Manafort, Netanyahu and a tragic anniversary in Parkland: The Morning Rundown
"Birthdays, Thanksgiving, holidays, they all hurt," says the mother of a Parkland victim.
“The anniversary for me is really meaningless because every day for me is Feb. 14,” said Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow Pollack, 18, was killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a year ago today. Rhona Wise / AFP - Getty Images file
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"The plane has just crashed in the Andes. For right now, everyone's cooperating, but soon they are going to start thinking about who can be eaten first," said Rick Wilson, a Republican strategist who opposes President Donald Trump.
"The anniversary for me is really meaningless because every day for me is Feb. 14," said Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow Pollack, 18, was killed. "I feel the same way every day about losing my daughter."
Tragically, it has been just seven days since the last school shooting in the United States, according to an NBC News tracker.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu startled Iranians — and even the White House — on Wednesday with a strident call for Israeli-Arab action against Tehran that was translated by his office as urging "war with Iran."
Israeli officials immediately tried to soften the reference by altering the English translation, but the provocative comment was likely to further the perception that Israel, its Gulf Arab neighbors and the United States are interested in using military action to topple the regime.
And it comes at a particularly delicate moment, as the Trump administration uses a U.S.-organized summit in Warsaw and this week's 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution to try to rally the world against the government in Tehran.