Saturday , June 24 2017

Politics

Trump rolls back Obama-led Cuba opening with limits on new deals

epa06032092 US President Donald J. Trump shows the National Security Presidential Memorandum on Cuba, he signed after giving remarks at Manuel Artime Theater in Miami, Florida, USA on 16 June 2017.  EPA/Cristobal Herrera

Bloomberg President Donald Trump announced new restrictions limiting US citizens’ ability to travel to and do business in Cuba, moving to roll back his predecessor’s historic rapprochement and drawing a rare rebuke from the nation’s largest business lobbying group. The changes Trump announced include a ban on Americans doing business ...

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Sessions defends Trump as Dems hit him for ‘stonewalling’

epa06026925 Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the FBI's investigation into the Trump administration, and its possible collusion with Russia during the campaign, in the Hart Senate office Building in Washington, DC, USA, 13 June 2017.  Attorney General Sessions faced questions on his meetings with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak, his recusal from the Russia investigation and his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey.  EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Bloomberg Attorney General Jeff Sessions played two starkly different roles as he fielded questions from lawmakers over the firing of FBI chief James Comey and alleged Russian connections to himself and other associates of Donald Trump. For Republicans at Tuesday’s hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sessions was the nation’s ...

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