Joe Biden was not in the banquet hall for the Iowa Democratic Party's blockbuster fundraiser on Sunday where 19 of his party's presidential candidates spoke. But he was present in the veiled criticism from several of his rivals. Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: The infighting among Dems will be heavy.
The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch fence, including wider and stronger pickets. Baltimore Sun
Nevada's top federal prosecutor isn't ruling out the possibility filing cases related to marijuana, but he says it's not at the top of his list... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: The law is the law.


Kamala Harris offered perhaps her most vehement justification yet for her prosecutorial career on Saturday, saying she sought to reshape a criminal justice system that many minorities consider fundamentally biased against them. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Harris is not moving the liberal polls.
This is not the first time that President Trump, frustrated by his inability to curb a surge of migration from Central America, has threatened Mexico with drastic punishment only to back down. In March, he vowed to close all or large parts of the southwest border to stop people and drugs heading... LA Times
VOA VIEW: The liberals send a tainted message - they hate Trump success.
President Trump called Nixon’s White House Counsel John Dean a “sleazebag” in a tweet Sunday. The president once again hammered Democrats for wanting a “Redo, or Do Over” on the heels of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation wrapping up. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) is kicking off a series of Mueller-related hearings... New York Post
WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a statement Sunday... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Republicans would be foolish to hit Trump.
Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump? New York Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are at a loss.
Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought - Trump will win big in 2020.


"Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: China would be wise sitting out any confrontation.
U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts. Rueters
The president's speech came one day after Mexico and the United States reached a deal to reduce the number of migrants moving through Mexico into the United States, averting tariffs that could have caused economic chaos on both sides of the border. San Diego Tribune
Donald Trump said Mexico agreed to steps that were "not mentioned" in his announcement and he would make those public "at the appropriate time."        USA Today
VOA VIEW: Time will tell all in Trump's favor.

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Sites are among the last major English-language foreign news outlets that have now been blocked Washington Post
VOA VIEW: Foolish!
17 U.S. automakers wrote to President Trump and California Gov. Gavin Newsom, urging them to “resurrect” talks and find consensus. Washington Post
At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America. But Edwin Sabillon Orellana of Honduras said he and his family will stick with ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Foolish losers.


As the signs leading up to this vacationer's paradise along I-95 at the border between North and South Carolina say: "Pedro likes!" President Trump reached a deal with Mexico to stem the invasion of illegal aliens streaming into the United States. Caravans would be lawfully ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi cannot win over Trump.
President Donald Trump says it's "case closed," but Democrats are just getting started with Robert Mueller. ABC
VOA VIEW: The Mueller Repost was read in Congress by the Dems already.
Trump says he may renew his tariff threat if the U.S. ally doesn't cooperate. ABC
A Japanese PM will visit Tehran for the first time since the Islamic Revolution ABC
VOA VIEW: Iran will lose any confrontation with the US.
Clashes break out after a huge march against a law some fear could let China target opponents. BBC

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Citing a lack of funds, the agency which cares for migrant children in U.S. custody recently moved to end legal, educational and recreational activities. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems must wake up.
President Trump has claimed that Mexico agreed to buy "large quantities" of American agricultural products as part of an agreement to curb migration CBS
Candidate and then President Trump has repeatedly attacked the news media, calling stories he dislikes "fake news," while also spreading false statements from the lectern and via Twitter. CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, who has been called the "enemy of the people" by the president, says the press corps' responsibility these days is not just to call balls and strikes, but also fouls. He talks with his colleague, CBS News' White House correspondent Chip Reid, about the role of the press corps today, and about his new book, "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." CBS
VOA VIEW: Acosta is an idiot.

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Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the agreement U.S. and Mexican officials reached over the weekend to avoid tariffs. CBS
VOA VIEW: China should be very scared.
It's been a wild ride for stocks as trade tantrums and global growth fears have ignited a surge of bearish sentiment around the markets. But, a top technician says the charts are signalling new highs could come sooner than investors think. CNBC
The People's Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation's ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China may be cutting their own throat.
U.S. military officials say an American vehicle has struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Not good.
US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he would “push back” against the party’s leadership.In a recording leaked to the Washington Post, the US secretary of state was asked what he would do if Corbyn were to be elected as prime minister, after sustained criticism over Labour’s handling of accusations of antisemitism within the party. Guardian
The protests, scheduled for June 25 and 26, will coincide with the launching of the US-led economic workshop in Bahrain. Jerusalem Post
VOA VIEW: Palestinians are acting like the fools they are.
Youths marching through the Muslim Quarter began their parade with boisterous singing and dancing outside Damascus Gate, singing various Jewish songs of praise. Jerusalem Post
Mexico has yet to expand the number of border crossings where U.S.-bound asylum seekers must be returned to Mexican territory to await processing, despite a deal announced on Friday calling for an immediate expansion, three officials told Reuters. Reuters
Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare. Reuters
VOA VIEW: The Dems look like fools.
UK Work and Pensions Minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday she would support Jeremy Hunt in the race to be the next prime minister. Reuters
American Airlines is extending its cancellations of Boeing 737 Max flights through the beginning of September. UPI
Texas will become the 15th state to raise the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. UPI
VOA VIEW: It will be hard to control.
North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is foolish to allow NK knock Trump.

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