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Critics see State Department in disarray despite Tillerson's defense
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a forceful defense against reports that he is gutting the State Department , saying he was "offended" by them. He challenged the numbers, accused some reporters of sounding "like the sky was falling," and argued the agency was "functioning very well from my
State Department offering buyouts in move critics say destroys diplomatic corps
A State Department official confirms to ABC News that the department is offering "voluntary buyouts and early retirement incentives" as part of its effort to reduce its own ranks. The Trump administration wants to get rid of 641 employees -- in addition to "normal attrition" -- by the end of 2018,
White House National Security Adviser on Charlottesville: 'Any attack to incite fear is terrorism'
White House National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster joins "This Week" Sunday.
'This Week' Transcript 8-13-17: Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, Anthony Scaramucci
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on August 13, 2017 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS , ABC HOST: Martha Raddatz , thanks. We’re going to bring in now the president’s National Security Adviser, General H.R. McMaster. General McMaster, thanks for joining us this morning. I want
Lawmakers slam Trump's promise to unleash 'fire and fury' on North Korea
Following President Donald Trump's warning to North Korea on Tuesday that the U.S. would unleash "fire and fury" upon the rogue nation if its threats of nuclear warfare continue, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle slammed the president's comments as incendiary and inappropriate. “North Korea
Richard Haass reacts to mixed White House messages on Syria
Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, talks to "GMA" about the U.S. airstrike in Syria, next steps for the Trump administration and the risk of sparking a larger conflict with Russia.
President-Elect Trump Plans for New Administration
ABC News' Jonathan Karl, Martha Raddatz , and Brian Ross preview the first 100 days of Trump's administration.
Richard Haass : 'This is a Very Difficult, Turbulent World'
CFR President Richard Haass, The New Republic's Julia Ioffe, The Wall Street Journal's Carol Lee and ABC News' Martha Raddatz on the turmoil across the globe.
Sunday on 'This Week': Secretary of State John Kerry
With crisis from Ukraine to the Middle East, George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with Secretary of State John Kerry. House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, discusses the latest details on the investigation of the shooting down of Malaysian Air Flight 17. Plus, as ...
Hillary Clinton's Easy Choice On What to Say About 'Hard Choices'
Hillary Clinton appears to have combined answers to tough questions with subtle marketing since the publication of her new memoir “Hard Choices.” She manages to work the words “hard choices” into questions that range from Iraq to Benghazi to the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange. During...