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U.S.-China Trade Truce Gives Both Sides Political Breathing Room

The agreement reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China to effectively pause their trade war and work toward a pact appears to be aimed at giving the two leaders some political breathing room after an escalating fight [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump tells Chris Wallace he gives himself an A+

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m loving what I’m doing, I did well in France, I did have a problem where I wasn’t able to go to a cemetery because the Secret Service would not let me do it,” said President Donald Trump. [...]

Florida recount gives Bondi a new shot at Trump’s inner circle

The chances of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s being appointed U.S. attorney general, people familiar with President Donald Trump’s thinking said, remain slim. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images White House The state attorney general, [...]

Ethics watchdog gives New Mexico low marks

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A watchdog group on ethics in government is giving the state of New Mexico low marks for safeguards designed to discourage corruption. The Washington, D.C.-based Coalition for Integrity on Thursday ranked New Mexico [...]

Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the SenateJudiciary Committee, said she has notified federal investigators about information she received – and won’t disclose publicly – concerning Supreme Court [...]

Kavanaugh hearing gives 2020 Dem hopefuls a chance to break out

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> They’re the most junior Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. But Kamala Harris and Cory Booker led the way in upending Brett Kavanaugh’s debut — and the GOP was watching with 2020 [...]

Iran’s Parliament Gives President a Rare Rebuke

LONDON — Iran’s Parliament summoned President Hassan Rouhani to answer questions on Tuesday about the country’s economic crisis, and then voted to reject his explanation, in a remarkable rebuke of a sitting leader. Mr. Rouhani [...]

John McCain’s death gives civil rights activists reason to rename Russell building

Civil rights activists have been pushing for decades to remove Richard B. Russell’s name from the original Senate office building in Washington. Sen. John McCain’s death has finally given them the opening to do it. Senate Minority Leader [...]

With May’s Government Teetering, Trump Gives It a Shove

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump, fresh from his confrontational NATO trip, visited Britain where he criticized Prime Minister Theresa May in a published interview. Source: NYT > World

Pompeo gives U.S. diplomats ‘dose of reality’ after early high hopes

When Mike Pompeo took over as secretary of state in April, U.S. diplomats viewed him as a liberator rescuing them from the irrelevance they felt under his predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Nearly two months later, some are having second [...]