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Health Vote Delayed, Columbia Settles

Sunday, July 16, 2017

To Your Health: A planned vote on the Senate health care bill is being delayed while Arizona Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery.  The Republican majority can’t afford to lose a single vote. The 80-year-old McCain had a blood clot …

Russian Lobbyist Present, Murder on the Farm

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Russia House: Russian-American lobbyist, Rinat Akhmetshin, who served in a counterintelligence unit of the old Soviet army, has confirmed that he was present in the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. in which a Russian lawyer claimed to …

Health Care Re-write, He’s a Good Boy

Friday, July 14, 2017

To Your Health: The latest version of the Senate health care bill provides billions of dollars to hold down healthcare premiums while keeping two taxes on high earners that have supported Obamacare. It also keeps the deep cuts to Medicare. …

Trump “Angry and Defensive,” The Biggest Berg

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Russia House: The NY Times reports that President Trump has been “angry, defensive and protective” since his son Donald Jr. has been swept up in the Russia mess, according to people who’ve spoken to the President. Trump tweeted about …

Don Jr “I love it,” Congress Held After School

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Russia House: Donald Trump Jr. released emails in which he happily agreed to meet with a Russian lawyer offering campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton, basically admitting that he and his father’s campaign were willing to collaborate with a representative …

Don Jr. Told Russia Wanted to Help Father

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Russia Connection: Donald J. Trump Jr. was informed in an email before he met with a Russian lawyer that potentially damaging information he was to be given about Hillary Clinton was part of a Russian government effort to help his …

Trump Jr. Met Russian for Hillary Dirt

Monday, July 10, 2017

Russia, With Love: In what may be the first public evidence of collusion between the Trump election campaign and Russia, Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer just weeks after Trump …

20 Minus 1, The Family Business

Sunday, July 9, 2017

The G-19: World leaders at the G-20 summit decided to move ahead with efforts to fight climate change, leaving behind the United States which, under President Trump, pulled out of the Paris climate accord. What this means is that the …

Trump Meets Putin, Mile High Brawl

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Foreign Affairs:  President Trump in a private meeting yesterday spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin about hacking the US election and Putin denied it, according to the administration. How hard Trump pushed it, we don’t know. In a briefing in …

G-20 Riots, Amelia Earhart

Friday, July 7, 2017

Foreign Affairs: The gathering of the G-20 leaders in Hamburg, Germany was met last night by thousands of protesters marching in the streets and confronted by riot police backed with water cannon. The protesters promised a night of what they …