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Senate Republicans are warning Trump about the risks of his plan to get Chinese smartphone giant ZTE back in business

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President Donald Trump expressed a desire to get Chinese smartphone maker ZTE back on track, despite violating US sanctions.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain skeptical that the White House has their eye on the ball, wanting to address the security risks posed by ZTE and other Chinese companies.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are skeptical that President Donald Trump is up to the task of properly assessing and combatting the security risks posed by Chinese smartphone maker ZTE, suggesting the White House is taking a predominantly economic approach to...
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Trump says he would protect Kim Jong Un if North Korea agreed to get rid of nukes

Trump says he would protect Kim Jong Un if North Korea agreed to get rid of nukes

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President Donald Trump on Thursday said North Korea's Kim Jong Un will get "protections that would be very strong" if he gets rid of his country's nukes.
With these remarks, Trump was seemingly attempting to calm Kim and push back on the notion the US would take a Libya-style approach to North Korea by allowing Kim to be taken out.
In late April, White House national security adviser John Bolton said the Trump administration was "looking at the Libya model of 2003, 2004" in terms of North Korea and denuclearization.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said...
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