A major Democratic donor who is funding some of the left’s most politically active electioneering groups was subject to bipartisan condemnation this week in the midst of a federal investigation into his hedge fund’s tax avoidance schemes.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) has called for at least threatening to cut aid from Central American countries that are not working to stop the flow of children illegally immigrating to the United States, Roll Call reports.
Leading senators advocated in favor of immediate airstrikes and drone strokes in Iraq following the seizure of major cities by an extremist Muslim terror group, the Hill reports.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal’s capture and the merits of the trade that resulted in his freedom remained under scrutiny on Sunday, as the administration continues to defend the decision.