The president took a personal interest in the case of Edward Gallagher, who was acquitted of charges that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter two years ago.
Washington says Zarif was targeted because he is a ‘key enabler of Ayatollah Khamenei’s policies’
The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on the Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, striking at the main diplomatic channel between Iran and the West.
The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said Zarif had been targeted because he acted on behalf of the supreme leader, Ali Khamenei.
Senators cite overreliance on industry and “lack of transparency.”
The one-term Democrat also served as ambassador to Denmark under presidents George H.W. Bush and Clinton.
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In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on a phone call with Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “uncomfortable wearing shoes”, newly released audio recordings have revealed.
Reagan, the actor turned politician who was a popular two-term president, made the comments in a phone call with the disgraced former president Richard Nixon as the two discussed a 1971 vote by the UN to recognize China, instead of the US ally Taiwan. At the time of the call, Nixon was still president and Reagan was governor of California.
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