North Korea blasted the U.S. on Saturday for making what it called "robber-like" demands in meetings between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pyongyang officials, calling the attitude and stance of American officials "regrettable."
Former House and Senate Budget Committee aide Stan Collender: To say we're all being played by House and Senate Republicans and the Trump administration when it comes to the deficit is my polite way of saying that the GOP is operating the federal equivalent of a huge budget bunco game. Think of it as three-card monte with you betting billions on which card is the queen of hearts and you'll get the idea. read more
Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced in a press conference today that he is resigning. Politicians and lawmakers in the state began calling for Greitens, 44, to resign last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct. ... A special investigative committee in the house has already released two ruinous reports against Greitens. The first details accusations made by a woman with whom he was having an affair. She said he threatened and mistreated her. The second report focuses on allegations that Greitens wrongfully obtained a charity donor list to fundraise for political purposes.
USA Today is reporting MO Governor Eric Greitens will resign today.