Mark Warner

Mark Warner says it's "big news" that Trump discussed Moscow tower as late as November 2016

Mark Warner
Sen. Mark Warner. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said on “Meet the Press" that the idea that Trump Tower Moscow negotiations could have continued into November of 2016 was “big news,” asking why the details were just emerging now, two years after the fact.

The state of play: Warner, vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the committee is separately investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

What they're saying: Mixed reaction to Amazon's HQ announcement

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Photo: Leonard Ortiz/Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images

Public and tech sector officials had mixed reactions on Tuesday to Amazon's confirmation that Crystal City in northern Virginia and New York's Long Island City are the planned sites for its second and third headquarters.

The big picture: While some officials see the move as a major investment, bringing jobs and huge financial possibilities, others view it as an unnecessary surge in already wealthy and overcrowded metropolitan areas that could make life more difficult for the citizens who already live there.

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