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10-17-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready to issue a report on his Russia investigation after the November midterm elections amid pressure from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to wrap up the probe, according to sources. Mueller is close to making findings on whether there was collusion between Russia and Trump’s 2016 campaign, and […]

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10-16-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief As Saudi Arabia prepares an alternative explanation for journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance, Prince Khalid bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States and the younger brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, will not be returning to Washington after leaving last week, according to two unnamed sources. The Saudis also canceled their […]

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10-15-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Trump is expected to name Pat Cipollone, a former Justice Department attorney under President George H.W. Bush, to succeed White House counsel Don McGahn, according to a source. He’s expected to start the job within two weeks. (Politico) President Donald Trump said in a wide-ranging interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that he could impose […]

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10-15-2018 Highlights from Last Week….

Week in Review The Trump administration Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will leave her post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced alongside her Tuesday. Dina Powell, a Goldman Sachs executive who previously served in the Trump administration as deputy national security adviser, has withdrawn from consideration to succeed […]

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