President Trump takes credit for progress in talks between the Koreas as his supporters chant “Nobel” at a rally in Michigan. Michael Scherer authored the Big Idea in today's edition as James is on vacation. We have a full slate of Post authors for you this week before James returns on Monday. With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: When it comes to electoral politics, this is not normal long ago became the new normal. The latest transgression by the transgressor in chief just doesn’t seem to move the needle. (Send a bodyguard to raid a doctor’s office? Yawn.) Barring something major, like firing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, it’s not clear the daily outrages have much more downside. And that’s good news for President Trump, who needs the upside of outrage to stay afloat.Trump’s big gambit has so far paid off — at least for him. He broke onto the scene as a political punchline making an argument no … [Read more...] about The Daily 202: Trump’s big gambit has paid off — at least for him.
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Michael Kranish, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind S. Helderman, The Washington Post Published 3:21 pm, Saturday, April 21, 2018 When Donald Trump won the presidency, his longtime attorney Michael Cohen seemed in position for a coveted spot in the senior ranks of the White House. At one point, Cohen topped a list of five candidates for White House counsel, according to documents reviewed by The Washington Post. He suggested to some Trump allies that he might make a good chief of staff. But when Trump built his West Wing team, the brash New York lawyer did not make the cut. Some in Trump's inner circle worried about blowback from Cohen's associations and unorthodox tactics in fixing the New York developer's problems, Trump associates said. LATEST SFGATE VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing 4:20 pm on 4/20 at Hippie Hill Ted Andersen, SFGATE The Waldos at 4:20 p.m. on 4/20 David Downs Interview with the Waldos on 4/20 David Downs 'Blindspotting' trailer San … [Read more...] about The ‘fixer’ for Trump becomes a danger
National Security Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Investigators with special counsel Robert Mueller's office have interdicted at least two wealthy Russians on their way into the United States, according to CNN. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images Investigators with special counsel Robert Mueller's office have interdicted at least two wealthy Russians on their way into the United States, according to CNN. Alex Wong/Getty Images This week in the Russia investigations: Mueller sends the feds to meet some international arrivals; new sanctions on some powerful, wealthy Russians; and Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington. Fade in: A gleaming new Gulfstream G650 — or maybe it's a Sukhoi business jet — sweeps in for a landing at Teterboro Airport, the suburban New Jersey gateway to nearby Manhattan for elite fliers. The sleek aircraft turns smartly off the runway and heads for the … [Read more...] about The Russia Investigations: On The Hunt For Duffel Bags Full Of Cash
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Who's running for Congress in Michigan? Here's what we know A list of all the candidates we are aware of who have said they are running for congressional offices next year from Michigan. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 5 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press Published 9:47 a.m. ET Dec. 15, 2017 | Updated 9:52 a.m. ET April 30, 2018 CLOSE All eyes will be on the U.S. Senate in 2018 with several key seats up for grabs in the midterm elections. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 5 COMMENT EMAIL MORE With no fewer than three open seats in the U.S. House and Republicans thinking 2018 could finally … [Read more...] about Who’s running for Congress in Michigan? Here’s what we know
Home Daily News ABA House of Delegates approves novel virtual… ABA Midyear Meeting By Jason Tashea Posted February 9, 2018, 7:00 am CST Shutterstock.com. The American Bar Association's House of Delegates approved a draft uniform law regarding virtual currency businesses for states to adopt. Drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Business Act is draft legislation intended to create a statutory structure for regulating “virtual currency business activity,” according to the act’s prefatory note. The vote took place during the ABA Midyear Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many involved with cryptocurrency “are not enamored much in the way of regulation,” according to Fred Miller, the chair of the committee that drafted the legislation. He says, however, that there was near unanimity from advocates, business people and lawyers regarding the need for this type of … [Read more...] about ABA House of Delegates approves novel virtual currency draft legislation