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The House Veterans Affairs Committee has expanded its investigation into alleged undue influence over the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs by members of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, citing new evidence that the issue may extend beyond the three club members initially alleged to be involved.
Venezuela's defense ministry has told a D.C. federal court it would be "more than justified" tossing a suit to enforce a $128.9 million award issued to a subsidiary of U.S. shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., pointing to an order issued by another court retaining jurisdiction in the matter.
Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have urged the federal government’s non-partisan watchdog to review negotiations dating back to 2009 between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over a civil nuclear cooperation agreement for the Middle Eastern country.
Venezuela will ask a World Trade Organization panel to decide whether U.S. sanctions on its goods, services, debt and government-backed cryptocurrency violate international trade rules after efforts to resolve the dispute bilaterally fell short, according to a WTO agenda circulated Friday.
In the Trump administration’s latest attempt to fire back at a pending International Criminal Court probe into alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that the U.S. will restrict the visas of ICC staff responsible for such an investigation.