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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

Trump"s former White House lawyer says Robert Mueller is an "American hero" and says his report isn"t a "witch hunt"

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Ty Cobb, who represented the White House in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, said the investigation is legitimate. The view is at odds with Trump himself, who calls it a "witch hunt." Cobb said t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 22nd, 2019

Acting AG Whitaker Faces House Grilling Over Russia Probe

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker testified that he hasn’t interfered in the special counsel’s Russia investigation and hasn’t shared information about it with the president or top White House officials......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2019

Venezuela oil sanctions likely to hit some US refiners hard

Refiners in Texas and Louisiana would be hard hit by sanctions on Venezuelan crude under consideration at the White House, a move that would leave U.S. oil companies struggling to find alternative supplies......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2019

Venezuela oil sanctions likely to hit some US refiners hard

Refiners in Texas and Louisiana would be hard hit by sanctions on Venezuelan crude under consideration at the White House, a move that would leave U.S. oil companies struggling to find alternative supplies......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2019

Rod Rosenstein Expected to Leave the Justice Department

Trump has repeatedly attacked him and the Russia investigation he oversaw. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has told the White House .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

White House Urged to Intervene Over Russia ‘Spy’ Arrest

White House Urged to Intervene Over Russia ‘Spy’ Arrest.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 2nd, 2019

Trump Mulls Slower Syria Pullout, Senator Says

Sen. Lindsey Graham said the president is re-evaluating a rapid pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, signaling White House concerns that a withdrawal could allow ISIS to regain a foothold in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 1st, 2019

Senator Says Trump Is Re-Evaluating Quick Syria Withdrawal

Sen. Lindsey Graham said the president is re-evaluating a rapid pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, signaling White House concerns that a withdrawal could allow ISIS to regain a foothold in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 31st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Graham says Trump is rethinking quick U.S. pullout from Syria

President Donald Trump is re-evaluating a rapid pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, an influential Republican senator said Sunday, signaling White House concerns that a withdrawal could allow Islamic State militants to regain a foothold in the country......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2018

Russia Withdraws Jets From Venezuela After Spat With U.S.

Two Russian bombers that flew to Venezuela on Monday as a gesture of support for socialist President Nicolás Maduro will leave on Friday and return to Russia, the White House said, following a diplomatic spat over the visit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Russia To Withdraw Bombers From Venezuela After White House Pressure

The White House announced late in the day Wednesday that Russia will withdraw its long range nuclear capable bombers parked in Venezuela since Monday which flew to Caracas on a 10,000km mission in a show of support for socialist Presiden.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 12th, 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