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3-1-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) accused the White House of blocking his committee’s demands for documents and witnesses relating to the White House’s security clearance process and said this was the administration’s last chance to comply before his panel would issue subpoenas. Concerns about the granting of a top-secret clearance to Jared Kushner, White House senior adviser and President […]

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2-28-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell apart, with Trump blaming the breakdown on Kim’s insistence that sanctions on Pyongyang be lifted without his commitment to eliminate the country’s nuclear arsenal. Longstanding U.S. policy has insisted that sanctions remain in place unless the North commits to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization […]

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2-27-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, will tell the House Oversight and Reform Committee that Trump knew his longtime associate Roger Stone “was talking with Julian Assange about a WikiLeaks drop of Democratic National Committee emails” during the 2016 campaign, according to his prepared testimony. Cohen is also expected to present the committee with one […]

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