McCain critiques Trump without labeling him 'draft dodger'
Washington Post, 23 October at 23:03
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain left no doubt Monday that he was thinking of President Donald Trump as he criticized the draft system during Vietnam for forcing low-income Americans to serve while the wealthy could avoid war with a ...
Medal Of Honor Awarded To Army Medic For Covert Operation During Vietnam War
NPR, 23 October at 23:01
Retired Army Capt. Gary "Mike" Rose, who served as an Army special forces medic during the Vietnam War, talks to reporters at the Pentagon last week. Monday, Rose received the Medal of Honor. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption.
EPA plans to repeal emission standards for truck components
Washington Post, 23 October at 22:52
The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas
Jeff Sessions vows to use Al Capone tactics to bring down MS-13
New York Daily News, 23 October at 22:25
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on using tactics similar to the take down of Al Capone to get MS-13 gang members off the streets and behind bars. In a speech Monday at the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Philadelphia
'Let us do our job': Anger erupts over EPA's muzzling of scientists
Washington Post, 23 October at 22:21
The Trump administration's decision to prevent government scientists from presenting climate change-related research at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday gave the event a suddenly high profile, with protesters outside, media inside and angry ...
Trump presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam commando in secretive 'Operation Tailwind'
USA TODAY, 23 October at 22:20
WASHINGTON — President Trump presented the Medal of Honor on Monday to an Army medic who treated more than 60 wounded soldiers behind enemy lines — in a place they weren't supposed to be — during the Vietnam War. Capt. Gary Michael Rose ...
Three things to remember about the rhetoric surrounding the Trump tax plan
Washington Post, 23 October at 21:14
President Trump and Republicans in Congress are accelerating their efforts to reform the American tax system. Last week, the Senate passed a budget bill that will allow it to approve the reform proposal without the threat of a Democratic filibuster.
James Comey confirms he's 'Reinhold Niebuhr' in the strangest possible way
CNN, 23 October at 21:09
(CNN) President Donald Trump fired his FBI director, in part, for being a "showboat," which didn't ring true given James Comey's reputation as a standup G-Man and his commitment, even in the midst of his own political peril, for antagonizing both sides
Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visits to Afghanistan, Iraq
Washington Post, 23 October at 20:51
KABUL — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made back-to-back, unannounced visits to Afghanistan and Iraq on Monday, flying into both countries under great secrecy out of concern that he might be a target for militants. As his day looked likely to
Lawmakers want immediate review of travel restriction on Putin critic
The Hill, 23 October at 20:37
The United States government has revoked travel privileges for a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, stirring alarm on Capitol Hill. Bill Browder, a crusader for the Magnitsky Act designed to punish Russian human rights abusers, found
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