sanctions
Jul 2017

Donald Trump just put Venezuela on notice

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2017 2:01 PM

Smack down

Aesthetics and optics.

Third time’s the charm?

Hmmm: House taking action on Russia sanctions?

Ed Morrissey Jul 12, 2017 8:41 PM

“I’m a Russia hawk.”

So whose job is it, then?

“Everyone is trying to convert wishful thinking into hard evidence.”

China: Don’t sanction us over North Korea

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 10:41 AM

Trump: “Severe” consequences coming for Pyongyang.

Jun 2017

Credit where creditor’s due?

To Russia with tough love, new Senate sanctions

Andrew Malcolm Jun 13, 2017 8:41 AM

He can see more sanctions from his front porch.

Sanctions on Venezuela? Not so fast

Jazz Shaw Jun 05, 2017 4:31 PM

That’s not always the answer

May 2017

“To state the obvious, you don’t want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians.”

“…ask U.S. intelligence to report on the involvement of Venezuelan government officials in corruption”

Apr 2017

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

Mar 2017

“They wanted to underline impunity, that they can act with impunity.”

Plus: How Kim keeps dodging sanctions.

Feb 2017
Jan 2017

“You know what the president has said: It’s America first.”

Let’s make a deal?

But that’s going to be part of his job

“None of this is classified, Mr. Tillerson. These people are dead.”

Dec 2016

“The fact that Russia’s efforts were incompetent or insufficient shouldn’t make us feel better.”

“That would be very unfortunate if politics were the motivating factor here.”

Obama sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats

John Sexton Dec 29, 2016 7:31 PM

“These actions are not the sum total of our response to Russia’s aggressive activities.”

“I think that computers have complicated lives very greatly.”

“I want to see somebody who puts America’s interest in front of those of Exxon Mobil.”

Nov 2016

“I hope that the nation will move out of this turmoil and go back to its original trajectory.”

Sep 2016

Seven years ahead of schedule.

Jun 2016

Shoes dropping all over the place

Shut down

May 2016

Eat more cheese and save America!

Jazz Shaw May 30, 2016 3:31 PM

Not just government cheese anymore

Feb 2016

But this is the guy who didn’t like signing statements 8 years ago

Follow the money, or lack thereof