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12-4-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is planning to file memos this week about President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. The prosecutors have reportedly told defense attorneys they are “tying up loose ends” in their investigation into Russian election meddling, […]

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12-4-2018 Republicans across the US are trying to exploit lame-duck sessions before they leave office…(Vox)

Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Scott Walker, is pushing for one last power grab in his final month in office, a move that may signal a larger GOP agitation over newfound Democratic power in some purple states. [The Nation / John Nichols] Shortly after the midterm election, Walker is moving ahead with a sweeping lame-duck agenda, hoping to […]

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12-3-2018 Highlights from Last Week…

Week in Review Passing of 41st president Former President George H.W. Bush – the son of a senator and father of a governor and president – died Friday night at his home in Houston, Texas. The decorated Navy pilot, two-term congressman from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, chairman of the Republican National Committee, U.S. […]

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12-3-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Lawmakers are set to pass a stop-gap funding measure that would keep the government open through Dec. 21, delaying the prospect of a partial shutdown over funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. The House has canceled all roll call votes this week as the Capitol mostly grinds to a halt for […]

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