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White House Says It is "Evaluating" New Sanctions Against Russia

The Trump administration said it is evaluating prospects for new sanctions against Russian entities and companies involved in Syria’s chemical-weapons program, a day after a top diplomat said Washington was ready to impose new punitive actions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

White House Says It is "Evaluating" New Sanctions Against Russia

The Trump administration said it is evaluating prospects for new sanctions against Russian entities and companies involved in Syria’s chemical-weapons program, a day after a top diplomat said Washington was ready to impose new punitive actions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

U.S. Widens Russia Sanctions Amid Calls They Don"t Go Far Enough

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions against Russia, escalating U.S. diplomatic pressure on Moscow as the White House tries to fend off a push by lawmakers to deploy even-more-potent tools to cripple the Russian economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 21st, 2018

Won"t defend Donald Trump"s style of communication: Nikki Haley

Haley hit back at the White House after a top adviser claimed that she was confused when she said the Trump administration would impose new sanctions on Russia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 7th, 2018

U.S. Holds Back on New Russia Sanctions

White House officials said U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke prematurely in saying the Trump administration would imminently impose new sanctions on Russia over its support for the Assad regime in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

The White House"s new sanctions on Russia hit an embarrassing speed bump and a top US diplomat got caught in the middle

AP Photo/Sean Rayford On Sunday, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was ready to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Russia Is Ready For Possible SWIFT Cutoff, Debt-Sale Ban

As we pointed out earlier, White House chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Tuesday afternoon that further sanctions against Russia w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2018

White House Contradicts Nikki Haley on New Russia Sanctions

White House officials said U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke prematurely in saying the Trump administration would imminently impose new sanctions on Russia over its support for the Assad regime in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Trump puts the brakes on new Russia sanctions: official

The White House has pushed back fresh measures against Moscow, in a move that appears to walk back comments made by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley over the weekend. Dhruv Tikekar reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. senators ask White House to probe ZTE work in Venezuela

Two U.S. senators on Wednesday will ask the Trump administration to investigate whether ZTE Corp, the Chinese telecommunications company, violated U.S. sanctions by helping Venezuela set up a database that monitors the behavior of its citizens......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

White House Official Involved In Saudi Sanctions Resigns

White House Official Involved In Saudi Sanctions Resigns.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 17th, 2018

Pentagon Ceases Refueling Saudi Jets In Yemen Ahead Of Sanctions On Riyadh

In a significant development, the White House is preparing to halt the U.S. refueling of Saudi coalition jets engaged in operations over Yemen. It's been among the more controversial measures .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

White House Says US "Remains Open" To New Iran Deal As Sanctions Loom

After horri.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 3rd, 2018

U.S. Tightens Sanctions Against Cuba, Venezuela

The Trump administration unveiled new sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela, part of an effort to target what White House national-security adviser John Bolton called a “troika of tyranny” that includes Nicaragua......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration adds new sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela

The Trump administration unveiled new sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela, part of an effort to target what White House national-security adviser John Bolton called a “troika of tyranny” that includes Nicaragua......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Step Aside Russia: Pence To Declare China Top US Foreign Enemy

The White House is about to ratchet up tensions possibly far beyond what they already are amidst the ongoing US trade war with China. At 11 a.m. eastern time Vice President Mike Pence will deliver at add.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 4th, 2018

The New York Post: Trump White House terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

The White House announced it was terminating a 1950s treaty with Iran after a United Nations court ruled the accord prevented the U.S. from imposing sanctions that would affect humanitarian aid......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2018

Giuliani lays out 3 conditions Mueller has to meet for the White House to waive executive privilege in the Russia probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that the special counsel Robert Mueller needs to meet three conditions for the White House to waive executiv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2018

India Joins China In Defying Trump, Will Allow Imports Of Iranian Oil

Two weeks after China - the top importer of Iranian crude oil - defied the White House, disclosing that it would continue importing Iranian oil ignoring US sanctions on Tehran, India, t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 4th, 2018

Paul Brandus: The bizarre disconnect between Trump and the White House on Russia

There’s a bizarre disconnect between what the president says and what his administration has done......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

White House Counsel "Cooperating Extensively" With Obstruction Probe, Spent 30 Hours With Mueller

White House counsel Donald McGahn II, has been quietly cooperating "extensively" with special counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to an .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 18th, 2018