'Russian agent' Trump slaps more sanctions on Russia

In a move designed to throw the Mueller collusion investigation off balance, Russia's top secret agent in the United States, Donald Trump, has slapped severe sanctions on Moscow for its role in the poisoning of a former intelligence officer and his daughter. I know: it's absurd.  But how else do you explain Trump's actions to sanction Russia if he's supposed to be under Putin's control? CNN: Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy, and his daughter Yulia Skripal were hospitalized and treated for a nerve-agent attack in March. Yulia Skripal was discharged from the hospital in April, and her father was discharged in May. The State Department notified Congress on Wednesday of the first of two potential tranches of sanctions required under the 1991 law.  Unless Russia takes certain steps, a second set of penalties – more stringent than this first round – must follow, according to the law. The first set of...(Read Full Post)