Vivian Salama, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Vivian Salama

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Vivian:

Trump administration informs Congress it is withdrawing from World Health Organization

The Trump administration has notified Congress that it is formally withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

US domestic air travel sees 'virtual shutdown' as more restrictions are being discussed

Travel restrictions, orders to stay home, TSA officers testing positive for coronavirus and public fear are killing demand for air travel, which could make a domestic travel ban under consideration → Read More

US domestic air travel sees 'virtual shutdown' as more restrictions are being discussed

Travel restrictions, orders to stay home, TSA officers testing positive for coronavirus and public fear are killing demand for air travel, which could make a domestic travel ban under consideration → Read More

U.S. Looks at Cuts to Military Aid to Iraq if Troops Are Asked to Leave

The State Department and the Department of Defense have discussed the $250 million in military assistance funds in emails reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. → Read More

Trump Risks Further Isolation as Macron Relationship Sours

The deterioration of President Trump’s relationship with his French counterpart risks leaving the U.S. leader further isolated. → Read More

Trump Signs Bill Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters

President Trump signed a bill designed to show solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. He previously expressed reservations over its potential to complicate U.S.-China trade talks. → Read More

Trump Sends Regards to Departed ‘Mr. Tough Guy’ Bolton

President Trump said Wednesday he is looking at five potential candidates to replace his ousted national security adviser, John Bolton, and wished Mr. Bolton well—but only after slamming his views on a range of foreign-policy issues. → Read More

Trump's Lead Negotiator on Arab-Israeli Peace Plan to Leave White House

President Trump’s lead negotiator on his highly anticipated Arab-Israeli peace plan will be leaving the White House soon, throwing further into question the administration’s efforts to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. → Read More

Trump Says Companies, Not Trade Policies, to Blame for Business Setbacks

President Trump rejected the notion that his trade policies were having a negative impact on the U.S. economy, instead blaming “badly run and weak companies” for any business setbacks and again urging the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. → Read More

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo

The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him. → Read More

White House Told Officials to Go Easy on China Over Hong Kong

The Trump administration offered guidance to officials to maintain a measured response to antigovernment protests in Hong Kong over fears that any public statements favoring demonstrators would derail U.S. efforts to get a trade deal with China. → Read More

Trump Vows Apple Won’t Get Exemptions from Tariffs

President Trump said his administration won’t give Apple Inc. waivers from tariffs for Mac Pro-computer parts made in China, saying the only way the tech giant can avoid trade penalties is to make them in the U.S. → Read More

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House

President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting. → Read More

Vice President Pence to Postpone Policy Address on China Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his planned speech to avoid stoking additional tensions ahead of President Trump’s meeting with President Xi Jinping later next week. → Read More

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan

As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China. → Read More

Sarah Sanders, Trump’s Spokeswoman, to Leave White House

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, President Trump said on Twitter. → Read More

Trump Says Fed Policy Makers Have Become ‘Very Disruptive’

President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has given China a competitive advantage over the U.S. with its monetary policy, adding that it’s clear some officials haven’t listened to his advice to cut interest rates. → Read More

Trump Says Crime Bill Will Damage Biden’s 2020 Chances

President Trump kept up his attacks on Joe Biden, currently a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, saying that his ties to the 1994 crime bill will sink his campaign with black voters. → Read More

Trump Says He Doesn’t Think North Korean Missile Tests Violate U.N. Resolution

President said recent small-missile tests by North Korea were possibly just an effort to get attention, and he said he wasn’t bothered by the tests. He also acknowledged disagreement with his advisers. → Read More

Trump Pardons Media Baron Conrad Black in Fraud Case

President Trump granted a pardon to the media baron Lord Conrad Black, whose fraud case “attracted broad support from many high-profile individuals who have vigorously vouched for his exceptional character,” the White House said. → Read More