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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The U.S. has long accused Russia of refusing to comply with its terms.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Braidy Industries says hundreds of Kentuckians have become shareholders as the company lines up financing for a $1.7 billion aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky. The company says it recently completed the “crowdfunding” portion of its common stock offering, which was capped at just over $1 million worth of shares. Braidy CEO… Read More
Former special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t want to appear, but lawmakers insisted that he tell his story in public to the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Braidy Industries says it has about four months to raise $300 million in equity capital for a proposed aluminum mill in Kentucky or risk losing a large investment. The Courier Journal reports Braidy provided the details in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing this week about its agreement with United Co. Rusal…. Read More
A group of Congressional leaders asked the Trump administration to review a Russian company’s investment in a new Kentucky aluminum mill. The request comes from eight prominent Democratic lawmakers with leadership roles in committees with oversight, banking and national security responsibilities, including Ohio Sen.Sherrod Brown and House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff. The lawmakers… Read More
Congress so far hasn’t used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
A large whiteboard in an Ashland, Kentucky, unemployment office is covered with a list of companies that are currently hiring. Senior career counselor Melissa Sloas said that just a few years ago, that board was a lot emptier. This corner of eastern Kentucky has long struggled to make up for losses in mining and manufacturing…. Read More
Russian aluminum company Rusal announced Monday it plans to invest in a new Kentucky aluminum mill to be built near Ashland in eastern Kentucky. The $200 million investment in Braidy Industries is Rusal’s first U.S. project since the Trump administration lifted U.S. sanctions placed against the company. Rusal had been sanctioned by the U.S. government because its major controller, Russian… Read More
The attorney general says work is going well in redacting the special counsel’s report about the Russian interference in the 2016 election — and DOJ has at least one other report coming too.
Democrats had asked for a copy of the full 400 page report by next week, but William Barr says it will take a bit longer.