President Trump was buffeted by two straight days of allegations of self-dealing and exasperation from lawmakers on Capitol Hill, including some Republican allies who said the selection of Doral as the venue for a gathering of world leaders was indefensible.
The former vice president spent three years pushing Obama administration policy on Ukraine, but his approach may have laid the groundwork for questions now being raised by political opponents about his and his son’s behavior.
The humiliating defeat, however, did not deal a fatal blow to the withdrawal agreement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson negotiated in Brussels. He said he planned to press ahead and seek approval of his deal in the coming week.
In the 1970s and ’80s, tens of thousands of people disappeared as right-wing governments — many supported by the United States — fought to extinguish leftist insurgencies. Now, three decades after a brutal civil war characterized by never-explained, never-resolved disappearances, Salvadorans are again vanishing.
The unusual flurry of commentary, including from retired Gen. Joseph Votel, exposed an internal debate over the military’s role in foreign policy and the responsibility of uniformed officials to speak out publicly.