Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
(merits mention in "The situation here is still pretty psychotic". More airport detentions could be in the cards.)

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war
"A new aid program would be the second round of assistance for farmers, after the Department of Agriculture's $12 billion plan last year to compensate for lower prices for farm goods and lost sales stemming from trade disputes with China and other nations."
$27B in WTO "illegal" subsidy and counting

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact, strongly worded letter
"It is clear that similar reciprocally imposed U.S. restrictions would not be welcomed by our European partners and allies, and we would not relish having to consider them in the future"

Meanwhile, Oversight! spending recovers
Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe
"Durham was appointed to the job several weeks ago"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue May 14th, 2019 at 04:36:20 PM EST
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