MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   MATTIS IN UKRAINE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Kyiv for Ukrainian Independence Day celebrations and talks with President Petro Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty notes, “The 26th anniversary of Ukraine's declaration of independence from the Soviet … Continue reading MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

TWITLER WHINES RUSSIA SANCTIONS MAKE HIM IMPOTENT | GRAND JURY CONVENED | MUELLER WILL HAVE MORE COVER THAN TRUMP | KUSHNER COMPANIES SUBPOENAED | FLYNN ALSO FORMERLY ON CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA PAYROLL

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   SESSIONS + DNI COATS TO TALK INTEL LEAKS The Hill reports, “Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will hold speak [sic] on Friday morning about the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to combat intelligence leaks, according to a Justice Department statement.” Citing a statement, The Hill reports, “Sessions … Continue reading TWITLER WHINES RUSSIA SANCTIONS MAKE HIM IMPOTENT | GRAND JURY CONVENED | MUELLER WILL HAVE MORE COVER THAN TRUMP | KUSHNER COMPANIES SUBPOENAED | FLYNN ALSO FORMERLY ON CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA PAYROLL

AVALANCHE OF INTEL RELEASES | TWITLER ON THE COMEY TAPES | DEUTSCHE BANK DOES NOT COMPLY WITH CONGRESS | RUSSIANS RAIDED VOTER ROLLS | SLEEPWALKING INTO TOTAL WAR | ACHIEVING “THE MELANIA”

-----BREAKING-----   AVANLANCHE OF LATEST INTEL RELEASES The Washington Post reports, “U.S. intelligence agencies had sourcing deep inside the Russian government capturing Putin’s direct instructions in the operation to damage Clinton’s chances of winning and help elect Trump,” and in some effort at damage control over the eight months of hell since the coup, even … Continue reading AVALANCHE OF INTEL RELEASES | TWITLER ON THE COMEY TAPES | DEUTSCHE BANK DOES NOT COMPLY WITH CONGRESS | RUSSIANS RAIDED VOTER ROLLS | SLEEPWALKING INTO TOTAL WAR | ACHIEVING “THE MELANIA”

TRUMP + CABLE TV + KUSHNER AT WAR | DECONFLICTION JUNCTION: WHAT’S YOUR FUNCTION? | MISSILES MAKE RUSSIA SCANDAL GO BYE BYE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   G7 IN LUCCA, ITALY A meeting of G7 Foreign Ministers in Lucca, Italy is taking place today. According to BBC, “Foreign ministers will focus on how to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.” On Sunday, Russian Order of Friendship medal recipient and “US Secretary of State Rex … Continue reading TRUMP + CABLE TV + KUSHNER AT WAR | DECONFLICTION JUNCTION: WHAT’S YOUR FUNCTION? | MISSILES MAKE RUSSIA SCANDAL GO BYE BYE