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    News Wrap: Xi Jinping extends offer to work with Trump on North Korea
    Apr13

    News Wrap: Xi Jinping extends offer to work with Trump on North Korea

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: China’s leader, Xi Jinping, told President Trump that he’s willing to work with the U.S. to stop North Korea’s nuclear program peacefully. The two men spoke in a late-night phone call, after Mr. Trump’s Twitter warning yesterday that the U.S. might act alone. In Beijing today,...

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr13

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. …read more Source: CTV...

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr13

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow
    Apr13

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow

    Just how awkward was Rex Tillerson’s first trip to Moscow as secretary of state? Very.Russia’s foreign minister publicly warned Washington’s top diplomat against any further U.S. military strikes on the Syrian regime, questioned Tillerson’s respect for history and even chided him for not filling State Department jobs...

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

    By JEFF HORWITZ, CHAD DAY and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, led at the time by a pro-Russian political party, his spokesman said Wednesday. Manafort...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: Reverse, Reverse; Cha Cha Now Y’all
    Apr13

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Reverse, Reverse; Cha Cha Now Y’all

    Today in 5 LinesIn a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump reversed his position on NATO, saying “it’s no longer obsolete.” In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said he fears the U.S. dollar is “getting too strong,” and said he won’t label China a currency manipulator, as...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort To Register As Foreign Agent: Reports
    Apr13

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort To Register As Foreign Agent: Reports

    WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will register with the Department of Justice as a foreign agent, according to reports by The Associated Press and NBC News.Manafort reportedly led lobbying efforts on behalf of the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, a front group for former Ukrainian President...

    Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents
    Apr13

    Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents

    A Washington lobbying firm that worked on a covert influence campaign in the U.S. under the direction of two former top campaign advisers to President Donald Trump has registered after the fact with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. It acknowledged its work could have principally benefited Ukraine’s government, led at the time by...

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks
    Apr13

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hosted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin yesterday but the rival powers failed to bridge a deep gap of trust. In the wake of the meeting Russia then vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN demanding the Syrian government co-operate with an investigation of a suspected chemical attack that...