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A panel discussion on the New Tax Law

Thursday, April 26th from 6:30-9 p.m.

At The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education

1307 New York Ave. N.W.

Washington, District of Columbia 20005


Howard Berger ’71, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling

David Hawkings ’82, Senior Editor, CQ Roll Call

Moderated by:

Amy Wolaver, Director, Bucknell Institute for Public Policy

Please register at

Policy Updates

Domestic News

U.S. To Fine Wells Fargo 1 Billion

Wells Fargo was investigated by federal regulators for mischarging customers for products they don’t need. A one billion penalty is possible.

DOJ Watchdog Sends Criminal Referral For McCabe To Federal Prosecutor

Even if Comey did not intend to investigate McCabe, it resulted from the desire to find who leaked to The Wall Street Journal in October 2016 about an FBI probe of the Clinton Foundation.

International News

North Korea Wants Complete denuclearization

Kim Jong-Un is no longer demanding the removal of U.S. military forces from South Korea as a condition for North Korean denuclearization.  He is also seeking to schedule a meeting with President Trump.

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s post-Castro president

The New Cuban President is Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez. He replaces Raul Castro, brother of Fidel, who stepped down from the position after two terms.  Raul will still lead the Communist Party as well as the Cuban armed forces.

Weekly Opinion

Is “America First” really making America great again?

Donald Trump criticized the Obama Administration for entering unfair trade agreements. And this signified a shift towards a more nationalistic political orientation.What would this do to the well-being of U.S. economy?

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