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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

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

Trump Has "Great Deal Of Frustration" With Erdogan As White House Warns More Sanctions Coming

President Donald Trump .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 14th, 2018

Pompeo says White House to detail re-imposition of Iran sanctions on Monday

The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be re-imposed against Iran early this week on orders from U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Trump"s seething Russia probe tweets may return to haunt him as evidence in an obstruction trial

President Donald Trump bluntly declared on Twitter that his attorney general should terminate "right now" the federal probe into the campaign that took him to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2018

The US slapped sanctions on 2 top Turkish officials over their role in detaining an evangelical pastor

Evan Vucci/AP The US imposed sanctions on two top Turkish officials on Wednesday in a long-standing dispute over Turkey's detention of the American pastor, Andrew Brunson.  The White House said President Donald Tru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Turkish lira drops to all-time low after U.S. imposes sanctions

The Turkish lira slid to a record low Wednesday after the White House announced it would sanction the country over the detention of a U.S. pastor, dealing a fresh blow to what has been one of this year’s worst-performing currencies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

White House announces sanctions on Turkish officials over pastor"s detention

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

Trump"s White House is making national-security decisions but leaving the Pentagon in the dark

Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith/DoD I emailed the Pentagon last week, asking them for details of an “international security” agreement Russia was touting after the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, Finland, and a spokesman said they didn&r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

Officials" Stark Warnings on Russia Diverge From White House View

U.S. law-enforcement and intelligence officials’ warnings at the Aspen Security Forum about Russian election-meddling were a sharp contrast with tamer statements from the White House......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 22nd, 2018