The White House's communications team of Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Anthony Scaramucci made contradictory statements during the morning talk shows on whether President Trump supported new legislation to punish Russia for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Various Trump allies also offered competing opinions on Trump and his legal team's effort to undermine the special counsel's Russia investigation.
The president's allies on Capitol Hill have described the dynamic between the White House and GOP lawmakers as a “disconnect” between Republicans who are finding it difficult to accept that he is the leader of the party that they have long controlled.
The General Services Administration removed Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from its list of approved vendors on July 11, but it offered no additional information to local and state government agencies from coast to coast about the risks of sticking with the company.
Germany brought in McKinsey & Co. to help streamline its procedures for asylum cases. But experts say that while decisions come faster, they are leaving an increasing number of migrants with fewer rights, triggering appeals.