April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump administration imposes sweeping new sanctions on Russian elite. Washington Post
  • Robert Mueller Notches Prison Sentence for Lawyer, Reveals Key Memo on Paul Manafort. Wall Street Journal
  • President Trump Signs Proclamation To Send National Guard Troops To Mexican Border. National Public Radio
  • Trump to Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner Again This Year. Bloomberg News
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Scott Pruitt’s job in jeopardy amid expanding ethics issues. Washington Post
  • 15 AGs sue Trump EPA for not enforcing pollution controls. The Hill
  • Quietly, Trump Officials and California Seek a Deal on Car Emissions. New York Times
  • Documents show Shell grappled with climate change years ago. E&E News
  • Trump administration may alter protections for threatened species. The Hill

Indian Affairs


Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves. New York Times
  • China threatens to hit back as Trump seeks additional tariffs on $100 billion of Chinese goods. Washington Post
  • US auto manufacturers call for China and US to work out trade disputes. The Hill
    White House Tries to Pull Nafta Back From Brink as Deadlines Loom. New York Times
  • Acting against Putin, U.S. imposes sanctions on businessmen close to Kremlin. Reuters


  • Autonomous Cars Are Almost Here. Are Cities Ready? The Atlantic
  • As Shared Scooters Invade, Cities Must Decide Whose Vehicles Belong Where. Wired
  • U.S. congressional panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources. Reuters


  • Trump’s Infrastructure Strategist Is Leaving The White House. National Public Radio
  • Trump Taps Heidi King to Run National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Wall Street Journal
  • Toll Roads So Tough, Naughty Drivers Are Felons. Wall Street Journal
  • Tolls on downtown streets? Seattle mayor pushes for plan to cut traffic, greenhouse gases. Seattle Times
  • Smart Cities Collaborative Gets Ready to Kick Off a 2nd Round. Route Fifty
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