FAST FIVE: 3 Things That Trump Just Did That Are Absolutely Confounding The Pundits
And this could be just the beginning of big things for Grenell, because he is reportedly one of the top choices to become the next US ambassador to the United Nations- Grenell, known for his hawkish views on national security, is also currently under consideration to be Trump's ambassador to the U.N., three US officials tell NBC News, after Trump's previous pick for the job, Heather Nauert, withdrew from consideration over the weekend.
#2 It is being reported that President Trump was rushing to transfer “highly sensitive US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia”.
The press release is in conjunction with the announcement of an investigation into the allegations. The plan, which reportedly involved former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Kushner and Trump fundraiser Thomas Barrack, would see the development of “dozens of nuclear power plants” in a “Middle East Marshall Plan” through IP3 – a private US company which has “assembled a consortium of US companies to build nuclear plants in Saudi Arabia.” #3 President Trump is accusing Cuba of having troops in Venezuela as he continues to pave the way for a potential war.
However, Trump is not just threatening Venezuela at this point. Now he is accusing Cuba of having troops in the country, and he had some very strong words for them on Tuesday. The following comes from Reuters- Cuba denied on Tuesday it has security forces in Venezuela and charged the statements were part of an orchestrated campaign of lies paving the way for military intervention in the South American country.
US President Donald Trump and members of the administration have charged that Cuba's security forces and military control Venezuela's and that troops are also on the ground there.