Fri Apr 18, 2014 AT 8:36 AM EDT
House Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republicans have spent the last month promising big donors and business executives that the House would move an immigration reform bill this year, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the article, Boehner told donors at a Las Vegas fundraiser he was “hellbent on getting this done this year.”
Thu Apr 17, 2014 AT 12:01 PM EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin took to television yesterday to assert the right to use military force in eastern Ukraine, which he repeatedly referred to as “new Russia,” reports the New York Times. The Financial Times details Putin’s recent moves to bring back Soviet propaganda to increase popular support for military excursions. And the Christian Science Monitor reports on tri-lateral talks to start today between the U.S., E.U., and Russia.
Wed Apr 16, 2014 AT 8:00 AM EDT
Just like you, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld doesn’t quite understand the federal tax code. Unlike you, Rummy lets the IRS know he has “no idea” if his return is accurate every year in a letter he attaches to his tax return. The DailyMail publishes Rummy’s full letter.