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    Breaking: Tillerson cancels his NATO meeting but going to Russia in APR

    Maddow just announced this from REUTERS. Reuters hasn't put it up yet.

    This is just getting more bizarre. I'm pretty speechless right this minute. WHY Russia before NATO? Anyone wanna take this on?? Because Putin gave him a MEDAL??

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    Yeah just saw that....Totally idiotic....How are the trump goons going to spin this?
    Quote Originally Posted by cpicturetaker12 View Post
    Maddow just announced this from REUTERS. Reuters hasn't put it up yet.

    This is just getting more bizarre. I'm pretty speechless right this minute. WHY Russia before NATO? Anyone wanna take this on?? Because Putin gave him a MEDAL??

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    WORLD NEWS | Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 9:53pm EDT
    Exclusive: Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April - sources

    By Arshad Mohammed and John Walcott | WASHINGTON

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putting Moscow's concerns ahead of theirs.

    Tillerson intends to miss what would be his first meeting in Brussels with the 28 NATO members to attend President Donald Trump's expected April 6-7 talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, four current and former U.S. officials said.

    The decisions to skip the NATO meeting and to visit Moscow risked feeding a perception that Trump may be putting U.S. dealings with big powers before those of smaller nations that depend on Washington for their security, said two former U.S. officials.

    Trump has often praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Tillerson worked with Russia's government for years as a top executive at Exxon Mobil Corp, and has questioned the wisdom of sanctions against Russia that he said could harm U.S. businesses.

    State Department spokesman Mark Toner had no immediate comment on whether Tillerson would skip the NATO meeting or visit Russia. Two U.S. officials said Tillerson planned to visit Moscow on April 12...

    Exclusive: Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April - sources | Reuters

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    TRUMP INVITES THE CHINESE PRESIDENT TO FLORIDA ON THE SAME WEEKEND AS 28 NATO COUNTRIES ARE MEETING?? Seriously? I mean SERIOUSLY??

    Is there more than one CHINA and one CHINESE President? What the hell am I missing here people?

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