“I will do all in my power to support the Biden Administration’s decision to sell F-16s to the Turkish Air Force,” says the senator following his trip to Türkiye.
Plans to modernise Türkiye's aerial fleet "are in the works" and they need to go through "contracting processes," says Celeste Wallander, a senior defence official at Pentagon.
A growing number of US Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceedings, pushing back with both political and constitutional arguments.
Without President Trump's signature on the coronavirus aid bill, about 14 million people will lose unemployment benefits on Saturday, and a partial government shutdown will begin on Tuesday.
Never has the Senate confirmed a Supreme Court nominee so close to a presidential election.
Ankara has condemned a deal entailing oil extraction, processing and trade between Delta Crescent Energy and the PYD/YPG-linked SDF in Syria, saying it is equivalent to financing terrorism.
Both the US Senate and House efforts are expected to include changes to police accountability laws, such as revising immunity provisions, and creating a database of police use-of-force incidents.
It is believed that Kim Jong Un has been found in the eastern city of Wonsan amid speculation that his health is failing.
On Saturday, Turkey's Defence Minister said the ceasefire was still holding, and no violations had taken place since the agreement came into effect on Thursday, March 5.
Democrats are seeking to have the Senate subpoena former adviser John Bolton to testify against President Trump, but Republicans threatened to demand that presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, also testify.
Little to no signs were seen that Democrat arguments had changed any minds among Republican senators who control the chamber.
Riyadh will withdraw its cadets receiving military training in US following an investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a naval base that US Attorney General William Barr branded "an act of terrorism."
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