not only are no further talks scheduled at this point but the Chinese officials have reportedly raised the possibility that no further negotiations could happen until after November’s mid-term elections in the U.S.
The Lira and Turkish stocks are sliding notably after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned that Washington is preparing more sanctions for Turkey due to the lack of progress on the release of Pastor Brunson.
Turkey’s troubles are almost a textbook case of an emerging-market flop. It is August, after all, and back in the 1990s, one could barely go a single year without some kind of financial crisis striking in the dog days of summer.
President Donald Trump "has a great deal of frustration," with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling again on the Turkish "executive president" to release pastor Brunson and other U.S. citizens.
The president learned "within the last day" that Mueller will limit the scope of questioning and would like to ask questions both orally and written for the President to respond to, including about obstruction of justice.
Donald Trump has asked John Kelly to remain as his Chief of Staff through the 2020 election, the WSJ reported, and that despite some tensions between the two, Kelly had agreed to the president's request.