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Russian Federation expels 775 U.S. diplomats over sanctions

Russian Federation expels 775 U.S. diplomats over sanctions

The new package of measures against Russian Federation, passed in Congress last week and set to be signed into law by Trump, would allow the U.S.to impose sanctions on companies that worked on Russia's energy export pipelines. As of Monday, Brussels had not commented the US' sanctions bill and its bearing on European energy firms. Some German business groups are advocating countersanctions against the United States if Trump decides to impose sanctions on European companies.


Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian

Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian

Mueller is reportedly already looking into potential obstruction of justice related to former director James Comey's allegation that Trump asked him to stop the investigation into fired national security adviser Michael Flynn. This both reflects growing impatience within Russian Federation to do something about repeated USA sanctions and public brow-beating of Russian Federation, and a growing recognition among top officials that President Trump's "political impotence" means he's never ...


CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform

CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform

On Sunday night, Axios' Jonathan Swan reported that President Donald Trump will begin making his case for a large-scale overhaul of the tax code, with his sights set on cutting the tax rate on businesses. Mr. Short said that the White House was still pushing to cut the top corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent. "There'll be markups and hearings in the Senate Finance Committee roughly at the same time".


No discussions yet on Shivpal Yadav joining BJP: Amit Shah

No discussions yet on Shivpal Yadav joining BJP: Amit Shah

In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party MLCs Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh today tendered their resignation from the Legislative Council amid possibilities of joining BJP in the state. After Goa and Manipur, and mostly recently in Bihar and Gujarat, the BJP was now trying the same manipulative tactics in UP through misuse of State agencies like CBI and Income Tax department to run a campaign to paint its opponents as corrupt, Ms.


White House media chief Anthony Scaramucci removed from post after 11 days

White House media chief Anthony Scaramucci removed from post after 11 days

Before Scaramucci's 11 days in the position, Mike Dubke had held the job but resigned after just 86 days in the White House. Scaramucci seemed to mirror Trump's braggadocio and NY style-tone during his stint as communications director. His hiring initially led to significant turbulence in the White House with spokesman Sean Spicer tendering his resignation to Trump, citing the former hedge fund manager's alleged unsuitability to lead the White House's public outreach.


Illinois Democrats hand over K-12 school funding bill to Gov. Rauner

Illinois Democrats hand over K-12 school funding bill to Gov. Rauner

Cullerton urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation, which is aimed at making school funding more equitable and ensuring districts have adequate funds to educate students. And neither Democrats nor Republicans want to shoulder the blame should the disagreement continue and schools eventually have to close their doors in the coming months.