Alahednews Alahednews Bernie Sanders Is Running For US President In 2020 Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. United States: 16 States Sue Trump over Emergency Wall Declaration Sixteen American states filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund his promised wall along the coun Heather Nauert, Trump’s Choice for UN Ambassador, Withdraws Trump’s choice for UN ambassador, Heather Nauert withdraws for family reasons. Trump To Declare National Emergency As He Signs Watered-Down Wall Funding Bill Trump will sign a spending bill that denies him funding for a border wall. Pompeo: Hezbollah is Definitely More Powerful than before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo feared what he called “the growing influence of the Hezbollah in Lebanon.’ Record Scored: US National Debt Tops $22 Trillion The US national debt has climbed above $22 trillion. It is projected to continue rising by a trillion each year over the next decade. US Senator: Trump «May Not Even Be Free Person» by 2020 Presidential Election Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren suggested that Trump might be in jail by 2020 US Presidential Elections. Acting Pentagon Chief Arrives in Afghanistan for Unannounced Visit Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan on Monday for an unannounced visit. Trump Misses Senate Deadline to Report on Khashoggi Killing The US president maintains his discretion to decline to act on congressional committee requests. Hypersonic Arms Race: US in Competition with China, Russia to Develop Missile USAF said the US is close to developing a hypersonic missile. US in Touch With Venezuelan Military, Mulls New Sanctions on Maduro The US would lift sanctions if Venezuelan military recognizes Guaido as president. US Admiral Wants To «Push First» Against Russian Ships US would gain an advantage by making the first move. US May Dump Patriot Sales to Turkey in Event of Russian S-400 Purchase The US will halt the process of selling the Patriot systems if Turkey proceeds with the purchase of Russian-made S-400. Kushner, Greenblatt to Tour Middle-East, Touting «Economics» of Plan The February visit is unlikely to garner support without guarantees on political aspect of deal. WSJ: US Troops to Withdraw from Syria by End of April The US military is eyeing the end of April as the target date to pull-out its forces from Syria. US Lawmaker Questions Arms Sales to Saudi-UAE Coalition in Yemen Eliot Engel asked whether Congress should consider adding restrictions on weapons sales to the Saudi-UAE coalition in Yemen. Tulsi Gabbard: Assad Is Not the Enemy of the US Gabbard said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not the enemy of the United States. US Lawmakers Criticize Saudi Arabia, Ask About Weapons Restrictions US lawmakers questioned whether Congress should consider more restrictions on weapons sales to the Saudi-led coalition. Hillary Clinton: INF Treaty Withdrawal a ’Gift to Putin’ Clinton slammed the Trump administration’s decision to pull out from the INF Treaty as a ’gift to [Russian President] Putin’. Trump Delivers SOTU, Speaks of Border Wall, Venezuela, Future Summit Trump delivered his second SOTU address after the speech was postponed by Pelosi for almost two weeks over the government shutdown. Hostile Mood Prevails before Trump’s SOTU Even Begins Trump promised an optimistic SOTU speech amid hostile mood in Washington. Bullied Boy Named Trump Will Be US President’s Guest at Annual Speech A bullied boy named Trump will be the US president’s guest to his annual speech. US Prepares To Start Building Portion of Texas Border Wall The US government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. Leaked Docs Reveal Trump’s Schedule Secret Trump spent more than half of his last 3 months in what White House staffers describe as “executive time”. US to Deploy Additional 3,750 Soldier to Mexican Border The Pentagon announced a deployment of about 3,750 troops to the US border with Mexico.