary in the state’s history. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News

During the first few months leading the State Department he focused on empowering the electoral process and ensuring that those eligible to vote have a significant opportunity to do so before the upcoming November 3rd elections.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:09pm
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Sec. Pedro Cortés  was nominated for his current position by Governor Tom Wolf last January and confirmed by the Senate in June, making him the longest serving secretary in the state’s history. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News

Pedro Cortés: 'Una elección histórica en Pensilvania'

 10/16/2015 - 18:17
Pedro Cortés: 'Una elección histórica en Pensilvania'
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Con el reciente registro de votantes por internet que ha superado las expectativas, la labor del Secretario de Estado Pedro Cortés se ha abierto paso a un sin fin de posibilidades.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:09pm
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