Finding the necessary unanimity on sanctions – if they are proposed – is not guaranteed. On a visit to the Belarusian capital, Minsk, in June, Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán, called for remaining sanctions on Belarus to be dropped, an approach that could spell tensions with Poland, part of the Visegrád group of countries alongside Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. … [Read more...] about Calls for EU to impose sanctions on Belarus after disputed elections
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Top diplomat and lightning rodJust a few months ago, there wasn't a lot of buzz around Gretchen Whitmer, a former state legislator in her second year as Michigan's governor. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and she became the face of her state's response, which included occasional criticism of what she viewed as the federal government's lacklustre handling of the outbreak. That made her a target for Donald Trump's vitriol - and elevated her national profile. … [Read more...] about Biden VP pick: Who could be Joe Biden’s running mate?
The president by late afternoon boarded Air Force One at Morristown Airport to return to Washington. Trump remained in campaign mode, sporting a white 'Make America Great Again' baseball cap and waved as he boarded the plane. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump greets supporters in Bedminster WITHOUT a mask – but stands six feet away and tosses them ‘Keep America Great’ hats