Today’s Mattis briefing: Progress report, but no ISIS strategy

MATTIS ISIS UPDATE: In what will be only his second meeting with the news media in the Pentagon briefing room in his four months on the job, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, along with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, will outline progress in ..

Report: Mattis Blindsided By Mark Green’s LGBT Statements

Secretary of Defense James Mattis, a supporter of Mark Green for the position of Army secretary, appears to have had no idea of Green’s socially conservative views on the LGBT community. Two Pentagon officials told The Washington Examiner on condition …Mark Green withdraws as Trump’s Army secretary nominee, citing ‘false and misleading attacks’ See Similar Threads…Report: Mattis Blindsided By Mark Green’s LGBT Statements – The Daily Caller

Flynn delayed ISIS attack plan that Turkey opposed: report

The Hill (blog)Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pushed to delay a plan to retake ISIS stronghold Raqqa that Turkey opposed, according to a new report. McClatchy reports that former President Obama and his national security adviser Susan Rice informed … ..

POLITICO’s must-read briefing on what’s driving the day in Washington

PoliticoListen to the Playbook Audio Briefing // … Subscribe on iTunes // … Visit the online home of Playbook // Good Thursday morning from San Francisco. And welcome to day three of “ComeyGate.New Q-poll: Trump tanking or just the status quo? ..

Dems push ‘grand bargain’ votes in Senate, declare progress

Washington PostSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Major portions of what is supposed to be the bipartisan “grand bargain” budget compromise won Illinois Senate approval Wednesday in a largely partisan manner, setting off more maneuvering as lawmakers attempt to avoid a third … ..

AMD has ‘nothing to lose’ with its new strategy, but investors do

MarketWatchAdvanced Micro Devices Inc. is going for broke with its new strategy. If the plan doesn’t play out well, it may be investors who go broke instead. AMD AMD, -12.16% which has long struggled in the shadow of Intel Corp. INTC, -2.18% outlined its long Advanced Micro Drops 7%: 75-Cents EPS Wasn’t Want Street Wanted to hear ..

Juan Williams: Dems need a better strategy

Editor’s note: The following column originally appeared in The Hill newspaper and For all the talk about how President Trump has stumbled in his first 100 days in the White House, there has been almost no examination of how the Democrats See Similar Threads…Juan Williams: Dems need a better strategy – Fox News