OTHER TRUMP DEVELOPMENTS


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

Stormy Daniels is coming to Maine. The pornographic film actress, who has said she had sex with President Donald Trump in 2006, is booked at a Portland strip club. The Portland Press Herald reports she’ll appear at PT’s Showclub on Sept. 5 and 6.

Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration’s deal to save a company that was accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes, aides said Friday. Senators from both parties expressed outrage Friday that the revised defense legislation, which will be unveiled early next week, guts a provision to reinstate penalties and restrict the Chinese company’s ability to buy U.S. component parts. ZTE was almost forced out of business after being accused of selling sensitive information to nations hostile to the U.S., namely Iran and North Korea, in violation of trade laws.

As Charlotte, N.C., celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the Democratic-leaning city. The GOP’s national committee selected North Carolina’s largest city over Las Vegas as hundreds of party activists gathered in Austin, Texas, for the committee’s summer meeting.

Source: Associated Press

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