Wednesday , May 23 2018

Politics

Rajoy’s Catalan challenge returns with threat to budget

Bloomberg Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy faces a resurgent confrontation with Catalonia over the regional government’s choice of leaders, threatening passage of his 2018 budget. Rajoy’s government left open the option of vetoing a slate of senior officials proposed by regional chief Joaquim Torra on Saturday, saying it’s a provocation that ...

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US Democrats want Trump administration to help them sue Russia

Bloomberg The Democratic National Committee is seeking a court order that would essentially force President Donald Trump’s administration to aid the group’s lawsuit accusing Russia of interfering in the 2016 election. Enlisting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo through a provision of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act “is the only means ...

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