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‘ISIS bride’ Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen, Sec. Pompeo says, despite lawyer’s assertions

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana, who has been asking to return to the United States, is not an American citizen, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday, contrary to her family lawyer’s assertion. Muthana is being held by U.S.-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria as they regain …

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Police: If Jussie Smollett doesn’t speak to authorities, they will resort to ‘other methods’ for accountability

Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — While Chicago police officials confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday that authorities are maintaining a dialogue with Jussie Smollett’s attorneys, they remain anxious to re-interview the actor himself. “We are hopeful that we’ll have a chance to ask the questions that we have,” says Chicago Police Department (CPD) spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. …

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EU might cut soybean purchases if auto tariffs begin

The European Commission President says if President Trump imposes new tariffs on cars, the EU would probably not stick to its promise to buy more U.S. soybeans and energy.  Jean-Claude Juncker told a German newspaper that Trump assured him import tariffs would not be placed on European cars in the immediate future, but that might …

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Grassley continues push for biodiesel tax credit extension

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley continues to push for reinstatement of the biodiesel tax credit. But Grassley complains that House Democrats are using the tax credit and other expired tax incentives as leverage on other tax issues, which he says is frustrating. “Tax extenders have always been bipartisan. They always proceed on a bipartisan basis,” Grassley …

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Listening session set for Farm Bill implementation

Farmers have an opportunity to tell USDA what is important to them when implementing the 2018 Farm Bill.  The agency is holding a listening session February 26th in Washington D.C., and is also accepting written comments online. USDA is encouraging everyone to submit written comments by Friday, which is also the deadline to register to …

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