• The Treasury Department said it would not immediately comply with a congressional request to hand over President Trump’s tax returns, setting up a protracted legal battle.
• Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts raised more than $6 million in the first quarter of the year. That fell short of what several other Democratic presidential candidates received, but she had a strong finish.
• Mr. Pence urged the United Nations to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador to the world body, portraying him as a loyalist to a government that has allowed crime, violence and starvation to rise.
• Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left open the possibility of entering a conflict with Iran without first seeking explicit congressional approval, telling senators “there is no doubt there is a connection” between Al Qaeda and Iran.
Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Isabella Grullón Paz in New York.
Were you forwarded this newsletter? Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox.
Is there anything you think we’re missing? Anything you want to see more of? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at [email protected].
Source link Google News