News Roundup 2/28/18

by | Feb 28, 2018

  • Senator Bob Corker will not seek reelection. [Link]
  • Senators Sanders, Lee, Murphy, and Paul will introduce a War Powers Act resolution for the US involvement in Saudi’s war against Yemen. [Link]
  • Trump signs a deal with Boeing to buy two new Air Force One planes for $3.9 billion. [Link]
  • The Supreme Court rules that some immigrants do not have the right to a bail hearing while they wait for trial. [Link]
  • The US will spend $40 million on a propaganda troll farm. Moon of Alabama reacts. [Link]
  • James Bovard debunks the myth that Mexican drug cartels are armed with mostly American guns. [Link]
  • The US names seven ISIS affiliate groups as terror organizations. [Link]
  • Rick Perry is traveling to London to meet with Saudis to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear reactors. [Link]
  • South Korea is pushing North Korea and the US to engage in talks. [Link]
  • Senators traveled to Israel to meet with the Israel government and military. After meeting with Israeli officials, the Senators warned of war with Iran or Hezbollah. [Link] The Senators also suggested that the US should increase military aid to Israel. [Link]
  • Some refugees from North Warizistan, Pakistan, who are currently living in Afghanistan, will begin to return home. [Link]
  • A US airstrike killed at least 25 people in Syria. Half of the dead are women and children. [Link]
  • Boris Johnson says the UK would seriously consider attacking Assad if the allegations of Assad using chemical weapons are proven true. [Link]
  • Daniel Larison explains how the humanitarian crisis continues to get worse. [Link]

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