MEA: Saudi Arabia to invest $100 billion in India - a huge vote of confidence in the Indian economy. PM Modi welcomed the announcement by #SaudiCrownPrince to invest in areas like energy, refining, petrochemicals, infrastructure, agriculture, manufacturing, etc.
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh: The time has come to scrap Article 370 (which gives special status to Jammu & Kashmir), it encourages the Separatists and poses a danger to the unity and integrity of the country.
Just In: Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have released an interim report based on multiple whistleblowers who say the Trump administration is rushing to transfer sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in violation of federal law.
Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said the FBI had information that President Trump “might be a threat” to US national security and he briefed a bipartisan group of top congressional leaders — and none of them objected to probes into Trump by the FBI and DOJ.
NEW: Exclusive: Trump admin. launches global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality in dozens of nations where it's still illegal to be gay, US officials tell @NBCNews, a bid aimed in part at denouncing Iran over its human rights record. https://t.co/cRaPJdw8C1
New: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated his ethics agreement and submitted a financial disclosure form that “was not accurate,” according to the Office of Government Ethics. Ross reported he had sold bank stock that other reports indicate he did not sell.
Trump, responding to my question, concedes there’s no national emergency to justify building his wall: “I didn’t need to do this... I just want to do it faster.” That answer will complicate his legal case.
It's become commonplace enough in the past two years that it no longer gets much notice. But it's worth remembering that no other president in decades publicly threatened "retribution" against a television network because it satirized him.