US President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House today, for talks expected to focus on their differences over NATO, Russia, global trade and a host of other issues.
"Certainly we do not want to, for things to get to military conflict," the US secretary of state said. "If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe require action, then, that option's on the table."
It was a humiliating setback for Trump, who saw his first attempt at limiting travel from the Muslim world halted by the federal courts last month after it had caused chaos at airports both in the US and abroad.
A federal law from late last year is requiring the military to find ways to reduce taxpayer subsidies for the commissaries that sell food at discount prices to active duty and retired armed service members.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said this week he was ready to get vicious in the war with what he called radical Islam. But he also said he was ready to embrace "moderate Muslims." The leader of "Muslims for Peace" responds.
President Barack Obama is strongly pushing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would create the largest free trade zone in the world. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are falling over each other to distance themselves from the agreement. American farmers don't get that.