Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday urged the US Senate to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty saying he believed that all "reasonable concerns" raised by opponents of this treaty had been addressed. In 1998, the Senate voted by a wide margin against ratifying the CTBT and since then the treaty has not gained much support on Capitol Hill.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.