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    The Trump Administration’s Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet
    Jan11

    The Trump Administration’s Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet

    With confirmation hearings beginning, attention is shifting slightly away from Trump and toward those who may make up his administration. Like the president-elect under whom they may soon be serving, many of Trump’s nominees have been pulled from the upper echelons of the business community or are otherwise political outsiders.Also like...

    Democrats press Tillerson on Russia
    Jan11

    Democrats press Tillerson on Russia

    Senate Democrats used the confirmation hearing for secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to press him on how he will deal with Russia, and to air concerns about Tillerson’s and President-elect Donald Trump’s ties to the Kremlin.Tillerson, in return, said the U.S. must be “clear-eyed” to the danger Russia...

    Beyond wild allegations, what’s clearly true about Trump and Russia is disturbing
    Jan11

    Beyond wild allegations, what’s clearly true about Trump and Russia is disturbing

    With reports that the Russian government may have dirt that they are using to blackmail Donald Trump setting the political world ablaze, it’s worth being clear about two things. One is that the content of these reports is unverified and, likely, unverifiable. What’s more, to the extent that any of it could be verified, it’s...

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for Secretary of State: Live Blog #1
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for Secretary of State: Live Blog #1

    ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is Trump’s pick for Secretary of State. The Senate is getting an early start this morning on talking about Tillerson, and we’ll be following along. You can watch the hearing here: x YouTube Video At the moment, Ted Cruz is doing the “fellow-Texan” lovefest, with a side order of how terrible things are...

    Donald Trump denies unverified report that he collaborated with Russian government during and before the campaign
    Jan11

    Donald Trump denies unverified report that he collaborated with Russian government during and before the campaign

    (Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik) The political fallout continues from unsubstantiated reports on Tuesday that the Russian government conspired with and compiled compromising information about President-elect Donald Trump. The report, which among other things alleges that Trump collaborated with the Russian government to undermine Hillary...

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east. Olexander Motuzyanyk, presidential spokesman for the operation in the east, said on Wednesday that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east. Olexander Motuzyanyk, presidential spokesman for the operation in the east, said on Wednesday that one soldier was killed and three injured in fighting in the conflict zone in the past 24 hours. In a briefing published...

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east. Olexander Motuzyanyk, presidential spokesman for the operation in the east, said on Wednesday that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia friend and sanctions foe, Tillerson gets his hearing
    Jan11

    Russia friend and sanctions foe, Tillerson gets his hearing

    WASHINGTON — Friend of Russia and foe of sanctions in his corporate life, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, is an unorthodox choice for a Republican White House. He may feel perfectly at home in Trump’s iconoclastic administration. Likely to face pointed questions from both...