The Government Accountability Office (G.A.O.) and the Office of Management and Budget (O.M.B.) disagree over whether the Trump administration broke the law.
As protesters in Iran continue to call for the country’s president to step down, President Trump appears to be doing everything in his power to support those demonstrations.
President Trump recently thanked a former Obama-era official for his comments on the operation which resulted in the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani. In a tweet Tuesday, the president praised former National Security adviser and retired U.S. Marine Gen. James Jones.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has yet to release the text of the motion to dismiss the impeachment charges against President Trump. The Kentucky lawmaker has reportedly been surveying members of his conference to gauge support for a dismissal, but apparently GOP senators are generally not interested in such a move as some attempt to remain impartial ahead of the upcoming 2020 primaries.
The U.S. is sharply reducing flights allowed to Cuba in an effort to reduce revenue to the communist government. On Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a cancellation of all charter flights to Cuba with the exception of capital city Havana. This comes after the U.S. terminated commercial flights to Cuba late last year.
The White House is saying there’s no reason for the Supreme Court to rush a ruling on the Obamacare lawsuit. On Friday, the Trump administration said it would be premature if justices decided to expedite the review of the lawsuit, which is seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
The Trump administration is rolling out new sanctions on the Iranian regime. While speaking at the White House Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration will continue to cut off resources to Iran to stop its global terrorist activities.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is saying the U.S. must remain vigilant in the face of serious threats posed by Tehran and the Islamic Republic’s recent attacks on bases in Iraq.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently defended the president’s actions towards Iran. While speaking at the State Department Tuesday, he justified the killing of Iran’s top military General Qasem Soleimani by claiming the operation saved American lives.