Author: Brent J. Smith

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Iran breaks limit on stockpile of low-enriched uranium set by former Iran nuclear deal Confirmed Monday by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran has now “exceeded its internationally-agreed stockpile limit of low  enriched Uranium” (CNBC, 2019). The Foreign Minister claims that Iran has surpassed[Read More…]

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San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban the sale and usage of e-cigarettes in an effort to combat the “epidemic of youth vaping” Although the law doesn’t directly ban the sale of e-cigarettes, it does mandate that any product being sold must be evaluated by the FDA first, and[Read More…]

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to publicly testify in front of Congress next month Mueller, the former Special Counsel who recently conducted an investigation on President Trump and possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, is scheduled to appear before two house committees on July 17. The Democrat-led[Read More…]

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Ten Democratic Presidential Candidates are set to take the stage Wednesday night for the first Presidential debate of the 2020 campaign The crowded Democratic presidential field looks to set off its first of two televised debates of the week Wednesday Night in Miami, giving millions of Americans their first glimpse[Read More…]

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President Hassan Rouhani of Iran calls the White House “mentally retarded” Tuesday in response to U.S. sanctions against Iranian Leadership  According to Fox News, a spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry by the name of Abbas Mousavi said that the new U.S. sanctions against Iranian leadership meant “permanently closing the channel[Read More…]

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House passes $4.5 billion emergency border aid bill Tuesday to address humanitarian concerns at the U.S.-Mexican border According to Fox News, the bill looks to answer humanitarian questions at the U.S.-Mexican border and to provide additional funding for food, water, medical services, and “stronger protections for unaccompanied children.” The Washington[Read More…]

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President Trump announces on Monday that the U.S. will be imposing new sanctions on Iran amid U.S.- Iranian tensions According to the New York Times, President Trump has openly voiced to white house officials that he prefers tightening the pressure on the Iranian economy over launching a military strike in[Read More…]