Oil spikes to 6-month high after Trump crackdown on Iran

Oil prices on Monday spiked to their highest levels since October after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls Sri Lankan prime minister following church bombings Ex-Trump lawyer: Mueller knew Trump had to call investigation a ‘witch hunt’ for ‘political reasons’ The biggest challenge from the Mueller Report depends on the vigilance of everyone MORE announced the U.S. would […]

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Supreme Court sees more serious divide open on death penalty

Sunlight is falling on divisive fights in the Supreme Court over the death penalty that are normally kept behind closed doors since the confirmation of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls Sri Lankan prime minister following church bombings Ex-Trump lawyer: Mueller knew Trump had to call investigation a ‘witch hunt’ for ‘political reasons’ The biggest challenge […]

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Overnight Health Care: Social Security won't be able to fund full payouts by 2035 | Drug companies under scrutiny from Congress boost lobbying | US on pace to break record for measles cases

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Health Care. Congress is in recess for a second week, but we did get the Medicare and Social Security trustees report! We’ll start with that, followed by new data on health care lobbying spending, and worries about the rising number of measles cases:   Social Security won’t be able to fund […]

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Dems digging into Trump finances post-Mueller

Democrats are pressing forward with their investigations into President TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that’s a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as ‘an attack on humanity’ Schiff rips Conway’s ‘display of alternative facts’ on Russian election interference MORE‘s personal finances well beyond the boundaries of […]

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Pompeo privately said Trump administration will not pursue military intervention in Iran: report

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoUS downplays North Korea’s saber rattling Overnight Defense: Pompeo rejects North Korean call for him to leave negotiations | Trump talk with rebel Libyan general raises eyebrows | New setback to Taliban talks The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Dems face tricky balancing act after Mueller report MORE reportedly told […]

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