Iran Admits Recession After U.S. Sanctions Worse than Expected

The Iranian government published a report on Sunday showing the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 4.9 percent over the fiscal year ending March 21. The announcement revealed Iran’s economy contracted much more sharply than anticipated after U.S. sanctions were reimposed by President Donald Trump.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) arrives to attend a ceremony marking the country's annual army day in Tehran, on April 18, 2019. - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle East states on April 18 to "drive back Zionism", in an Army Day tirade against the Islamic republic's archfoe Israel. …

Nikki Haley at TPUSA Event: Trump Right to Push Mexico ‘to a Place that’s Uncomfortable’

Nikki Haley, former United States ambassador to the United Nations, spoke at Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit on Friday night, telling student attendees that President Donald Trump was right to have “pushed these countries to a place that’s uncomfortable.” She added that Mexico’s reaching a deal with the United States “that quick” is a sign “that so many other things can be fixed, too.”

Nikki Haley speaks at Turning Point USA's Young Women's Leadership Summit.

Zumwalt: The Greatest Threat to the Trump/Kim Summit

With the second summit on February 27-28 between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un – this time in Vietnam – the question to be asked is: Who holds the high ground when the two leaders negotiate the issue of Pyongyang terminating its nuclear and missile programs?

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