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Iran Responds to Trump on Nuclear Deal: U.S. Criticism ‘Worn Out’

U.S. and Iranian officials traded criticisms over compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal on Thursday, following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s certification to Congress that Iran was following the letter of the deal but could still merit sanctions for its “alarming ongoing provocations” across the Middle East, including sponsorship of terrorism.

On Tuesday, January 31, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conducted a swearing-in of Elaine Chao as the Transportation Secretary, in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

VP Pence on American Pastor Jailed in Turkey: ‘Andrew’s Release’ Is ‘Extremely Important’ to White House

American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been imprisoned in Turkey for more than six months after he was detained for what government officials said was his membership in an “armed terrorist organization,” but now Vice President Mike Pence has reached out to Brunson’s wife, Norine, and pledged the U.S. is working on securing her husband’s release.

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Gorka: Story That Secretary of State Tillerson Refuses Eye Contact with Diplomats Is ‘Fake News’

On Friday’s Breitbart News Daily, SiriusXM host Alex Marlow read Dr. Sebastian Gorka a quote from a Washington Post article about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: “Many career diplomats say they still have not met him, and some have been instructed not to speak to him directly or even make eye contact.” Gorka laughed and dismissed this assertion as “fake news.”

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Skips NATO Meeting, Will Visit Moscow in April

Reuters reported on Tuesday, based on information from “four current and former U.S. officials,” that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers on April 5th and 6th so he can remain in Washington for the scheduled visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Tillerson will then visit Russia later in April, according to the itinerary described by these sources.