Wed Sep 23, 2020 AT 2:38 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that his administration would impose new sanctions on Cuba blocking American travelers from staying at Cuban government-owned properties and restricting imports of Cuban alcohol and tobacco.
“These actions will ensure that U.S. dollars do not fund the Cuban regime and go directly to the Cuban people,” Trump said during a speech recognizing Bay of Pigs veterans in the East Room of the White House.
Trump described the measures as part of his administration’s “continuing fight against communist oppression.” Read Full Story
Fri Sep 18, 2020 AT 11:46 AM EDT
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are scheduled to hold three debates, while Vice President Mike Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, have one scheduled debate.
Click the link for everything you need to know on dates and other information for the debates, as well as ongoing controversies and relevant background. Read Full Story
Wed Sep 16, 2020 AT 12:08 PM EDT
Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted on Wednesday to greenlight subpoenas and depositions as part of an investigation into the FBI’s Russia probe and the Obama administration.
The 8-6 party line vote authorizes Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the chairman of the committee, to issue a combination of subpoenas and set up closed-door depositions with approximately 40 individuals. Read Full Story