Political Nuggets

2-23-2018 Political Nuggets….

 Washington Brief The Trump administration plans to announce what is being billed as the largest package of sanctions against North Korea, as Washington pressures Pyongyang regarding its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, according to an unnamed senior administration official. President Donald Trump is expected to talk about the new sanctions […]

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2-22-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Survivors of school shootings and family members of victims shared their stories and calls for action during a public event at the White House with President Donald Trump that gave voice to the emotional debate over how to respond to the latest school shooting. Trump said he would […]

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2-21-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief New sealed criminal charges have been filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office in the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and former campaign aide Rick Gates. The single-page document did not reveal the nature of the charges, but Mueller’s office may have […]

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2-20-2018 Political Nuggets….

 Washington Brief White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump is “supportive of efforts” to strengthen background checks for gun purchases. She said Trump has spoken with Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who have been working together on background check legislation […]

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2-19-2018 Highlights from Last Week….

  Week in Review Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies were charged with a plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The indictment, brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said that by early-to-mid 2016, the Russian efforts included supporting Donald Trump’s campaign and disparaging Hillary Clinton’s. Steve Bannon met […]

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2-16-2018 Political Nuggets…..

Washington Brief Thirteen Russians were charged with a plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda – interference that special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment said started as early as 2014. The indictment said that by early-to-mid 2016, the Russians’ effort included supporting Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and disparaging […]

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