1 of 53 View 53 Items Ravell Call, Deseret News Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman Jr. and his wife Mary Kaye are interviewed at Spaso House in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. By Jesse Hyde | November 1, 2018 at 4:00 am MDT In a Deseret News exclusive, reporter Jesse Hyde and photojournalist Ravell Call went to Moscow to meet with U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. In a series of conversations, Huntsman reveals what happened immediately after the Helsinki summit, the tense state of affairs between the U.S. and Russia, and how a new personal health scare is putting his life and career in perspective. MOSCOW — In the early morning hours of July 17, Jon Huntsman Jr., the U.S. ambassador to Russia, boarded a plane for Brussels. He had just left the Helsinki Summit, the first official meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Now he was being dispatched to meet with the ambassadors of the 28 other NATO nations … [Read more...] about The last statesman: Can Jon Huntsman, Jr. keep the art of diplomacy alive in the time of President Trump?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Marijuana Moment December 20, 2018 Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do they reflect the Globe’s views on any subject area. President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalizes industrial hemp after decades of the crop being caught up in broader cannabis prohibition, into law on Thursday.The signing ceremony represents the culmination of a months-long debate over various provisions of the wide-ranging agriculture legislation. But after the House and Senate Agriculture Committees reconciled their respective versions, the final Farm Bill easily passed in full floor votes last week.Hemp legalization, a provision of the bill championed by Senate majority … [Read more...] about Hemp is officially legalized with President Trump’s signature on the Farm Bill
Timothy Bella, The Washington Post Published 4:44 am PST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Less than three seconds into an ad for Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, Brad Parscale repeats a claim his boss makes regularly: "President Trump has achieved more during his time in office than any president in history." Visuals flash on screen of Trump signing legislation in the Oval Office and applauding during the swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Then Parscale, the president's 2020 campaign manager, asks Trump supporters to call their commander in chief to give thanks for all the work he's done, according to a video of a TV ad shared on Monday night. "That is why I need every Trump supporter to pick up a phone right now and deliver a personal thank you to your president," says Parscale, wearing an electric blue suit with a matching tie and "Thin Blue Line" flag lapel pin in support of the "Blue Lives Matter" movement. "We need to let President … [Read more...] about In 2020 TV ad, Trump’s campaign manager asks people to call hotline to say, ‘Thank you, President Trump!’
More than 95 percent of illegal aliens who applied for or renewed their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status — which provides temporary amnesty — received approval in the past two years of President Trump’s administration. Newly released data on the DACA program reveals that approval and renewal rates for the almost 700,000 DACA-enrolled illegal aliens remain extremely high.Although Attorney General Jeff Sessions ended DACA last year, the program’s termination has been held up in the courts, hence already enrolled illegal aliens are allowed to renew their temporary amnesty. That renewal is good for two years. The data, analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies, reveals that in Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018, there was more than 95 percent approval rate for eligible illegal aliens who applied for or renewed their DACA status. (Center for Immigration Studies) In Fiscal Year 2017, the approval rate for DACA was one of the highest since 2012, … [Read more...] about Over 95% DACA Applications, Renewals for Illegal Aliens Approved Under Trump
close Video Battle lines drawn after Trump, Dems spar on border funds Donald Trump continues to suffer from upside-down job ratings as his second year as president winds down. In addition, views of the economy remain divided, voters feel the administration’s economic policies have not helped them -- and fewer are optimistic about future economic conditions than two years ago, according to the latest Fox News poll. Forty-five percent of voters think the economy will be in better shape a year from now, down from 56 percent who felt that way in December 2016. Although the question has been asked at irregular intervals on the Fox News poll over the past 20 years, this is the most pessimistic outlook since February 2001. CLICK TO READ THE FULL POLL RESULTS. Currently, 47 percent say the economy is in excellent or good shape, while 51 percent call conditions only fair or poor. That is mostly unchanged since January (49-49 percent). However, it … [Read more...] about Fox News Poll: President Trump ends year two with 46 percent job approval