26 May, 2017
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged members of Congress Wednesday to increase the USA debt ceiling before taking their August recess, as the Trump administration warned that tax receipts were coming slower than expected.
Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran undertook to put limitations on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-related sanctions imposed against Tehran.
The group's statement came not long after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told members of the House Ways and Means Committee he wanted to see the limit boosted without conditions before lawmakers leave for a five-week August break July 28. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
When it comes to North Korea, the worldwide community, including the United States, has criticized a number of missile launches and nuclear tests that the Asian nation has carried out since the beginning of 2016, and tightened the sanctions regime against Pyongyang.
Although previous Treasury Secretaries like Henry Paulson (who served under President George W. Bush) and Jacob Lew (who served under President Barack Obama) have also hired counselors, they were at least partially motivated by the fact that the United States Senate was controlled by the opposition party at the time.More news: Yaya Toure: Strong chance Manchester City will offer midfielder a new contract
IranAir has agreed to buy a total of 200 USA and European passenger aircraft worth a total of $35 billion - $37 billion at list prices, though such deals typically include big discounts. Iran Aseman Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Boeing for the purchase of thirty B737 MAX aircraft, with options for thirty more. All of the aircraft need US export licenses.
An Airbus spokesman had no immediate comment.
IranAir does not need further approvals to take delivery of the first 70 or so aircraft, they say, though legal experts have said the U.S. Treasury can withdraw licenses at any time.
Iran responded angrily to those sanctions, saying they were "unilateral" and "illegal".