Trump admin says it is shuttering last 2 consulates in Russia

Trump admin says it is shuttering last 2 consulates in Russia

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has notified Congress that it intends to shutter the last two remaining U.S. consulates in Russia.The State Department told lawmakers last week that it would permanently close the consulate in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok and temporarily suspend operations at the consulate in Yekaterinburg just east of the…

Trump slows plan for White House staffers to get Covid vaccine early

Trump slows plan for White House staffers to get Covid vaccine early

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said late Sunday night that he decided to postpone a plan for White House staffers to soon receive the Covid-19 vaccine, saying they should receive it “later” in the rollout.”People working in the White House should receive the vaccine somewhat later in the program, unless specifically necessary. I have asked…