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.
A Democratic congresswoman running to represent Illinois in the Senate voted against a bill that would prohibit the federal government from sending cash to Iran in an effort to prevent future “ransom payments.”
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.
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 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.
Reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian told Wonderland magazine she may be voting for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in November, saying she is “on the fence’”about the upcoming election.
Top Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees determined on Thursday that Russian intelligence agencies were behind the recent string of cyber attacks against political computer systems.