Trump Tells Netanyahu He Would Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu departs after meeting with Republican presidential nominee Trump at Trump Tower in New York

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the issue.

U.S. Intelligence Officials Investigating Trump Adviser’s Links to Russia

Carter Page in Moscow / AP

U.S. intelligence officials have opened an investigation into one of Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers to determine whether the American businessman spoke with senior Russian officials about potentially lifting economic sanctions against Moscow if the Republican nominee wins the presidential election.

Feingold Contradicts Previous State Department Reports

Feingold

Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is running again to regain the seat, is contradicting previous reports on when he first began discussing his campaign after being accused of potentially violating federal law by having conversations about the run while still at the State Department.

Hillary Clinton Would Raise the Estate Tax to 65%

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has proposed raising the estate tax to 65 percent, which would make it more difficult for high-income individuals to pass on their wealth without paying taxes, the Wall Street Journal reported.