Governance Studies senior fellow E.J. Dionne joins Byron York, White House correspondent for The National Review and columnist for The Hill newspaper, on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss proposed Senate rules changes that would prohibit the filibustering of judicial nominees.
Today’s sanctions were predictable after the Mueller indictment, which identified specific Russians involved with the troll factory...However, these individuals are small fish. Yevgeny Prigozhin, the so-called ‘Putin’s chef’ in charge of the Internet Research Agency, was already on the U.S. sanctions list for his activities in Ukraine. The administration deserves credit for following through on their promise to impose new sanctions, but much more still needs to be done to realistically deter Russia.