The proposal was not final — and contingent on President Trump first opening the government — but aides said the offer from Democrats could be higher than the amounts the party has supported in the past, which have ranged from $1.3 billion to $1.6 billion.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats released a chilling report that outlines what the 17 federal agencies that make up the intelligence community see as the gravest threats facing the United States.
The deal to lift sanctions against three companies linked to Oleg Deripaska was supposed to punish the oligarch, who appears to have maintained an indirect controlling influence over a majority of the biggest and most powerful of the lot.
An acre of residential land, whether it’s in Brooklyn Heights or Yell County, Arkansas, contributes roughly the same thing to the economy: dirt on which to build a home. Yet data show one of those acres of dirt costs about 7,500 times as much as the other.