US sanctions Syria for chemical weapons attack

US sanctions Syria for chemical weapons attack

By cmaster@thehill.com (Jordan Fabian and Sylvan Lane) The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack earlier this month that Western officials have said was ordered by Syrian President Bashar Assad, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

Trump dinner with Supreme Court justices postponed

By jgerstein@politico.com (Josh Gerstein) President Donald Trump has postponed plans to host a dinner this week for the justices of the just-back-to-full-strength Supreme Court, a White House official said Monday. A week-ahead schedule distributed to reporters on...

Trump to name Howard Lorber to Holocaust council

By tpalmeri@politico.com (Tara Palmeri) President Donald Trump will name Howard Lorber to be chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, the governing board that oversees the Holocaust museum in Washington, according to a White House official and a transition...