July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

Top Political News

  • Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court. New York Times
  • Mueller Probe Indicts 12 Russians in Hacking of DNC and Clinton Campaign. Wall Street Journal
  • Marc Short, Trump’s legislative director, becomes latest senior White House aide to depart. Washington Post
  • ‘Time is running out’: Inside the treacherous rescue of boys trapped in a Thai cave. Washington Post

Energy & Natural Resources

  • EPA’s new boss, Andrew Wheeler, sat down for an exclusive interview with E&E News. E&E
  • EPA scraps detailed plan to force U.S. refiners to blend more biofuels. Reuters
  • Trump Pardons Ranchers Dwight And Steven Hammond Over 2012 Arson Conviction. National Public Radio
  • House votes to overhaul fishery management law. The Hill

Indian Affairs


  • Trump Unites Unions Against ‘Anti-Worker’ Kavanaugh for Court. Bloomberg
  • Factory Workers’ New Perk: Job Security. Wall Street Journal
  • The U.S. labor shortage is reaching a critical point. CNBC
  • Wage Gains Threaten to Squeeze Retail, Industrial Profits. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Why nothing seems to be stopping Trump’s trade war. Washington Post
  • As Trade War Persists, Mnuchin Says China Talks Have ‘Broken Down. New York Times
  • ‘Shocked’ by Latest U.S. Tariff Plan, Beijing Seeks Retaliatory Action. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump Reaffirms NATO Ties, and Dismisses Concerns About Russia. New York Times


  • U.S. regulators grappling with self-driving vehicle security. Reuters
  • Uber invests in scooter start-up Lime alongside rival Alphabet, will let you rent scooters through Uber app. CNBC
  • FCC Retracts a Plan to Discourage Consumer Complaints. Wired


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