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Congress Gives US Energy Diplomacy A Turbocharge

20.07.2018 6:00

The House just passed the BUILD Act, creating a new federal agency to support investment in emerging markets. This bipartisan move is an important new tool for achieving U.S. foreign policy and development goals -- and is a good deal for taxpayers.

Tags: FED, Congress, Mac, Goa
From: www.forbes.com

Trump demands American pastor's release from Turkey as Congress weighs new sanctions

20.07.2018 5:10

The president has tweeted his detainment is "a total disgrace."

From: abcnews.go.com

Midwest farmers take trade woes, frustrations to Capitol Hill

20.07.2018 5:08

With harvest time looming and prices dropping, farmers appeal to Congress to end the White House-backed trade wars.

From: www.nbcnews.com

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas

20.07.2018 0:56

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground before next month’s congressional primaries. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who rose to [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House

19.07.2018 22:52

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party’s provocative candidate for Senate, Corey Stewart, an outspoken acolyte of President Donald Trump and defender of Confederate monuments. Stewart says he’s fine with the cold shoulders if it helps Republicans win. By contrast, Democrats appear to be one [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

U.S. to Toughen Foreign-Investment Reviews Amid Trade Fight With China

19.07.2018 22:34

Congress is poised to strengthen the procedures for vetting both foreign investments in the U.S. and overseas transactions involving cutting-edge American technology.

From: www.wsj.com

American flag burned outside congresswoman's L.A. office

19.07.2018 21:27

Far-right group Oath Keepers skipped their planned protest against Maxine Waters, and counter-protesters burned a flag taken from back for a pickup truck

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Who Heard What Trump Said to Putin? Only One Other American

19.07.2018 21:07

Marina Gross, the American interpreter during President Trump’s meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, is facing calls from Congress to testify.

From: www.nytimes.com

Congressman Matt Gaetz Explains Why Sacha Baron Cohen Didn't Dupe Him

19.07.2018 19:09

Congressman Matt Gaetz didn't fall for Sacha Baron Cohen's trap to promote putting guns in the hands of toddlers, but admits he was clueless about who he was talking to. We got the Florida Representative Thursday at Reagan National Airport, and...

From: www.tmz.com

In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

19.07.2018 17:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S. In an email to Congress on Thursday, the [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

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