Last Week In Politics



Monday, Sept. 16

  • Key economic and security partner Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain welcomed to the White House.
  • Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer debuts on “Dancing with the Stars.” 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • New York state prosecutors subpoenaed President Trump’s tax returns for his accounting firm. 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  • Robert O’Brien named as National Security Advisor. 
  • 2001 photo surfaces of Justin Trudeau in blackface.

Thursday, Sept. 19

  • Democratic donor Ed Buck to face federal charges of drugging victims and causing them to overdose.
  • Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans as part of climate pledge.
  • Eighth death linked to vaping illness, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Friday, Sept. 20

  • At least 4 dead, dozens injured in bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of race for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
  • “House Hunters” host Suzanne Whang dies at 56.