After the talks, the high-profile leaders had dinner with the participation of their assistants, including U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, North Korea’s senior envoy Kim Yong-chul and foreign minister Ro Yong Hol. … [Read more...] about Politics US, N.Korea leaders begin summit in Hanoi Dozens disqualified from police academies in Vietnam after cheating scandal
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Fifty years ago this month, Sen. Kennedy delivered a speech in which he warned that, “Too often we honor swagger and bluster and the wielders of force; too often we excuse those who are willing to build their own lives on the shattered dreams of others.” … [Read more...] about 50 years after King assassination, have we learned anything?
The problems have their roots in the process itself. Each company is responsible for keeping track of the amount produced each month from federal lands or waters, then reporting that production to Interior, along with a total for how much the company owes in royalties. The assessment is based on the total value of that month’s production, including the price — a number that fluctuates daily, making it hard to lock down a figure. … [Read more...] about Big Break for Big Oil, Larger Burden for Taxpayers
By the summer of 1971, John Ehrlichman had authorized the creation of a special investigations unit, known simply as the Plumbers. Their primary function was to plug news leaks, but they quickly went beyond that. Their first target was the office of Los Angeles psychiatrist Dr. Lewis J. Fielding, whose former patient Daniel Ellsberg had leaked the Pentagon Papers, a secret Defense Department account of U.S. involvement in Vietnam, to the New York Times. Heading up the Plumbers was Egil “Bud” Krogh Jr., a deputy assistant to the president. Among his recruits were G. Gordon Liddy and E. Howard Hunt, who organized the Watergate break-in while working for the Committee for the Re-election of the President, aka CREEP. … [Read more...] about The Lawyers of Watergate: How a ‘3rd-Rate Burglary’ Provoked New Standards for Lawyer Ethics
The president wrote his tweet shortly after a Fox News segment that said "some of the chaos from GOP town hall meetings is very well-choreographed by the liberal activists that helped get Barack Obama elected president." The segment spoke about the Organizing for Action's "Congressional Recess Toolkit," which gives advice and tips about preparing questions and attending town hall events. While the tool kit is posted online, the Fox News segment did not provide evidence that any specific protest was directly organized by Organizing for Action. … [Read more...] about Trump tweets about James Comey, Amazon, his lawyers and more