President Trump found himself at odds with officials within the intelligence community, military and beyond as fallout continued over his inconsistent statements about festering Russian interference in the U.S. political system.
The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to rule out the Kremlin’s request to question former ambassador Michael McFaul and other Americans whom Russia suspects of interfering in its affairs.
Trade restrictions aimed at preventing U.S. jobs from heading elsewhere have instead hampered one Missouri company’s effort to create jobs in the United States. Officials at Mid Continent say that without relief, the nail plant could be out of business by Labor Day — or that remaining production could move to Mexico or another country.
President Trump said the fine is proof that the regional bloc has “taken advantage” of the United States. The E.U. hit Google with a record antitrust fine over the company's practices on its Android mobile platform.
A Democratic senator says Brett Kavanaugh, who served as associate White House counsel, was “not accurate” on the issue in testimony he gave under oath in a 2006 confirmation hearing to be an appeals court judge.