FROM Kevin Mitchell
American Airlines Grounds More than 1000 Flights American Airlines cancelled 460 flights yesterday. Today it's cancelled more than 1000 , almost half its entire schedule. More than 100,000 travelers could be scrambling as re-inspections continue on the wiring of MD-80 jetliners. Kevin Mitchell chairs the Business Travel Coalition , an advocacy group for companies that travel by air.
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
The US gets deeper into Middle East wars. What's the endgame? President Trump welcomed Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to the White House today… just one of the changes in America's approach to the Middle East since Barack Obama left office. We hear about that and the escalation of warfare as well as civilian casualties.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?