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