May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump to huddle with Senate Republicans next week. Politico
  • House Republicans, Defying Leaders, Move to Force Immigration Votes. New York Times
  • White House Set to Announce Plan to Curb Drug Prices. Wall Street Journal
  • Cohen’s $600,000 deal with AT&T specified he would advise on Time Warner merger, internal company records show. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • E.P.A. Emails Show an Effort to Shield Pruitt From Public Scrutiny. New York Times
  • Trump to soon propose sweeping changes to biofuel laws: source. Reuters
  • King County sues big oil companies for downplaying global warming. Seattle Times

Indian Affairs

  • Tara Sweeney Nominated: Would Be First Alaska Native Assistant Secretary For Indian Affairs. Indian Country Today
  • Despite gains, Native American employment still lags behind nation. Cronkite News
  • After decades, tribal courts, police slowly regaining lost authority. Cronkite News


Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump’s Trade Moves Put U.S. Carmakers in a Jam at Home and Abroad. New York Times
  • Congress Needs Notice of Nafta Deal by Next Week, Ryan Says. Bloomberg
  • Trump Sets North Korea Summit for June 12 in Singapore After Greeting Freed Americans. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump declares US leaving ‘horrible’ Iran nuclear accord. Associated Press
  • As Amazon pursues a second headquarters, it battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness. Washington Post


  • White House will host Amazon, Facebook, Ford and other major companies for summit on AI. Washington Post
  • Uber hires senior safety official after deadly Arizona self-driving car crash. USA Today
  • Chao names participants selected for drone pilot program. The Hill
  • Portland Business Journal


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