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WASHINGTON | Can we talk? Trump’s riding high _ and he’s got a lot to say

WASHINGTON— Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late. He’s inviting reporters up to his private cabin on Air Force One. He’s calling in to his favorite shows. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Can we talk? Trump’s riding high _ and he’s got a lot to say

WASHINGTON | US appoints veteran envoy for Afghan peace effort

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has named veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad as a special adviser on seeking reconciliation in war-battered Afghanistan. Pompeo made the announcement on Tuesday as Khalilzad joined him on a trip to Pakistan and India. Pompeo was speaking to reporters aboard his plane. An Afghan native, Khalilzad was tapped by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US appoints veteran envoy for Afghan peace effort