European Elections See Partisans Gain Seats and Centrists Lose

The European Union held parliamentary elections this weekend and partisan groups – both on the right and left – made big gains. Suffering losses were centrist parties who now hold the least power in about 40 years. Europe has spent that last 4 days voting for representatives in the European Parliament, the lawmaking arm of […]

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Theresa May Steps Down Amid Failure to Find Brexit Agreement

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation today, telling supporters that it was with “deep regret” that she couldn’t deliver a Brexit deal. May said she had done everything she could to convince British Parliament to support a withdrawal deal she had crafted with the European Union but that now it was in the […]

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Harley Davidson to Become First Causality in Trump’s Bourgeoning Trade War

Harley Davidson is about to be an unintended causality in the President’s growing trade war with the European Union. The company has announced it will be moving some of its iconic motorcycle production out of the U.S. in order to avoid new tariffs imposed by the EU. The Trump administration announced tariffs on steel and […]

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Trump Extends White House Invitation to Putin

President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House according to the Russian Kremlin. The invitation was extended during a phone call last month in which the President congratulated Putin on his reelection victory. The Kremlin, however, in light of a recent diplomatic row between that country and nearly two dozen […]

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Russia Expels 60 U.S. Diplomats, Says Will Expel Others in Response to Expulsions from EU Nations as Well

Russia has announced the expulsion of sixty American diplomats in response to a similar measure announced by the U.S. earlier this week. The Russian Foreign Ministry also announced the closing of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia. “US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has been summoned to our ministry, where my deputy Sergei Ryabkov […]

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U.S., 14 EU Nations Announce Coordinated Expulsion of Russian Diplomats

The Trump administration announced that it is expelling sixty Russian diplomats from the U.S. for that government’s alleged role in the poisoning of a Russian ex-patriot living in Britain earlier this month. The announcement is expected to coincide with similar announcements from other European Union countries, many of them also NATO members. Donald Tusk, President […]

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