Daily News Digest June 15, 2018
The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of tents to house the overflow of immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy, according to three sources familiar with the decision.
An analysis of the Matryoshka doll-like company structure of the private intelligence group that met with Donald Trump Jr. and Erik Prince during the 2016 campaign has revealed the presence of Russian money intertwined with Psy Group’s affiliates.
Additionally, the beneficial owner of Psy Group has no open source connection to Israel. The British Virgin Islands shell company which ultimately owns the private intelligence group, Protexer Limited, has links to Russian commerce.
It’s worth noting here that U.N. Security Council resolutions are legally binding and those of the General Assembly (such as the one condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem) are not.
Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon was outraged at Wednesday’s vote, saying it was a “badge of shame for the U.N.”
Rob Rogers says he saw it coming.
A new editorial page chief had come to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette with the support of the newspaper’s owner, a supporter of President Trump. Rogers, the paper’s highly regarded editorial cartoonist for the past quarter-century, suddenly started seeing his cartoons being rejected for print.
Family separation plus strained facilities is a "recipe for disaster," says Antar Davidson, a former child detention center worker.