A Lot Happened This Week. Here’s What You Need to Know in American Politics. : A Lot Happened This Week in American Politics. Here’s What You Need to Know.
From the news about Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort to developments in Congress, a lot happened this week in American politics. Here’s what you might have missed (and some links if you want to read further).
President Trump Had a Lot to Say on Thursday. But Not About John McCain.
President Trump boarding Air Force One to fly to a campaign rally in Evansville, Ind., on Thursday. At the rally, he criticized the news media and Democrats without mentioning John McCain.
President Trump on Jeff Sessions: What kind of man is he?
In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump says that he hired Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General because of loyalty.
Giuliani: McGahn is strongest witness for Trump
In a Fox News interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro, President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani discussed White House counsel Don McGahn’s testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller.
Japan Testing Miniature Space Elevator Near the International Space Station
A Japanese team is testing a small prototype space elevator, according to news reports. It’s certainly not the fantastical, many-kilometer-long cable of science fiction, but it demonstrates that at least someone is serious about this tech. Read more…