Monday , February 19 2018

Politics

Trump taps Schadlow as deputy national security adviser

Bloomberg President Donald Trump will appoint Nadia Schadlow to replace Dina Powell as his deputy national security adviser, according to an administration official familiar with the decision. Schadlow, currently a senior director of strategy on the president’s National Security Council, was a driving force behind the writing of the National ...

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Kim Jong-un invites South Korea’s president to meet in Pyongyang

Bloomberg North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to meet in Pyongyang, a dramatic gesture that may raise prospects for easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The invitation was verbally delivered by Kim’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, during a Saturday meeting at Moon’s presidential compound ...

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Trump blocks release of Democratic rebuttal to GOP probe memo

Bloomberg President Donald Trump on Friday declined to release a House Democratic rebuttal of a Republican memo alleging bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference. Trump is unable to do so because it contains “numerous properly classified and sensitive passages,” ...

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Russian oligarchs on US Treasury list facing additional scrutiny

Bloomberg Russia’s billionaire oligarchs are beginning to face additional scrutiny on at least some financial transactions following US publication of a list of wealthy Russians identified as allies of President Vladimir Putin. One wealthy Russian on the list who spoke on condition of anonymity said he’s worried a deal with ...

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