The federal government spent $1,822,712,000,000 in the first five months of fiscal 2019, the most it has spent in the first five months of any fiscal year since 2009, which was the fiscal year that outgoing President George W. Bush signed a $700-billion law to bailout the banking industry and incoming President Barack Obama signed a $787-billion law to stimulate an economy then in recession.
Among those who were sent the packages were former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, former CIA Director John Brennan, and left-wing billionaire George Soros. Suspicious packages have also been found outside the offices of Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and addressed to former Attorney General Eric Holder.
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it will cut funding to nonprofits known as 'navigators' that help people sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
Former President Barack Obama has been quietly meeting one-on-one with at least nine prospective Democratic 2020 presidential candidates.
The Israeli arms industry is expected to lose $1.3 billion in revenue each year and as many as 22,000 workers could lose their jobs when the latest agreement for military aid from the US kicks in at the end of this year, the Defense Ministry warned at a Knesset Finance Committee meeting on Monday.
Newly uncovered text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page suggest a possible coordination between high-ranking officials at the Obama White House, CIA, FBI, Justice Department and former Senate Democratic leadership in the early stages of the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to GOP congressional investigators on Wednesday.