A fter the bizarre events this week in Helsinki, the world will be hoping and praying
that the US midterm elections in November can put a restraining brake on the presidency
of Donald Trump. This may happen, but there’s a highly undemocratic reason why ...
D ecades ago a US political cartoonist conveyed a key problem with journalism as
we know it. Basically, the illustration showed a male reporter leaping out of bed
and lacing up his shoes, while overhead a sky full of missiles marked “Political ...
F or someone routinely cast as a clown presiding over an administration in chaos,
Donald Trump has been very consistent about his agenda, and remarkably successful
in achieving it, in the short term at least. By now, it seems clear that Trump has ...
President Trump signed an executive order today mandating for children to stay with
their parents in detention while their asylum claims are processed. This executive
order seeks to modify the Flores Agreement, which states that children should not ...
The first official meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his counterpart
Donald Trump was a fairly casual, unpeopled affair, absent bureaucrats and note takers.
This was what both wanted in Helsinki, men who believe in the gold weighting authority ...
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed
Services Committee, released the following statement today on President Trump’s
meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki:
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Yesterday, I returned from a trip from Europe
where I met with leaders from across the region to seek a more peaceful future for
the United States. We’re working very hard with our allies, and all over the world ...
The Department of Justice today [13/7/18] announced that a grand jury in the District
of Columbia returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The
indictment charges twelve Russian nationals for committing federal crimes that were ...
The Russian Federation has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States
regarding US duties on certain imported steel and aluminium products. The request
was circulated to WTO members on 2 July.