Congress negotiates Russia sanctions plan over Trump’s objections

House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Saturday to place new punitive sanctions on Russia, overriding President Trump’s objections. The deal will also sanction North Korea and Russia’s ally Iran, targeting the countries for their “destabilizing actions around the world,” said a statement from House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.). Trump intended to ease […]

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Kushner reports at least $10 million in 77 previously undisclosed assets

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser, disclosed 77 previously unreported assets in paperwork released Friday. Kushner’s attorneys said these assets were “inadvertently omitted” in previous disclosures to the Office of Government Ethics, which certified the new disclosures as part of the “ordinary review process.” The assets are valued between $10 and $50 […]

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