Daily Cut

October 13, 2017

Trump says he won’t certify Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

At the White House on Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he “cannot and will not” certify that Iran is complying with its nuclear agreement. Trump said that Iran has committed “multiple violations of the agreement,” was “not living up to the spirit of the deal.” The International Atomic Energy Agency has said that Iran […]

October 5, 2017

The Daily Cut: Catalan parliament | NRA statement | Niger attack | Transgender policy | Nobel in literature

On Thursday, Spain’s Constitutional Court ruled to prohibit the Catalan parliament from meeting next Monday, when members of parliament were scheduled to discuss the results of Sunday’s referendum on independence from Spain. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont had said on Wednesday that the region would declare its independence “within days.” The Socialists’ Party of Catalonia, which […]