FROM Lexi Pandell
Why Horse Racing's Top Prize Is So Elusive Tomorrow — for the second year in a row — it’s possible that a horse could win the last race in the Triple Crown — for the first time since 1978. American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby five weeks ago. Two weeks later, he took the Preakness. Tomorrow, he’s run in the Belmont Stakes — with a chance of a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 37 years. What are his chances? American Pharoah after winning the 2015 Preakness ( Maryland GovPics )
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?