By Eli Yokley Top Stories Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to head to New York today for a meeting with North Korean Gen. Kim Yong Chol, who is considered to be North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man. The White House said the United States has sent a delegation to the demilitarized […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.) said he is an alcoholic and will not run for re-election. The announcement by the 46-year-old freshman, who said last week that he would seek another term, came after a news report that Garrett and his wife used staff members to run errands and take care […]
By Eli Yokley Morning Consult Washington will be off May 28. Publication of the morning briefs and afternoon updates will resume the following day. Week in Review The Trump administration President Donald Trump announced in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he was canceling the June 12 summit, and he cited “tremendous anger […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories By a 351-66 vote, the House sent a $717 billion defense policy bill to the Senate that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike – the largest in nine years. Among its provisions, the measure would block the use of operational military units or military equipment if President […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories A group of lawmakers from both parties is set to meet with top intelligence and law enforcement officials for a classified briefing about the Russia probe, as President Donald Trump raises suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign. Two meetings have been scheduled: one with House Intelligence Committee […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories Kentucky voters nominated Amy McGrath, the first Marine woman to fly an F-18 fighter jet, to challenge Republican Rep. Andy Barr, while Texas candidate Lizzie Fletcher, who was backed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, defeated progressive activist Laura Moser for the party’s nod to take on Republican Rep. John […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky hold primary elections today to nominate candidates for the November midterms. In Texas, voters will settle several primary runoffs stemming from the first round of voting in March. (The Associated Press) President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet today with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who […]
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